Denmark will strengthen NATO in the Baltics when it deploys an Iver Huitfeldt class frigate to Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) later this month. Concurrently, one of Denmark’s two… Continue reading "Danish Frigates Reckon with Russia and Pirates in 2022"
Tag: Gulf of Guinea
In what has been described as “a sophisticated attack” pirates operating in the Gulf of Guinea assaulted a container ship on Saturday January 23. The attack saw the death of… Continue reading "Crewman Killed and 15 Kidnapped as Pirates off Nigeria Step up Violence"
On 29 November the MV Agisilaos, a 37,600 dwt chemical tanker, was attacked by pirates off the coast of Ghana, West Africa. They fired on the bridge then boarded the… Continue reading "Gulf of Guinea Now World’s Piracy Hotspot as Kidnappings Surge"