Tag: pirate activity

  • Weather Window

    The weather conditions in the Arabian Sea and northern Somali Basin remain  poor with wave height forecast to exceed 5 meters in the Arabian Sea towards the weekend. The central […]

  • Heading North

    The Bab-el-Mandeb strait has become the focus of pirate activity over the past few days, with a trio of attacks reported. A Cosco bulker and a North China Shipping tanker […]

  • Low Point

    Pirate activity in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean appears to be going through something of a change. With no succesful hijackings since the end of May, and with three […]

  • Activity Alert

    Recent pirate activity has centred near Latitude 09 28N Longitude 051 39E. At 0521UTC 06 June, the previously hijacked ship “MV Orna” was reported in the above position on a […]

  • Activity Alert

    Recent pirate activity has centred near Latitude 13 32N Longitude 042 41E. At 0403 UTC 31 May, a merchant vessel was reported under attack by pirates in a single skiff. […]

  • Activity Alert

    Recent pirate activity has centred near Latitude 06 09N, Longitude 050 33E. At 0908 UTC 16 May, a previously hijacked ship “MV Orna” was reported making good a course of […]

  • Activity Alert

    Today has seen reported pirate activity centred near Latitude 1350N Longitude 06554E. At 0432 UTC a merchant vessel was reported under attack by a group of pirates using a single […]

  • Sharing Costs

    Tanker owners are increasingly unhappy at the rising costs of transiting the Indian Ocean owing to pirate activity. They are pressing for a change from the Worldscale Association to incorporate […]

  • SE Asian Surge

    There has been a surge in pirate activity around the Malaysian coast in the past week. Pirates have struck off the west coast of Sabah near Labuan island and made off with […]

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