Tag: Nigerian pirates

  • Nigerian pirates case adjourned

    Suspects held following MT Mariam hijacking. Nigerian pirates case adjourned The Adjabeng magistrate court in Accra yesterday once again adjourned hearing of the case involving the 10 pirates suspected to […]

  • Maritime security chiefs tackle piracy

    Security issues in West Africa are ongoing. Maritime security chiefs tackle piracy Maritime security chiefs from the West African sub-region are meeting in Accra to share ideas and harmonise strategies […]

  • 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 […]

  • Court remands Nigerian pirates into custody

    Men accused of hijacking MT Mariam. Court remands 8 Nigerian pirates into prison custody The eight suspected pirates arrested by the Ghana Navy aboard vessel, MT Mariam, have been remanded […]

  • Piracy in Ghana

    GGR concerned at security in Ghana’s waters.  Piracy in Ghana: Is Accra still in denial? By Cassie Blombaum, Guardian Global Resources Limited Last week was a difficult one for Accra. To […]

  • US, Nigerian forces train together

    Gulf of Guinea remains piracy hotspot.  US, Nigerian forces train for maritime security Story by 1st Lt. Maida Kalic NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy – Illicit and uncontrolled activities, including trafficking, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Nigeria crude theft drops

    Navy claims huge drop in oil theft since January. Crude Oil Theft Now 800,000 Barrels Monthly Bassey Inyang in Calabar The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral […]

  • 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 […]

  • UK must tackle W. African piracy

    Concern over ‘perfect storm’ in region.  Former head of Royal Navy says Britain must do more to tackle piracy off west Africa West Africa is facing a “perfect storm” of […]