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Pirates attack containership off Bayelsa

  A group of armed men fired upon a containership suspected to belong to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) while it was underway some 19 nautical miles South...

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Pirates attack containership off Bayelsa

  A group of armed men fired upon a containership suspected to belong to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) while it was underway some 19 nautical miles South...

Pirates free 19 sailors kidnapped off Benin 

Pirates free 19 sailors kidnapped off Benin 

  19 crew members of the oil tanker Duke, who were kidnapped by pirates off Benin Republic in mid-December 2019, have been released while one seafarer died in...

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Pirates kidnap 3 seafarers, kill 4 naval ratings on dredger off Nigeria

  Pirates off the coast of Nigeria have abducted three crew members from a dredger after a deadly exchange of gunfire with the ship’s embarked security team...

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Pirates attack LNG carrier off Sao Tome

  Piracy continues to threaten shipping approaching Nigeria’s maritime space, with the LNG Lokoja vessel attacked on December 28, Dryad Global has reported. The...

Indian engages Nigeria on 18 abducted seafarers 

Pirates release Indian sailors kidnapped off Bonny

Indian sailors who were kidnapped in early December by Nigerian pirates in the Gulf of Guinea have been released weeks after the incident, the Indian embassy in the...

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

  No fewer than 20 Indian nationals who were crew members of a Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker have been kidnapped off Lome, Togo, according to Dryad Global. ...

3 piracy incidents reported within 20 days in Singapore Strait

Pirates strike near Egina, kidnap 19 seafarers 

  No fewer than 19 seafarers working as the crew members of a supertanker named Nave Constellation sailing near the Egina FPSO 100 nautical miles off Bonny Island...

Pirates kidnap 7 seamen from supply vessel in Equatorial Guinea

Pirates kidnap 7 seamen from supply vessel in Equatorial Guinea

  The US oil giant ExxonMobil said seven crew aboard a supply ship for its operations in Equatorial Guinea have been kidnapped by Gulf of Guinea pirates. The men...

Pirates attack Italian ship in Mexico

Pirates attack Italian ship in Mexico

  Pirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican Navy said on Tuesday, in the...

3 piracy incidents reported within 20 days in Singapore Strait

Pirates kidnap 13 seafarers off Togo, Cotonou 

  No fewer than 13 seafarers have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Cotonou, Benin Republic and off the coast of Lome, Togo. Nine of the seafarers were...

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Pirates board tanker at anchorage off Guinea

  Four pirates armed with a gun and knives boarded the tanker in the early morning hours, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting...