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Pirates attack ship off Lome, kidnap 3 sailors

Pirates attack ship off Lome, kidnap 3 sailors

Pirates struck again in the Gulf of Guinea on Sunday as they attacked a tanker ship and kidnapped three Romanian sailors off Lome, Togo. The Romanian Free Trade Union of...

18 sailors evacuated from burning ship

18 sailors evacuated from burning ship

18 crewmembers of a Belize-flagged general cargo vessel have been evacuated after their ship caught fire off Italy. No injuries have been reported. The 8,900 dwt ship,...

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Pirates open talks with MSC over Russian sailors abducted off Cotonou 

Abductors of the six Russian sailors kidnapped off the coast of Cotonou, Benin Republic on January 2 have contacted the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), which owns...

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Whereabouts of 6 sailors abducted off Cotonou still unknown

The whereabouts of six Russian sailors abducted by pirates off the coast of Cotonou, Benin Republic, are still unknown, Russian officials have said. The ship was...

Russia rejects U.S. call to release Ukrainian ships, sailors

Russia rejects U.S. call to release Ukrainian ships, sailors

Russia on Friday rejected a United States call to release ships and sailors, saying it could not take precedence over the country’s justice system, but added that...

Ukraine drags Russia to EU rights court over captured sailors

Ukraine drags Russia to EU rights court over captured sailors

The European Court of Human Rights on Friday, said Ukraine has filed a complaint against Russia for firing on three of its ships and boarding them on Sunday. The...

Niger Delta pirates kidnap 12 from Swiss cargo ship

We’re still trying to free 12 sailors abducted on MV Glarus – Navy 

Almost two weeks after Niger Delta pirates kidnapped 12 out of 19 crew members of a Swiss cargo vessel named MV Glarus, the sailors are yet to regain their freedom. The...

Indian sailors stranded on ship for nine months

Indian sailors stranded on ship for nine months

Eight Indian sailors are stranded without full wages for nine months aboard a vessel in Dubai, a media report said on Tuesday. The crew members of the Panama flagged...

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NIMASA vows to rescue sailors kidnapped from Swiss cargo ship

By Godspower Edoza  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said on Monday that it was working to find and free 12 crew members of a...

Ship with 17 sailors onboard goes missing in Gulf of Guinea 

A Panama-flagged chemical tanker Pantelena is reported missing since August 14, 2018, when all contact with the ship was lost. The tanker was last reported to be sailing...

18 sailors stranded on gas tanker off UAE coast

18 sailors stranded on gas tanker off UAE coast

As many as 18 Indian seamen have been living in deplorable conditions for over six months after being stranded on a gas tanker off the coast of Fujairah. After months of...

Injured sailors evacuated from ship off London

Injured sailors evacuated from ship off London

Two seafarers, injured during rough sea conditions, were evacuated from the bulk carrier KS Flora on June 6 off the coast of East London. The 41-year-old male Filipino...