Pirates on the prowl

Maritime security in Gulf still a huge issue.

Pirates on the prowl, unleash mayhem on Nigeria’s maritime domain

The high level of insecurity in Nigerian waterways has ignited a fresh anger within the nation’s maritime domain, raising further questions as to the propriety of the $195 million contract awarded to an Israeli firm, HLSI Security Systems and Technologies, to secure the country’s maritime space.

In one of the most recent incidents, suspected pirates on Saturday April 21, 2018, kidnapped 12 crew members on a Dutch cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria.

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Source: hellenicshippingnews.com

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