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Robbers Boarded Tanker in Indonesia

November 20, 2017 By ICC-CCS

Engine spares were stolen from an anchored product tanker in Bintan Islands, Indonesia. Five robbers boarded the vessel unknowingly as seen on the CCTV recording.

Piracy Attacks: US Warns Ships Over Nigerian Waters

November 20, 2017 By Godwin Oritse

USA’s Maritime Administration disclosed a warning to all water vessels approaching Nigerian waters due to two recent incidents of pirate attacks in the Nigerian Delta. The incidents were reported to be piracy and kidnapping. The […]

Operation Sea Guardian Patrols the Eastern Mediterranean

November 20, 2017 By Allied Maritime Command NATO

Focus security patrols along the eastern Mediterranean Sea was conducted by four NATO ships and one submarine with tankers from Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Turkey on October 14 to 30. 900 motor vessels were identified […]

EU Naval Force Commanders Meet Officials in Oman

October 30, 2017 By EU NAVFOR

Cooperation in the fight against piracy between EU NAVFOR and the Sultanate of Oman were strengthened through the meeting between Rear Admiral Nanclares and Rear Admiral Gregori the Deputy and Force Commanders of EU Naval […]

Nigeria Remains Top Global Piracy Hotspot – IMB

October 27, 2017 By Vanguard

IMB said that 16 out of over 20 reported attacks on vessels were recorded in Nigerian waters between January-September this year. Also, 39 of the 49 crew members kidnapped happened in the coast of Brass, […]

IMB Reports 121 Piracy Incidents in 2017

October 27, 2017 By Safety4Sea

There were 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships worldwide for the first nine months of 2017 according to ICC International Maritime Bureau. However, amid decrease in number compared to 2016, vigilance is […]

ESPS Rayo Welcomes Galmadug Coast Guard

October 20, 2017 By EU NAVFOR

Medical and security training on board EU Naval Force ship ESPS Rayo were given to Galmadug Coast Guard (GCG) by Operation Atalanta. The local interaction was set in order to strengthen maritime security in the […]

ITS Fasan Visits Djibouti to Train Coast Guard and Navy

October 20, 2017 By EU NAVFOR

Local maritime training was conducted by ITS Fasan with the Djiboutian Coast Guard and the Djiboutian Navy. A total of 59 personnel were trained on Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and Basic Life Support exercises.

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