Tag: Kidnapped

  • Kidnapped Bourbon crew released

    Crew were taken off Surfer 1440 by Nigerian pirates.  Three Bourbon Crew Members Released After Being Kidnapped in Nigeria in April The French offshore marine company, BOURBON, in a short […]

  • Three Kidnapped off Nigerian Coast

    Kidnapping on the rise in Nigeria. Three Kidnapped off Nigerian Coast French oil services company Bourbon Offshore confirmed on Monday that three Nigerian crew members have been kidnapped after one […]

  • Sea pirates abduct five PDP leaders in Bayelsa

    Kidnap by pirates still a major issue.  Sea pirates abduct five PDP leaders in Bayelsa SIMON UTEBOR Suspected sea pirates struck on Friday in Bayelsa State, a day preceding the […]

  • Crew kidnapped off Nigeria

    Attack on Offshore Supply Vessel in Nigerian waters. Crew kidnapped off Nigeria MTISC-GoG reports that pirates attacked an Offshore Supply Vessel yesterday (March 19th) while operating in the UBIT Exxon […]

  • Ransom reportedly paid to free three crew

    Reports of $400,000 ransom. Ransom reportedly paid to free three crew By David Glass from Athens Embiricos interests have reportedly paid $400,000 ransom to secure the release of three seafarers […]

  • Kalamos crew freed

    Three seafarers kidnapped from a Greek VLCC off West Africa earlier this month have been released. Kalamos crew freed Aeolos Management said the men had been held since 3 February […]

  • Deadly pirate raid on Greek ship

    One dead in pirate attack. Deadly pirate raid on Greek ship in Nigeria Gunmen have boarded a Greek-owned tanker anchored near a Nigerian port, killing one crew member and taking […]

  • Nigerian Navy frees captives

    Two men allegedly kidnapped by colleagues. Navy frees two abducted expatriates in Delta by THEOPHILUS ONOJEGHEN Nigerian Navy has rescued two foreign shipping experts working with a Panamanian vessel, ‘MT Equinox’, […]

  • Piracy, Kidnap & Ransom

    A closer look at the UK’s new laws. Piracy, Kidnap & Ransom: UK Bans Ransom Payments by Insurers On 26 November 2014 the British Home Secretary introduced the Counter-Terrorism and […]

  • Nigerian pirates kill 4, kidnap 6 others

    Attack against Marine Police sees four killed. Pirates kill four policemen, kidnap six others in Bayelsa Posted by: Mike Odiegwu There was tension along Bayelsa waterways on Saturday after pirates in […]