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Government to use NPA to "force" transformation in the port sector
14 February 2018

PLUS: News from Ghana, Egypt


Working to strengthen African cooperation for maritime security
07 February 2018

PLUS: News from Mozambique, South Africa


FPSO arrives to fanfare in Lagos
31 January 2018

PLUS: News from Gabon, Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa


It's farewell to an iconic shipping service
24 January 2018

PLUS: News from Mauritius, Tanzania


South Africa's trade grows by ten percent in third quarter
20 December 2017

PLUS: News from Ethiopia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Ghana


Transformation through industrialisation  |  Mariflex opens in SA
13 December 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Mauritius


IMO elects 5 African states to council | Japan commits N$ 10m to Namibian ports
06 December 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Somalia, Mauritius, Namibia


World's largest diamond mining vessel for Namibia
29 November 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Ghana, Mauritius


Advancing maritime education and training in the digital era
22 November 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Nigeria, Angola


Africans dominate PhD graduation at World Maritime University
15 November 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Ghana


Cape Town shipbuilder supplies ferries to cruise company

08 November 2017

PLUS: News from Mozambique, South Africa, Ghana


Ship operating costs due to increase
01 November 2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana


Tribunal dismisses complaint against TNPA
25  October  2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, South Africa, Mozambique, Ghana


Working towards a safer fishing industry in Africa
18  October  2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, South Africa, Libya


Maritime Authority's safety charges ire shippers || Ballistic protection saves crew from pirates
11  October  2017

PLUS: News from Ghana, Mozambique, Guinea, South Africa, Libya


High Court rules against Maritime Authority's levies
04 October  2017

PLUS: News from Tanzania, Nigeria, Mauritius and South Africa


Vessel expelled from register for illegal fishing
27 September 2017

PLUS: News from Cote D'Ivoire, Nigeria. Ghana, and South Africa


Port of Saldanha's new LPG terminal launched
20 September 2017

PLUS: News from Gambia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa


Car shipping company faces charges of price fixing and collusion
13 September 2017

PLUS: News from North West Africa, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa


Russia to explore offshore oil opportunities with South Africa
06 September 2017

PLUS: News from Ghana, Mozambique, Kenya and Namibia


Patrol vessel for Nigerian oil sector
30 August 2017

PLUS: News from Ghana, Mauritania and South Africa


South Africa begins overhaul of Merchant Shipping Act
23 August 2017

PLUS: Conversion of Seafarers' Certificates 


Nigeria to work with Seabed Authority for better benefits
16 August 2017

PLUS: News from Ghana, Mauritania and South Africa


African infrastructure fund launched to drive economic growth on the continent
11 August 2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, Djibouti, Ghana, Morocco and South Africa


African Maritime Authorities seek greater representation on the IMO Council
02 August 2017

PLUS: News from Mozambique, Cameroon, Tanzania and South Africa


 

 

 

 
Government to use NPA to "force" transformation in the port sector
14 February 2018

PLUS: News from Ghana, Egypt


Working to strengthen African cooperation for maritime security
07 February 2018

PLUS: News from Mozambique, South Africa


FPSO arrives to fanfare in Lagos
31 January 2018

PLUS: News from Gabon, Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa


It's farewell to an iconic shipping service
24 January 2018

PLUS: News from Mauritius, Tanzania


South Africa's trade grows by ten percent in third quarter
20 December 2017

PLUS: News from Ethiopia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Ghana


Transformation through industrialisation  |  Mariflex opens in SA
13 December 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Mauritius


IMO elects 5 African states to council | Japan commits N$ 10m to Namibian ports
06 December 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Somalia, Mauritius, Namibia


World's largest diamond mining vessel for Namibia
29 November 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Ghana, Mauritius


Advancing maritime education and training in the digital era
22 November 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Nigeria, Angola


Africans dominate PhD graduation at World Maritime University
15 November 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Ghana


Cape Town shipbuilder supplies ferries to cruise company

08 November 2017

PLUS: News from Mozambique, South Africa, Ghana


Ship operating costs due to increase
01 November 2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana


Tribunal dismisses complaint against TNPA
25  October  2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, South Africa, Mozambique, Ghana


Working towards a safer fishing industry in Africa
18  October  2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, South Africa, Libya


Maritime Authority's safety charges ire shippers || Ballistic protection saves crew from pirates
11  October  2017

PLUS: News from Ghana, Mozambique, Guinea, South Africa, Libya


High Court rules against Maritime Authority's levies
04 October  2017

PLUS: News from Tanzania, Nigeria, Mauritius and South Africa


Vessel expelled from register for illegal fishing
27 September 2017

PLUS: News from Cote D'Ivoire, Nigeria. Ghana, and South Africa


Port of Saldanha's new LPG terminal launched
20 September 2017

PLUS: News from Gambia, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa


Car shipping company faces charges of price fixing and collusion
13 September 2017

PLUS: News from North West Africa, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa


Russia to explore offshore oil opportunities with South Africa
06 September 2017

PLUS: News from Ghana, Mozambique, Kenya and Namibia


Patrol vessel for Nigerian oil sector
30 August 2017

PLUS: News from Ghana, Mauritania and South Africa


South Africa begins overhaul of Merchant Shipping Act
23 August 2017

PLUS: Conversion of Seafarers' Certificates 


Nigeria to work with Seabed Authority for better benefits
16 August 2017

PLUS: News from Ghana, Mauritania and South Africa


African infrastructure fund launched to drive economic growth on the continent
11 August 2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, Djibouti, Ghana, Morocco and South Africa


African Maritime Authorities seek greater representation on the IMO Council
02 August 2017

PLUS: News from Mozambique, Cameroon, Tanzania and South Africa


 

 

 

International Maritime Organisation News:

UN Environment visits IMO
14/02/2018  When it comes to ocean protection and delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals, IMO and UN Environment share a great deal of common ground.  The Executive Director of UN Environment, Erik Solheim recently met with IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim to discuss collaboration between the two organisations, particularly how to address SDG14 - life  below water.  

Maritime graduates step out
01/02/2018  Be ambitious. Make navigation safe, always.  This was the message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim to young maritime transport and technology graduates in Alexandria, Egypt.  Speaking at the Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Lim praised the graduates' dedication and challenged them to be ambitious in their maritime  careers and to focus on being safe when involved in ship navigation - no matter what role.

Africa maritime cooperation centre launched
14/12/2017  Africa has launched its maritime technology cooperation centre as part of an ambitious IMO-EU project to establish a global network of centres to further global efforts in addressing climate change.

Work continues to combat illicit maritime activity
12/12/2017  Prevention of piracy, armed robbery against ships and illicit maritime activity in west and central Africa was on the agenda at a meeting of the G7 Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea in Lagos, Nigeria.  The meeting reviewed progress made in implementing the Yaounde Code of Conduct, which was signed by governments in the region in 2013 to enhance cooperation to counter piracy and armed robbery at sea and illicit maritime activity.

Training for port security in Guinea
24/11/2017  Port security officials in Guinea have undergone training on complying with IMO's maritime security measures.  The event in Conakry, Guinea from 20 to 24 November was organised in conjunction with Guinea's Maritime Authority and the Minister of Transport.

 

 

 

 

UN Environment visits IMO
14/02/2018  When it comes to ocean protection and delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals, IMO and UN Environment share a great deal of common ground.  The Executive Director of UN Environment, Erik Solheim recently met with IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim to discuss collaboration between the two organisations, particularly how to address SDG14 - life  below water.  

Maritime graduates step out
01/02/2018  Be ambitious. Make navigation safe, always.  This was the message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim to young maritime transport and technology graduates in Alexandria, Egypt.  Speaking at the Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Lim praised the graduates' dedication and challenged them to be ambitious in their maritime  careers and to focus on being safe when involved in ship navigation - no matter what role.

Africa maritime cooperation centre launched
14/12/2017  Africa has launched its maritime technology cooperation centre as part of an ambitious IMO-EU project to establish a global network of centres to further global efforts in addressing climate change.

Work continues to combat illicit maritime activity
12/12/2017  Prevention of piracy, armed robbery against ships and illicit maritime activity in west and central Africa was on the agenda at a meeting of the G7 Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea in Lagos, Nigeria.  The meeting reviewed progress made in implementing the Yaounde Code of Conduct, which was signed by governments in the region in 2013 to enhance cooperation to counter piracy and armed robbery at sea and illicit maritime activity.

Training for port security in Guinea
24/11/2017  Port security officials in Guinea have undergone training on complying with IMO's maritime security measures.  The event in Conakry, Guinea from 20 to 24 November was organised in conjunction with Guinea's Maritime Authority and the Minister of Transport.

 

 

 

 

PIRACY UPDATES
Piracy News & Figures

The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre PRC) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation funded purely on voluntary contributions. The PRC forms an essential part in the response process of dealing with worldwide piracy and armed robbery.


UPDATED 05 February 2015

Worldwide Incidents 2015: 
Total Incidents Worldwide: 14 reported incidents 

For more information pleasecontact the IMB on +44 (0) 20 7423 6960


Twitter: Follow Piracy and Armed Robbery incidents on twitter via http://www.twitter.com/IMB_Piracy
 
 

Piracy News & Figures

The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre PRC) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation funded purely on voluntary contributions. The PRC forms an essential part in the response process of dealing with worldwide piracy and armed robbery.


UPDATED 05 February 2015

Worldwide Incidents 2015: 
Total Incidents Worldwide: 14 reported incidents 

For more information pleasecontact the IMB on +44 (0) 20 7423 6960


Twitter: Follow Piracy and Armed Robbery incidents on twitter via http://www.twitter.com/IMB_Piracy
 
 

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