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Risk firm: Pirates board Chinese-run ship in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates boarded a Chinese-run oil tanker in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, a risk management company operating in the area told The Associated Press on Tuesday. It was the second such incident in a little more than two weeks. Pirates got

UKMTO Weekly Piracy Report 30 March – 05 April 2023

Warnings, advisories and piracy incidents in the Indian Ocean Area by the UKMTO in the past week.   Source: UKMTO (United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations)

Danish Shipping calls for European navy coordination to fight West African piracy

There is a need for renewed attention and action to fight piracy in West Africa in the light of the ongoing hijacking of Danish bunker supplier Monjasa’s tanker off Pointe Noire in Congo this week, Danish Shipping says. The tanker, Monjasa