Offshore Installations

  • Nigerian Navy seizes oil theft ship

    Clampdown against oil theft continues.  Nigerian Navy seizes vessel loaded with over N1bn stolen oil Naval operatives from the Central Naval Command, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, have arrested nine suspected illegal […]

  • President tours PMPF base

    PMPF has scored several wins against pirates in past.  Somalia: Puntland President tours Puntland Marine Force base The President of Somalia’s Puntland Government Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has toured Puntland Maritime […]

  • Houthis threaten Red Sea countries

    Yemen’s geographical position makes it a key player in region.  Houthis’ advance threatens Red Sea countries Walaa Hussein CAIRO — In light of the current crisis in Yemen and the […]

  • Angola reaffirms piracy fight

    Nation committed to fighting piracy and maritime crime.  Angola Reaffirms Support for Fight Against Maritime Piracy The Angolan permanent representative to the Maritime Organisation (IMO), Miguel Gaspar Fernandes Neto, recently […]

  • Piracy ransoms still legal

    New Bill had raised concerns in shipping and insurance industries. Paying piracy ransoms ‘still legal’ Stephen Spark UK: A new Counter Terrorism and Security Bill, which was presented to the […]

  • Indian coastal security stronger

    Improvements in wake of Mumbai attack, India says.  Six years after 26/11 attacks, coastal security ‘much stronger,’ says government New Delhi: On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai […]

  • Sri Lanka tilts to Beijing

    A sea change is occurring in Sri Lanka’s strategic orientation. Sri Lanka tilts to Beijing Author: David Brewster, ANU A sea change is occurring in Sri Lanka’s strategic orientation. Recent […]

  • NIMASA canvasses legal powers

    New legislation and more active prosecution sought. NIMASA canvasses legal powers to prosecute pirates, sea robbers Uzoamaka Anagor Worried by the menace of piracy and other illegalities on Nigerian waters, […]

  • Concern over Gulf of Guinea terrorism

    Regional nations need to combine efforts. Experts raise awareness on possible terrorists’ takeover of Gulf of Guinea Written by Abosede Musari, Abuja EXPERTS in peace and conflict resolution in Nigeria […]

  • Angola: new naval powerhouse?

    Huge expansion of navy planned.  Angola: West Africa’s new naval powerhouse? By Cassie Blombaum, Guardian Global Resources The powers that be in Luanda are apparently engaging in a massive expansion […]