Tag: Kidnapped

  • Hijacked Captain suing Chevron

    C-Retriever Captain takes legal action.  Captain Blames Chevron for Torture by Pirates By CAMERON LANGFORD HOUSTON (CN) – Chevron ignored threats from Nigerian pirates who hijacked its supply boat, took […]

  • Pirates attack Nigerian passenger boat

    Maritime crime and piracy continues to dog Bayelsa State. Pirates Attack Passenger Boat In Bayelsa, Abduct Two Women, Two Children Dare-devil gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Saturday attacked a passenger […]

  • 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 […]

  • Al-Shabaab take over stranded ship

    Kenyan ship runs into difficulties and is boarded, locals say. Al-Shabaab take over stranded Kenyan ship and crew members Mogadishu (Harar24) – A Kenyan-owned ship which dropped off goods at […]

  • Use satellite to monitor waters: MP

    The Government has been urged to consider using satellite to monitor maritime activities  Use satellite to monitor Sabah’s waters: MP Kuala Lumpur: The Government has been urged to consider using satellite […]

  • Pirates threatened to burn Scots skipper to death

    A SCOTTISH sea captain seized by Nigerian pirates has told how he was threatened with being burnt to death during an ordeal that ended only when a £50,000 ransom was […]

  • WA piracy will remain a headache for ship owners in 2014

    Nigeria will remain a serious piracy hot-spot in 2014, as the country still resists the allowing of non-Nigerian armed guards on board vessels plying its waters. WA piracy will remain […]

  • Abduction Like Bad Movie

    A French sailor freed from his kidnappers in Nigeria has described the attack on his ship and his five-day ordea as though he had been in a bad movie. Traumatised […]

  • French Sailor Freed in Nigeria

    A French sailor kidnapped from a tanker in Togo when attackers sought to use him as a shield said Tuesday he has been freed in the oil-producing region of Nigeria […]

  • Offshore Crew Kidnapped

    Reports are emerging that an offshore supply vessel has been boarded by pirates, and crewmembers have been taken hostage. The attack is understood to have taken place early on Thursday […]