Ports and Terminals

  • Crew attacks Master at port

    Fight as Master allegedly tries to ram ship. Vizag port intervenes as ship crew enters harbour Amid high drama, Visakhapatnam port authorities rescued the master of a bulk carrier after […]

  • Time for a New Suez Canal

    Plans for major new expansion of shipping route. Time for a New Suez Canal, Egypt Says CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt said on Tuesday it plans to build a new Suez […]

  • Manila Welfare Responder Training

    MPHRP running training courses in the Philippines.  Manila Welfare Responder Training Few people are as devoted to seafarers’ wellbeing as MPHRP’s partners, which include the members of the International Seafarers […]

  • Ghana policing its waters

    Piracy and maritime crime key areas of operations. Ghana policing its waters Many have questioned the relevance of the Marine Police Unit, especially considering the fact that the Police Service […]

  • Security weighs on Nigeria oil industry

    Piracy, oil theft still major industry issues. Offshore security threats weighing on Nigeria’s oil industry Author: FEMI ASU Boasting huge hydrocarbons resources yet to be exploited, Nigerian offshore domain is fraught […]

  • Nigeria continues oil theft fight

    Lack of equipment and bribery becoming potential issues for JTF. JTF arrests 20 vessels, destroys 854 refineries in Q1 The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield said at the […]

  • Cyber security the new maritime threat

    Cyber crime is becoming a greater issue for shipping companies.  Cyber insecurity on the high seas threatens international shipping BY TOM REEVE The threat to global shipping in the future may […]

  • Piracy justifies Myanmar oil terminal

    Regional security concerns highlight Chinese investment. Piracy surge justifies China’s investment in Myanmar oil terminal Written by Gordon Brown China’s strategic investment in an oil transhipment terminal on the Myanmar coast […]

  • LR warns of marine IT risks

    Lloyd’s Register Marine addressed the London Joint Hull Committee. LR warns of the risks associated with marine information technology Speaking yesterday at Lloyd’s of London, Bernard Twomey and Jonathan Earthy […]

  • ISPS Code and maritime terrorism

    As a response to the 9/11 attacks, the International Ship and Port Security code came in to force 1st July 2004. The ISPS Code and maritime terrorism By Lars H. […]