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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 bid to further secure the nation’s maritime domain ...
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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) Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral Charles Obiora-Medani, has ...
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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 finally stopped, Mr Yeo Eu Loone  caught his ...
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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 hijacked its supply boat, took the captain hostage ...
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Ship Tracking Gone Awry

Vulnerabilities in AIS highlighted. Ship Tracking Gone Awry: Reliance on AIS Data Undermines Maritime Security Opinion piece by Ami Daniel, co-Founder and CEO, Windward Ships have been sailing the oceans for millennia, but until ...
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Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance

ISPS woes continue for country's ports. Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance - 58 Port Facilities Risk Losing Patronage With only 22 ports facilities already compliant with the International Ship and Port Facility Security ...
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UK must tackle W. African piracy

Concern over 'perfect storm' in region.  Former head of Royal Navy says Britain must do more to tackle piracy off west Africa West Africa is facing a “perfect storm” of piracy, disease ...
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Nigerian pirates in violent gunfight

Confusing reports over death of JTF member.  JTF, pirates clash in Bayelsa Yenagoa – A soldier attached to the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Pulo Shield, was yesterday feared dead, ...
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Pirates prefer energy cargo

Black market for oil proves lucrative for thieves. Pirates prefer energy cargo – Analysis By Vijay Sakhuja Early this month, pirates released the hijacked MT Sunrise 689, a small product tanker bound for ...
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Secure anti-piracy anchorages

Despite piracy in region, SAAs have so far been 100% effective. SAA offers secure, legal anchorage against pirates in Nigerian waters By Lee Hong Liang from Singapore A partnership project between the Nigerian Navy, Ocean Marine ...

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