Nigerian Navy Activity in 2019; Includes Discovery of Two Shipyards Used By Pirates

Published on December 23, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments December 23: During a ceremony at sunset, a symbolic closure of official activities of the Nigerian Navy for the year 2019, a spokesman for the Nigerian Navy noted that during the year, his men had arrested 146 suspects in connection with illegal oil bunkering. Furthermore, heads of sister agencies and representatives of host communities disclosed that 214 illegal refineries…

December 23, 2019

Nigerian and US Navies Arrest 19 Suspects – Including 3 Greek and 1 American – On Suspicion of Crude Oil Theft

Published on April 19, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments April 17: The Nigerian Navy (NN) yesterday [April 17] confirmed the arrest of 19 suspects and two vessels within the Western waters during a joint operation codenamed “Junction Rain”, which it undertook with the United States (U.S.) Navy. The vessels were seized for illegal possession of firearms and suspected crude oil theft by the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) CENTENARY…

April 19, 2019

Lagos robberies

Incident in Secure Anchorage Area again. Robbers attack two tanker vessels off Lagos By Sulaimon Salau Anxiety continues to trail the safety of the crew on Continue Reading »

January 11, 2019

Nigeria piracy push back

Interesting claim from Navy. Seafarers fault Navy on pirate attack Concerned seafarers have faulted the Nigerian Navy’s on rate of pirate attacks on the waters Continue Reading »

December 7, 2018

New Delta ops for Navy

Country continues to try to combat maritime crime. Nigerian Navy deploys eight vessels, helicopters for sea exercise The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Wednesday said Continue Reading »

November 29, 2018

Nigeria in piracy swoop

Unfortunately, the legislation to prosecute them still hasn’t been passed. Navy arrests 40 for alleged piracy The Navy said yesterday that it had arrested 40 Continue Reading »

November 20, 2018

Kidnappers make contact

The abducted crew members are believed to be well and unharmed. Swiss ship company in contact with abductors of 12 foreigners in Nigeria Samson Toromade Continue Reading »

September 26, 2018