Tag: kidnap

  • Vessel Movements and Cargoes Studied

    Dryad Maritime Intelligence have warned Lloyds Joint Cargo Committee about a new threat in the Gulf of Guinea region that leaves vessels vulnerable to hijack Vessel Movements and Cargoes Studied […]

  • Pirates kidnap five crew

    Pirates have kidnapped five crew members from a cargo ship off Nigeria, a piracy watchdog and a security source said; part of a growing trend. Pirates kidnap five crew from […]

  • Nigeria pirates free Asso Ventuno sailors

    Italy’s foreign ministry has announced that the three Italians kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria have been released and will be flown back to Italy. Nigeria pirates free Asso Ventuno […]

  • Nigerian navy hunts pirates

    Nigeria’s navy is hunting for pirates who kidnapped four crew from a ship off the coast of the West African oil-producing country at the weekend, a naval spokesman said on […]

  • Pirates Attack Tanker and Kidnap 5 Crew

    Medallion Marine have become the latest target of pirates in Nigeria, having had a tanker looted and five Indian crew members taken hostage on Monday. Pirates attack tanker, kidnap 5 […]

  • Six Hyundai workers kidnapped

    Gunmen in southern Nigeria have kidnapped four foreigners and two Nigerians employed by South Korean construction firm Hyundai, police say. The incident took place “in a forest” on the Atlantic […]

  • Don’t Pay the Pirates

    A U.K.-led Piracy Ransom Task Force has recommended that shipping companies hurry to adopt measures to ensure that ransom payments aren’t made to pirate groups. Piracy group: Make sure Somali […]

  • Kidnapped Off Nigeria

    LAGOS — Kidnappers have boarded a ship off Nigeria and abducted seven crew members, including six Russians and one Estonian, in the latest such incident in the region, French company […]

  • Hijacked Tanker Retaken

    A shipping company spokesman says an oil tanker seized by pirates off of Nigeria’s coast has been retaken by the country’s navy. Nigeria navy retakes hijacked oil tanker off coast […]

  • Hijacked in Lagos

    Pirates have hijacked a Singapore-owned oil tanker in the Nigerian port of Lagos – the third attack in just over two weeks in the Gulf of Guinea, the International Maritime […]