Topic: Piracy

Kidnapped crew of Seatrade ship released

The 2 crew members of the Dutch reefer Water Phoenix of the Groningen shipping company Seatrade have been released. The seafarers were kidnapped by pirates while sailing off the coast of Lagos on 8 September...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Pirates hijack ship and take crew hostage at Benin

Pirates have hijacked a container ship off the coast of African Benin and probably taken eight crew members hostage. It concerns the Portuguese-flagged Tommi Ritscher of the German shipping company Gerd Ritscher, reported a representative...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

VIDEOS: Presenting the KVNR Shipping Award Nominees

Who has made the biggest difference for the Dutch shipping industry; Heerema’s shorepower solution or the political parties behind the Merchant Shipping Protection Act? One of these will be presented with the Royal Association of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk