Indian crew members

Chhattisgarh engineer, wife among 18 Indians kidnapped by Nigerian pirates

Vijay Tiwari, who is an engineer with Merchant Navy, and his wife Anju were kidnapped by pirates when they were on board a Hong Kong-flagged vessel on December 3, his family said. ASP Praful Thakur said that Tiwari was employed with a shipping company in Nigeria, and added that the administration was working for his early rescue. 

Dec 07, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

18 Indians kidnapped in Nigeria: Indian mission in touch with Nigerian govt, say sources

ARX Maritime, a global agency tracking maritime developments in the region, had reported the kidnapping of 18 Indians by pirates near the Nigerian coast on Wednesday.

Dec 05, 2019, 09:13 AM IST

15 Indians rescued, search on for 11 after ship sinks off Japan island: External Affairs Ministry

A 33,205-tonne cargo vessel with 26 Indians on board sent a distress signal on Friday as a typhoon churned in the region

Oct 13, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Efforts on to free Indians held hostage by Somali pirates

Efforts are on to get the release of seven Indian crew members, including three from Kerala, of an Indian freighter held hostage by Somali pirates, who hijacked the Vessel in 2010.

Oct 31, 2012, 21:07 PM IST

Somali pirates abandon stranded vessel with 14 Indians

Somali pirates on Friday abandoned a vessel they seized early this month without ransom or violence after it ran out of food, fuel and drinking water, an environmental organisation said.

Mar 28, 2010, 09:53 AM IST

Pirates hijack Panamanian carrier with 24 Indian crew

At least 24 Indian sailors were taken hostage by Somali pirates who hijacked a Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier near Seychelles on Thursday, just a week after a vessel with two Indians among the crew was seized by the sea brigands.

Oct 22, 2009, 21:18 PM IST