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Three Crewmembers Abducted From Tanker off Lagos

By The Maritime Executive 11-23-2020 01:00:29

Three crewmembers have been abducted from a small tanker off the coast of Nigeria, the latest incident in an exceptionally busy ye...


Photos: Italian Frigate Rescues Injured Crewmember After Pirate Attack

By The Maritime Executive 11-16-2020 08:51:19

On Saturday, after the pirate attack on the heavy lift ship Zhen Hua 7 in the Gulf of Guinea, the Italian Navy frigate Federico&nb...


Pirates Abduct 14 Seafarers From Heavy Lift Ship in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 11-15-2020 10:21:35

On Friday, 14 crewmembers were kidnapped from a Chinese heavy-lift ship off the coast of Sao Tome.  According to security...


Sea Shepherd Vessel Approached as Pirates Grow More Brazen

By The Maritime Executive 11-10-2020 08:01:54

Security experts recently warned that it was likely that there would be an increase in sea piracy activity in the Gulf of Guinea a...


Three More Robberies in Singapore Strait Prompt ReCAAP Action Call

By The Maritime Executive 11-09-2020 03:07:47

The rash of incidents against ships sailing in the eastbound shipping lane of the Singapore Strait is continuing prompting the reg...


Photos: Italian Frigate Saves Tanker from Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 11-09-2020 01:09:07

This weekend, an Italian Navy frigate rescued the product tanker Torm Alexandra from a pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea. On...


New Boarding as Dryad Warns of Potential Activity in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 11-04-2020 04:52:31

Another product tanker was approached and boarded in the Gulf of Guinea. Safety services are reporting an overall increase of acti...


ReCAAP: Increase in Boardings and Armed Robbery in Singapore Strait

By The Maritime Executive 10-26-2020 02:19:43

Ten days after reporting an overall rise in piracy incidents in Asia, the regional monitoring center ReCAAP issued an incident ale...


Missing Vessel Feared Hijacked in Gulf of Guinea Found, Crew Safe

By The Maritime Executive 10-23-2020 08:43:40

With the reports of dramatic increases in the number of attacks on vessels in the Gulf of Guinea, security services issued warning...


Second Vessel Attacked in Gulf of Guinea in Less Than 24 Hours

By The Maritime Executive 10-19-2020 07:44:19

For the second time in less than twenty-four hours, there was an attack on a vessel in the Gulf of Guinea. While it appears the cr...

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