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Sri Lanka-led IORA MSS Working Group finalises work plan

Sri Lanka-led IORA MSS Working Group finalises work plan

Inaugurating the meeting Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha recalling Sri Lanka’s role in spearheading the Indian Ocean Peace Zone proposal in… Learn more

MARAD Issues Strait of Hormuz Advisory for U.S.-Flagged Ships

MARAD Issues Strait of Hormuz Advisory for U.S.-Flagged Ships

Heightened military activity and increased political tensions in this region continue to pose serious threats to commercial vessels, says the… Learn more

IMB: More Pirate Attacks Off West Africa Waters Post Warnings

IMB: More Pirate Attacks Off West Africa Waters Post Warnings

rmed pirates kidnapped 10 Turkish seafarers from a Turkish-flagged ship, Paskoy-1, off Nigeria on 13 July.

A further eight crew… Learn more

SEADRILL’S WEST GEMINI AWARDED CONTRACT IN WEST AFRICA

SEADRILL’S WEST GEMINI AWARDED CONTRACT IN WEST AFRICA

The nine-well contract includes three options, each for two wells, and has a total contract value of approximately $84 million.… Learn more

Pirates Kidnap Ten Turkish Sailors Off Nigeria

Pirates Kidnap Ten Turkish Sailors Off Nigeria

Turkey’s foreign ministry said the sailors were seized on Saturday evening. After the pirates left the ship it was taken… Learn more

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials

"I am happy to share that due to sustained efforts of various stakeholders including Ministry of Shipping, the Directorate General… Learn more

Ten Fishermen Kidnapped by Suspected Abu Sayyaf Militants

Ten Fishermen Kidnapped by Suspected Abu Sayyaf Militants

Police believe that the abductees were taken to the island of Sitangkai in Tawi-Tawi, a province in the southern Philippines… Learn more

ReCAAP ISC: Six incidents on western Singapore Strait since February

ReCAAP ISC: Six incidents on western Singapore Strait since February

The first Category 4 incident occurred on 29 May in Cigading port in Indonesia involving the Singaporean-flagged bulk carrier 'CSK Enterprise'.

The… Learn more

Four ships 'sabotaged' in the Gulf of Oman amid tensions

Four ships 'sabotaged' in the Gulf of Oman amid tensions

The incident reportedly took place near Fujairah port, just outside the Strait of Hormuz, but caused no casualties.

Saudi Arabia… Learn more

ReCAAP Warns Tug Boat Owners as Piracy in Singapore Rises

ReCAAP Warns Tug Boat Owners as Piracy in Singapore Rises

The center urged ship crews to exercise enhanced vigilance, adopt extra precautionary measures and report all incidents immediately to the… Learn more

Arrested Swiss tanker attacked by pirates, Nigeria

Arrested Swiss tanker attacked by pirates, Nigeria

Teens Charged Over Tanker Hijacking, Captain May Also Face Charges

Teens Charged Over Tanker Hijacking, Captain May Also Face Charges

There were about 100 migrants on board when the incident occurred last Wednesday, and the master of the tanker, El Hiblu… Learn more

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