Tag: Arrest

  • Three Nigerian Pirates Arrested in Ondo State; 33 Others Declared Wanted

    January 31: The Nigerian Navy has arrested three men in Igbokoda, suspected to have links with the pirates that killed four naval ratings in Ondo State. Their arrest comes barely […]

  • Authorities Arrest Head of Narcotics Trafficking Operation Out of Algeciras, Spain

    December 14: On Saturday, Spanish authorities arrested the suspected head of a major narcotics trafficking group operating in Algeciras port. Referred to only as “J.G.M.” and “King of the Port” […]

  • Libya tanker arrest

    Another seizure off Libya raises concerns. Coastguard arrests Greek tanker, claims it was smuggling oil The Libyan coastguard has arrested an oil tanker and taken it to Tripoli on suspicion […]

  • Floating Armoury

    A vessel being used by a Sri Lankan company to operate a floating-armoury in the Gulf of Aden was briefly arrested by the authorities in the United Arab Emirates. Sinbad […]

  • Pirate Base Stormed

    Several suspected pirates, including a heavily armed gang accused of holding a Danish family hostage last year, have arrested by police in Somalia’s northern Puntland region. Somali forces storm suspected pirate […]

  • Armed Rules

    Norway has issued clarification on a number of issues relating to the deployment of armed guards. The Norwegian regulations set out the type of weaponry that can deployed, how to […]

  • Major Breakthrough

    The Indian Navy has arrested a hoard of heavily armed pirates aboard a pirate mothership and rescued a number of seafarers onboard the vessel, about 600 nautical miles west of […]