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Kidnapping - 31nm SSW Lagos

Reporting indicates that the reefer WATER PHOENIX has been boarded by an unknown number of persons 31nm SSW of Lagos resulting in the kidnap of two crew.

Attempted Boarding - Lome Anchorage

Reporting indicates that the containership BAHMAS was approached by a small craft containing boarding equipment and personnel.

Possible Hijack 95Nm South of Lome

Reporting indicates that a fishing vessel has been boarded approximately 95 nm south of Lome, and appears to be hijacked.

Attempted Boarding - 114nm SE of Tema, Ghana

Reporting indicates that a vessel has reported an attempted boarding by a small craft (c12m) 6-8 persons on board, with ladder sighted.

Attack and boarding 8nm SE of Freetown

Reporting indicates the fishing vessel SHENGHAI2 was attacked and boarded when anchored 8nm SE of Freetown, Sierra Leone, at about 0030 hrs UTC.

Panama-flagged AEGEAN II Boarded 180 nm SW off Socotra

Reporting indicates that the Panama Flagged Chemical Tanker AEGEAN II has been attacked by unknown armed men (with links to local militias), 180 nm SW Socotra, in what appears to be an attempted..

MT WILA boarded by Iranian Naval Forces - 22nm NE Khor Fakkan Port

Reporting indicates that the MT WILA has been boarded by Iranian Naval forces 223nm NE Khor Fakkan UAE

Beirut explosion: disaster was exceptional but events leading up to it were not

At the time of writing at least 100 people have lost their lives and a further 4,000 have been wounded following an explosion in the Port of Beirut. While the actual cause remains uncertain, the..

Attempted Robbery - Lagos, Nigeria

Reporting indicates that an attempted robbery has taken place at a jetty of the port in Lagos.

Robbery - Ciudad del Carmen

Reporting indicates that a number of armed criminals have committed a robbery at an equipment yard in Ciudad del Carmen.