Nigerian Police Uncover Plots to Attack Oil Facilities

Published on May 17, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments May 15: Nigerian police on Wednesday, stated that they have uncovered plots by some persons to commence massive and coordinated attacks on oil installations across the country. Force spokesman, Frank Mba, a deputy commissioner of police, said in a statement in Abuja that the attacks would be carried out in the Niger-Delta region and adjoining states. He said the…

May 17, 2019
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Nigeria Deploys Satellite Tech to Track Oil Smugglers

Published on May 3, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments April 30: From algorithms to track “dark” ships smuggling stolen crude oil to an online licensing system to undercut corruption, one Nigerian government agency hopes it can use new technology to tackle theft which has cost the country billions. But the initiative by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) may be too late to stem the migration of energy…

May 3, 2019
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Two Foreign Workers Kidnapped From Nigerian Oil Rig

Published on April 29, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments April 27: A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperson told CNN on Monday. The foreign nationals were seized by the gunmen who attacked an oil rig owned by Niger Delta Petroleum Resources in the southern Rivers State around 8am local…

April 29, 2019
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US will protect Philippines

Reassurance for Duterte. Pompeo assures Philippines of U.S. protection in event of sea conflict Karen Lema, Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Continue Reading »

March 1, 2019
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India, Pakistan tensions

Tensions increase between India and Pakistan. Security beefed up in Paradip, Kolkata ports Security was stepped up at the two major ports of the Eastern Continue Reading »

February 28, 2019
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Encouraging signs from Africa

Africa is acutely vulnerable to maritime crime, which has become a low risk, high reward business. Promising signs of Africa’s global leadership on maritime security BY TIMOTHY Continue Reading »

February 20, 2019
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PH in piracy push

Philippines wants clampdown. Finish them off! Duterte urges Asian neighbors to step up anti-piracy fight By Prince Golez President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged the Continue Reading »

February 20, 2019
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