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Watch: Pirate Skiff Approaches Container Ship

By MarEx 2017-12-13 03:36:59

U.K. security brokerage company Asket has highlighted a video of vessel under attack in the Gulf of Guinea. Reportedly, the attempted attack of the Singapore-flagged...

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Master of Royal 16 Found Dead

By MarEx 2017-12-12 04:02:17

The Philippines police have found the body of the Vietnamese master of the bulk carrier Royal 16 in Sulu. Pham Minh Tuan and five others were abducted by Abu Sayyaf...

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Success and Failure for Asian Pirates in November

By MarEx 2017-12-07 18:02:35

ReCAAP ISC reports that there were nine incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia in November 2017. Of these, two were failed attempts.  There was...

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Asian Piracy at Ten-Year Low

By MarEx 2017-12-05 18:34:41

There were no piracy incidents reported to ReCAAP ISC last week, and the period from January to October was the lowest over the last 10 years, reports the...

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Somalia Signs Jeddah Amendment on Illicit Maritime Activity

By MarEx 2017-12-04 19:42:56

Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument developed and adopted by countries in the Western Indian...

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Philippine Forces Arrest Six Abu Sayyaf Pirates

By MarEx 2017-11-22 17:04:57

On Monday, special operations teams with the Philippine Naval Forces Western Mindanao Command arrested six suspected Abu Sayyaf pirates in a maritime interdiction operation...

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Container Stowage Plans Vulnerable to Hacking

By MarEx 2017-11-20 17:59:01

A blogger at security company Pen Test Partners has warned that container ship stowage plans can be hacked. The issue stems from the absence of security in a messaging...

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Italian Marines Detain Six Suspected Pirates

By MarEx 2017-11-19 21:35:37

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels. Six crew of a motor whaler,...

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Nigerian Navy Rescues 10 Mariners from Pirates

By MarEx 2017-11-15 21:30:46

On November 11, the Nigerian Navy thwarted an attempted pirate attack on a bulker in the Gulf of Guinea and successfully rescued 10 seafarers from a kidnapping in...

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Three Hostages Rescued, One Found Dead in Philippines

By MarEx 2017-11-15 20:13:07

Three crew members of the bulk carrier Giang Hai 05 have been rescued  during a military operation near Kang Tipayan Island in the Philippines. A fourth crew member was...

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