Posts Tagged ‘Pirates’

Pirates Attack Turkish Cargo Ship, kill 1, Abduct 15 Crew Members

Pirates on Sunday attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, killed one, and kidnapped 15 sailors. Confirming the incident, Turkey’s Maritime Directorate revealed that the crew initially locked themselves in a safe area but the pirates gained entry after trying for six hours. As they struggled, one crew member aboard the M/V […]

2 Killed As Pirates Attack Passenger Boats In Rivers

By Onwuka Gerald Two persons were feared dead on Friday, along the coastal waters of Aru-Gbanaama and Polokiri in Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State, while several others were missing as suspected pirates attacked two passenger boats. The BREAKING TIMES gathered that the passengers were returning from a carnival held in Dema Okekpe community […]

Nigerian Navy Liberates Ship

Nigerian Navy Rescue 11 Crew Members Attacked by Pirates

The Chief of naval staff of Naval staff of the Benin Navy commends the Nigerian navy for their Bravery in liberating Container Ship MV Tommi Ritscher from Pirates. In a press release published through the Nigerian Defenc HQ’s Twitter Handle, Captain Albert Ezin, Chief of staff Benin Navy praised his Nigerian Counterparts of Navy ship […]

After Deadly Firefight, Pirates Kidnap Three from Dredger Off Nigeria

Pirates off the coast of Nigeria have abducted three crew members from a dredger after a deadly exchange of gunfire with the ship’s embarked security team, maritime risk firm Dryad Global reports. According to Dryad, the attack occurred January 2nd against the Nigerian-flagged hopper dredger Ambika located approximately 3 nautical miles from the Ramos River, near […]

Lankans nabbed for stealing crude oil in Nigeria

Nigerian Navy has arrested seven Sri Lankans 11 Nigerians for stealing crude oil worth billions of US dollars in Lagos(largest city in Nigeria), vanguard news agency reported. Attempt by suspected illegal bunkerers and crude oil thieves to move seven vessels loaded with crude oil and AGO , out of the country has been foiled by […]

Nigeria Navy captures alleged American, Greek Pirates [PHOTOS]

Shocking images has emerged on social media with claims that Nigerian Navy has arrested an American criminal along with three Greek pirates and others for attempting to hijack Nigerian vessels. From the story, these foreign criminals with dangerous intent act solely for the purpose of requesting for ransom from the owners of these vessels hijacked. […]