Tag: cargo security

  • One Crewmember Kidnapped in Attack on LNG Carrier in Gulf of Guinea

    The LNG carrier Methane Princess was attacked by pirates off Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on Saturday, and one member of her crew was kidnapped. According to Swiss financial news outlet AWP, […]

  • SHADE Conference 2020

    CMF and EU NAVFOR are inviting nations, international organisations and members of the shipping industry to the 47th SHADE Conference, 3-4 November 2020. What is SHADE? The Shared Awareness and […]

  • US, French Navy chiefs meet

    U.S., French Navy Chiefs discuss maritime security and cooperation WASHINGTON — U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday conducted a phone call Oct. 15 with the chief […]

  • IMB warns of GoG threat

    Will Ross The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) says kidnappings in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea have risen significantly and now account for almost 95% of global kidnappings at sea. This […]

  • Terrorism and the seas

    East African Terror Groups Are Exploiting the Seas By Isel Van Zyl and Tyler Lycan Counter-terrorism strategies must consider how the coastline provides a financial and operational life-line to violent […]

  • S. Africa cargo crime

    South Africa a Hotspot for Cargo Crime – Report outh Africa ranks among the top countries in the world, and first on the African continent, for BSI’s forecasted losses due […]

  • Iran Navy fleet returns

    Iran’s 69th naval flotilla returns home The 69th fleet of warships of the Iranian Navy returned to the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Tuesday after a 67-day mission […]

  • NIMASA DG says what?

    By Shulammite ‘Foyeku The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Jamoh, has raised the alarm that Somali pirates are now active in Nigerian waters and the Gulf […]

  • Iran to unveil new ships

    Navy to unveil Dena destroyer, Saba minesweeper within two months TEHRAN – The Iranian Navy will unveil some of its homegrown products including Dena destroyer and Saba minesweeper within the […]

  • Sea mine hits tanker

    Aframax mine blast off Yemen puts shipping on alert Sam Chambers Shipping has been put on alert to be highly vigilant when transiting the Gulf of Aden with news of […]

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