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Gulf of Guinea attacks continue

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A pair of tankers, one Greek-flagged and the other Maltese-flagged, was unsuccessfully approached by pirate action groups (PAGs) in the Gulf of Guinea over...

Another vessel boarded in the Gulf of Guinea

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A product tanker has been boarded in the Gulf of Guinea but the crew are safe in what was the 14th such incident in...

No more hostages held by Somali pirates

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Over the past five years Somali pirates took more than 3 600 people hostage in attacks on ships varying in size from tankers through to...

Suspected pirate attack off Ghana

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A Denmark-flagged tanker has been approached by a suspicious boat off the coast of Ghana but managed to avoid a potential attack. This is according...

Ship boarded, crew members kidnapped south of Lagos

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Two Russian crew members of the cargo vessel Water Phoenix were kidnapped by pirates this week south of Lagos port, Nigeria’s largest and busiest. Dryad...

Two South Koreans reportedly kidnapped from fishing vessel off Ghana

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Unidentified gunmen have apparently kidnapped two South Korean nationals from a fishing vessel south of Lome, Ghana. The vessel appears to be hijacked, according to...

Somali pirates release last three hostages as armed men attack Panama-flagged...

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Somali pirates have released three Iranian hostages held for five years, a maritime security official said on Thursday, as conflicting reports emerged whether another...

Pirates kidnap seven Russian sailors in Gulf of Guinea

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Pirates have kidnapped seven Russian sailors from the crew of a ship in the Gulf of Guinea, the Russian Embassy in Nigeria said on...

Pirates kidnap nine in attack on vessel off Nigeria, says ship...

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Pirates attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria in the early hours of Thursday and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals, the ship’s owner BW Offshore...

Pirates strike off Nigeria

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Pirates this week attacked a tanker carrying automotive gas oil (AGO) close to shore off Port Harcourt, Nigeria, in what has been a busy...

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Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

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Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...
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