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Pirates release six crew men abducted off Nigeria

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The six crew members, who were kidnapped by pirates from the container ship 'Demeter', off the coast of Nigeria, were released after over three weeks of captivity. The six men, including the captain, were abducted from the Liberian-flagged vessel, while underway, off Bonny, on 21 October.

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IMB reports 121 piracy incidents in 2017

A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the latest report by IMB. The report notes that, while piracy rates were down compared to the same period in 2016, there is continuing concern over attacks in the Gulf of Guinea and in South East Asia.

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Another vessel robbed off Malaysia

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Four persons armed with a gun and knives boarded a LPG carrier, on September 7, around 35 nm off Pulau Aur, Malaysia, stealing crew and ship’s properties. The incident occurred only one day after 13 armed perpetrators boarded a Thai-flagged product tanker, off West Malaysia.

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ECSA: Piracy situation still serious in Gulf of Guinea

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The European Community Shipowners’ Associations announced that they are concerned about the continued piracy, armed robbery attacks and kidnapping for ransom events in the Gulf of Guinea, and particularly off Nigeria. ECSA encourages several measures in order to improve the security situation, including proper protection by coastal states .

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