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MPHRP

MPHRP announces new head

In future, MPHRP's humanitarian assistance will widen its scope. MPHRP announces new head under ISWAN Girija Shettar Tom Holmer, former head of the International Transport Workers' Federation's Seafarers' Trust, has been chosen to ...
nigerian pirates

Govt Depts Scuttled Anti-Maritime Crimes Agency

The demise of PICOMMS in Nigeria. PICOMSS: How Feuding Govt Depts Scuttled Anti-Maritime Crimes Agency By Senator Iroegbu The Federal Government may have unwittingly shot itself on the foot in the battle against ...
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Nigerian oil thieves busted

Thieves and illegally refineries found. JTF arrests 18 suspected oil thieves, destroys 31 illegal refineries The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, “Operation Pulo Shield” says that it arrests 18 ...
Nigerian Pirates

Marine Police hunt alleged pirates

Boat recovered but suspects still at large. Police on the trail for alleged Bayelsa pirates Abuja - Marine police officers attached to the Bayelsa State Command have recovered a speed boat from ...
Chris in Ghana

IMO visits MTISC-GoG

MTISC-GoG provides security alerts to shipping. Information Sharing to Fight Piracy and Illegal Fishing MO's Chris Trelawny has visited the Maritime Trade Information Sharing Centre (MTISC-GoG), located in the Regional Maritime University ...
Watchwood Ghana

Ghana takes piracy lead

Private security working with law enforcement. Ghana Takes Lead in New Piracy Initiative By Wendy Laursen To understand the maritime security issues afflicting Ghana, it is instructive to first look at Nigeria. Nigeria is ...
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JTF arrests sea pirates in Bayelsa

Pirates and pipeline vandals scooped up. JTF arrests sea pirates in Bayelsa The Joint Task Force, JTF, in the Niger Delta, Operation Pulo Shield, said it has arrested five suspected sea pirates ...
nigerian pirates

No Nigerian piracy in June

Figures from IMB only record incidents reported to them. Buhari effect: No piracy in Nigerian waters in June Pirates on Nigerian waters went to sleep in June, in the first month after ...
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NIMASA boss fired

Nigerian President removes head of safety agency. Why Buhari Fired Controversial NIMASA DG Akpobolokemi BY AYORINDE OLUOKUN President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday terminated the appointment of Mr. Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi as Director-General of the ...
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IMB, ReCAAP reports issued

Reported bodies reveal Q1 statistics. IMB & ReCAAP ISC Release 2015 Half-Yearly Reports on Piracy & Armed Robbery At Sea In a rare case of coincidence, both IMB and ReCAAP ISC release ...

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