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Nigerian Pirates

Nigeria: pirate attacks cripple fishing

Pirates and foreigners blamed. How Pirate Attacks Cripple Fish Trawling Business in Nigeria By Godfrey Bivbere Foreigners have been accused of deliberately collapsing the local fish trawling business and illegally taking over the ...
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Sea Pirates Attack Vessels, Abduct Crew

Pirate attacks undeterred by naval presence. Sea Pirates Attack Vessels, Abduct Three Crew Members In Rivers Collins Barasimeye Despite the Federal Government’s efforts in deploying 30 gunboats to patrol and police the waterways and ...
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A Botched Operation

Investigation into the attack on MT IMAS.  A Botched Operation Chiemelie Ezeobi writes on the foiled pirate attack on a vessel conveying the much needed petroleum products in Nigerian waters. When Shola Sama ...
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Eagle launches Eagle Yacht Hardening

New product announced.  Eagle Hardening and Security Systems launches Eagle Yacht Hardening Press Release With the maxim: "As safe as houses" the company has developed a bespoke solution to give yacht owners an ...
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Three Kidnapped off Nigerian Coast

Kidnapping on the rise in Nigeria. Three Kidnapped off Nigerian Coast French oil services company Bourbon Offshore confirmed on Monday that three Nigerian crew members have been kidnapped after one of its ...
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Nigerian Navy foils pirate attack

Pirates attempt to hijack tanker at Lagos. Navy Foils Pirate Attack on Oil Vessel in Lagos Chiemelie Ezeobi Personnel of the Western Naval Command (WNC) of the Nigerian Navy at the weekend foiled ...
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Enhancing maritime security

Flag and IMO joint table top exercise.  Enhancing maritime security A table top exercise on maritime security has taken place in Sao Vicente Island, Cabo Verde aimed at encouraging a multi-agency, governmental ...
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Sea pirates abduct five PDP leaders in Bayelsa

Kidnap by pirates still a major issue.  Sea pirates abduct five PDP leaders in Bayelsa SIMON UTEBOR Suspected sea pirates struck on Friday in Bayelsa State, a day preceding the state House of ...
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Red signal for sea pirates

Exercise Obangame Express fighting maritime crime. Red signal for sea pirates, oil thieves By Odita Sunday If reining in armed robbers and other criminals has proved difficult, the war against sea pirates and ...
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New OPV for Senegal

Offshore patrol capabilities enhanced. Senegal takes delivery of new offshore patrol vessel The Senegalese Navy has received its new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Kedougou from STX France Lorient, and will use it ...

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