Tag: Kidnapped

  • Anti-Piracy Ban Hits Shipbuilders

    Small cargo boats are prohibited from sailing south of Oman, effectively blocking trade not only to Somalia but other African countries such as Kenya and Tanzania, as well as Yemen […]

  • Pirates kidnap 3 in offshore Nigeria attack

    Pirates attacked an oil industry supply vessel in Nigerian waters this week and kidnapped three crew, security sources said on Thursday, in the latest attack off the coast of Africa’s […]

  • Kidnapped by Pirates

    7 Indians missing off Oman coast, may have been kidnapped by pirates Seven Indians on board a fishing boat have gone missing from Masirah waters in Oman and may have […]

  • Chinese Fishermen Freed

    All 29 Chinese fishermen kidnapped earlier this month by unidentified armed North Koreans have been freed and are on their way home, Chinese state media said on Sunday. Chinese fishermen […]

  • Seafarers Siezed

    A group of Filipino seafarers are reported to have been seized as they were about to embark on their ship at a port in Yemen’s far-eastern province of Mahrah. DFA […]

  • Freedom Demand

    A South African couple kidnapped by Somali pirates a year ago has made a direct appeal to be released. Bruno Pelizzari, 52, was captured with his partner Debbie Calitz, 49, […]

  • Danish Release

    A Danish family of five and two crew members captured by Somali pirates in February have been freed and brought to safety, Denmark’s government says. Jan Quist Johansen, his wife, […]

  • Fighting Back

    A number of Iranian fishermen who were attacked and kidnapped by Somali pirates on a dhow in international waters have managed to disarm and “arrest” their captors. Biding their time, […]