Tag: maritime news

  • Buhari meets Delta rebels

    Delta violence has cost Nigerian economy dearly in lost oil supplies. Nigeria’s Buhari meets Niger Delta leaders, militants in Abuja By Felix Onuah Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met […]

  • Dryad issues Q2 report

    Q2 report has some positives, but kidnap remains huge issue. Crew kidnapping on the rise in Gulf of Guinea despite good news and de-escalation in other areas in Dryad’s Q2 […]

  • NIMASA to eliminate piracy

    As they so often say… NIMASA to eliminate piracy The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would eliminate piracy on the territorial waters, its Director-General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has […]

  • Korean General in embezzling row

    Bad news for Korean Navy. Navy general arrested on embezzlement charge By Lee Han-soo The Korean Navy’s Cheonghae Unit, which is part of the Combined Task Force 151 that counters […]

  • Cyber threat to merchant vessels

    Hackers target merchants in Gulf of Guinea. Maritime Vessels in Gulf of Guinea Targeted by Email Phishing THE MDAT-GoG (Marine Domain Awareness for Trade – Gulf of Guinea) has received information that […]

  • Piracy watch

    Monitoring the hot spots. Tracking Global Piracy Trends Across The Seas Piracy has existed since the conception of shipping, and pirate attacks on vessels continue to disrupt trade, raising vessel […]

  • Togo holds marsec summit

    Gulf of Guinea security highlighted. Togo to hold first maritime security summit in Africa The first summit on maritime security in Africa will hold in Lome, capital of Togo in […]

  • Unsafe Mixed Migration by Sea

    Refugees, merchant shipping, the military and the Mediterranean. Unsafe Mixed Migration by Sea: The Case of the Mediterranean Region By Evmorfia-Chrysovalantou Seiti The Journey for a Better Life “Migration has […]

  • EUNAVFOR’s New Op Commander

    Major General Martin Smith makes way for Brigadier Robert Magowan. EU appoints new Operation Commander for EU NAVFOR Somalia On 18 May 2016, the Political and Security Committee appointed Brigadier […]

  • New joint patrols for SE Asia

    Hopes that patrols will suppress militant activity and piracy. Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines sign maritime security declaration Marguerite Afra Sapiie Foreign ministers and defense force chiefs from Indonesia, Malaysia and the […]