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Deadly Clashes Erupt in Western Libya

On Friday, clashes erupted in the Al-Maya region of western Libya between a militia headed by Mohamed El-Far from Al-Zawiya, and another headed by Muammar Al-Dhawi Al-Warshafani from Warshafana...

10 Nigerian Pirates Sentenced To 12 Yrs Jail For Chinese Ship Hijack

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced 10 pirates to twelve years imprisonment each for hijacking a Chinese fishing vessel, FV Hai Lu Feng II, in May 2020.

Why pirates attack: Geospatial evidence

"I believe the title of pirate should be given to those who come to our waters illegally.”

Alleged Tug Boat Hijacked within Persian Gulf

Pirates have hijacked an Iraqi ship that was stranded outside the country’s waters and took it to an unknown location, the MP for the Basra governorate said on Sunday.

Singapore Reaffirms Role of ReCAAP and its Efforts to Combat Piracy

Singapore, as one of the 20 Contracting Parties to the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery (ReCAAP), and host to the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC), is..

Video: Pirates board & loot German container ship

Ecuadorian news agency EXPRESO reported a piracy attack in Gulf of Guayaquil, Ecuador, in the evening Mar 6 local time.

Police kill four suspected sea robbers in Nigeria

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has said that its men killed four suspected sea robbers terrorising Iwukpom/Opolum water channel in Ibeno Local Government Area of the state.

Dryad Global Annual Report 2021

Our annual report is on its way. Join our team as we reflect on an extraordinary year in global maritime, security & shipping.

IMO urges action to deter piracy in Gulf of Guinea

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has expressed his deep concern about the escalation in the number and severity of attacks on ships and crew in the Gulf of Guinea region.

After weeks in pirate captivity Turkish Sailors Freed

Fifteen men kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea are undergoing health checks, Turkish media reports.