10 foreign and 4 Nigerian sailors rescued in Gulf of GuineaAccording to Nigeria's army spokesperson, 10 foreigners and four Nigerians were kidnapped by pirates and rescued in an operation off the coast of Gabon.
International Maritime Bureau highlights Gulf of Guinea attacksAccording to the International Maritime Bureau of the International Chamber of Commerce, the growing number of pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea drove an increase in worldwide piracy figures in 2020.
Bunkering vessel hijacked in Gulf of Guinea while on route to LagosAnother hijacking incident taking place near South Lome this week the piracy situation in the Gulf of Guinea continues to be critical.
Nine Nigerian crewmembers released by pirates in Gulf of GuineaAccording to BW Offshore, nine Nigerian crew members who were abducted from FPSO vessel "Sendje Berge" last month have been released.
IMO Head appreciates Nigeria's antipiracy effortsSecretary-General Kitack Lim of IMO commended Nigeria's antipiracy efforts in the Gulf of Guinea as the West African nation keeps making steps to curb attacks on ships at the world's top hot spot for piracy.