Tag: pirate attack

  • NIMASA begins search

    Still no indication of where hostages may have been taken. NIMASA speaks on pirate hijack of 12 crew members in Rivers The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on […]

  • Crew kidnapped off Bonny

     Filipinos, Slovenians, Ukrainians, Romaniana, Croatians and Bosnians among crew. Nigerian pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss cargo ship Pirates have kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss cargo vessel in […]

  • The slow push for cyber security

    Ports making up for lost time Maritime Industry’s Slow Boat to Cyber Security Patricia Keefe Despite the critical role the maritime transportation system plays in the economic health of the […]

  • ASG behind kidnap?

    Involvement of Abu Sayyaf terrorists now more likely. Abducted Indon fishermen from Sabah taken to Sulu Two Indonesian fishermen abducted by gunmen off Sabah in Malaysia were believed taken to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sabah curfew extended

    Recent fishing crew kidnap underlines threat. Due to threats from Sayyaf, Sabah extends sea curfew ZAMBOANGA CITY – Due to persistent threats posed by the Abu Sayyaf, Sabah has extended […]

  • 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 […]

  • Captain claims hijack

    Still awaiting confirmation of hijack. Tanker PANTELENA was hijacked and held by pirates for 9 days Captain of Greek tanker PANTELENA spoke to Georgia First Channel TV and said, that […]

  • Missing tanker found

    Pantelena turns up, but no news on why it went missing. Tanker with Georgian and Russian crew found off Gabon TASS, August 24. The oil tanker, the Pantelena flying the […]

  • 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 […]