Tag: crew kidnap

  • Fighting Gulf of Guinea piracy

    Strategies to combat piracy already exist, but countries must navigate the pitfalls that hinder implementation. Fighting rising piracy in the Gulf of Guinea BY BARTHÉLEMY BLÉDÉ ‘The Gulf of Guinea, […]

  • Kidnaps threaten supply chain

    Southern Sulu and Northern Celebes Seas Are the Hot Spots Surge In Offshore Abductions Increases Threat to Supply Chains The Philippines-based Islamist extremist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) has been responsible […]

  • MMEA boosts recruits

    Piracy and armed robbery still causing concern. MMEA To Recruit 5,000 Volunteers By March The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) targets to recruit 5,000 people for its Malaysia Maritime Volunteer […]

  • Piracy risk off West Africa

    Countries along the Gulf of Guinea stretching from Senegal to Angola have been trying to cooperate on improving maritime security. US warns of growing piracy risk off West Africa The […]

  • Pirates hit tanker off Delta

    Spike in pirate activity off Nigeria. Pirates attacked the crude carrier Rio Spirit in Gulf of Guinea Pirates attacked the crude carrier Rio Spirit on 110 nautical miles south off […]

  • Militant piracy troubles Philippines

    Manila appeals for help from US or China over hijackings on crucial sea trade route Islamist militant piracy troubles Philippines by: Michael Peel Piracy by Islamist extremists in a crucial south […]

  • Pirate activity increases

    Pirate activity has increased in the last week. Nigerian Navy Foils Attacks on Two Oil Tankers, Frees 21 Crew Dulue Mbachu The Nigerian navy foiled two pirate attacks on oil […]

  • Philippines seeks pirate help

    Duterte reaches out to both naval powers. Philippines seeks US, China help to combat sea pirates MANILA (AFP) – The Philippines is seeking US and Chinese help to guard a […]

  • Crew kidnap off Nigeria

    Reports state that eight crew were kidnapped during the attack by 10 armed pirates in three speedboats. General cargo ship BBC Caribbean attacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea The […]

  • New Pinoy CG ship

    Vessel will hopefully deter ASG attacks. New bullet-proof PCG ship deployed to Zamboanga Peninsula A Japan-made vessel acquired by the Philippine government for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in December […]