Tag: counter piracy

  • MMEA nabs robbery gear

    Suspects escape. MMEA seizes pump-boat with samurai sword, machetes Alen Kee The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) thwarted robbery activities by a group of individuals after MMEA patrol boat detained […]

  • BIMCO piracy plea

    Response to IMB’s annual report. BIMCO Urges International Action in Piracy Fight BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping agency, has called for international action to fight piracy, particularly in the Gulf […]

  • ReCAAP report issued

    ReCAAP releases its report for 2018. Seventy-Six Incidents Reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2018, Marking 25% Year-on-Year Decrease, and the Lowest in a Decade Annual Report (January to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lagos robberies

    Incident in Secure Anchorage Area again. Robbers attack two tanker vessels off Lagos By Sulaimon Salau Anxiety continues to trail the safety of the crew on vessel offshore Nigeria, as armed […]

  • Somaliand naval bases?

    Self-declared republic sees military presence by world powers as way to affirm its status as independent state Somaliland seeks recognition by hosting naval bases By Addis Getachew The self-declared republic […]

  • BIMCO calls on EU, US

    Piracy continues in region. BIMCO calls for Gulf of Guinea counter-piracy support operations The EU, China, and the US must step up their support of counter-piracy operations in the Gulf […]

  • Nigerian Navy lauded

    Still no news on the six Russian crew kidnapped off Benin… ‘Nigerian Navy Support to Merchant Shipping Will Boost International Trade’ Stakeholders in the maritime industry have stated that the […]

  • Tanker missing

    Concerns grow over missing tanker. Tanker missing in Java sea hijacked? Jan 7: Product tanker NAMSE BANGDZOD on Jan 7 was declared missing, by Indonesian Maritime Authorities, since Dec 28. […]

  • Pirates free hostages

    Reports suggest all crew freed. Two Ukrainian sailors-piracy hostages released in Nigeria to arrive to Ukraine on Saturday – FM Two Ukrainian being piracy hostages in Nigeria and released are […]