Tag: illegal narcotics

  • 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 […]

  • Local Cargo Ship Latest to Fall Victim to Gulf of Guinea Pirates

    A smaller general cargo ship has become the latest vessel to fall victim to predators operating in the Gulf of Guinea. The security services are reporting that a vessel that […]

  • Hurtigruten suffers cyber attack

    The Norwegian cruise company has been hit by what it called “a comprehensive ransomware virus data attack” which has forced it to close down its online applications and information by Martyn […]

  • Israel Shipyards delivers last two Shaldag Fast Patrol boats to Senegal

    Written by Oscar Nkala/defenceWeb Israel Shipyards has confirmed the delivery of the last two of four Shaldag fast patrol boats to fulfil an order from the Senegalese Navy. The company […]

  • ABB Marine & Ports opens new lab to stress-test cyber threats to shipping

    By Baibhav Mishra ABB Marine & Ports’ cyber security laboratory opens at key moment in shipping’s digital development as stricter maritime cyber security rules enter force on January 1, 2021 […]