Tag: abduction

  • 5 fishermen seized in Sulu

    Incident comes days after IMB warning. Armed men seize 5 fishermen in Sulu By: Frances G. Mangosing Armed men abducted over the weekend five fishermen in Sulu, the military revealed on […]

  • Kidnaps more common than cargo theft

    Hijacking less popular than kidnap. Crew abductions increasingly trump cargo theft among global piracy incidents Pirates across the world are increasingly ditching cargo theft in favour of abducting crews for […]

  • Tri-lateral pact signed

    Pact finally signed by Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Trilateral agreement against Abu Sayyaf threat in force: Defense Minister Marguerite Afra Sapiie Indonesia’s Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu claims that the […]

  • 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates

    Former hostage Michael Scott Moore’s story. My 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2012. For the first time, he tells […]

  • Spain lauds Nigerian anti-piracy efforts

    Plaudits come in a week of kidnappings and strike action by maritime unions. Spanish envoy to Navy: you’ve conquered piracy The Nigerian Navy (NN) yesterday received accolades from the government […]

  • Sabah rep calls for revamp of security

    A Sabah lawmaker has proposed that the state government deal with the state’s porous maritime borders Sabah rep calls for total revamp of border security A Sabah lawmaker today proposed […]

  • Naval chief links insiders to piracy

    Nigeria’s Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Dele Ezeoba has blamed the activities of insiders for the incessant attacks on ships in Nigerian waters especially in the Niger Delta region. Naval […]

  • 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 […]