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The WORST Pirate Attack in Singapore

Two ships in the Singapore Strait were attacked by pirates within the span of an hour on early Feb 9 morning. These bring the total number of incidents reported in the Singapore Strait to six since the start of this year.

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Pirates increase kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea

On 15 December 2019, around six heavily armed pirates boarded a product tanker underway approximately 118 nm of Cotonou, Benin, kidnapping 20 seafarers and destroying some equipment on board.