Court sentences 10 pirates to 12 years jail term for hijacking Chinese ship

(Aug 10 2021)

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced 10 pirates to twelve years imprisonment each for hijacking a Chinese fishing vessel in May 2020.



Israel flags evidence Iran hit ship as Mideast tensions rise

(Aug 10 2021)

Israel said it had given allies “hard evidence” that Iran was behind the deadly attack on a tanker in the Gulf of Oman.



First picture of British army veteran killed aboard oil tanker in 'drone attack'

(Aug 10 2021)

British army veteran killed in a suspected drone attack aboard an oil tanker off the coast of Oman named and pictured.



Elite Brit forces plan kill or capture manhunt of Iran-backed terror team after attack

(Aug 10 2021)

British commanders drawing up plans for UK special forces strike mission against Iran-backed terror team which attacked Israeli-operated tanker.



West faces dilemmas over tanker attack

(Aug 10 2021)

Angry words are being traded, diplomats are being summoned and threats of retaliation made public after a deadly drone attack on a merchant tanker. Britain, the US and Israel all blame Iran, which has vehemently denied it. So what exactly happened an...



U.S. sees 'collective response' to ship attack blamed on Iran

(Aug 10 2021)

The United States is confident Iran attacked an Israeli-managed tanker, killing two, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, predicting a "collective response".



What are the implications of the M/T MERCER STREET incident?

(Aug 10 2021)

On July 29th, the Panama-flagged oil tanker M/T MERCER STREET was attacked off the coast of Oman, resulting in the deaths of two onboard personnel. Our analysts ask: what are the implications of the M/T MERCER STREET incident?



M/T ASPHALT PRINCESS - Analysis & Recommendations

(Aug 10 2021)

Reporting indicates that the Panama-flagged MV ASPHALT PRINCESS was boarded by armed personnel and seized whilst underway approximately 62nm East-Southeast of Fujairah.



110,000-ton LNG tanker aground, Rio de la Plata

(Aug 10 2021)

LNG tanker HOEGH ESPERANZA ran aground in Rio de la Plata fairway approaching Buenos Aires.



Prompt action by ONGC averts LPG tanker collision

(Aug 02 2021)

Prompt action by state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) with assistance from the Coast Guard averted the collision of an empty LPG tanker, that went adrift, preventing a major mishap.



Crew reveal moment 'Gulf Sky' tanker boarded by Iranian gunmen last summer

(Aug 02 2021)

Hijacked crew on a shipping tanker anchored off the UAE coast told how gunmen boarded their ship in the dead of night.



Japan, Britain hold anti-piracy drill in Gulf of Aden

(Jul 23 2021)

Japan and Britain have held an anti-piracy military drill in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia in East Africa.



NIMASA invests in human capital

(Jul 23 2021)

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has said that the agency has trained 30 men across the Nigerian security services internationally and locally to man the Special Mission Vessels recently deployed for the ...



Piracy incidents off Tanjung Pergam, Bintan Island, Indonesia

(Jul 23 2021)

Two incidents of unauthorised boarding occurred to ships while underway off Tanjung Pergam, Bintan Island, Indonesia.



Abandoned Tanker sank or sinking off Aden, Yemen: Video

(Jul 23 2021)

An abandoned tanker was reported sank or sinking off Aden port, Yemen. She has been anchored off Aden for some 7 years, apparently abandoned and unmanned.




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