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.
Three crewmembers abducted from togo-flagged bunkering tankerThree crew members were kidnapped from a small tanker off the coast of Nigeria, the latest incident in the Gulf of Guinea in an unusually busy year for piracy.
Five South Korean fishermen released by Nigerian piratesAccording to South Korea's Foreign Ministry, five South Korean fishermen who were abducted from the purse seiner "Panofi Frontier" in the Gulf of Guinea have been released.
Pirates kidnapped 10 crew members from an oil tanker off NigeriaPirates allegedly abducted 10 crew members from an oil tanker off Nigeria's coast, according to maritime security consultancy Dryad Global.
Nigeria bans ships that do not have thermal screening facilitiesDr. Bashir Jamoh, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency said the organization has established guidelines to protect ships operating in the Nigerian maritime domain, including banning all ships operating in Nigerian
Nigeria training course to boost port securityNigerian officials responsible for the security of port facilities have undergone training at a week-long course in Lagos, Nigeria (20-24 March).