Tag Archive: gulf-of-guinea
Nigeria Attack Kills 4

Nigeria still bad news for crews

IMB only reports incidents logged with them. Under-reporting is rife in West Africa. Attacks Off Nigeria Drive Sea Kidnappings Up By Over 50% By Samson Echenim As a result of five attacks off ...
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Finger pointing in Nigeria

CLO accuses military and oil companies of complicity in crimes. ‘Military, oil firms responsible for pipeline vandalism, violent crimes’ By Olusegun Julius AGAINST the backdrop of recent bombing of oil installations and the ...
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Nigerian Police train in marsec

Huge spike in piracy, Delta militancy this year. Navy trains 40 officials on inland water policing Posted By: Precious Igbonwelundu The Nigeria Navy (NN) has initiated a Basic Marine Operations Course (BMOC) for ...
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Lack of cash = attacks

Amnesty payments to former militants stopped in December. Operator blames pipeline vandalism on collapse of amnesty Godfrey BIVBERE Former President of the Nigerian Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transportation Senior Staff Association, Capt. ...
Nigeria Attack Kills 4

Terrorists hijack tanker

Report has not been confirmed by IMB or other agencies. Terrorists hijacked tanker off Nigeria Terrorists in support of Biafra agitation hijacked foreign tanker off Bakassi Peninsula Nigeria coastal line. The group ...
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Destroyers need huge refit

The Royal Navy's most modern warships are to be fitted with new engines because they keep breaking down. Type 45 destroyers: UK's £1bn warships face engine refit By Jonathan Beale, Defence correspondent, ...
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Tackle rise in sea robbery

Militancy, kidnap and armed robbery plaguing Delta. Tackle rise in sea robbery attacks, FG charged By Godfrey Bivbere Lagos—Former President of Nigerian Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transportation Senior Staff Association, Thomas Kerewerigha, ...
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Piracy warning to shipping

Concern industry is ignoring threats. Marine insurers wary of increasing piracy risk Jon Guy, insurance correspondent Marine insurers are set to engage with shipowners and charterers over what is being seen as a ...
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Dryad issues 2015 crime report

Dryad Maritime issues its crime report for 2015. The media focus of maritime security shifted again in 2015 from West Africa towards Southeast Asia and the Mediterranean. Continued increases in reported ...
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Nigeria’s marsec agency makes bold claim

Just what Nigeria needs: another security agency to muddy waters. Nigeria to earn N3trn annually from Maritime Security Agency — DG By Michael Eboh ABUJA — THE Director- General of the proposed Maritime Security ...

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