Tag: Fishing boat

  • Chinese Customs Arrest 12 in Gongbei On Suspicion of Smuggling Over 49 Tonnes of Diesel

    June 02: Chinese customs have arrested a criminal organization suspected of smuggling over 49 tonnes of diesel through two fishing boats and three refuelling ships. Twelve people were arrested in […]

  • Yachter’s pirate encounter

    Roy Erez, sailing to Jamaica, was forced at gunpoint by crew of local fishing boat to take on unknown passenger; vessel later boarded by soldiers, redirected to Colombia Israeli yachtsman […]

  • Pirates or Abu Sayyaf?

    Attackers motives not yet determined. Cops seek to determine if kidnap group was involved in trawler shooting By Muguntan Vanar KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police are trying to ascertain if a kidnap […]

  • Navy rescues hostages

    Another group of hostages rescued. Nigerian Navy Rescues Chinese Fishermen from Pirates On Thursday, the Nigerian Navy said that it rescued four Chinese fishermen from kidnappers near Igbokoda, an inland […]

  • Tuna vessel escapes pirates

    Suspected pirates were later caught by EUNAVFOR. Albacora tuna vessel escapes Somali pirate attack in Indian Ocean A vessel owned by Spanish tuna fishing giant Albacora, Galerna III, managed to […]

  • Abu Sayyaf hostages freed

    Only three survivors of kidnapped crew. Vietnamese fishermen rescued from Abu Sayyaf By Roel Pareño and Ian Nicolas Cigaral ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Four Vietnamese fishermen—one of them found dead—were […]

  • Indo denies shooting incident

    Indonesia denies the allegations. Indonesian Navy Opens Fire on Vietnamese Fishermen Vietnamese authorities allege that the Indonesian navy opened fire on a Vietnamese fishing vessel on Saturday evening, wounding four […]

  • Threatened fisherman rescued

    Unusual rescue off Malaysia. ‘Threatened’ fisherman rescued near Malaysia Chhay Channyda A Cambodian fisherman was repatriated yesterday after being rescued at sea in Malaysian waters, where he had been adrift […]

  • 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 […]

  • Vietnamese boat rammed

    Not the first time this has happened. Chinese vessel allegedly hits, sinks Vietnamese boat in Vietnam’s waters A vessel believed to be Chinese rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat […]