Offshore Installations

  • Nigerian OPV completes trials

    Chinese-built OPV to boost regional security. China completes sea trials for Nigerian OPV China has completed sea trials of a 95 m offshore patrol vessel (OPV) on order for the […]

  • Securing Ghana’s offshore resources

    Can Ghana avoid the maritime security issues which plague other Gulf of Guinea nations? Securing Ghana’s Offshore Resources In the Face of Piracy By Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar The Horn of Africa […]

  • UAE Concludes 4th Piracy Conference

    Final day coincides with release of seven hostages.  UAE Concludes 4th Counter Piracy Conference International organizations in halting the rise of cross-border crimes across Africa. Various methods of enhancing coordination […]

  • Thales unveils new security kit

    New physical and electronic system offered. Thales launches Pastor counter-piracy service solution Some 90% of the world’s trade is carried by sea. In 2013, 12 vessels were hijacked, 202 were […]

  • NIMASA Explains MoU with Air Force, Navy

    Organisation responsible for national maritime security.  NIMASA Explains MoU with Air Force, Navy John Iwori The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi has […]

  • Somali gov’t receive UNCLOS training

    UN holds seminar to increase awareness. Somali Parliamentarians receive training on the laws of the sea The United Nations Somalia Mission (UNSOM) facilitated the first-ever awareness raising seminar for Somali […]

  • IMB notes concern over SE Asia

    Reporting body notes overall drop in piracy but concern remains over attacks in Southeast Asia.  IMB notes concern over small tanker attacks in SE Asia London, 29 October 2014 – […]

  • India enhances presence in S. China Sea

    Agreement between Vietnam and India causes a stir in China. India enhances presence in South China Sea Notwithstanding Chinese objections, India on Tuesday went ahead to enhance its presence in hydrocarbon-rich South China […]

  • China May Risk Region Instability

    Territorial disputes could spark bigger concerns. China May Risk Region Instability: Indonesia Army Chief By Andrea Tan China must not use its “great force” to create regional instability, Indonesian military chief […]

  • NIMASA Tightens Security for Oil Rigs

    Despite some gains, piracy is still a major issue for the country.  Nigeria: NIMASA Tightens Security for Oil Rigs, Nation’s Waters By Eugene Agha Lagos — The Nigerian Maritime Administration […]