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  • Shipping urged to improve cyber vigilance

    Shipping companies are reminded to remain vigilant of cyber threats as the industry prepares for key security recommendations coming into force, and another shipowner repairs its business following a successful […]

  • Cyprus Shipping Chamber says ‘enough is enough’ with piracy in Gulf of Guinea

    The Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) on Tuesday expressed regret and frustration over the ineffectiveness of the international community to address the continuing piracy crisis in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG). […]

  • Gov Diri receives 10 rescued expatriates kidnapped in Delta

    By Ebiowei Lawal Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Wednesday, has received 10 expatriates that were rescued by security agencies in the state from the den of kidnappers. The […]

  • Maritime security: Navy boasts of operational capability to combat crimes

    By Evelyn Usman The Nigerian Navy has boasted of its operational capability and combat readiness of its fleet to address maritime illegalities within the nation’s territorial water and its Gulf […]

  • Microsoft hacks put shipping companies at risk

    by Martyn Wingrove Two separate criminal players, suspected to be state-funded, have compromised SolarWinds Orion network monitoring platform in the past week, according to reports. At least one attack penetrated Microsoft’s […]

  • CMA CGM-chartered boxship escapes Gulf of Guinea attack

    By Adam Corbett A CMA CGM-chartered boxship attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on Monday is now safe, according the vessel’s owner. The attack on the 3,000-teu Port […]

  • Maersk Boxship Boarded off West Africa

    The geared container ship Maersk Cadiz was boarded by pirates off West Africa on Saturday afternoon, Maersk Line confirmed Sunday. While the Maersk Cadiz was under way on a short […]

  • Navy to acquire two warships in 2021

    The Nigerian Navy will take delivery of two warships in 2021 in an effort to boost operations in the nation’s territorial waters. Sileranda Lassa, Flag Officer Commanding Logistics Command Oghara, […]

  • Third Quarter Piracy And Armed Robbery Reports

    The latest report of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) for the third quarter of 2020 showed a total of 132 incidents of armed robbery and piracy. In comparison to Q3 […]

  • Navy begins battle against pirates, others

    By Precious Igbonwelundu and Halima Balogun To reinforce its intolerance to piracy, oil theft and other maritime illegalities, the Nigerian Navy has begun its annual Chief of the Naval Staff’s […]