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IG: IFC issues a 2020 overview for piracy incidents in Singapore Strait

Singapore’s Information Fusion Centre (IFC) provided all-year-round reports concerning the summary of sea robbery, theft and attempted action in Singapore Strait, now focusing on a summary of the year that passed and providing recommendations for those who sail in Singapore Strait.

Cyprus condemns ongoing piracy in GoG

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) expressed its concern over the continuing piracy at the Gulf of Guinea, stressing that despite the efforts being made by the whole industry the situation remains dangerous for ships sailing there.

Another container ship boarded in Gulf of Guinea

The Maltese-flagged container ship PORT GDYNIA was approached and boarded by an unknown number of attackers off West Africa, latest information by maritime security intelligence firm Dryad Global suggests. 

Maersk container ship boarded off West Africa

The Singaporean-flagged container ship Maersk Cadiz was boarded by an unknown number of attackers while underway off West Africa, on Saturday afternoon, marking the latest in a series of attacks against ships in the region this year. 

Another eight crew kidnapped from ship in Gulf of Guinea

An unknown number of attackers boarded the Cameroonian-flagged general cargo ship M/V STEVIA 28nm SW Brass, kidnapping eight crew members. This incident is the 27th kidnapping with a total number of 138 persons kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea HRA in 2020.

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