Offshore Installations

  • Nigeria: Pirates, JTF in Gun Duel

    Pirates attack oil rig, hoping to steal heavy weapons from patrol boat. Nigeria: Sea Pirates Engage JTF in Gun Duel BY OSA OKHOMINA Suspected sea pirates yesterday engaged a detachment […]

  • JTF Intercepts Illegal Bunkering Barge

    Operation Pulo Shield continues to target oil thieves. JTF Intercepts Illegal Bunkering Barge, Arrests 11 Suspects in Multiple Raids Segun James In its continued effort to end illegal bunkering activities […]

  • Lawlessness Hurting Nigerian Trade

    Oil theft and piracy concern UK Chamber of Shipping. Maritime Lawlessness Off Nigeria’s Coast Hurting Trade – Report A report published by the UK chamber of shipping has lamented the […]

  • That freighter may actually be a warship

    US ‘sea bases’ can take many forms. Watch out, that freighter may actually be a warship By David Axe U.S. military operations now increasingly begin and end at sea — […]

  • Nigeria and the ISPS Code

    NIMASA takes step to ensure country-wide compliance. ISPS Code: NIMASA Task Terminal Operators John Iwori The designated authourity (DA) for the implementation of the International Ships and Ports Facility Security […]

  • Hackers Target Oil & Gas Companies

    Hundreds of companies targeted by Russian hackers. Russian Hackers Targeting Oil and Gas Companies By NICOLE PERLROTH SAN FRANCISCO — Russian hackers have been systematically targeting hundreds of Western oil and gas companies, […]

  • Hijacked Captain discusses his ordeal

    Captain tells CNN of pirate attack. Hijacked Captain discusses his ordeal In an interview with CNN, Captain Wren Thomas discusses the October 2013 attack on his vessel, the C-Retriever, and […]

  • Equatorial Guinea: new frigate

    The Equatorial Guinea Navy has commissioned a new 107-metre long frigate. Equatorial Guinea commissions new frigate Written by Oscar Nkala The Equatorial Guinea Navy has commissioned a new 107-metre long frigate […]

  • With discoveries come new threats

    Concerns that Mozambique’s gas bounty could attract the wrong kind of attention. With discoveries in Mozambique, come new threats BY JINTY JACKSON MOZAMBIQUE’S natural gas bounty, coupled with the country’ […]

  • South China Sea trade routes safe

    Analysts say governments know better than to choke off the trade shipping routes. South China Sea trade routes safe despite rows KARL MALAKUNAS Despite territorial stand-offs between China and other […]