Tag: pirate attack

  • Fishing Vessel Attacked and Boarded At Entrance of Wouri River, Cameroon

    October 13, 00:10 UTC: On the 13th October 2019 at 0010UTC a fishing vessel was attacked by an unknown number of pirates onboard a speed boat at the entrance of […]

  • Initial Reports of Tug Attacked in GoG

    May 05: Initial reports that a tug was “attacked” at approx. 12:00 UTC in position 03 04N – 007 59E while underway. MDAT-GOG advises extreme caution in the area. Source: […]

  • AFP hunts hostages

    Threat to behead hostages taken seriously. Philippine Military: Doing ‘Best’ to Free Abu Sayyaf Hostages The Philippine military vowed Thursday to rescue all hostages in Abu Sayyaf militant custody, while […]

  • Iran starts drills

    Region keeps an eye on things. Iran starts Gulf war games, to test submarine-launched missiles DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran on Friday began large-scale naval drills at the mouth of the […]

  • Hostage hunt continues

    Negotiating team being set up. Piracy: Russian, Nigerian authorities search for abducted seamen Anna Okon The Russian Embassy in Nigeria is collaborating with the government to track down the location […]

  • BIMCO calls on EU, US

    Piracy continues in region. BIMCO calls for Gulf of Guinea counter-piracy support operations The EU, China, and the US must step up their support of counter-piracy operations in the Gulf […]

  • China’s piracy patrols

    PLA Navy has done some sums. China Celebrates Growing Naval Capabilities China has highlighted its anti-piracy efforts over the past 10 years, noting its naval fleets have escorted 3,400 foreign […]

  • Nigerian Navy doing well?

    Comments come a week after NIMASA’s on IMB. Navy’s support to merchant shipping thwarts 15 piracy attacks — Stakeholders By Oko Ebuka Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have said […]

  • New patrol boat for PNG

    Papua New Guinea receives first Guardian-class patrol boat Gabriel Dominguez The government of Papua New Guinea has received the first of four Guardian-class patrol boats in a ceremony held on […]

  • Nigeria in piracy swoop

    Unfortunately, the legislation to prosecute them still hasn’t been passed. Navy arrests 40 for alleged piracy The Navy said yesterday that it had arrested 40 suspects in the past two […]