Tag: Nigerian pirates

  • Hijacked tanker released

    Confusing situation in Gulf of Guinea. Hijacked tanker released, some crew kidnapped Nov 2 Update: Latest update – 4 crew from offshore tug and an unknown number of ANUKET AMBER […]

  • Pirates on the prowl

    Maritime security in Gulf still a huge issue. Pirates on the prowl, unleash mayhem on Nigeria’s maritime domain The high level of insecurity in Nigerian waterways has ignited a fresh […]

  • Ghana kidnap response

    Kidnap of crew prompts move. South Korea deploys anti-piracy warship after hijack of fishing boat off Ghana South Korea has deployed a naval vessel from its regional anti-piracy effort to help […]

  • MT Barrett released

    Pirates free hijacked vessel. MT Barrett – vessel and crew safe Union Maritime can confirm that the MT Barrett has been released after a Gulf of Guinea piracy incident lasting […]

  • 6 crew kidnapped

    Nigerian pirate activity increasing in recent weeks. Nigerian Pirates Kidnap Six Boxship Crewmembers At 0600 on Saturday morning, eight pirates boarded the 3,000 TEU container ship Demeter at a position 40 nm […]

  • Pirates release crewman

    No confirmation on other releases. Abducted Moroccan Sailor Reportedly Freed by Nigerian Kidnappers Moroccan officer of the merchant navy, Ahmed Janane, who had been Kidnapped last July 31 by Nigerian […]

  • Police Nab Three Pirates

    Men believed to be behind hijacks and kidnapping. Police Nab Three Sea Pirates In Rivers By Akujobi Amadi Operatives of the Commissioner of Police Crack Squad (CP’s Cracks Squad) of the […]

  • Hostage’s family call for help

    Men abducted at the end of July. Moroccan sailor’s family calls for intervention over kidnap by Nigerian pirates The family of a Moroccan merchant navy officer abducted by Nigerian pirates […]

  • Nigerian pirates kidnap crew

    Attack comes despite increased effort by Nigerian Navy. Nigerian Pirates kidnap Moroccan crew Nigerian pirates have kidnapped five crew members, three of them from Morocco,  from a general cargo vessel […]

  • Russian crew freed

    Saronic Breeze crew released by captors. Russian sailors seized by pirates off the coast of Benin in late November, released Russian sailors from the ship Saronic Breeze, captured by pirates […]