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Russia to explore offshore oil opportunities with South Africa
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Patrol vessel for Nigerian oil sector
30 August 2017

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South Africa begins overhaul of Merchant Shipping Act
23 August 2017

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

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African infrastructure fund launched to drive economic growth on the continent
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African Maritime Authorities seek greater representation on the IMO Council
02 August 2017

PLUS: News from Mozambique, Cameroon, Tanzania 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:

Training for port security drills in Nigeria
05/09/2017  A workshop in Lagos, Nigeria has helped train Nigerian officials in the necessary skills and knowledge to plan, conduct and assess security drills and exercises in their port facilities.  The event focused on port security measures of the Organisation's ISPS code.

Mozambique gets fresh training on port security
28/07/2017  A five-day workshop on maritime security and The International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) concluded last week in Maputo, Mozambique.  The course provided port facility security officers with the necessary knowledge to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of key IMO maritime security measures.  

Oil spill response workshop in Senegal
20/07/2017  The use of oil spill dispersants, which can be used to break down an oil slick into smaller droplets as part of response efforts, is the subject of a workshop taking place in Dakar, Senegal.  Participants from 11 countries attended the sub-regional workshop, which will analyse national policies on dispersant use and provide training on further development and implementation of these policies.

A maritime security strategy for Cameroon
13/07/2017  Work to assist the Government of Cameroon to develop a national security strategy took place in Yaounde in July.  Senior Government officials from the departments and agencies concerned with maritime matters attended meetings with an IMO consultant with a view to setting up a maritime security committee.  This committee will set the course for a draft programme and strategy to enhance the county's maritime security.

Training for port security drills in Nigeria
05/09/2017  A workshop in Lagos, Nigeria has helped train Nigerian officials in the necessary skills and knowledge to plan, conduct and assess security drills and exercises in their port facilities.  The event focused on port security measures of the Organisation's ISPS code.

Mozambique gets fresh training on port security
28/07/2017  A five-day workshop on maritime security and The International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) concluded last week in Maputo, Mozambique.  The course provided port facility security officers with the necessary knowledge to perform their duties in accordance with the requirements of key IMO maritime security measures.  

Oil spill response workshop in Senegal
20/07/2017  The use of oil spill dispersants, which can be used to break down an oil slick into smaller droplets as part of response efforts, is the subject of a workshop taking place in Dakar, Senegal.  Participants from 11 countries attended the sub-regional workshop, which will analyse national policies on dispersant use and provide training on further development and implementation of these policies.

A maritime security strategy for Cameroon
13/07/2017  Work to assist the Government of Cameroon to develop a national security strategy took place in Yaounde in July.  Senior Government officials from the departments and agencies concerned with maritime matters attended meetings with an IMO consultant with a view to setting up a maritime security committee.  This committee will set the course for a draft programme and strategy to enhance the county's maritime security.

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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New degrees for seafarers, World Maritime Day Theme, Lawhill Maritime Centre

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