Piracy – 7 crew kidnapped on MSC TALIA F – 22.03.2020

On Sunday 22nd March, 2020 pirates boarded the MSC operated feeder container ship MSC TALIA F around 52 nautical miles west of Port Libreville, the Gabonese Republic in the Gulf of Guinea and kidnapped 7 crew. Security consultancy firm Dryad Global said the attack on the ship which is owned by Technomar Shipping of Greece, occurred at […]

Piracy – 9 crew kidnapped from ALPINE PENELOPE – 21.02.2020

The 2008 South Korean built crude oil tanker ALPINE PENELOPE belonging to Greece’s Oceangold Tankers, was attacked 76 nautical miles southwest of Cotonou as the ship made her way towards Lagos, Nigeria with nine crew kidnapped. It was reported that the officer on watch identified two armed men onboard. It is understood that an alert […]