Tag: Kidnapped

  • Russia Continues Monitoring Situation Around Abducted Sailors Off Cameroon Coast

    August 22: Russia’s Foreign Ministry is closely monitoring the situation surrounding the abduction of Russian sailors from the MarMalaita cargo vessel off Cameroon’s coast, the ministry’s Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said […]

  • 2 Soldiers Killed, 1 Likely Kidnapped, From Houseboat In Azagbene Creek Area of Nigeria

    July 22: At approx. 16:00 LT, an unknown number of suspected militants reportedly attacked troops deployed at SPDC houseboat in the Azagbene community, Ekeremor LGA of Bayelsa State. Two soldiers […]

  • Two Recent Piracy Attacks Against Passenger Vessels Reported in Calabar River, Nigeria

    June 10 & 20: Initial reports indicate that there have been two attacks against passenger vessels in Calabar River recently. The first reportedly occurred June 10, during which the Cameroon-flagged […]

  • Gunmen Kidnap Crew From Two Fishing Vessels Off Semporna, Sabah

    UPDATE July 02: Confirmed reporting now states that nine hostages were taken, rather than 10. Therefore, all hostages were recovered on June 21. About ten perpetrators, likely members of the […]

  • 4 Persons Kidnapped and Vessel Assumed Hijacked at Nembe LGA, Nigeria

    May 13: Initial reports indicate that at approx. 15:00 LT three staff of Integrated Data Services Ltd (IDSL, a subsidiary of NNPC) were kidnapped along with their pilot whilst they […]

  • Hijacked tanker released

    Confusing situation in Gulf of Guinea. Hijacked tanker released, some crew kidnapped Nov 2 Update: Latest update – 4 crew from offshore tug and an unknown number of ANUKET AMBER […]

  • Kidnappers no longer in Malaysia

    Suspicion has fallen on the Abu Sayyaf Group, based in the Philippines. Kidnappers no longer in Sabah waters Kidnappers who abducted two Indonesian fishermen at gunpoint in Semporna yesterday have […]

  • Indo fisherman kidnapped

    Threat of Abu Sayyaf Group raises its head again. Indonesian fishermen kidnapped off Malaysia’s Sabah state Two Indonesian fishermen were kidnapped in waters near Malaysia’s Sabah state, police said Tuesday. […]

  • Malaysia fishermen kidnapped

    Four fishermen kidnapped. Pirates have been breaching M’sian waters off Langkawi Ian McIntyre and Edmund Lee Pirates have been breaching Malaysian waters and terrorising vessels along the Langkawi-Koh Samui route […]

  • Nigerian hostages freed

    Pirates release crew from ST Sierra Leyre Loek Mulder Off the coast of Nigeria, a ship from the Groningen shipping company Seatrade was hijacked in February by a group of […]