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Greek Sailors Held Hostage by Pirates Off the Coast of Nigeria Freed

After twelve days of negotiations, the three Greek sailors held captive by pirates off the coast of Nigeria were freed late Friday night. The ordeal...

Greek Crew Held Hostage by Pirates off Coast of Nigeria

The Greek government announced on Sunday that three sailors who are Greek nationals have been held hostages for the last several days by pirates...

Greek-Flagged Tanker Attacked by Pirates Off West Africa

The Greek-flagged tanker "Minerva Virgo" was attacked by pirates while sailing near the city of Cotonou, on the southern coast of Benin in West...

Pirates Release Captured Crewmembers of Greek Tanker ”Happy Lady”

The eight crewmembers of the Greek-flagged tanker "Happy Lady," among them five Greek nationals who had been kidnapped by pirates in an attack near...

Pirates in Togo Release Kidnapped Greek Sailor

The European Products Carriers Ltd, the company that owns a vessel that fell victim of piracy in November off the coast of Togo in...

Pirates Kidnap Crew of Greek Ship Off the Coast of Nigeria

Pirates have kidnapped the nineteen crew members of a crude oil tanker off Nigeria, according to an official from the ship's Greek operator. According to...

Three Greek Men Arrested Off Nigeria for Possession of Firearms

A joint operation by the Nigerian Navy and the United States Coast Guard last week arrested nine individuals, including three Greek citizens and one...

Pirates Attack Greek Cargo Ship Near Persian Gulf (photos)

A Greek cargo ship was attacked by armed pirates as she was sailing in the Gulf of Oman earlier this week. "Chios Freedom" was attacked...

Seamen Abducted by Pirates from Greek-Owned Ship off Nigerian Coast Released

Four seamen abducted by pirates from the Greek-owned, Panama-flagged tanker "Madonna 1" have been released unharmed in Nigerian territory, the shipping company announced on...

Greek Tanker Hostages Taken off Nigeria Released

The two Greek and one Pakistani hostages kidnapped on board the “Kalamos” tanker off the coasts of Nigeria on February 4 have finally been...