Piracy News

Abu Sayyaf's Last Known Seafarer Abductees Released

By Ankur Kundu 04-21-2021 12:53:00

On April 16, ReCAAP released its first quarter report on piracy and armed robbery targeting ships in Asia. The report marks a 39 p...

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Kidnapped Seafarers Released After Month in Captivity in West Africa

By The Maritime Executive 04-15-2021 12:36:44

The fifteen officers and crew kidnapped last month from a chemical tanker sailing in the Gulf of Guinea have been released unharme...

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IMB Reports Q1 Piracy Decline but Increase in Violence Against Crews

By The Maritime Executive 04-14-2021 05:34:04

The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) released its quarterly report on maritime piracy showing that there was an overall dec...

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ReCAAP Reports Continued Boardings in the Eastbound Singapore Strait

By The Maritime Executive 04-12-2021 02:56:17

ReCAAP ISC renewed its warning regarding boardings and robbery in the Singapore Strait. The agency which monitors activity in the...

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Mozambique's Growing Insurgency May Pose Threat to Shipping

By Brian Gicheru Kinyua 04-05-2021 12:44:00

The insurgency in Northern Mozambique is steadily morphing into a serious maritime security threat in the Western Indian Ocean. On...

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Philippine Government Aids Effort to Free Kidnapped Tanker Crew

By The Maritime Executive 03-18-2021 04:58:51

The Philippines government announced that it is getting involved to help secure the release of the kidnapped seafarers that were t...

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Denmark to Deploy Frigate to Gulf of Guinea to Combat Piracy

By The Maritime Executive 03-17-2021 01:27:25

Expressing its serious concern about the maritime security situation in the Gulf of Guinea, the Danish government announced that i...

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15 Seafarers Kidnapped from Chemical Tanker in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 03-12-2021 10:33:07

After a seeming lull in activity in the Gulf of Guinea, security services are reporting that a Maltese-flagged chemical tanker was...

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ReCAAP Warns of Kidnapping Danger Near Philippines

By The Maritime Executive 03-05-2021 03:22:18

An incident this week in the region of the Sulu-Celebes seas near the Philippines has prompted ReCAAP, the regional cooperation on...

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Dryad: International Inaction Breeds Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

By Njiraini Muchira 02-26-2021 09:34:00

The international community is on the spot for slow action against the rising menace of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, which has be...

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