About $1.4 billion (Sh140 billion) was spent on the war on piracy in the Western Indian Ocean bloc last year, a team formed to find ways of fighting the menace says. Read more…
Six container vessels were victims of piracy attacks or attempted attacks in the first half of 2018, one less compared to the same period in 2017. Two attempted attacks occurred off the coast of Nigeria as vessels were steaming. The remaining four vessels were either berthed or anchored in the Philippines, Ecuador, Antigua and Barbuda or Cyprus, and all ships bar that in Cyprus were boarded. Read more…
NO ONE seized by pirates can be considered lucky. But many of the seamen taken hostage by Somali pirates have at least been set free fast, once fat ransoms have been paid. Read more…
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- Merchant Navy seeks empowerment to combat piracy
- Piracy made a strong comeback in Somalia in 2017
- Pirate attacks grow in South America and Caribbean
- Somalia defaults on coast guard vessels
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