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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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One Crewmember Kidnapped in Attack on LNG Carrier in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 10-18-2020 11:36:00

The LNG carrier Methane Princess was attacked by pirates off Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on Saturday, and one member of her crew was...

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ReCAAP Reports Uptick in Piracy in Asian Waters

By The Maritime Executive 10-16-2020 07:15:26

Piracy in Asian waters has increased this year, according to regional piracy monitoring center ReCAAP. 75 attacks were reported in...

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IMB: Piracy and Armed Robbery Rise in 2020 Especially off West Africa

By The Maritime Executive 10-14-2020 07:36:08

Piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas was on the rise in the first nine months of 2020, according to a new report iss...

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ReCAAP: Robbery Incidents Have Doubled in 2020 at Manila

By The Maritime Executive 09-25-2020 08:43:23

ReCAAP issued a special report based on a significant increase in incidents in the anchorage and ports of the Philippines since th...

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Tanker Approached off Ghana as Incidents in the Area Increase

By The Maritime Executive 09-22-2020 04:54:55

Reports surfaced today of a possible approach of a tanker at sea off Ghana by suspected pirates. While incidents are common in the...

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Capacity Building Must be a Focus as Sea Piracy Expands

By Prof. Brandon Prins 09-18-2020 01:30:52

ReCAAP published its half-yearly report in July warning of a dangerous increase in pirate attacks in Asia. The organization report...

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Two Russian Seafarers Taken Hostage Off Nigeria

By The Maritime Executive 09-09-2020 02:15:13

The Russian embassy in Nigeria is confirming the abduction of two seafarers in the latest pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea. Thi...

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Incidents of Violence in the Philippines as ReCAAP Expresses Concern

By The Maritime Executive 08-26-2020 04:38:56

ReCAAP, the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia, is expressing concern over...

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First Possible Somali Piracy Attack on Tanker in Three Years

By The Maritime Executive 08-20-2020 07:08:48

A Panamanian-flagged chemical tanker has possibly been hijacked off the coast of Somalia. If the reports are confirmed, it would b...

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