It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.


Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.


Mexican pirates posing greater risk in Gulf of Mexico to oil workers, tourists

page: 2
<< 1   >>

log in


posted on Oct, 3 2019 @ 07:44 AM
a reply to: StallionDuck

Talking about lack of government care and ongoing corruption, well there pirates might have boats, our variety is more apt to have a town car.

The alphabet agencies are in bed with the cartels, or "they" are the cartels ffs.

How can you overthrow your best and supplier of premium grade class A narcotics?

Point of fact also, the oil rigs belong to the oil companies, not to the people, and as to securing borders, only place thats a viable option really are on the lines on maps.

Reality is corruption is rife all over the place, not just the Mexican Long John Silvers that practice that sport.

posted on Dec, 6 2019 @ 06:43 AM

edit on 12/6/2019 by semperfortis because: (no reason given)

posted on Dec, 7 2019 @ 08:14 AM

How will the insecurity in Mexico be that even on the high seas, one cannot be at peace. This week, modern pirates – in boats, with guns and all the faramalla – assaulted the workers of an oil platform in Tabasco. A good number of specialized tools and equipment were also taken.

Everything happened around 9 p.m. on Monday, November 4. The Mexican pirates arrived at the Independencia oil platform, owned by Grupo Carso, to bring down all the workers who were there. According to La Jornada, they did not hesitate to empty their cartridges to threaten the employees.

land pirates are tapping pipelines. not as kewl as sea pirates but a problem.

Beyond output and exploration, Mexico’s oil future relies on checking fuel losses.

In recent years, Mexico's state oil company Pemex has been weakened by hundreds of cuts, as low-level robbers illegally tapped oil lines snaking through remote areas, a practice that’s become known as huachicoleo.

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) has made ending fuel theft a centerpiece of his strategy to boost the output of NOC Pemex, pressing the military into service to monitor and prevent those participating, or huachicoleros.

desperate poverty in the third world. always looking for a score, no matter how risky.

posted on Dec, 7 2019 @ 08:20 AM
pirates plaguing Campeche facilities

In the last 4 years, just under 600 pirate attacks have been counted in the Campeche Sound and, therefore, it is urgent to establish a naval base near the oil platforms, to timely respond to the reports, said Enrique Lozano Díaz, inspector of the International Federation of Maritime Transport Workers..."In 2016 there were 48 reported cases or so; in 2017 they were about 147, and in 2018 the figure reached almost 200. Until September 2019 there were about 164 reported cases.

“The last incident was on November 4 at about 20:30 hours aboard the ship ‘Remas’ of Italian flag, where they were assaulted with a firearm: a bullet apparently in the leg of a crew member, and another was a strong blow to the head, apparently a cachazo ‘, explained Lozano Díaz.

ocean big. navy small. thieves sneaky. bad combination.
here's hoping some of these third world countries (*Mexico*) get some satellite help for real-time observation of remote units.

posted on Dec, 7 2019 @ 08:27 AM
The Obvious answer are a lot of these.

Like Rafaels USV.

edit on 7-12-2019 by neo96 because: (no reason given)

new topics

top topics
<< 1   >>

log in