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UN: Despite Lull in Attacks, Somali Pirate Threat is Still Real

By The Maritime Executive 12-06-2021 03:42:00

The United Nations has adopted a resolution for continuous vigilance against threats of maritime piracy and armed robbery on the c...

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Danish Anti-Piracy Action Jolts Gulf of Guinea Maritime Leaders

By The Maritime Executive 12-05-2021 09:03:30

An intense debate has erupted following the recent deployment of a Danish frigate on an anti-piracy patrol in Gulf of Gu...

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European Shipowners Urge More Support for Ships in the Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 12-02-2021 03:27:14

The recent reemergence of pirate activity and attempted assaults on merchant ships in the Gulf of Guinea are raising new concerns...

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Ransom Payments to Pirates: Who Must Pay in General Average?

By Dr. Arun Kasi 11-26-2021 06:30:00

Every sea voyage is a maritime adventure. All parties interested in the adventure share certain risks. For instance, if a laden ve...

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Danish Frigate Kills Four Pirates in First Gulf of Guinea Engagement

By The Maritime Executive 11-25-2021 11:27:54

Less than a month after beginning its patrols in the Gulf of Guinea, the Danish frigate Esbern Snare killed four suspected pirates...

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Iran Reports Second Successful Defense of Tankers from Somali Pirates

By The Maritime Executive 11-01-2021 02:52:36

Iranian naval forces are reporting for the second time in less than a month that they have successfully prevented a suspected pira...

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BIMCO Sees Best Chance in Years to Combat Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

By BIMCO 10-29-2021 12:38:00

Historically, piracy attacks in the Gulf of Guinea see a spike during the dry season which normally lasts from October/November to...

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Video: Denmark Deploys Frigate on Security Mission in Gulf of Guinea

By The Maritime Executive 10-28-2021 02:55:46

Following through on its commitment to contribute to enhanced maritime safety in the Gulf of Guinea, Denmark dispatched one of its...

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ReCAAP Reports Armed Robbery Persists in Singapore Strait

By The Maritime Executive 10-21-2021 07:07:00

While global reports have indicated a strong overall decline in attacks and incidents against crews and their ships in 2021, cases...

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Iran Repels Pirate Attack on Tankers in Gulf of Aden

By The Maritime Executive 10-18-2021 06:47:18

Speaking on television, the Commander of Iran’s Army Navy Rear Admiral Shahram Irani said that the Iranian Navy had once aga...

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