Norden sisters targeted

Danish shipowner’s product tankers among the thirteen ships hit by pirates in Asia last month.

20 Nov 03:07 GMT+00:00

Four crew kidnapped

Nigerian pirates abduct captain, first officer and two others from Russian reefer off Port Harcourt.

22 Oct 09:00 GMT+00:00

Asian pirates running wild

Criminal gangs will continue to operate freely with little fear of capture unless regional security is boosted, claims Dryad Maritime.

21 Oct 05:12 GMT+00:00

Greek tanker raided

Almi Tankers aframax latest vessel to fall victim to robbers in Strait of Singapore.

15 Oct 07:11 GMT+00:00

Global piracy declines

Global sea crime dropped in September following the spike in the previous month’s activity, latest research shows.

14 Oct 01:38 GMT+00:00

Somalia HRA to shrink

The size of the piracy High Risk Area (HRA) in the Indian Ocean is set to shrink by over 50% following a decline in reported attacks.

12 Oct 00:41 GMT+00:00

USN joins piracy battle

The US and six other nations have kicked off a five-day naval exercise aimed at combating piracy in Southeast Asian waters.

07 Oct 01:42 GMT+00:00

Tanker attacked

Pirates have boarded a chemical tanker in Malaysian waters, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reports.

02 Oct 13:55 GMT+00:00

UK P&I in Africa alert

The UK P&I Club has urged shipping companies take extra caution while sailing off west Africa due to increased pirate activity.

25 Sep 11:00 GMT+00:00

Malaysia plans backed

Malaysia's call for increased regional cooperation and armed guards on board ships to combat piracy has received industry backing.

17 Sep 23:51 GMT+00:00

Poacher turned gamekeeper

Former convicted pirates are said to have returned to Somalia and are seeking work as armed guards on local fishing vessels.

16 Sep 00:10 GMT+00:00

Too much confusion

Too many piracy reporting centres could bring confusion and cause undesirable results, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has warned.

15 Sep 13:24 GMT+00:00

Ship 'robberies' up 18%

The first eight months of 2015 have seen incidents of armed robbery against ships in Asia jump by 18% compared to a year ago.

11 Sep 06:05 GMT+00:00
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