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Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

Nigeria records 29 piracy attacks in third quarter 

  No fewer than 29 incidents of piracy attacks were reported in Nigeria’s waters in the third quarter of 2019, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said in its...

Labinjo found dead in U.S. during boat party

Labinjo found dead in U.S. during boat party 

A Nigerian, named Oluwafemi ‘Arthur’ Labinjo, 30, went missing while boat-hopping at the annual Chicago Scene Boat Party at the Playpen in Lake Michigan on...

IOM: Ethiopian migrants die of thirst, hunger in smugglers’ boat

IOM: Ethiopian migrants die of thirst, hunger in smugglers’ boat

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said no fewer than 15 Ethiopians died after the boat trying to smuggle them into Yemen broke down and left them...

World’s largest container ship sets sail from Tianjin

Malaysian port receives world’s largest containership 

The world’s largest containership, the MSC Gulsun, berthed at Malaysia’s Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) on Saturday July 27 during its maiden voyage. PTP, a joint...

Worker crushed to death at Hutchison’s Karachi Terminal

Worker crushed to death at Hutchison’s Karachi Terminal

A port worker has been crushed to death at Hutchison Ports’ Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT) in a second fatal incident this year, according to the...

Piracy: Shipowners lament high cost of security on Nigerian waters 

Turkey: We’re working with Nigeria, Ghana to free abducted sailors 

The Turkish government says it is taking measures with Ghana and Nigeria to secure release of its citizens kidnapped by pirates suspected to be Niger Delta militants. A...

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Pirates kidnap 10 Turkish sailors in Niger Delta

10 Turkish sailors have been taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region early on Tuesday, according to the shipping company Kadioglu...

U.S. impounds MSC ship after record drug bust

MSC: We’re cooperating authorities on Gayane drug probe

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has said that it is “assisting and cooperating in any possible way with the authorities” related to the drug trafficking...

Piracy: Nigeria, other West African countries deadliest in the world, says IMB 

Piracy: Nigeria, other West African countries deadliest in the world, says IMB 

The seas around Nigeria and other West Africa countries are now the world’s most dangerous for piracy, according to a report released by the International Maritime...

Switzerland plans legal action against Nigeria over detained ship, crew

Seized ship: Tribunal begins hearing on Switzerland’s case against Nigeria

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has held a public hearing over the arrest and detention of a Swiss ship named San Padre Pio, its crew and cargo...

EU calls for renewed efforts to battle resurgent piracy off Somali coast

West Africa is world’s new piracy hotspot — Report

U.S.-based non-governmental organization, One Earth Future, released its ninth annual State of Maritime Piracy report on Monday, identifying West Africa as becoming the...

ICTSI wins Cameroon port concession

The Philippines-based port management company International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has secured the right to develop a multipurpose terminal at the Port of...