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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...

Pirate dies in attack on ship off Bayelsa 

Pirates abduct 17 seafarers from two vessels off Cameron

Pirates have kidnapped 17 crew members from two ships – one German and one Greek owned – at Douala anchorage off Cameron. Eight seafarers were abducted from...

EU calls for renewed efforts to battle resurgent piracy off Somali coast

Pirates kidnap 8 Russian seamen off Cameroon

Eight Russian crew members of a cargo ship have been abducted by pirates near the port of Douala in southern Cameroon, the Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday said. The...

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Pirates kill two Army officers in Bayelsa

Suspected sea pirates have attacked and killed two soldiers at an oil flow station located at Azagbene community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State....

7 armed pirates board ship near Singapore Strait

Pirates attack ship near Singapore Strait

A South Korean bulk carrier was boarded by seven armed pirates while underway 100 metres from the entrance of the Singapore Strait on Monday morning. Seafarers aboard...

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Pirates kidnap 10 Turkish sailors in Niger Delta

10 Turkish sailors have been taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region early on Tuesday, according to the shipping company Kadioglu...

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Niger Delta pirates abduct 10 Turkish sailors

10 Turkish sailors have been taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region early on Tuesday, according to the shipping company Kadioglu...

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Pirates terrorise Rivers community

A royal father in Bille Kingdom of Degema Local Government Area of Rivers state, Alabo Bennett Okpokiye-Dokubo, has raised the alarm over incessant attacks by sea...

Gulf of Guinea, East Africa record increased pirate attacks in 2017  

How to stop pirates plaguing West Africa 

Remember those Somali pirates? Earlier this decade, they brazenly hijacked giant oil tankers, demanded ransoms in the millions of dollars, and gave Tom Hanks yet another...

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Togo arrests pirates for attempted hijacking of tanker

Togolese naval forces have prevented a hijacking of product tanker Djetona 1 in the Gulf of Guinea. Data provided by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy...

Boskalis vessel boarded by pirates released off Equatorial Guinea

Boskalis vessel boarded by pirates released off Equatorial Guinea

Boskalis’ heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin was freed after being boarded by pirates some 80 nautical miles offshore Equatorial Guinea on May 5, the company said....