Tag: nigerian navy

  • Gulf of Guinea states seek outside help

    Aboard the USNS Spearhead in the Gulf of Guinea Sea change? Gulf of Guinea states seek outside help, progress slow By Steven Beardsley ABOARD THE USNS SPEARHEAD IN THE GULF […]

  • Nigerian Navy receives 3 patrol vessels

    The Nigerian Navy has taken a delivery of three patrol boats to checkmate crimes Navy takes delivery of 3 patrol vessels from US, China …Arrests 38 illegal fishing vessels in four […]

  • Nigeria: Nimasa Vows to Curb Oil Theft

    The increasing criminality in Nigeria’s territorial waters would be effectively curbed in the next one year. Nigeria: Nimasa Vows to Curb Crude Oil Theft in 2014 The increasing criminality in […]

  • Nigeria: JTF Reveals 2013 Figures

    The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Pulo Shield, said yesterday it killed 82 sea pirates and robbers 2013: JTF killed 82 sea pirates, nabbed 1,857 crude […]

  • New vessels to flush out pirates

    Hard times await sea pirates on the Nigerian waters with the acquisition of three new patrol and two new attack vessels by the Nigerian Navy. Navy to flush out sea […]

  • Navy Seeks Security Devices Aboard Vessels

    The Nigeria Navy (NN) has called for the installation and enforcement of special devices on board ships calling in Nigeria’s waters. It posited that if this measure is implemented it […]

  • Nigerian navy hunts pirates

    Nigeria’s navy is hunting for pirates who kidnapped four crew from a ship off the coast of the West African oil-producing country at the weekend, a naval spokesman said on […]

  • Navy Foils Kidnap, Arrests 7 Sea Pirates In Rivers

    The Nigeria Navy said yesterday that it has arrested seven suspected sea pirates who attacked a fishing trawler, in an attempt to kidnap its occupants on the high sea of […]

  • Surviving the Pirates

    The Abu Dhabi Star is the latest ship to have been attacked in the Gulf of Guinea in recent weeks, highlighting a growing threat in the region. Surviving the pirates […]

  • Nigeria navy retakes control of hijacked oil tanker

    Nigeria’s navy on Wednesday retook control of a Singapore-owned tanker carrying a fuel cargo that had been hijacked near Lagos, and its crew of 23 Indian nationals was unharmed, the […]