NIMASA rolls out new strategies

Battle against piracy and maritime crime sees new plans. Maritime security: NIMASA rolls out strategies to combat oil theft, sea-related crimes Uzoamaka Anagor In a

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Russia to withdraw personnel from Syria base

Russia, Japan to hold naval drill

Russia, Japan to Hold Joint Naval Drills Next Week Russia and Japan will hold joint naval exercises near Vladivostok, the newly-appointed head of Japan’s Maritime

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Sweden continues sub hunt

Hunt ongoing for unknown vessel. Swedish search for ‘foreign sub’ focuses on Ingaro Bay Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are

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Nigeria crude theft drops

Navy claims huge drop in oil theft since January. Crude Oil Theft Now 800,000 Barrels Monthly Bassey Inyang in Calabar The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC)

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Frigate on Security mission

HMS Kent heads to Indian Ocean Frigate on Security mission Portsmouth-based frigate – HMS Kent – heads to the Indian Ocean for a six-month deployment,

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Navies arrive for maritime exercise

Tri-nation exercise gets underway. Navies arrive for international maritime exercise Written by Dean Wingrin Indian and Brazilian navy ships arrived in Simon’s Town on Monday

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Captured and beaten by pirates

Captain of MT Hai Soon 6 has harrowing ordeal. Captured and beaten by pirates The punches flew fast and hard into his abdomen. When they

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Certificate in Maritime Safety Managemen

Implementing best practice systems and processes to go beyond compliance and create a culture of safety in shipping.   Course start: 10th March 2015  

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Somalia wants pirate prisoners home

Bid to bring convicted pirates back to the country.  Somalia wants its pirates in Kenya jails sent home By Philip Mwakio MOMBASA COUNTY: The Somalia

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Al Qaeda’s Next Target: US Tankers

Terror group makes threats against maritime assets. Al Qaeda’s Next Target: American Oil Tankers Author: Sarah Kaufman, Deep Web Reporting By: Saar Fresco Al Qaeda discusses strategic attacks

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EU notes Somali piracy decrease

Decrease welcome, but EU warns threat remains.  EU Notes Decrease in Piracy Near Somali Coast The European Union noted a decline in piracy activity off

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Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer

Chinese and Iranian naval cooperation brings closer ties.  Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer As global media keep their focus on the Islamic State (IS)

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Filipino seafarers on heightened alert

Ebola fears continue to impact shipping. Filipino seafarers on heightened alert By Jerry E. Esplanada MANILA, Philippines—The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has placed on heightened alert

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Hijacked Captain suing Chevron

C-Retriever Captain takes legal action.  Captain Blames Chevron for Torture by Pirates By CAMERON LANGFORD HOUSTON (CN) – Chevron ignored threats from Nigerian pirates who

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