Tags - piracy
Sailors’ Society’s Crisis Response Network (CRN) provided support to its 100th case this week, with piracy , death at sea and abandonment accounting for almost two-thirds of those supported.
News ID: 80272    Publish Date : 2018/11/02

A total of seven incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia - five actual incidents and two attempted incidents - in January 2018, compared to 16 incidents reported in December 2017, according to regional piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC.
News ID: 78485    Publish Date : 2018/02/12

A Japan Coast Guard (JCG) vessel will leave Hakodate on 28 December for joint anti- piracy exercises in India and Malaysia.
News ID: 77841    Publish Date : 2017/12/24

The number of incidents of piracy against ships in Asia in October increased compared to the same period in 2016. Nine incidents were reported in October 2017 compared to seven incidents reported in October 2016.
News ID: 77237    Publish Date : 2017/11/13

Six crew from a German container vessel have been kidnapped in Nigerian waters, a shipping company said on Tuesday.
News ID: 76993    Publish Date : 2017/10/26

A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy .
News ID: 76823    Publish Date : 2017/10/18

The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) are setting up a security corridor Gulf of Aden and Bab Al Mandeb in response to recent attacks in the region.
News ID: 76203    Publish Date : 2017/09/11

The number of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia in August 2017 had increased slightly compared to the same period in 2016, said ReCAAP ISC.
News ID: 76190    Publish Date : 2017/09/10

The Philippine military has rescued a Vietnamese sailor kidnapped from the bulk carrier Royal 16, together with five more men in a November-hijacking off Basilan waters by the Philippines Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists.
News ID: 75820    Publish Date : 2017/08/22

Asia’s piracy watchdog ReCAAP and Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to boost the fight against piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia.
News ID: 75228    Publish Date : 2017/07/26

A new report by U.S.-based One Earth Future Foundation Inc.'s Oceans Beyond Piracy program found that seafaring incidents involving kidnap for ransom jumped in 2016. Asia led the way with 125 instances of piracy , while West Africa had 95.
News ID: 74343    Publish Date : 2017/06/07

A MERCHANT vessel was attacked on Sunday off the southern coast of Iran in the Gulf of Oman and another vessel reported a suspicious approach on Monday, UK Maritime Trade Operations reported.
News ID: 73835    Publish Date : 2017/05/09

There was a 57 percent rise in the number of seafarers affected by piracy in West Africa in 2016, a report on the state of maritime piracy released by the Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) program shows.
News ID: 73741    Publish Date : 2017/05/03

The threat of Somali piracy has risen once again, with a new series of boardings and hijackings in the western Indian Ocean after a five-year lull. But even as another round of attacks begins, the last one is not yet fully resolved: Indian media report that more than 100 pirates who were arrested off the Horn of Africa in 2011 still have cases pending in the Indian judicial system.
News ID: 73652    Publish Date : 2017/04/29

The Philippine Coast Guard and Navy have thwarted a pirate attack on a freighter off Zamboanga del Norte, the Philippines, the Coast Guard confirmed.
News ID: 73512    Publish Date : 2017/04/20

Somali pirates are suspected of hijacking a bulk carrier ship, the head of a maritime security company said on Saturday, in the latest in a string of attacks after years of calm.
News ID: 73346    Publish Date : 2017/04/09

The Gulf of Guinea continues to be one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world for merchant shipping. Pirates from the Niger Delta have been responsible for attacking commercial vessels throughout the wider region, conducting armed robberies, stealing oil and abducting crew for ransom, EOS Risk Group said.
News ID: 73148    Publish Date : 2017/03/28

The Somali pirates have hijacked another vessel off the coast of Somalia, a representative from Oceans Beyond Piracy confirmed to World Maritime News.
News ID: 73118    Publish Date : 2017/03/25

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he had asked China to help in the fight against Islamic State-linked militants by sending ships to patrol southern waters plagued by raids on commercial vessels.
News ID: 72026    Publish Date : 2017/02/01

The Indonesian Navy has apprehended six alleged pirates planning operations in the Malacca Straits.
News ID: 71175    Publish Date : 2016/12/27

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