Tag: ransom

  • Reports That April 19 “Pirate” Attack in Bonny, Nigeria Was Disagreement Between Criminal Syndicates in Illicit Crude Oil Theft

    May 24: The Nigerian Navy has stated that the April 19 pirate attack and kidnapping of 6-7 crew was intentionally misreported. This comes after recent reports that the vessel – […]

  • Ransom Demanded for Release of Crew of Madina/Apecus in Nigeria

    UPDATE MAY 24: The Nigerian Navy has stated that the April 19 pirate attack and kidnapping of 6-7 crew was intentionally misreported. Disagreement between criminal syndicates in illicit crude oil […]

  • Nigeria seizes 130 vessels in year

      Figures reveal scale of problem. Maritime crimes: Nigerian Navy seizes 130 vessels in 1 year The Nigerian Navy has intercepted 130 vessels for crimes perpetrated in the maritime sector […]

  • S. Korea aids yacht in Gulf

    News coincides with a suspected piracy approach on a yacht in the Gulf of Aden this week. Navy’s Cheonghae unit rescues two foreign yachts off Somali coast The South Korean […]

  • Nigeria’s piracy stats

    Continued insecurity could see insurance premiums rise. Pirates Attack 88 Vessels Calling At Nigerian Seaports In 1 Year By YUSUF BABALOLA Sea pirates have attacked as many as 88 vessels […]

  • AFP hunts hostages

    Threat to behead hostages taken seriously. Philippine Military: Doing ‘Best’ to Free Abu Sayyaf Hostages The Philippine military vowed Thursday to rescue all hostages in Abu Sayyaf militant custody, while […]

  • Nigeria clamps down on marsec firms

    Nigerian Navy flushing out illegal companies. NSA Commends Navy Over Clampdown On Illegal Maritime Security Outfits By Tarkaa David The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd) has commended […]

  • Encouraging signs from Africa

    Africa is acutely vulnerable to maritime crime, which has become a low risk, high reward business. Promising signs of Africa’s global leadership on maritime security BY TIMOTHY WALKER AND DENYS REVA Piracy and armed […]

  • PH in piracy push

    Philippines wants clampdown. Finish them off! Duterte urges Asian neighbors to step up anti-piracy fight By Prince Golez President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged the governments of Brunei, Indonesia, and […]

  • ASG hostages well

    Ransom demand has been made. Fishermen abducted by Abu Sayyaf in good condition, says Sabah CPO By Natasha Joibi SANDAKAN: The three fishermen kidnapped by members of Abu Sayyaf near Kinabatangan […]

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