Shipping a Moving Target for Cyber Threats

Lars Lange, IUMI Secretary-General, speaks of numerous challenges related to cyber risk insurance

Nigerian Ports See Bright Future

  Before the 2006 concession, vessels that berthed at the ports could not carry more than 1,000 containers ...

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Angola: Total Inaugurates Pazflor

Angola - Total Inaugurates Pazflor

The giant Pazflor development, which lies 150 kilometres offshore Luanda in Angola, was inaugurated today at a ...

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Nigeria: Shippers Start Campaign for New Ports

  President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to develop new ports in some major cities like Lagos, Calabar, ...

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UK: Dolphin Drilling Enters Contracts for Provision of ...

UK - Dolphin Drilling Enters into Contract for Provision of Drillships

Dolphin Drilling Ltd., said on Friday it has entered into contracts with Anadarko Petroleum​ for the provision of ...

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Fairmount’s Tug Escorts Drilling Rig Scarbeo 9 ...

Fairmount's Tug Escorts Drilling Rig Scarbeo 9 Around Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Fairmount Marine’s powerful tug Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted the new build semi submergible drilling ...

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Tanker BW Danube Evades Pirates in Gulf of Aden

Tanker BW Danube Evades Pirates in Gulf of Aden

On 15 November 2011, BW Danube evaded a pirate attack in the Gulf of Aden. No injuries to the BW crew or damage to ...

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South Africa: Pretoria Calls for Common Approach to ...

A common approach is needed among Indian Ocean Rim countries to combat challenges relating to maritime transport ...

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UK: ICS – Shipping, World Trade and the Reduction ...

ICS - Shipping, World Trade and the Reduction of CO2 Emissions

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents all sectors and trades of the global shipping ...

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UK: We Must Protect Crews from Horrors of Piracy, Says ...

UK- We Must Protect Crews from Horrors of Piracy, Says President of InterManager

The “horrors” of piracy have dominated the first year of Meridian Marine Management Managing Director Alastair ...

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Norway: Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s Liferaft Exchange ...

Norway - Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s Liferaft Exchange Concept Continues to Expand Globally

Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s (WSS) market-leading global Liferaft Exchange Programme (LRE) is set to hit 15,000 ...

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Spain: RV Ramon Margalef Conducts Research of ...

Spain - RV Ramon Margalef Conducts Research of Underwater Volcano near El Hierro

The new multi-purpose research vessel R/V Ramon Margalef, which belongs to the Spanish Oceanographic Institute ...

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Hyperdynamics Starts Seismic Survey Offshore Guinea

Hyperdynamics Starts Seismic Survey Offshore Guinea

Hyperdynamics today announced the start of its deep water 3D seismic survey offshore the Republic of Guinea.  ...

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Stanford Marine Wins Contract for PSV Stanford Buzzard ...

Stanford Marine Wins Contract for PSV Stanford Buzzard in Tanzania

Stanford Marine, a division of UAE based Stanford Marine Group (SMG), has been awarded a contract by BG ...

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Chantiers Piriou Shipyard Delivers Two Tugs for Algeria

Chantiers Piriou Shipyard Delivers Two Tugs for Algeria

CHANTIERS PIRIOU, the shipbuilding branch of PIRIOU in Concarneau, delivered two tugs, following the order placed ...

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Italian Ministry of Interior Announces Patrol Vessels Tender

  Italian Ministry of Interior has announced accelerated restricted procedure tender, within the EU / WTO, for ...

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Nigerian Ports Face Problems

  Insecurity, community restiveness, improper land speculation and encroachment into port land, siltation and ...

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Iran’s Destroyer Thwarts Pirate Attack on Oil Tanker

  An attempt by pirates to hijack an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea​ was foiled after an Iranian fleet of ...

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German Warship FGS KOELN Disrupts Pirate Action Group

German Warship FGS KOELN Disrupts Pirate Action Group

On 4 November 2011, following a coordinated search and detection by a French Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance ...

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Denmark: Clipper Partner Urges Shipowners to Join ...

Clipper Partner Urges Ship Owners to Join Forces in Piracy Battle

Clipper Group partner Per Gullestrup says the nationality of seafarers taken hostage in piracy attacks has had a ...

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Pirates Hijack Oil Products Tanker Off Nigeria Coast

Pirates have hijacked an oil products tanker off the coast of Nigeria after contact was lost with the vessel and ...

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Nigerian Government Grants Apapa Port License

  Nigeria gave a 20-year concession for part of Apapa Port in Lagos to Eco Support Nigeria Ltd., which will ...

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Deliveries of New Containerships Surpasses 1 Million ...

  According to maritime consultant Alphaliner, deliveries of new containerships have surpassed the 1 million ...

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Government of Angola Approves Construction of New Port

  The government of Angola has given the go-ahead for the construction of a new commercial port at Barra do ...

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Sino-Global Signs MoU with South Africa’s ...

Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd., a leading non-state-owned provider of shipping agency services operating ...

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Kenya: NOCK Expands Mombasa Port Capacity

  State owned firm National Oil Corporation of Kenya ( NOCK) has made initial steps towards constructing a ...

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Rents for Capesize Ships Fell

Rents for capesize ships that haul iron ore and coal fell for a fifth session as the number of the vessels ...

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UN Agencies Launch ‘The Blueprint for Ocean and ...

UN Agencies Launche 'The Blueprint for Ocean and Coastal Sustainability' in Paris, France

United Nations agencies in Paris ( 1 November 2011) launched a plan to improve the management of oceans and coastal ...

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