Tag: Guinea

  • Police Question Tanker Report of Three “Very Violent” Stowaways On Voyage From Conakry to Amsterdam; Unclear Where Stowaways Boarded

    February 07: The product tanker HARALD MAERSK (IMO #9389502) was forced to interrupt her voyage from Conakry to Amsterdam (via Las Palmas and Algeciras) and make an emergency call at Vigo Spain, […]

  • Armed Robbery By Five Men at Conakry Anchorage, Guinea

    November 21, 01:00 UTC: An unspecified vessel was reportedly boarded by five armed men in an incident classified as a robbery. An investigation is ongoing by locals authorities, but the […]

  • Armed Robbery Aboard Tanker Anchored Near Conakry, Guinea

    September 16 02:50 UTC: Four unauthorized persons armed with a gun and knives boarded an anchored tanker at approx. position 09:25.0N, 013:44.1W (around 5nm SSW of Conakry, Guinea). They took […]

  • Armed Robbery Aboard Bulk Carrier at Conakry Anchorage in Guinea

    May 14: Four unauthorised persons, armed with an unspecified number of automatic rifles and knives, boarded a bulk carrier at Conakry Anchorage in Guinea at approx. 01:42 UTC. They proceeded […]

  • Illegal fishers detained

    IUU fishing a major issue. Eight Chinese vessels detained off West Africa for illegal fishing Authorities in West Africa have detained eight Chinese vessels for fishing illegally and the boat […]

  • Armed robbery off Guinea

    After a quiet summer, the robbers are back in business. Pirates Loot Container Ship off Guinea Pirates stormed a container ship off the coast of Guinea on Wednesday, making off […]

  • Arms Ship Seized

    Guinea has blocked a ship containing arms allegedly destined for neighbouring Mali, whose northern half has fallen into the hands of Qaeda-linked extremists. Mali arms ship seized in Guinea Guinea’s […]

  • Piracy Prone

    Five African countries along the continent’s sea coast have been listed by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) as risky areas for the movement of vessels and ships due to attacks […]