The Gulf of Guinea is not resting. At least 48 people have been kidnapped in the region since the beginning of the year.
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During the last two months of the year the number of incidents remained high. Especially in the traditional high risk areas Gulf of Aden and Gulf of Guinea numerous attacks and attempts were reported within the last weeks.
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Six crew members were kidnapped during an attack on the container vessel "Demeter" of the German shipping company Peter Döhle, which was flying the Liberian flag.
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The latest piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Guinea, SE Asia and the Mediterranean Sea
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In the insurance industry it is still common to meet for lunch or dinner. But let’s be honest, it is not easy to choose a suitable place in a foreign city or environment.
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