Offshore Installations

  • US seeks closer ties with Indonesia

    Moves to enhance overall maritime security.  US seeks to improve maritime cooperation with Indonesia Apriadi Gunawan The US government has expressed interest in improving maritime cooperation with the government following the […]

  • Pirates Again Attack AGIP Tugboat

    Captain abducted by pirates. Pirates Again Attack AGIP Tugboat From Segun James in Yenagoa.New Barely 48 hours after policeman escorting a boat belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) […]

  • Nigeria is losing a fortune to pirates

    Estimates that nation has lost $135 billion to pirates in three years. Nigeria loses N21.6 trn to piracy in three years By Godwin Oritse FOLLOWING the increased activities of the pirates […]

  • NIMASA rolls out new strategies

    Battle against piracy and maritime crime sees new plans. Maritime security: NIMASA rolls out strategies to combat oil theft, sea-related crimes Uzoamaka Anagor In a bid to further secure the […]

  • Nigeria crude theft drops

    Navy claims huge drop in oil theft since January. Crude Oil Theft Now 800,000 Barrels Monthly Bassey Inyang in Calabar The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral […]

  • Al Qaeda’s Next Target: US Tankers

    Terror group makes threats against maritime assets. Al Qaeda’s Next Target: American Oil Tankers Author: Sarah Kaufman, Deep Web Reporting By: Saar Fresco Al Qaeda discusses strategic attacks on chokepoints of oil shipments from […]

  • Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance

    ISPS woes continue for country’s ports. Nigeria: ISPS Code Compliance – 58 Port Facilities Risk Losing Patronage With only 22 ports facilities already compliant with the International Ship and Port […]

  • Tanzania signs anti-piracy protocol

    Protocol signed but with conditions imposed.  Tanzania finally endorses EAC anti-piracy protocol BY JAMES KANDOYA At last Tanzania has signed the protocol against piracy which was endorsed by other East […]

  • Indian Ocean’s $18Billion Piracy Stakes

    Piracy in the Indian Ocean region.  The Indian Ocean’s $18-Billion Piracy Stakes Chaitanya Mallapur “(The) Indian legal system lacks (a) clear and unambiguous mechanism to prosecute maritime pirates.. Piracy off […]

  • India Navy on High Alert

    Concerns that al Qaeda may launch attacks against India. India Navy on High Alert Following the Karachi Attack India’s navy is preparing for a terror attack by placing its warships […]