Pirate attack off Parrot Island, Calabar, Nigeria
Date of incident: 18/09/2017
CMF Bahrain announce a maritime security transit corridor (MSTC) has been established linking to the established Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC).
Militia halts production at three oil fields
Date of incident: 30/08/2017
Four skiffs approach merchant vessel 24 nm off Perim Island, 28.08.17
Pirates target handysize bulker in eastbound lane of the Straits of Malacca
Date of incident: 21/08/2017
Recent attacks against merchant shipping in the Gulf of Aden and Bab El Mandeb have highlighted the risks associated with transiting these waters. Daylight attacks by small boats were conducted against two tankers in the southern approaches to the BeM. The method of these attacks has seen two or more skiffs approaching at high speed. In each case, one or more have fired small arms and Rocket Propelled Grenades and carried explosives.
Pirates kidnap two officers and three crew from vessel off Bonny, Nigeria on 02/08/2017
Skiff approaches vessel in Gulf of Aden - 29/07/2017
Yemen: Skiffs approach merchant vessel off Hodeidah
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