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Gulf of Guinea

'Hijacked' merchant ship with 22 Indians released, all on board safe

All the crew members, who endured the over four-day ordeal, are safe and the ship has resumed further sailing.

Feb 06, 2018, 11:39 AM IST

Oil tanker with 22 Indians missing off Africa's west coast; 'all efforts on', says MEA, sets up helpline

The Marine Express tanker, managed by Hong Kong-based Anglo-Eastern, was last seen in Benin`s waters at 3:30 am GMT on Friday.

Feb 04, 2018, 23:22 PM IST

Oil tanker with 22 Indians goes missing off West African coast; India seeks Nigeria's help

Oil tanker, MT Marine Express, with 22 Indians onboard is presumably missing off the coast of Benin in the Gulf of Guinea.

Feb 04, 2018, 08:41 AM IST

Gulf of Guinea: Africa`s new pirate paradise

A year after vowing to banish buccaneers from their waters, countries in the Gulf of Guinea -- the new epicentre of piracy in Africa -- are struggling to get their act together.

Dec 19, 2014, 10:32 AM IST

Pirates free Russian tanker crew

A group of pirates hijacked an oil tanker with a Russian crew in the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa on Tuesday.

Aug 31, 2012, 11:42 AM IST

Pirates kill 2, kidnap 4 foreigners off Nigeria coast

Navy spokesman, Colonel Kabir Aliyu, said the boat in which the victims were traveling belonged to a Netherlands- based oil servicing company, Sea Truck Group Jascon.

Aug 05, 2012, 18:19 PM IST