Tag: hijacked

  • UPDATE 5: Two Vessels Hijacked Aug 14, 17 CM Total Kidnapped Near Douala Port, Cameroon / Calabar, Nigeria

    UPDATE SEPTEMBER 06: Following further investigations, it is very likely that the most recent update was a false report. The vessel is believed to have entered restricted areas and experienced […]

  • UPDATE 2: Vessel Hijacked Near Lome, Togo

    UPDATE September 06: Subsequent reports suggest that the vessel hijacked was the MV DANMAN and that the incident may have occurred closer to the Ivory Coast. However, despite investigations, the […]

  • Spanish Navy Rescues Seafarers from Nigerian Pirates

    April 09: On April 9, the crew of the Spanish Navy patrol vesselServiola successfully rescued the crew of a Nigerian merchant vessel from a gang of pirates.  The Serviola’s crew observed the Nigerian […]

  • Nigerian pirates in court

    Still no actual piracy legislation in country. Federal High court adjourns trial of seven suspected pirates to November 6th The Federal High court sitting in Ikoyi has adjourned trial in […]

  • Pirates take dhow off Puntland

    Vessel likely to be used as mother ship. Somali pirates hijack Iranian fishing vessel: Somali official By Abdiqani Hassan Somali pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel on Tuesday to use […]

  • Hijack mystery continues

    Mystery still surrounds hijack claim. Shipping authorities deny hijacked vessel belongs to Pakistan Represen­ta­tives of the ports and shipping and mercantile marine departments said on Wed­nes­day that there was no […]

  • Hijacked dhow off Hobyo

    Al Kaushar believed to be off former piracy stronghold. EU naval force says seized Indian cargo dhow now in vicinity of Hobyo, Somalia An Indian registered cargo dhow that was […]

  • Dhow hijacked off Somalia

    Vessel named locally as Al Kaushar, with 11 Indian crew on board. Somalia piracy: India ship hijacked in new attack Somali pirates have hijacked an Indian cargo ship off the […]

  • Hijackers sentenced

    Long jail terms and corporal punishment handed out. 8 Indonesians get lengthy jail terms for hijacking Malaysian oil tanker By Samhati Bhattacharjya A Malaysian court sentenced eight Indonesians to between […]

  • Hijackers extradited

    Orkim Harmony was hijacked on June 11 last year. Tanker hijackers extradited to Malaysia By HOLLY BIRKETT Eight Indonesians suspected of hijacking the Malaysian product tanker  Orkim Harmony have been […]