Tag: crew

  • Captain claims hijack

    Still awaiting confirmation of hijack. Tanker PANTELENA was hijacked and held by pirates for 9 days Captain of Greek tanker PANTELENA spoke to Georgia First Channel TV and said, that […]

  • AdvanFort guards court date

    Trial date for armed guards looms. Court case hope for jailed marine guards Mike Wade Relatives and friends of six British security guards imprisoned by the authorities in India hope […]

  • Abu Sayyaf hostages freed

    Only three survivors of kidnapped crew. Vietnamese fishermen rescued from Abu Sayyaf By Roel Pareño and Ian Nicolas Cigaral ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Four Vietnamese fishermen—one of them found dead—were […]

  • Pirates demand ransom

    Somali pirates return to old school ransom model. EU Naval Force Confirms Fuel Tanker Has Been Pirated off North Coast of Somalia The EU Naval Force, which is currently operating […]

  • ASG torturing hostages

    Hostage made claims in call to newspaper. Malaysian hostage says tortured, starved by Filipino captors KUALA LUMPUR — Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippines are beating and threatening to kill […]

  • Joint patrols at last

    Agreement reached at long last. Indonesia to start joint sea patrols with Malaysia, Philippines Marguerite Afra Sapiie Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines on Monday signed a document on standard operating […]

  • Sayyaf snatches 4 sailors

    Third abduction in recent weeks. Sayyaf suspects snatch 4 sailors Francisco Tuyay AN Indonesian sailor was shot and wounded while four of his compatriots were abducted by suspected Abu Sayyaf […]

  • Rescued MV Iceberg crew not paid

    A cargo-ship crew held captive and tortured by Somali pirates for nearly three years have been paid no wages since before the hijack. Dubai’s rescued MV Iceberg crew have not […]

  • Hope for Crew

    Negotiations for the release of the 22 crew members of the Malaysian ship MV Albedo, in the hands of  Somali pirates for over 18 months, have progressed to a new stage. […]

  • Abandoning Ships

    According to officers speaking at a recent piracy conference, crew members are increasingly demanding to leave vessels about to transit the Indian Ocean if the owner has not put a […]