Ports and Terminals

  • Kenya seizes 341-kg heroin haul

    Another drug interdiction on a known smuggling route. Kenya seizes 341-kg heroin haul on ship in Mombasa By Joseph Akwiri  MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) – Kenyan police on Tuesday seized 341.7 […]

  • 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 […]

  • WISTA-UK elects new personality for 2014

    Highlighting role of women in the shipping industry. WISTA-UK elects new personality for 2014 The role of women inside the rather male-dominated world of shipping if often overlooked and only […]

  • 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 […]

  • Arms trafficking causing concern

    Increasing numbers of illegal firearms are being shipped into Mauritius. Arms trafficking worries Indian Ocean islands Stephen Spark Increasing numbers of illegal firearms are being shipped into Mauritius, reports from […]

  • Container safety outweighs security

    When historians review what we call “modern times”, they will report that humankind felt safest in the 1990s. Container safety outweighs security By Mike Corkhill When future historians review what […]

  • Nigeria moves to safeguard security

    NPA will not allow vessels which are not ISPS compliant to berth. Nigeria moves to safeguard security at ports Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said it will not allow vessels which […]

  • Study on Cruise Ship Security

    EC issues call for tender on cruise ship security study. Commission’s call for tender: Study on Cruise Ship Security The European Commission published a call for tender regarding a Study […]

  • NIMASA launches satelite surveillance

    Ghanaian registered vessel was reportedly hijacked off the coast of Ghana NIMASA launches satelite surveillance …rescues Ghanaian vessel LAGOS—The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has launched its satellite […]