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Is Nigeria’s Territorial Water Safe?

NIMASA insists piracy reports are false. Is Nigeria's Territorial Water Safe? With massive investment in maritime security in the recent past, resulting in satellite capabilities and increased operational platforms, the removal of ...
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Abandoned vessels in Lagos Anchorage

Criminals using ships as bases. Miscreants take over abandoned vessels in Lagos Anchorage The increasing incidence of abandonment of vessels on Lagos waters is generating concerns in the maritime industry. This is because; ...
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Strangers Responsible for Oil Theft

Oil theft a major national issue. Strangers Responsible for Oil Theft in Bayelsa - Traditional Ruler By Chris Eze Yenagoa — Chairman of Bayelsa State Council of traditional rulers, King Alfred Diete Spiff, ...
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Ransom reportedly paid to free three crew

Reports of $400,000 ransom. Ransom reportedly paid to free three crew By David Glass from Athens Embiricos interests have reportedly paid $400,000 ransom to secure the release of three seafarers kidnapped from the ...
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Kalamos crew freed

Three seafarers kidnapped from a Greek VLCC off West Africa earlier this month have been released. Kalamos crew freed Aeolos Management said the men had been held since 3 February by a ...
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Pirates turn waterways into battlefield

Security issues continue to plague Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Pirates turn Southern Ijaw, Ogbia waterways to battlefield By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio IGBOMOTORU—The waterways are the most dangerous place to be in Bayelsa ...
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German Navy vessels make port call in Angola

Ships heading to join EUNAVFOR operations off Somalia. German Navy vessels make port call in Angola Three German Navy vessels, due to take part in Exercise Good Hope with the South African ...
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Maritime Security in Africa

Private maritime security companies can assist African states.  Maritime Security in Africa: Potential for the Private Sector? Dirk Siebels thinks that the private sector should contribute further to Africa’s maritime security. As ...
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Counter-insurgency and counter-piracy

Can counter-insurgency combat piracy? Counter-insurgency and counter-piracy: a strategic connection? As the phenomenon of piracy is usually dependent on the existence of sanctuaries in failed (or failing) states, counter-insurgency can represent an ...
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Ghana Navy to visit Cote d’ívoire

Trip to promote closer ties, anti-piracy work. Ghana Navy to visit Cote d’ívoire Rear Admiral Geoffrey Mawuli Biekro, the Chief of Naval Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces would lead a high-powered ...

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