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Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Pirates kidnap 13 Russian, Ukranian sailors off Bayelsa 

  Pirates have kidnapped 13 seafarers from a Liberian-flagged tanker 210 nautical miles off Bayelsa, according to multiple sources. Seven of the kidnapped crew...

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Navy arraigns 10 suspected pirates for hijacking fishing vessel

  The Nigerian Navy on Monday arraigned 10 alleged pirates for the hijacking of a fishing vessel, named FV Hai Lu Feng II, belonging to Haina Fishing Company. The...

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FG arraigns 10 pirates for hijacking fishing vessel

  The Federal Government on Monday arraigned 10 alleged pirates for the hijacking of a fishing vessel, named FV Hai Lu Feng II, belonging to Haina Fishing Company....

Pirates attack PIL ship, kidnap 5 crew members off Benin

Pirates attack PIL ship, kidnap 5 crew members off Benin

  Five crew members of a general cargo ship owned and operated by Singapore’s Pacific International Lines (PIL) have been kidnapped by armed men off Cotonou,...

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Pirates kidnap 9 Nigerians from FPSO

  Pirates attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria in the early hours of Thursday and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals, the ship’s owner BW Offshore said. ...

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

6 pirates killed in raid off Cameroon 

  The Cameroon army said on Saturday evening that its rapid intervention battalion and navy have shot dead six armed pirates off the southern Cameroonian town of...

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

Pirates hijack boat, abduct passengers in Rivers 

  Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates have hijacked a passenger boat along the waterways of Namasibi, New Calabar Rivers, Degema Local Government Area, Rivers State....

Pirates attack general cargo ship in Bayelsa 

Pirates attack general cargo ship in Bayelsa 

A general cargo ship believed to be named ‘ESL Australia’ was attacked by persons suspected to be pirates off Bayelsa in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region on Wednesday,...

Nigeria to prosecute pirates under new law

Nigeria to prosecute pirates under new law

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to collaborate with relevant agencies and stakeholders for the...

Pirates fire upon Stolt-Nielsen’s chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden

Pirates fire upon Stolt-Nielsen’s chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden

  A Stolt-Nielsen chemical tanker sustained minor damages over the weekend after armed guards aboard Stolt Apal and pirates engaged in a brief gun battle while the...

Pirates fire upon Stolt-Nielsen's chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden

Pirates fire upon Stolt-Nielsen’s chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden

  A Stolt-Nielsen chemical tanker sustained minor damages over the weekend after armed guards aboard Stolt Apal and pirates engaged in a brief gun battle while the...

Pirates board two ships; kidnap seafarers in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates board two ships; kidnap seafarers in Gulf of Guinea

  Two new pirate attacks that resulted in the kidnapping of seafarers have been reported in the Gulf of Guinea. It appears that both incidents could be related. On...