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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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