Offshore Installations

  • NSWC Panama City hones maritime cyber hacking during virtual HACKtheMACHINE

    By Katherine Mapp To deliver more lethal, better-connected fleet capabilities, the U.S. Navy keeps cybersecurity at the forefront of defense. A team from Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division […]

  • Gulf of Guinea retains world piracy hotspot status

    Africa, particularly the Gulf of Guinea, remains the world hotspot for piracy with 43% of all incidents reported in the first quarter of this year coming from the busy shipping […]

  • Fifteen sailors kidnapped off Benin coast freed

    The Dutch owners of a ship whose 15 crew members were kidnapped off the coast of Benin last month says they have been freed. De Poli Tankers said the crew […]

  • Nigerian Navy Acquires Tools to Fight Crude Oil Theft

    By Kingsley Ogbodu The Nigerian Navy has acquired 172 patrol boats, four helicopters, four ships and 14 unmanned aerial vehicles to aid its fight against crude oil theft and sea […]

  • MarSec21+ 12th-13th May 2021

    MARSEC21+ VIRTUAL MARITIME SECURITY CONFERENCE After the resounding success of the first MarSec20+ conference, Petrospot and CSO Alliance are pleased to invite you to the second event in this exciting […]

  • ICS: New guidance on maritime security

    Shipping continues to face threats such as piracy, kidnapping and terrorism. Ship operators need to stay alert to security risks and recognize that threats are continually evolving and demand constant […]

  • South Korea says tanker and captain detained in Iran released

    A South Korean-flagged tanker and its captain detained in Iran in January have been released, the foreign ministry in Seoul says. Iran seized the Hankuk Chemi near the strategic Strait […]

  • How criminals carry out oil theft in Niger Delta – NSCDC

    The corps said it impounded about 35,000 litres of adulterated AGO, also known as diesel, in its latest operation in the town. by Josiah Oluwole The Ondo State Command of […]

  • Iranian ‘spy ship’ attacked in Red Sea, says shipping monitor

    An Iranian military support ship linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has been attacked in the Red Sea, Iranian media and maritime analysis firm Dryad Global said. The Saviz […]

  • NIMASA helicopters delivered

    Written by Guy Martin The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken delivery of its two AW109 helicopter from Italy’s Leonardo Helicopters. They will be used as part […]