Tag Archive: gulf-of-guinea
nigerian pirates

2015 bumper year for WAF pirates

Crew kidnaps currently at an alarming rate. Pirates paid '$400,000' ransoms in West Africa's Gulf of Guinea Ransoms of up to $400,000 (£273,000) have been paid to gangs which hijacked ships in ...
oil theft

Navy destroys 100 illegal refineries in Bayelsa

Oil theft, piracy plaguing Delta. Navy destroys 100 illegal refineries in Bayelsa Ebikabowei Ikuli The outgoing Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Apochi Ogabu Suleiman, has said that within seven ...
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Niger Delta woes

Ongoing insecurity at sea off Nigeria. A Niger Delta Militant Group Declares War on the Nigerian Navy By Dirk Steffen Many suspected it as the intensity of pirate attacks off the Niger Delta ...
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Nigeria still the piracy hot spot

If anything, that figure is conservative. Nigeria sees nearly one pirate attack a week By Tiffany Ap (CNN) Crime on the high seas has nearly halved in the last five years but there ...
Nigerian navy kills 12 pirates

Navy names piracy suspect

Navy doing police's job. Nigerian Navy declares Charles Ekpemefumor wanted Nigerian Navy has declared one Charles Ekpemefumor wanted over the hijack of MT MAXIMUS Ship. In a release signed by Nigerian Navy Director ...
IMB

IMB issues new report

Gulf of Guinea still a huge problem. Violent attacks worsen in seas off West Africa despite global piracy downturn, IMB reports As piracy on the world’s seas continues to fall, new figures ...
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UN in anti-piracy call

Ongoing insecurity prompts call. UN wants Gulf of Guinea piracy halted The UN Security Council has spoken out against piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea, saying it badly affects ...
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P&I Club pushes info sharing

P&I Club pushes for information sharing. NORTH P&I CLUB ENCOURAGES ITS SHIPOWNER MEMBERS TO JOIN THE CSO ALLIANCE Press Release North P&I Club has partnered with CSO Alliance - a fast-growing online community ...
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Navy makes usual oil crime pledge

Navy issues regular "we'll do our job" statement for no apparent reason. Nigerian Navy reiterates readiness to curb oil theft Lovelyn Okocha The Central Naval Command, (CNC) of the Nigerian Navy has reiterated ...
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Pirates cause insurance hike

Crew kidnaps see rate hike. High piracy attacks push up marine insurance rate Comfort Oseghale Due to increased piracy attacks in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, Protection and Indemnity insurers, a maritime ...

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