Piracy News

Armed Pirates Rob Offshore Platform in Bay of Campeche

Published Jun 19, 2022 5:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

Armed pirates struck another platform operated by Pemex last week, forcing the crew to help them cart off stolen goods before depa...

Read More >>

Photos: Italian Navy Tests Piracy Response in Gulf of Guinea

Published Jun 8, 2022 7:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

While there has been a significant decline in piracy activity in the Gulf of Guinea, in part due to the presence of international...

Read More >>

UN Security Council Calls for Renewed Focus on Gulf of Guinea Piracy

Published Jun 3, 2022 6:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Tuesday, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a new security resolution on maritime security in the Gulf of...

Read More >>

Armed Pirates Rob Offshore Construction Vessel Off Tabasco, Mexico

Published May 26, 2022 10:02 PM by The Maritime Executive

Armed pirates boarded an offshore vessel near an oil field off Tabasco, Mexico last weekend, making off with thousands of dollars...

Read More >>

Piracy Plummets in Gulf of Guinea

Published Apr 15, 2022 1:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

Southeast Asian waters are replacing the Gulf of Guinea as the most dangerous for commercial shipping, accounting for nearly half...

Read More >>

Somali Police Force Inaugurates New Counter-Piracy Center

Published Apr 8, 2022 7:01 PM by The Maritime Executive

Somalia is enhancing vigilance against maritime piracy along its coastline with a new state-of-the-art facility for the Somali Pol...

Read More >>

Italian Frigate Intervened to Protect Crew on Bulker from Pirates

Published Apr 5, 2022 3:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Italian Navy provided additional details on the boarding that took place aboard a bulker in the Gulf of Guinea reporting that...

Read More >>

First Piracy Boarding in Months Reported in Gulf of Guinea

Published Apr 4, 2022 1:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

The first vessel in more than three months was boarded in the Gulf of Guinea on Sunday, April 3 with analysts suggesting that it w...

Read More >>

ReCAAP: Ten Robberies in Singapore Strait in First Seven Weeks of 2022

Published Feb 21, 2022 3:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

Sea robberies and the boarding of vessels underway in the Singapore strait are continuing with the reporting agency for the region...

Read More >>

Pirates Steal Cargo from Product Tanker in Western Gulf of Guinea

Published Jan 26, 2022 1:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

Pirates boarded a tanker working as a bunkering vessel in the Gulf of Guinea region and reportedly stole cargo from the ship befor...

Read More >>
More News Stories