Piracy

Piracy attacks off Nigeria rise

December 30th, 20190 Piracy attacks off West Africa over the past week have escalated, reaching extraordinarily dangerous proportions where bullets were fired at a moving LNG carrier. Not...

20 crew kidnapped off Togo

December 16th, 20194 A Marshall Islands-flagged chemical tanker, , became the latest ship to be hit by pirates on Sunday with 20 out the 21 crew kidnapped. The incident took place while the...

10 Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria

July 17th, 20190 Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates who attacked a Turkish-flagged ship off the coast of Nigeria, the vessel’s owner, Kadioglu Denizcilik, said...

Known unknowns on tanker terrorism

June 5th, 20191 Security consultant Lars Bergqvist questions why shipping was not put on high alert prior to the tanker attacks off Fujairah last month. The recent maritime attacks...
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