Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

NIMASA Chief: Nigeria Needs Maritime Transport Policy

Nigeria is in dire need of a maritime transport policy which will complement the existing national transport policy ...

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ICTSI Pulls Plug on Lekki Port Project in Nigeria

Manila-based container terminal operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has terminated an ...

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Six Crew Kidnapped from Cargo Ship off Nigeria

Six crew members have been kidnapped from a general cargo vessel off Nigeria, according to ICC International ...

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IMB: Pirates Take Eight Crew from Tug off Nigeria

Eight crewmembers have been kidnapped by armed pirates from an offshore tug off the coast of Brass, Nigeria, ...

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Infographic: Nigerian Pirate Activity in 2016

The Gulf of Guinea continues to be one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world for merchant shipping. ...

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Gunmen Attack Bulker off Nigeria

A bulk carrier was attacked off Nigeria on March 8 when seven gunmen approached in a skiff and fired upon the ship ...

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BBC Caribbean Crew Released from Captivity

Eight Russian and Ukrainian seafarers who were kidnapped from their vessel BBC Caribbean have been released after ...

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IRClass Becomes RO for Three More Flag States

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has obtained authorisation to act as Recognised Organisation (RO) to carry ...

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IMB: Pirate Dies in Attack on Tanker off Nigeria

An unknown number of pirates armed with automatic weapons in a speed boat approached and fired at a tanker while it ...

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Maersk Cotonou Attacked off Nigerian Coast

The 4,496 TEU containership Maersk Cotonou was attacked by supposed criminals attempting to board the vessel off ...

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Tankers Facing Pressure amid Nigerian Oil Export Disruptions

Both Suezmax and VLCC markets could be hit by downward pressure from sustained outages of Nigerian crude oil, ...

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Tanker Thwarts Pirate Attack off Nigeria

The string of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea continues as pirates attempted to board a tanker earlier today while ...

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Pirates Free Kidnapped Turkish Crew

Six Turkish crew members of Malta-flagged tanker MT Puli who were kidnapped by pirates over two weeks ago while ...

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Piracy, Maritime Crime Costing Nigeria USD 1.5 Bn a Month

Nigeria is losing about USD 1.5 billion a month due to piracy, armed robbery at sea, smuggling, and fuel supply ...

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6 Pirate Attacks in 24 Hours off Nigeria, Two Crew Kidnapped

Two crew members of an offshore supply vessel were kidnapped by pirates while their ship was underway around 97 ...

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CMA CGM Turquoise Attacked, Two Crew Kidnapped

A containership chartered by the French shipping major CMA CGM has been attacked by pirates off Nigeria, who are ...

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Pirates Target Second Tanker off Nigeria in a Week

A group of armed pirates tried to board a vessel some 80 nautical miles off the coast of Brass, Nigeria, resulting ...

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Kidnapped Tanker Crew Liberated

The four crew members of a chemical tanker that were kidnapped off Nigeria on March 5 have been released and are ...

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Five Crewmembers Taken by Pirates off Nigeria

Five crew members have been kidnapped from a 6,436 dwt tanker after pirates attacked the vessel offshore Niger ...

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Kidnapped BOURBON Crew Freed

French offshore vessel contractor BOURBON announced earlier today that the two crew members abducted on board the ...

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MT Maximus Handed Over to Owners

The oil tanker MT Maximus that was rescued from pirates last month has been handed over to its owners, represented ...

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