26 May 2020

Piracy is on the rise, and coronavirus could make it worse

2020 has seen a 24% increase in pirate attacks and attempted attacks over the same period in 2019. Poorer governments are less able to battle […]
26 May 2020

Product Tanker Boarded and Robbed off Port-au-Prince

Maritime Executive Reports – The product tanker Tosna Star was boarded and robbed by armed pirates off the port of Port-au-Prince, Haiti last Sunday, according to one […]
26 May 2020

Nigerian Navy destroys 2,287 illegal refineries between 2015 to 2019

WorldStage Newsonline– The Nigerian Navy has confirmed that its anti- crude oil theft operations has destroyed a total of 2, 287 illegal refineries between 2015 […]
26 May 2020

Has Coronavirus Boosted Maritime Piracy?

Brandon Prins, Professor of Political Science and Global Security at the University of Tennessee, considers the impact of COVID-19 on maritime piracy, now and in […]
22 May 2020

Experts say: Tanker attack shows pirates still a threat in GoA.

Visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team members from the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) close in on rigid-hulled inflatable boats to apprehend […]
21 May 2020

MDAT-GOG – Vessel Attacked – 136nm SW Bayelsa State

IMB have reported that a vessel was attacked by pirates. All crew are reported to be in the citadel. Nigerian Navy authorities have been informed […]
20 May 2020

ARX Mouldings announces the integrated supply of water cannon.

ARX Mouldings, a Crompton Group company, announces the integrated supply of water cannon with barrier defence systems to increase its product range and market strength […]
19 May 2020


Brick reports – On the 16th of May 2020, a Nigerian Vessel, NNS Nguru mobilized from Lagos to intercept MV HAILUFANG II  hijacked by 10 Pirates […]
18 May 2020

The International Group of P&I Clubs continues to monitor and report on COVID 19

The International Group has launched a new online digital tool (dashboard) to assist shipowners, charterers, operators and other parties in the maritime sector to track […]
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