Four Killed and Three Kidnapped After Firefight on Oil Dredger Off Nigerian Coast

Dryad Global, Experts in Maritime Risk and Global Security, have reported that the Oil Dredger AMBIKA was attacked on 2nd January 2020 while operating 3 nautical miles from the mouth of RAMOS river and 9 nautical miles east of the Forcados oil terminal, Nigeria It is understood that a firefight occurred between the embarked security … More Four Killed and Three Kidnapped After Firefight on Oil Dredger Off Nigerian Coast

Boskalis Vessel Blue Marlin Hijacked Offshore West Africa

The Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin was hijacked on Sunday (5.5.19) approximately 80 nautical miles offshore Equatorial Guinea. Through the professional response of the crew and the coordinated support from the navy of Equatorial Guinea and Spain, the violent hijacking has been ended and the crew was safely freed. Peter … More Boskalis Vessel Blue Marlin Hijacked Offshore West Africa

Swiss Massoel Shipping Hires Team To Secure Release of Kidnapped Crew

Swiss Massoel Shipping has engaged a team to secure the release of the 12 crew members kidnapped on board its cargo vessel off the Nigerian coast, the Slovenian foreign ministry said on Monday (24/9/18), confirming that a Slovenian national is among those captured. “Massoel Shipping has engaged a professionally qualified team authorised to handle the matter,” … More Swiss Massoel Shipping Hires Team To Secure Release of Kidnapped Crew