Tag: kidnap

  • Ghana’s piracy woes

    CEMLAWS reveals alarming trends of wide spread of piracy incidents in Gulf of Guinea The Executive Director of the Centre for Maritime Law and Security (CEMLAWS) and a Retired Naval […]

  • NAF to join Deep Blue

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is set to deploy air assets as well as Special Forces personnel in support of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Deep Blue […]

  • ICC 2019 Report: Unprecedented Number of Crew Kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea

    January 14: Despite overall piracy incidents declining in 2019, there was an alarming increase in crew kidnappings across the Gulf of Guinea, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s International […]

  • Hijacking Off The Coast of Yemen’s Kamaran Island; Crew Kidnapped

    November 20 UPDATE: Houthi rebels released all three vessels and 16 crew seized in the below-described incident. November 17: A Saudi-flagged tugboat, the RABIGH 3, was towing a South Korean […]

  • Pirates Release Russian Sailors Kidnapped in Mid-August Off Coast of Douala

    September 23: On 23 September 2019, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced that suspected pirates had released three Russian sailors whom they had kidnapped in August. The three sailors were released […]

  • ASG hostages well

    Ransom demand has been made. Fishermen abducted by Abu Sayyaf in good condition, says Sabah CPO By Natasha Joibi SANDAKAN: The three fishermen kidnapped by members of Abu Sayyaf near Kinabatangan […]

  • Bangladesh marsec push

    Bangladesh pushes for greater marsec cooperation. Hasina urges neighbours to work together to ensure safe maritime routes Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the neighbouring countries to cooperate in ensuring […]

  • Curfew in Esszone extended

    A not unexpected move. Curfew in Esszone extended The curfew order in the waters of seven districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) which ends today (Saturday) has been extended […]

  • Delta robbers problem

    Armed robbery on local waterways remains a problem. Boat Operators Want Marine Police, Navy On Bonny Route Bonny Marine Transporters Association (BMTA) has called on the marine police and Navy […]

  • Actors Vs Pirates

    Curious claim from production team. Esscom advises actors to lodge report over ‘kidnap’ threat KOTA KINABALU: Security forces in Sabah want the two actors who claimed they were at risk […]