Tag Archive: gulf-of-guinea
IMB

IMB issues mid-year piracy report

Concern over hijackings for cargo theft in SE Asia remains.  IMB reports worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in Southeast Asian waters The Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Chamber of ...
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Nigeria: Pirates, JTF in Gun Duel

Pirates attack oil rig, hoping to steal heavy weapons from patrol boat. Nigeria: Sea Pirates Engage JTF in Gun Duel BY OSA OKHOMINA Suspected sea pirates yesterday engaged a detachment of the marine ...
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Nigerian piracy: locals beg for help

Situation in riverine areas is becoming intolerable for locals. Piracy: Bayelsans beg government to declare state of emergency on waterways BY Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa—Worried by the upsurge in attacks by pirates on marine ...
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Navy Hands Seized Vessel to Interpol

Ship suspected of piracy involvement handed over to law enforcement. Navy Arrests, Hands over Seized Vessel to Interpol Chiemelie Ezeobi The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Ibusa, yesterday handed over a seized vessel, MT ...
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Royal Navy in Gulf of Guinea

Ships will take part in anti-piracy training as well as other duties. British naval ships on four-day visit Two British Naval Ships, HMS Iron Duke and RFA Black Rover, on Monday arrived ...
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Nigerian piracy: fact and fiction

Insecurity, under reporting, lack of information sharing all confuse the issues. Nigerian piracy 'overhyped' or not reported enough? By C. BLOMBAUM This has not been a good month for Nigeria. To begin with, there ...
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Bayelsans bemoan killings by pirates

Armed robbery continues in Niger Delta. Bayelsans bemoan killings by pirates Written by Willie Etim, Yenagoa TRAVELLERS and members of the Maritime Workers Union in Bayelsa State have raised alarm over the rising ...
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Gulf of Guinea crime & piracy

Calling everything 'piracy' does little to help the situation in the region. The Legalities of Gulf of Guinea Maritime Crime with Suggested Solutions HERBERT ANYIAM A Mess There is a general consensus in the ...
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Challenges facing PMSCs

Regulations and market forces creating new pressures for marsec firms. The regulatory and cost pressures facing private maritime security By Gary Howard from London The growth in use of the ISO/PAS 28007 standard ...
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JTF Intercepts Illegal Bunkering Barge

Operation Pulo Shield continues to target oil thieves. JTF Intercepts Illegal Bunkering Barge, Arrests 11 Suspects in Multiple Raids Segun James In its continued effort to end illegal bunkering activities in the waterways ...

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