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Nigerian Navy arrests 57 sailors, seizes vessels for oil smuggling

Nigerian Navy arrests 57 sailors, seizes vessels for oil smuggling

No fewer than 57 sailors have been arrested in Rivers State by the Nigerian Navy for allegedly smuggling crude oil and illegally refining diesel. The sailors, including...

Piracy: Shipowners lament high cost of security on Nigerian waters 

Turkey: We’re working with Nigeria, Ghana to free abducted sailors 

The Turkish government says it is taking measures with Ghana and Nigeria to secure release of its citizens kidnapped by pirates suspected to be Niger Delta militants. A...

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Turkey says it’s working with Nigeria, Ghana to free abducted sailors

The Turkish government says it is taking measures with Ghana and Nigeria to secure release of its citizens kidnapped by pirates suspected to be Niger Delta militants. A...

14 Russian sailors killed in submarine accident

14 Russian sailors killed in submarine accident

No fewer than 14 Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic,...

Captured Ukrainian sailors moved to Moscow prisons

Tribunal orders Russia to release Ukrainian Navy ships, sailors

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has ordered Russia to release three Ukrainian naval vessels and 24 servicemen on board detained last year. The...

Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Ete-Ibas: Smuggling, kidnapping of sailors threaten Nigeria’s economy

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, on Wednesday in Abuja said smuggling and the kidnapping of seafarers for ransom are potent threats to...

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Pirates attack ship in Bonny, kidnap six sailors 

Sea pirates in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region have kidnapped six sailors who were crew members of a Palau-flagged tanker ship at the Bonny Outer Anchorage, according to...

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Niger Delta pirates kidnap six sailors

Sea pirates in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region have kidnapped six sailors who were crew members of a Palau-flagged tanker ship, according to the International Maritime...

Captured Ukrainian sailors moved to Moscow prisons

Ukraine appeals detention of vessels, 24 sailors by Russia

Ukraine has submitted an appeal to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) requesting Russia’s release of three detained Ukrainian Navy vessels...

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Oil theft: Navy declares four sailors wanted

The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday declared four sailors – Enikanologbon Happy, Arumona Daniel, Egbujie Kingsley Chinonso and Ogori Kenneth – wanted in connection with...

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Pirates kill naval officer; kidnap 5 sailors in Niger Delta 

Armed pirates last weekend shot dead Nigerian Navy armed guard escorting an offshore support vessel and kidnapped five crew members from the vessel in the latest pirate...

Pirates attack ship off Lome, kidnap 3 sailors

Pirates kidnap 3 sailors in Lome, target PIL ship off Nigeria 

Pirates struck again in the Gulf of Guinea on Sunday as they attacked a tanker ship and kidnapped three Romanian sailors off Lome, Togo. This incident happened a few...

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