Maritime Crime

‘Connected ship’ ambitions

Integrated systems aim to improve overall safety. Surveillance integration can achieve ‘Connected Ship’ ambition for marine industry The marine industry has been called on to

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Nigeria continues oil theft fight

Lack of equipment and bribery becoming potential issues for JTF. JTF arrests 20 vessels, destroys 854 refineries in Q1 The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation

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Crew missing following hijack

Whereabouts of MT Hai Soon 6 are still unknown. Singaporean missing after pirates hijack vessel BY WALTER SIM A Singaporean man on board an oil tanker is missing after the Kiribati-flagged vessel was ...

NIMASA launches sat surveillance

New system intended to improve domain awareness and security. The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency launches 24-hour Satellite Surveillance Centre in Lagos The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has ...
Russian Destroyer

Strengthening Black Sea Fleet a priority

Plans to add more new ships to fleet. Strengthening the Black Sea Fleet’s capability is ‘a priority’ Russian [President] Vladimir Putin made a working trip to Severomorsk, where he took part in ...
Nigerian Pirates

Tanker hijacked off Ghana coast

Media reports that MT Hai Soon 6 hijacked by pirates in Ghanaian waters. Tanker hijacked off Ghana coast According to media reports, the Kiribati-flagged tanker, MT Hai Soon 6 (IMO 9062697, owned ...

Nigerian Navy arrests oil thieves

Operations against pirates and oil thieves continue in Niger Delta. Navy Arrests 2 Vessels, 25 Persons for Oil Theft Segun James Twenty five persons and two ocean going vessels involved in illegal bunkering ...
Somali pirate on the coast of Hobyo

Is Somali piracy over?

Decrease in successful attacks ignores root causes which remain. Is It Really the End of Piracy off the Coast of Somalia? Posted by: Abbas Daher Djama The recent drop of successful acts of piracy ...

Cyber security the new maritime threat

Cyber crime is becoming a greater issue for shipping companies.  Cyber insecurity on the high seas threatens international shipping BY TOM REEVE The threat to global shipping in the future may not be pirates ...

Pirate leader gets 20-year sentence

Infamous pirate leader reportedly receives 20-year sentence. Former Somali pirate Chief 'Afweyne' given 20-year sentence A former Somali Pirate chief Mohamed Abdi Hassan, aka 'Afweyne' or 'Big Mouth', has been charged with ...

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