Tag: benin

  • Hostage hunt continues

    Negotiating team being set up. Piracy: Russian, Nigerian authorities search for abducted seamen Anna Okon The Russian Embassy in Nigeria is collaborating with the government to track down the location […]

  • Crew kidnap off Benin

    Not a good start to 2019 in the Gulf of Guinea. Pirates Kidnap Crewmembers from MSC Container Ship MSC has confirmed a successful pirate attack on the sub-Panamax container ship MSC […]

  • Nigeria losing trade

    Concerns other regional nations are taking trade. Sustained insecurity threatens Nigeria’s shipping trade By BAYO AKOMOLAFE Piracy, kidnapping, hijacking of vessels, robbery and other thefts on Nigerian waters have become […]

  • Black market oil

    The higher the barrel price, the higher the crime rate. Oil’s $133 Billion Black Market By Yale Global Oil is still the world’s leading energy source, with growing demand, a fluctuating […]

  • Petro theft gang nabbed

    The ongoing battle against oil theft. NSCDC arrests 19 Benin nationals for alleged petroleum theft The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Lagos State on Monday said it […]

  • Pirates injure two

    Attack on the ST Marseille is just the latest in a string of incidents. Two Guards Injured in Pirate Attack Off Benin On Tuesday, the government of Luxembourg reported that the product […]

  • Shipping’s WAF worries

    Busy start to the year in West Africa. Gulf of Guinea piracy evolving, crew on moving vessels ‘easiest targets’ by Jamey Bergman With more than 100 incidents of piracy in […]

  • Marine Express released

    Marine Express released with cargo intact. Pirates free 22 Indian crewmen in Gulf of Guinea A crew of 22 Indian nationals have been freed by pirates in the Gulf of […]

  • Marine Express hijacked?

    A search has been launched for an Indian-owned oil tanker that has gone missing in a part of West Africa rife with piracy. Search launched for missing oil tanker feared […]

  • MT Barrett released

    Pirates free hijacked vessel. MT Barrett – vessel and crew safe Union Maritime can confirm that the MT Barrett has been released after a Gulf of Guinea piracy incident lasting […]