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Why Has Armed Robbery Declined off Venezuela?

By The Maritime Executive 04-03-2020 05:52:21

[By Lydelle Joubert] Venezuela has the largest known oil reserves in the world, with 302 billion barrels of proven reserves rep...

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Security Guidance Updated for Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 03-31-2020 06:43:51

Industry organizations, supported by government and military organizations, have worked together to produce a new publication that...

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Seven Kidnapped from MSC Container Ship

By The Maritime Executive 03-23-2020 08:23:00

Seven Ukrainian seafarers were kidnapped from the container ship MSC Talia F on Sunday. The 957-TEU vessel was en-route from Lo...

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Pirate Attacks Increase in India

By The Maritime Executive 03-10-2020 07:47:12

The ReCAAP ISC has released its February report noting there has been an increase in incidents in India. 10 incidents of armed...

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Two Pirate Boardings in One Day in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 03-06-2020 10:04:00

[Brief] On Thursday, Greek vessel operator Minerva Marine reported that the product tanker Minerva Virgo was boarded by pirates of...

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Tanker Captain Killed in Pirate Attack off Venezuela

By The Maritime Executive 02-25-2020 02:12:00

[Brief] On Monday, armed robbers boarded the tanker San Ramón at an anchorage off Isla Borracha, Venezuela, and killed...

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Boxship Maersk Tema Attacked by Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 02-14-2020 09:49:00

[Brief] The container ship Maersk Tema has been attacked by pirates off the coast of Guinea, confirmed ship manager BSM on Friday....

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Two More Piracy Incidents in Singapore Strait

By The Maritime Executive 02-09-2020 02:20:28

ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre issued an Incident Alert on Sunday regarding incidents involving ships while underway in the eas...

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Singapore Says Pirates Come from Elsewhere

By The Maritime Executive 02-03-2020 06:04:56

Responding to questions in Parliament, Singapore's Minister for Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen has indicated that the pirates responsi...

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Eight Kidnapped Tanker Crewmembers Released

By The Maritime Executive 01-22-2020 01:59:00

The Greek shipping ministry announced Wednesday that eight abducted crewmembers from the Greek tanker Happy Lady have been release...

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