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Pirates Hijack Supertanker Off Nigeria, Kidnap 19 Crew Members, Report Says News

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Pirates hijack supertanker off Nigeria, kidnap 19 crew members, report says
Pirates off the coast of Nigeria late Tuesday boarded a fully loaded supertanker and kidnapped 19 crew members on board, according to a report. The incident happened about 80 miles from Bonny Island, ...

Published: Dec 04, 2019 @ 12:40:00 PM
Source: Fox News

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Pirates kidnap Greek ship crew off Nigeria
Pirates have kidnapped 19 crew members from a crude oil tanker off Nigeria in an area where acts of piracy are on the rise, an official with the ship's operator says. The loaded vessel ... The Hong ...

Published: Dec 04, 2019 @ 09:18:00 PM

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Navios supertanker hijacked off Nigerian coast
A Very Large Crude Carrier was hijacked by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, with 19 members of the crew kidnapped, vessel owner Navios (NM, NMM) confirms. The Nave Constellation, which carry 2M ...

Published: Dec 04, 2019 @ 08:14:00 AM
Source: Seeking Alpha

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Pirates kidnap 12 men from ship off the coast of Nigeria
However, Switzerland’s foreign ministry said it had learned from the company none of the crew members were from Switzerland itself. Nigeria’s navy and maritime police said they were unaware of the ...

Published: Sep 24, 2018 @ 01:25:00 AM
Source: Daily Express

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Tugboat crew kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria
Eight crew members on a tugboat off the coast of Brass, Nigeria have been kidnapped, according to The Maritime Herald. The vessel was attacked approximately 11 miles south of Brass on April 19 after ...

Published: Apr 21, 2017 @ 05:51:00 AM
Source: Fox News

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Pirates seize oil tanker off Togo coast, escape shootout to kidnap 24 Russian sailors
(AP) LAGOS, Nigeria — Pirates attacked an oil tanker Tuesday off the coast of Togo, taking control of its bridge and kidnapping 24 Russian sailors ... which had been anchored about 17 nautical miles ...

Published: Aug 28, 2012 @ 10:00:00 PM
Source: CBS News

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Turkish tanker with 24 Indians hijacked off Gabon coast
In April 2013, nine crew members were kidnapped from two container vessels, one of which was 130 nautical miles from the coast. Pirates have used mother ships (large ships), some of which were smaller ...

Published: Mar 11, 2018 @ 01:00:00 PM
Source: Business Line

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Somalia confirmed as piracy capital
Pirate attacks last year included the hijacking of the largest ship ever taken by pirates, an oil supertanker ... said. Nigeria ranks second in world piracy with 40 reported incidents last year, ...

Published: Jan 15, 2009 @ 11:00:00 PM
Source: CNN

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Somalia: Piracy Grows to Record Levels
Piracy incidents off the Somali coast peaked in September 2008 with 19 attacks, according to the report. The ability of Somali pirates ... of piracy off Nigeria in 2008, with 27 vessels boarded, five ...

Published: Jan 15, 2009 @ 11:00:00 AM

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Pirates Turn to Kidnapping and Away from Hijacking, IHS Markit Says
LONDON, Nov 08, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global piracy has shifted away from hijacking and ... That number rose to 19 in 2015 and so far stands at 44 from January to 30 September 2016. In 2015, a total ...

Published: Nov 07, 2016 @ 09:13:00 PM
Source: MarketWatch

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Piracy Incidents Down Off Nigeria
Additionally, naval vessels from Equatorial Guinea and Spain intervened in May 2019 when a Nigerian tug was hijacked 41 nautical miles off Luba, Equatorial Guinea. Soon after, the pirates used ... in ...

Published: Jul 15, 2019 @ 12:34:00 PM
Source: Maritime Executive

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Lords of the sea: Pirates unleash terror on ships, crew sailing into Nigerian waters
Around that period, 102 people were taken a hostage, 25 kidnapped, three injured. According to the report, pirates around the Lagos coastal waters are usually well armed, violent and have attacked, ...

Published: Feb 21, 2019 @ 05:05:00 PM
Source: MSN

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