Tag: crew kidnap

  • Nigerian Navy OPV boost

    Navy gets a Christmas present. Nigerian Navy commissions 30 patrol vessels into service Written by Oscar Nkala President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned 30 vessels into service with the Nigerian Navy […]

  • Kidnapped crew freed

    Group still holds large number of hostages. Abu Sayyaf frees 2 Indonesians, 1 Filipino By Manolo B. Jara MANILA: The Al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf terror group released three hostages – […]

  • Kidnapping turns violent

    Not known whether Abu Sayyaf affiliates were behind the attacks. Sabah maritime kidnapping, looting ends in bloody shootout; Three dead, two missing By Kristy Inus SEMPORNA: The most beautiful waters […]

  • Nigerian Navy in new ops

    Flag waving from the Navy despite ongoing instability. Nigerian Navy Resumes ‘Exercise Eagle Eye’ To Tighten Sea Security The Nigerian Navy is embarking on a sea exercise, named ‘Exercise Eagle […]

  • More Delta piracy

    Gulf of Guinea continues to worry shipping. Three seamen kidnapped from reefer Saronic Breeze in Gulf of Guinea The reefer Saronic Breeze was hijacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea […]

  • Sri Lankan crew held

    Men likely being held by al Houthi-Saleh forces. Sri Lanka seeks Yemeni govt help to secure release of sailors COLOMBO, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka has requested the government […]

  • ECOWAS must eradicate piracy

    NIMASA to float new offices in Warri, Port Harcourt, Onne ‘ECOWAS must eradicate piracy to enhance economic growth’ The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has charged member states […]

  • Nations unite against Abu Sayyaf group

    More vague promises of joint action. Nations unite against Abu Sayyaf group Margareth S. Aritonang Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have agreed to initiate joint army training to advance efforts to secure […]

  • ASG yet to claim hijack

    ASG suspected, but no claim made so far. Abu Sayyaf Silent About Hijacking of Vietnamese Ship The Armed Forces of the Philippines say that they have not yet confirmed whether […]

  • Indonesian crew kidnapped

    Abu Sayyaf once again suspected in attack. Two Indonesians seized from Malaysian fishing boats – minister JAKARTA, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Two Indonesians were kidnapped from fishing vessels in waters […]