Pirates around the world will be greatly heartened by the award for “moral damages” made by the European Court of Human Rights to a gang of their Somali compatriots whose detention by the French military in 2008 was judged by them to be lacking in...
A seafarer was shot dead by pirates during an attack on a Vietnam-registered tanker in the waters southeast of Pulau Aur, Malaysia in the South China Sea.
A partnership project between the Nigerian Navy, Ocean Marine Security (OMS) and technical partner PGS Group is working to raise awareness on the availability of legalised security options for ships operating in Nigerian waters of West Africa.
Southeast Asian maritime authorities have begun a search for a Vietnamese oil tanker, which has been missing for six days and is feared to have been hijacked by pirates, reports said.
Despite the sharp decline in piracy off the coast of Somalia concerns about its possible resurgence remain from analysts and industry officials.
Shipping industry associations have issued updated guidelines for anti-piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
A Thai oil tanker, VL14, was hijacked by armed pirates off the East Coast of Malaysia on Thursday evening and its cargo stolen, the eighth such incident this year.