Tanker Boarded in Gulf of Guinea

Reporting indicates that the oil/chemical tanker MT New Ranger was boarded 160 nautical miles (nm) southwest of Brass, Nigeria, Dryad Global has highlighted. The incident, which is said to have concluded with both vessel and crew reported safe, is the second this week in the Gulf of Guinea, and the third time this particular vessel has... Continue Reading →

Three kidnapped from Stelios K bunkering vessel en route to Lagos

Three people have been kidnapped from the Togo-flagged bunkering vessel Stelios K which was boarded last week by a group of pirates while en route to Lagos. As Offshore Energy – Green Marine reported, the shipowner lost contact with the vessel on November 17 resulting in authorities seeking to establish the vessel’s location and make... Continue Reading →

Pirates kidnap five Ghanaians in Niger Delta

Suspected maritime pirates on Monday kidnapped five Ghanaians from the Ghanaian flagged general cargo vessel AM DELTA with IMO number 9015929 at 35 nautical miles off the Agbano Terminals in the Niger Delta area. In an advisory notice issued on Monday to nearby vessels by both the United Kingdom-based maritime consultancy firm, Dryad Global, and... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Pirates Have Been Accused Of Fresh Kidnap Of Seamen In Gulf Of Guinea

Cameroonian Navy has begun a search for an unknown number of Asian and European seamen who were kidnapped Thursday aboard a vessel in the Gulf of Guinea off the southern port of Douala. “(They) were abducted this morning,” said the source, who gave no details about the number or nationality of the kidnap victims. The... Continue Reading →

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