Product Tanker Ransacked by Armed Robbers in Guinea

product tanker anchored in Conakry Anchorage, Guinea, was boarded by four armed robbers on September 17, 2018, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre said. The vessel in question has been identified as oil/chemical tanker STI Hammersmith, which is listed as part of  Monaco-based Scorpio Tankers’ fleet, based on the vessel’s AIS data. The Handymax ship was built in
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IMO is supporting countries from the Gulf of Guinea region (an area prone to piracy) in their plans to enhance maritime security. Participants from 10 countries last week took part in a workshop in Monterey, US, on developing and refining their work plans. This included introducing new topics directly related to the successful implementation of
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According to security firm EOS Risk Group, Nigerian pirates have kidnapped 35 seafarers from vessels in the Gulf of Guinea so far this year. This information was disclosed in their half year review of Nigerian piracy activity in the Gulf of Guinea. Nigeria continues to be the World’s epicentre for piracy activity. From January through
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