Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Breaking: Six Crew Kidnapped from Containership off Nigeria

Six crew members, including the captain, were kidnapped from the Liberian-flagged containership Demeter while the ...

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Five Abducted from Ship off Nigeria

Five persons have been abducted from a merchant vessel in the vicinity of Parrot Island, Calabar, Nigeria, the ...

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Robbers Steal Oil from Anchored Tanker in Nigeria

Robbers have boarded a tanker and stole some oil from the ship while it was anchored at Lagos General Purpose ...

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Armed Pirates Kidnap Five Crew off Nigeria

Five crew members were taken from a general cargo vessel identified as the Panama-flagged Oya 1 which was boarded ...

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Nigerian Navy Thwarts Vessel Hijacking Attempt

The Nigerian Navy has foiled an attempted hijacking of a merchant vessel some 16 nautical miles off the coast ...

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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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