Piracy


Pirates Release Union Maritime Tanker Crew

Pirates have released the 22 crew of a tanker, the MT BARETT, which was hijacked by pirates while at anchor off Benin, West Africa The vessel’s owner, Union Maritime, confirmed late January 17, 2018 that the ship was released with all crew safe after a Gulf of Guinea piracy incident lasting six days. Read more…


Rising piracy on Indian Ocean spells high insurance charges

Cases of piracy in the Indian Ocean off Somalia coast increased in 2017, raising fears that sustained attacks could raise insurance and freight costs for Kenya importers. Nine piracy attacks were recorded off Somalia in 2017, up from two in 2016, a new report shows, as global attacks dropped to a 22-year low. Read more…


NIMASA Does Not Have Capacity To Fight Piracy

Anefi Mohammed, has called on both Transportation Minister and the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (NIMASA) to buckle up and save the country’s waterfront from piracy and other sea robberies. Read more…



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