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DGS officials were in contact with the Indian mission in Nigeria, which was coordinating rescue efforts with local agencies. All members of the crew ... The International Maritime Bureau has issued a statement saying that the tanker and crew have been safely released and the vessel is sailing to a safe port.
Ships in the area were the target of piracy-related incidents last year, according to a January report by the International Maritime Bureau, which ... tanker with an all-Indian crew of 22 off the Benin coast in north-west Africa, today released the vessel and its occupants after five days in captivity, officials said.

Sources at the agency disclosed that the system which was installed by the immediate past Director General of NIMASA, Patrick Akpobolokemi, stopped functioning after officials that man and operate it were whisked away and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over ...
Officials of the Joint Task Force Sulu (JTFS) fetched the two Indonesian nationals from the former governor's residence, and turned them over to the ... the Abu Sayyaf group in the waters shared by the Philippines and Malaysia doubled from 10 in 2016 to 22 in 2017, the International Maritime Bureau said.
This came as with over 20 reported attacks on vessels in the first nine months of 2017, prompting the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) to declare Nigeria a hotspot ... “We are faced with same old rot of government officials not being interested in achieving results but just in contracts awards and kickbacks.
Pirate attacks worldwide fell to their lowest level in over two decades last year, the International Maritime Bureau said, but more than doubled in the Philippines while African trouble spots remained dangerous. A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were recorded last year, the ...

The official acceptance of the Russian Navy's newest frigate, Admiral Makarov, took place on 27 December at the Yantar Shipyard in Kaliningrad, Russia. Admiral Makarov was built under the navy's Project 1135.6 at the Yantar Shipyard. The Admiral Grigorovich classfrigate has a length of 124 metres, ...
As if this is not enough blemish for a growing economy, the United States Maritime Administration, International Maritime Bureau, had recently declared ... “These operational challenges were, and still are: the completely broken down Ports Access Roads, Extortion by NPA's security officials and Maritime ...
Put into perspective with the nearly 150 attacks carried out and the hijacking of 34 ships this year, as reported by the International Maritime Bureau, the achievements do not really stand out. Another indication that the ... Officials recently aired their concerns at a meeting of Interpol in Singapore. Mick Palmer ...
Peterside noted that another factor responsible for Nigeria's loss was the wrong impression that piracy was high in the Gulf of Guinea of which Nigeria was a member, adding that the wrong impression was always conveyed to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). He noted that due to this, most countries ...
According to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), five piracy incidents occurred during the second quarter of this year, including a high-profile hijacking ... in which American, Chinese, African, and European government officials and experts came together to discuss African maritime security and piracy.
Nigerian officials are yet to comment on the pirate attack. Another source said the Liberia-flagged ship was ... were recorded out of 55 attempted ones. The International Maritime Bureau, in its first quarter 2017 report on piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea, said there was a decline in attacks.
KUALA LUMPUR: Ten Indonesian pirates who seized an oil tanker off the east coast of the Malay peninsula were arrested by Malaysia's coast guard on Thursday (Sep 7), officials said. Commando units were rushed by helicopter to the Thai-flagged tanker, which was carrying RM7 million (US$1.7 million) ...
A new report by the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) shows a drop in maritime piracy and armed robbery against crews at sea in the first half of 2017. However, Somali pirates remain a threat to merchant ships. According to the report, the first half of 2017 saw a total of 87 incidents reported to the ...
Somali pirates remain a threat to merchant ships and have been responsible for the kidnap of dozens of sailors this year, according to a report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau published on Tuesday. The hijacking of an Indian dhow in early April was one of five incidents reported off Somalia in ...
While this will be borne out by the official figures reported by the International Maritime Organisation and the International Maritime Bureau, it does not take into consideration the attacks perpetrated against regional shipping, which suggest that Somali piracy is not resurging – it never went away in the first ...
While this will be borne out by the official figures reported by the International Maritime Organisation and the International Maritime Bureau, it does not take into consideration the attacks perpetrated against regional shipping, which suggest that Somali piracy is not resurging – it never went away in the first ...

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew members on board, a Somali official says, in the first hijacking of a large commercial ship since 2012. ... At least 237 attacks were carried out by pirates off the coast of Somalia in 2011, according to the International Maritime Bureau. But attacks ...
As if this is not enough blemish for a growing economy, the United States Maritime Administration, International Maritime Bureau, had recently declared ... “These operational challenges were, and still are: the completely broken down Ports Access Roads, Extortion by NPA's security officials and Maritime ...
Put into perspective with the nearly 150 attacks carried out and the hijacking of 34 ships this year, as reported by the International Maritime Bureau, the achievements do not really stand out. Another indication that the ... Officials recently aired their concerns at a meeting of Interpol in Singapore. Mick Palmer ...
According to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), five piracy incidents occurred during the second quarter of this year, including a high-profile hijacking ... in which American, Chinese, African, and European government officials and experts came together to discuss African maritime security and piracy.
Indonesian officials are eager to harness the blue economy initiative. This notwithstanding, there are numerous other ... The International Maritime Bureau recorded 46 incidents and 108 incidents in 2011 and 2015 respectively, a significant increase of 134 percent. Contrary to popular belief, most of piracy ...
Pirates still active off Nigeria - IMB One hundred and twenty-one incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of the year, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has said in its latest report. The global report notes ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Ten Indonesian pirates who seized an oil tanker off the east coast of the Malay peninsula were arrested by Malaysia's coast guard on Thursday (Sep 7), officials said. Commando units were rushed by helicopter to the Thai-flagged tanker, which was carrying RM7 million (US$1.7 million) ...
A top United Nations official confirmed to Newsweek that Mohamed Garfanji Ali Dulai has provided logistical support to the Islamist fighters, who have been ... CNN, citing U.S. officials, was the first to report the existence of the investigation, which it said focused on two ringleaders, Garfanji and the other ...
While this will be borne out by the official figures reported by the International Maritime Organisation and the International Maritime Bureau, it does not take into consideration the attacks perpetrated against regional shipping, which suggest that Somali piracy is not resurging – it never went away in the first ...
Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew members on board, a Somali official says, in the first hijacking of a large commercial ship since 2012. ... At least 237 attacks were carried out by pirates off the coast of Somalia in 2011, according to the International Maritime Bureau. But attacks ...
Somalia officials want the European Union and its allies to invest more ... Data from the International Maritime Bureau shows that pirate attacks ...
A top United Nations official confirmed to Newsweek that Mohamed Garfanji Ali ... CNN, citing U.S. officials, was the first to report the existence of the ... when the International Maritime Bureau reported four incidents involving ...
Israeli officials believe he was also motivated by the Temple Mount situation. ... Pottengal Mukundan from the International Maritime Bureau ...
... attacks against government officials in Puntland in the months prior. ... the Live Piracy Report published by the International Maritime Bureau.
Be wary of unsolicited assistance from uniformed porters or officials appearing ... Official airport employees wear identification cards bearing both their ... the Live Piracy Report published by the International Maritime Bureau.
Be wary of unsolicited assistance from uniformed porters or officials appearing ... Official airport employees wear identification cards bearing both their .... the Live Piracy Report published by the International Maritime Bureau.
The International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre's website ... While this will be borne out by the official figures reported by the ...
Somali pirates hijack Sri Lankan oil tanker with eight on board, officials say ... An official based in the Middle East with knowledge of the incident said that ... of Somalia in 2011, according to the International Maritime Bureau.
... been organized at Bahrain between liaison officials of the different navies .... the first quarter of 2010 (source: International Maritime Bureau).
Maritime security officials have warned that the region is in danger of a "Somalia-type" situation unless action is taken.
At least 237 attacks were carried out by pirates off the coast of Somalia in 2011, according to the International Maritime Bureau. John Steed is ... An official based in the Middle East with knowledge of the incident told the AP that the vessel's ...
Ten Yemeni crew aboard the boat were dumped on shore, officials told Reuters. ... In their heyday in 2011, Somali pirates launched 237 attacks off the coast of Somalia, data from the International Maritime Bureau showed, and held hundreds of hostages.
Maritime security officials have warned that the region is in danger of a 'Somalia-type' situation unless action is taken.
Maritime security officials have warned that the region is in danger of a "Somalia-type" situation unless action is taken.
Maritime security officials have warned that the region is in danger of a "Somalia-type" situation unless action is taken.
The views expressed above are the authors' alone and do not reflect the official views and are not endorsed by the United States Navy, the Department of the Navy, the Department of Defense, or any other body of the United States Government ...
Somali pirates release tanker and crew Somali pirates released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew on Thursday, a Somali security official and the pirates said, bringing the first hijacking since 2012 to a swift conclusion without ...
Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew onboard, a Somali official said on Tuesday, the first time they have successfully taken a commercial ship since 2012.
It is the first attempt by pirates to hijack a ship off Somalia's coast since 2012. According to International Maritime Bureau statistics, at the peak of piracy in 2011, the pirates waged at least 237 attacks off the coast of Somalia and held hundreds ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Pirates off the coast of Somalia have seized an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankans on board, in what was believed to be the first hijacking of a large commercial vessel in the region since 2012, officials said Tuesday. The merchant ...
During the peak of pirate activity in 2011, pirates off the coast of Somalia launched a total of 237 attacks in a single year, according to the International Maritime Bureau. Pirates captured hundreds of hostages that year, bringing the global ... "The ...
(NAIROBI) A Somali official says eight Sri Lankan crewmembers were onboard when the tanker when the pirates attacked. Experts said the ship was an easy target and ship owners were becoming lax after a long period without many ... referring to a ...
At least 237 attacks were carried out by pirates off the coast of Somalia in 2011, according to the International Maritime Bureau. But attacks fell sharply after ship owners tightened security and avoided the Somali coast. Intervention by regional ...


 

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