SEAFARER KIDNAPPINGS BY PIRATES IN GULF OF GUINEA SURGE

On 15 July, Seatrade Maritime News reported that the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reports a surge in violent hostage taking and kidnappings of seafarers off West Africa in the first half of 2020.

https://www.seatrade-maritime.com/ship-operations/seafarer-kidnappings-pirates-gulf-guinea-surge-h1

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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