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Pirate Day 2017

Did you know that today, the 19th of September, is International Talk Like a Pirate Day?  Yup, we’re not kidding. Now whilst we’re not going…

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Piracy Stats for 2017

An EU Naval Force boarding team approaches the MT Aris 13 after it was released by Somali pirates four days after being hijacked off the…

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Piracy Update 2016

Credit: United Nations While piracy on the high seas continues to fall across most of the globe, International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Center is…

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Piracy in 2015

The ICC International Maritime Bureau advises that piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas is persisting at levels close to those in 2014, despite…

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Polish hostages released

On December 3rd we reported that five Polish crew members that were abducted from a cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria. The kidnapped sailors,…

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Polish crew abducted from cargo ship

Armed pirates have kidnapped five Polish crew members from a Cyprus-flagged Polish operated cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria. In one of the deadliest…

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Global fight against piracy

The International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) is reporting that the number of serious pirate attacks in 2015 has decreased, however, there is…

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Asian Piracy on the Rise

A copy of the Live Piracy Map showing the incidents for 2014. Authorities and ship owners are being warned of increasing piracy attempts and attacks…

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High Risk Areas – Pirates

EES have reported a few times on pirates.  When they’ve attacked near Singapore, and also when there was multiple attacks in November 2013.  There are…

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Pirate attacks near Singapore

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) is the first regional government to government agreement promoting and enhancing cooperation against…

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