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SOS Press Releases

SOS SaveOurSeafarers congratulates M/S Albedo’s saviours

SOS SaveOurSeafarers congratulates M/S Albedo’s saviours

13.06.14

The Secretary of the shipping industry advocacy group, SaveOurSeafarers, Bill Box of INTERTANKO, has sent heartfelt congratulations to the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) and to all those other organisations....

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SOS calls for the release of Indian hostages

SOS calls for the release of Indian hostages

15.11.12

Despite a multi million pound ransom having been paid, Somali pirates continue to hold hostage six Indian officers and one crew member from the MT Asphalt Venture, after more than two years of captivity..

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SOS campaign calls for Filipino support

SOS campaign calls for Filipino support

27.09.12

On the eve of the National Maritime Day in the Philippines, the international anti-piracy campaign, SOS SaveOurSeafarers, is calling on Filipinos to continue to support seafarers and their families in the long, hard fight against....

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Latest News

Pirate Attack against Bulk Carrier Foiled in Gulf of Aden

Pirate Attack against Bulk Carrier Foiled in Gulf of Aden

18.05.17

The Liberian-flagged bulk carrier MV Lord Mountbatten was attacked by pirates on Tuesday, May 16 while under way some 230 nautical miles South-West of Salalah, the Gulf of Aden..

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Pirates Attack and Board Bulker off Somalia

Pirates Attack and Board Bulker off Somalia

18.05.17

An unknown number of pirates attacked and boarded the 1999-built bulk carrier OS 35 while the vessel was sailing in the Gulf of Aden in the evening hours of April 8..

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Is Africa facing a new wave of piracy?

Is Africa facing a new wave of piracy?

15.05.17

The recent hijacking of a ship by Somali pirates was the first such incident off the Horn of Africa since 2012, and more ships are being targeted off West Africa. But why are attacks increasing and how should the international....

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Aris 13 released

Aris 13 released

17.03.17

The first commercial ship to be hijacked off Somalia since 2012 occurred on 13 March. The Aris 13, IMO No 9012501, 1,188 GT, was hijacked off the north east coast of Somalia..

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Pirates fire shots from hijacked Aris 13 oil tanker off Somalia

Pirates fire shots from hijacked Aris 13 oil tanker off...

16.03.17

Somali maritime forces and pirates on board a hijacked oil tanker have started shooting at each other, according to reports..

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Somali pirates in reported tanker hijack

Somali pirates in reported tanker hijack

14.03.17

Indications are that Somali based pirates have hijacked a small bunker tanker off the northern coast of Somalia and now have it at anchor close to the coast..

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European Union’s Counter-Piracy Operation Atalanta Extended by Two Years

European Union’s Counter-Piracy Operation Atalanta Extended...

07.12.16

European Union’s Counter-Piracy Operation Atalanta Extended by Two Years to Help Ensure Pirate Attacks on Seafarers off Coast of Somalia Remain Suppressed.

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