Tag: German

  • 6 crew kidnapped

    Nigerian pirate activity increasing in recent weeks. Nigerian Pirates Kidnap Six Boxship Crewmembers At 0600 on Saturday morning, eight pirates boarded the 3,000 TEU container ship Demeter at a position 40 nm […]

  • Hostage pleads for help

    Kanter’s wife was murdered by terrorists during his kidnapping. German hostage pleads for help By: Julie S. Alipala PAGADIAN CITY—Abu Sayyaf bandits on Tuesday briefly circulated a video online, showing […]

  • Germany’s piracy concerns

    German shipowners warn against complacency. Piracy threatens worldwide shipping André Klohn The German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) has warned of a slowdown in the fight against piracy in the Horn of […]

  • Piracy suspect nabbed in Germany

    Man believe to have been involved in MV Susan K hijacking. Suspected Somali pirate applying for asylum detained in Germany BY WARKA Germany authorities have arrested a Somali man suspected […]

  • Somali pirates release American hostage

    American journalist finally freed by pirate captors.  Michael Scott Moore: Journalist freed in Somalia Journalist Michael Scott Moore, who has dual US and German citizenship, has been released after nearly […]

  • German couple in hands of ASG

    Philippines: German cruising couple abducted in April in hands of ASG Bandits Recent reports in local media indicate that the two German cruisers who went missing last April on their […]

  • German Addition

    The German frigate ‘Niedersachsen’ has joined the European Union’s counter-piracy naval force operating in the Indian Ocean. It is equipped with extensive self defence and has two Sea Lynx MK-88 […]