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Five piracy incidents reported to ReCAAP ISC last week

December 6, 2017 By Safety for Sea

Five incidents of piracy attacks were reported to the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) during the time period of November 21-27. Re CAAP ISC encouraged mariners […]

Product Tanker Attacked in Yemen

November 27, 2017 By ICC-CCS

A product tanker was fired upon by attackers in a speed boat while underway in Mukalla, Yemen. AST arrived at the scene which helped counter the boarding of the men, while the vessel increased its […]

Italian Marines Detain Six Suspected Pirates

November 20, 2017 By The Maritime Executive

Six suspected pirates were captured by EU NAVFOR Somalia’s ITS Virginio Fasan after they attacked a 52,000 ton container ship and a fishing vessel in the southern Somali Basin. Rocket propelled grenades were fired against […]

Pirates Attacked Bulk Carrier in Nigeria

November 20, 2017 By ICC-CCS

Five pirates were apprehended by Nigerian navy after they escaped with stolen ship properties and kidnapped ten crew. The armed pirates fired at the drifting bulk carrier around 17nm SSW of Bonny island on Nov […]

Mali: Unknown Armed Men Attack Boat in Mopti Region

October 20, 2017 By Hellenic Shipping News

Armed men shot the Malian Company of Navigation (COMANAV) boat in Mali’s Mopti region. Reportedly, the suspected terrorists were not able to stop the boat and no casualties were recorded.

Pirates Strike Again, Seize Passenger Boat in Bayelsa

October 11, 2017 By Nwakanma Nathan

Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates hijacked a passenger boat along Nembe-Brass waterways in Nigeria. The hijackers shot sporadically into the air before seizing the boat. The passengers were later allowed to debark at the […]

Duty AB Tied Up by Robbers in Venezuela Port

October 2, 2017 By ICC-CCS

The alarm for a bulk carrier anchored in Puerto Jose Anchorage was raised by duty officers after the duty AB did not respond to a call on the walkie talkie. He was later found tied […]