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Fifteen crew kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea

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The Gulf of Guinea remains one of the most dangerous bodies of water worldwide for seafarers with the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) urging ships...

Pirate action group believed to be operating in Gulf of Guinea

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A pirate action group (PAG) has been operating along the West African coast since 6 February and is believed to be using a captured...

CSIS: A Transatlantic Approach to Address Growing Maritime Insecurity in the...

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The recent news headline said it all: “Pirates kidnap 15 Turkish sailors in attack on container ship” off the Nigerian coast in the Gulf of Guinea....

Pirates who kidnapped Turks make contact to talk ransom: media

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Pirates who kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish-crewed container ship in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday have made their first contact with the...

No word from pirates who seized sailors off Nigeria, Turkey says

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Pirates who seized 15 sailors when they stormed a Turkish-crewed container ship in the Gulf of Guinea two days ago have not yet made...

Explainer: Why are pirates attacking ships in the Gulf of Guinea?

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Pirates are stepping up attacks on ships in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, defying regional navies. On Saturday, pirates off Nigeria kidnapped 15 sailors...

Pirates kidnap 15 sailors in attack on Turkish container ship off...

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Pirates off Nigeria’s coast kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish container ship in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday in a brazen and violent...

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...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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