Legal Corner

  • Maersk ship migrant rescue

    Italy’s hardline stance causes issues. Maersk Boxship Delayed due to EU Migration Debate The container ship Alexander Maersk has been delayed off Sicily with 113 maritime migrants aboard as Europe’s debate over […]

  • Follow the money

    Finance industry has sway to keep illicitly caught seafood out of supply chain To Fight Illegal Fishing, Follow the Money Huw Thomas Seafood is the most valuable traded commodity in […]

  • Sorting the borders

    Ruling on maritime borders. Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire initiate moves to implement ITLOS ruling Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have initiated processes aimed at implementing the ruling by the Special Chamber […]

  • Marsec act for Nigeria?

    Nigeria would do better to reduce the number of competing agencies… Stakeholders Urges FG To Establish MASECA On Waterways By Daniel Abia Following the on ending activities of the sea […]

  • Ship owners deny knowledge

    Pressure being increased on N. Korea following STS transfers. HK-flagged vessel’s owners deny knowledge of activities with North Korea Vincent Wee The Guangzhou-based owners and operators of the Hong Kong-flagged […]

  • Nigeria’s piracy bill

    Nigeria inches closer to having piracy legislation. FEC okays copyright, maritime piracy bills Olalekan Adetayo The Federal Executive Council on Thursday approved the Copyright Bill and the Suppression of Piracy […]

  • US Coast Guard detains smugglers

    The Coast Guard captured more than 700 suspects and chained them aboard American ships in the 12 months leading up to September 2017. How US Coast Guard targets smugglers and […]

  • Seychelles to Transfer Pirates

    15 prisoners to be repatriated. Seychelles to Transfer Pirates to Somalia Seychelles authorities will transfer convicted pirates to Somalia in December to serve their jail terms in Horn of Africa […]

  • Seaman Guard crew freed

    Good news at last for crew and armed guards. Chennai Six: Britons released from Indian jail Six British former soldiers have been released from an Indian prison four years after […]

  • Seaman Guard men acquitted

    Great news for maritime security team and crew. Crew of Seaman Guard Ohio acquitted by Indian Court The 35 crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio, which includes the so-called “Chennai […]