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  • Youths protest against rising incidents of piracy, hijack and killings in Rivers

    Okafor Ofiebor Youths of Bille Kingdom in Degema local government area of Rivers state have carried out a peaceful protest to demand an end to attacks by sea pirates on […]

  • Stowaway saga: PCC, PFSO say the incident reflects country’s security situation

    By Godwin Oritse The Lagos Maritime Security Zone of the Port Facility Security Officers of Nigeria, PFSON, forum has reacted to the arrested Nigerian stowaways on board ‘M/T Nave Andrmeda’ […]

  • LNG carriers targeted by Gulf of Guinea pirates

    by: Neil Ford As pirate attacks on LNG carriers, oil tankers and other vessels have become less common off Somalia and in the rest of the western Indian Ocean over […]

  • Increased Security Threats For Vessels Operating In The Gulf Of Guinea

    BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO and OCIMF warns that as the dry season approaches and sea conditions abate, an increase in attacks in the Gulf of Guinea has traditionally been seen, […]

  • Hong Kong Oil Tanker Attacked Off Togo Coast

    MDAT-GoG issued the following alert: WARNING 001/OCT/2020 UPDATE 001 1. Category: BOARDING 2. Time: 18 Oct 20 at 1100 UTC 3. Description: The vessel previously reported boarded on the 17th […]

  • Do not switch off the AIS in Nigerian waters

    Despite the elevated piracy risk in the Gulf of Guinea, ships operating in the region should maintain their automatic identification systems (AIS) in operation at all times. ALERT 16 OCT […]

  • One Crewmember Kidnapped in Attack on LNG Carrier in Gulf of Guinea

    The LNG carrier Methane Princess was attacked by pirates off Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on Saturday, and one member of her crew was kidnapped. According to Swiss financial news outlet AWP, […]

  • IMB warns of GoG threat

    Will Ross The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) says kidnappings in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea have risen significantly and now account for almost 95% of global kidnappings at sea. This […]

  • NIMASA DG says what?

    By Shulammite ‘Foyeku The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Jamoh, has raised the alarm that Somali pirates are now active in Nigerian waters and the Gulf […]

  • NN suppressing piracy

    Protecting Nigeria’s territorial waters Despite that the Gulf of Guinea has been identified as global piracy hotbed, PRECIOUS IGBONWELUNDU reports that the sustained sea presence by the Nigerian Navy (NN) […]