Tag: oil tanker security

  • Pirates Open Fire on Nigerian Tanker

    Pirates opened fire Wednesday on a Nigerian-owned oil tanker about 80 nautical miles off Port Harcourt. The ship managed to escape after crew members enforced anti-piracy measures and increased vessel […]

  • Close Encounter

    A tanker has managed to avoid capture after  a close encounter with pirates off Oman. Pirates attacked from a single skiff and targeted the 76,000-dwt “BW Danube” (built 2007). There […]

  • Tanker Released

    An oil tanker seized by pirates off the coast of the Niger Delta last week has been released, officials in Nigeria say. The vessel – the “MT Halifax” – was […]

  • Nigeria Attack

    Media reports state that pirates have seized an oil tanker off the coast of Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta and kidnapped the foreign crew. The sources have revealed the attack happened […]