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Tug attacked by gunmen off Malaysia

One crew member was shot in the leg but Malaysian authorities intervened and rescued the seafarers from the vessel 

Malaysia Piracy and Security

Terror group link to abducted seafarers off Malaysia

A report by the Regional Co-operation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia claims three seafarers were abducted from a vessel by about 20 men with guns 

Asia Pacific Malaysia

Gulf of Guinea pirates’ change of tactics is ‘alarming’

The majority of reported attacks took place in Nigeria in 2017, but several attacks in neighbouring countries’ waters in 2018 is a cause of alarm

Guinea Piracy and Security

US indicts two Iranians for cyber attacks on national infrastructure

Faramarz Shahi Savandi and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri allegedly launched cyber attacks using malware known as SamSam to lock data on computers, then demanded payment in bitcoin to unlock the data

Cyber Iran

Flag revoked for Europe’s only civilian rescue vessel

The non-governmental organisation operating the Aquarius has flag requests pending with many European states

Europe Middle East and Africa

Criminals target shipping in spate of attacks off Congo

High alert in Congo as three vessels attacked in a day and some 12 crew believed to have been abducted

Congo Middle East and Africa

Piracy incidents blight Gulf of Guinea

High alert in Gulf of Guinea as boxship crew abducted and two vessels attacked within an hour

Middle East and Africa Congo

Kidnapped bulker crew reportedly released

The bulker's owner, Geneva-based Massoel Shipping, has declined to comment

Nigeria Piracy and Security
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