Tag: hijacking

  • 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 […]

  • Special Forces Seize Tanker Hijacked by Migrants in the Mediterranean Sea

    March 28: Five migrants who allegedly led the hijacking of a tanker in the Mediterranean to avoid being returned to Libya were arrested in Malta on Thursday after special forces […]

  • Nigerian Navy steps up fight

    Many attacks on rigs go unreported by companies. Nigerian warships begin anti-piracy deployment in Gulf of Guinea Nigeria has deployed warships and troops in a massive operation to end pirates’ […]

  • MMEA offers help in hijack

    Investigations into cargo theft continue. MMEA ready to offer Maritime Forensic Expert Team to Thailand KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has offered the Maritime Forensic Expert Team […]

  • End Piracy in the Gulf of Aden

    Could the US Navy’s littoral combat ships lend a hand? End Piracy in the Gulf of Aden By Rear Admiral Terry McKnight, US Navy (Retired) Steaming off the coast of […]

  • ReCAAP is 10 years old

    As ReCAAP marks its 10th anniversary, a look back at the achievements. 10 Years of Fighting Pirates in Asia By Prakash Panneerselvam This year marks the 10th anniversary of the establishment […]

  • Diesel pirates were Indonesians – MMEA

    The group of pirates that seized 700,000 litres of diesel from a tanker off Tanjung Sedili are believed to be Indonesians Diesel pirates were Indonesians, says MMEA BY YEE XIANG YUN […]

  • A Hijacking

    A Hijacking is a taut drama set alternatively on a cargo ship that has been hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, and the offices of the Danish shipowner trying […]

  • Italy Jails More Somali Pirates

    Less than a week after Italian courts sentenced a group of Somali pirates to heavy jail terms for the attempted hijack of the Montescristo…

  • Surviving the Pirates

    The Abu Dhabi Star is the latest ship to have been attacked in the Gulf of Guinea in recent weeks, highlighting a growing threat in the region. Surviving the pirates […]