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Two piracy attacks against ships in Asia

Two piracy attacks against ships in Asia

According to the report, both incidents were CAT 4 incidents, marking the less severe incidents, where the crew remains unharmed and… Learn more

Latvian tanker attacked, looted in West Africa

Latvian tanker attacked, looted in West Africa

Latvian product tanker Ance was attacked on September 16, while at anchor near West Africa, Maritime and Crimean Shipping News… Learn more

NIMASA INVESTS IN MARITIME SECURITY

NIMASA INVESTS IN MARITIME SECURITY

Speaking at the graduation ceremony held at the military base in Elele in Rivers State, the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr.Dakuku… Learn more

Germany Rules Out Joining U.S.-Led Hormuz Mission

Germany Rules Out Joining U.S.-Led Hormuz Mission

“Germany will not take part in the sea mission presented and planned by the United States,” said Maas, adding the… Learn more

Korean bulk carrier attacked, robbed in South China sea

Korean bulk carrier attacked, robbed in South China sea

Seven pirates on a speedboat attacked Korean bulk carrier CK BLUEBELL early in the morning Jul 22, Korea’s Yonhap news… Learn more

China Recommends Top Security Level for Ships in Malacca Strait

China Recommends Top Security Level for Ships in Malacca Strait

The level for Chinese vessels passing through and going to the strait was raised to “3” as of 10 p.m.… Learn more

ISS: Can we afford to drop the guard against piracy?

ISS: Can we afford to drop the guard against piracy?

From 237 incidents in 2011 to nine in 2017 and just three attempted attacks in 2018. However criminal networks continue… Learn more

TWO TANKERS ABANDONED IN ATTACKS IN GULF OF OMAN

TWO TANKERS ABANDONED IN ATTACKS IN GULF OF OMAN

Two tankers, Front Altair and Kokuka Courageous, have been abandoned in the Gulf of Oman followed suspected torpedo attacks.

The… Learn more

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations visits EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations visits EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta

Representing the European shipping industry, the ECSA delegation met with the EU NAVFOR’s team to discuss the current state of… Learn more

Dutch heavy lift ship attacked, freed by Spanish Navy UPDATE

Dutch heavy lift ship attacked, freed by Spanish Navy UPDATE

Heavy load carrier BLUE MARLIN was attacked and boarded by 7 armed pirates at around 1200 UTC May 5 in… Learn more

Pirates Attack Two Fishing Boats off Somalia

Pirates Attack Two Fishing Boats off Somalia

The attempted boardings were both thwarted, but security officials said that they represent a reminder that antipiracy measures are still… Learn more

Pirates Kidnap Four Boxship Crewmembers in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates Kidnap Four Boxship Crewmembers in Gulf of Guinea

Four crew members from the container feeder Contship Oak have been kidnapped off the coast of Cameroon, vessel operator Contship has confirmed.… Learn more

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