Tag: Attacks

  • Piracy drops by 54% in Gulf of Aden

    Ahead of the upcoming Seatrade Middle East Maritime exhibition and conference, the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre confirms that pirate attacks off the Somali coast have declined by […]

  • GoG Attacks Double

    Pirate activity in the region jumped 42 percent last year as 64 ships were attacked. According to AKE’s Rory Lamrock the “Attacks are rising in frequency, happening further out from […]

  • Monsoon Attack

    Proving that they won’t let the small matter of monsoon rains and high seas bother them, Somali pirates have been trying their luck on passing merchant vessels once again. Two […]

  • Low Point

    There have been no successful hijackings since the end of May, and three vessels have been freed this month. This means pirates are holding the lowest number of vessels for some time, while also experiencing […]

  • 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 […]