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Container ship MAERSK TEMA attacked, Gulf of Guinea, Feb 15 UPDATE 2

Container ship MAERSK TEMA attacked, Gulf of Guinea, Feb 15 UPDATE 2

Feb 15 UPDATE2: 1600 UTC – MAERSK TEMA heading for Lagos at some 13 knots speed (can’t sail at full… Learn more

VLCC Catches Fire off UAE

VLCC Catches Fire off UAE

The UAE’s Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime (FTA) said in a statement Wednesday that it is “working to… Learn more

Four Dead, Three Kidnapped in Nigerian Pirate Attack

Four Dead, Three Kidnapped in Nigerian Pirate Attack

International maritime security consultancy Dryad Maritime reports that the Nigerian-flagged hopper dredger Ambika was boarded by pirates after a firefight resulting in… Learn more

Pirates Kidnap 19 Crewmembers from Navios VLCC

Pirates Kidnap 19 Crewmembers from Navios VLCC

On Tuesday, pirates boarded the Navios oil tanker Nave Constellation at a position about 75 nm south of Bonny, Nigeria… Learn more

West African Nations Failing to Coordinate Piracy Response, Togo Leader Says

West African Nations Failing to Coordinate Piracy Response, Togo Leader Says

Seaborne assailants boarded two vessels off the coast of Togo and neighboring Benin earlier this month, the latest in a… Learn more

ReCAAP ISC: Three incidents reported last week

ReCAAP ISC: Three incidents reported last week

The first incident involved the Singaporean-flagged bulk carrier ‘Nord Steel’. While underway south of Nipa Transit Anchorage, in the eastbound… Learn more

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

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