Tag: Oil Rig

  • Greenpeace Activists Arrested After Reoccupying Oil Rig Near Invergordon, Scotland; 14 Protesters Arrested in Total

    June 14: Greenpeace activists who re-occupied an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth just hours after police moved in to end the protest have been arrested. A police operation on […]

  • Two Foreign Workers Kidnapped From Nigerian Oil Rig

    April 27: A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperson told CNN […]

  • Chinese rig could raise tensions

    Regional tensions could rise with move. China deploys drilling platform to East Vietnam Sea again for oil exploration China has deployed its Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil drilling rig to the […]

  • Fisherman injured as Navy fires warning shots

    Police investigating attack on fisherman. Fisherman injured as Navy fires warning shots SHUBHOMOY SIKDAR A 22-year-old fisherman was injured after sustaining injuries from a bullet shot by one of the […]

  • Rig evacuated in nuclear scare

    Incident being classed as “serious”.  Oil rig evacuated after ship carrying radioactive waste drifts An oil platform has been evacuated after a ship carrying radioactive material caught fire and began […]

  • ASEAN to deliberate maritime security

    Key security meeting will explore regional cooperation. ASEAN to deliberate maritime security and safety in East Sea SEAN countries will expound on how best to ensure peace and stability in […]

  • US patrol boats are Nigeria-bound

    Firm using Hann patrol boats to ensure oil rig security. Small firm exports to Africa, James Bond-style Paul Davidson, USA TODAY As the Obama administration this week encourages U. S. […]

  • Russia finally releases Greenpeace ship

    Ship held for close to a year by Russian authorities. Russia releases Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship after ten months in captivity Environmental organisation Greenpeace has announced the release of its […]

  • Nigeria: Pirates, JTF in Gun Duel

    Pirates attack oil rig, hoping to steal heavy weapons from patrol boat. Nigeria: Sea Pirates Engage JTF in Gun Duel BY OSA OKHOMINA Suspected sea pirates yesterday engaged a detachment […]

  • Vietnam determined to defend its waters

    Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh has affirmed Vietnam’s resolve Vietnam determined to defend its sovereignty and waters Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh has affirmed Vietnam’s resolve to defend […]

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