With 132 incidents, maritime piracy and armed robbery over 2021 reached the lowest recorded level since 1994, the annual piracy report of the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reveals. IMB attributes the drop in incidents to vigorous action taken by authorities,...
The fifteen crew members of oil tanker Davide B, who were kidnapped 11 March off the coast of West Africa’s Benin by pirates, have been released. According to the Dutch shipping company De Poli, they are ‘in a relatively good health considering the...
Dutch shipping company De Poli Shipmanagement has confirmed it has established contact with its fifteen seafarers that have been taken hostage following the piracy attack on March 11. The crew of the tanker Davide B is said to be doing well given the circumstances....
The tanker Davide B sailing under a Maltese flag and chartered by a Dutch company has been attacked off the coast of Benin in West Africa by pirates and fifteen crew members were kidnapped. The company De Poli Tankers in Barendrecht announced this on Friday 12 March....
In 2018, the Dutch government was closely involved in paying the equivalent of 280,000 euros in ransom money to Nigerian pirates who were holding the crew of a Dutch cargo ship hostage. This is evident from an investigation by Dutch newspaper NRC. A senior Dutch...
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