Offshore Installations

  • Nigeria ISPS compliance hits 38%

    Still a very long way to go.  Seaports Compliance Level With ISPS Code Hits 38% Samson Echenim The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said about 38 per […]

  • al Qaeda target Total

    Ongoing campaign by terrorists against oil and gas holdings. Yemeni militants name French Total company as target Al-Qaeda-linked groups in Yemen have threatened to attack facilities belonging to the French […]

  • Oil ports survive clashes

    Despite fierce clashes, ports remain operational.  Libya’s two biggest oil ports were not damaged during clashes: workers ES SIDER, Libya (Reuters) – Libya’s two biggest oil export ports, Ras Lanuf […]

  • At least 30 dead in Libya oil attacks

    Attacks forced port and terminal closures. 30 dead and 270 wounded from Libya Dawn’s forces in attack on oil ports By Libya Herald staff. Tripoli, 17 December 2014: As of […]

  • Floating arsenals

    How safe are floating armouries? Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates The MNG Resolution may not immediately catch the eye but it is one of […]

  • New wars on the Cold War relic

    Is an Indian Ocean Zone of Peace possible today? New wars on the Cold War relic T. P. SREENIVASAN Revisiting the Indian Ocean zone of peace concept, which has led […]

  • A strategy of sea state action

    Tackling maritime crime in the Gulf of Guinea. A strategy of sea state action According to the latest report from the International Maritime Bureau (IBM), covering the first nine months […]

  • Warships sold to ex-MEND commander

    Tompolo alleged owner of anti piracy firm. Nigeria: Security Sources Flay Tompolo Over Warships By Ronald Mutum Top security sources, yesterday, reacted to reports that ex-Niger Delta militant Mr Government […]

  • Dynamite fishing in Tanzania

    Concern militants might infiltrate. Dynamite fishing in Tanzania: Clear and present danger not just to tourism BY PROF. WOLFGANG H. THOME, PH.D., ETN AFRICA CORRESPONDENT Possession and use of explosives […]

  • NATO looks to Gulf nations

    NATO invites Gulf nations to join Operation Ocean Shield. Is this a sign of further draw down by NATO countries? Keynote address by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the […]