Africa

Centre for Low-Carbon Future Launched at the University of Trinidad and Tobago

4th April, 2017

A new centre tasked with promoting technologies and operations to help navigate shipping into a low-carbon future has been launched at the University . . Read More

Somali Pirates Hijack Yet Another Cargo Vessel

4th April, 2017

Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo vessel en route from Dubai to either Bosasso, Somalia or Al Mukalla, Yemen, in the vicinity of Socotra, Dryad Mar. . Read More

Pirates Release Hijacked Dhow off Somalia

29th March, 2017

The pirates have released the ocean going dhow that was hijacked on March 23rd in the vicinity of Eyl, Somalia, the IMB piracy reporting centre confir. . Read More

Somali Pirates Hold Hostages on Hijacked Ship

28th March, 2017

Somali pirates have kept 7 hostages on board the vessel hijacked last week off Somalia, indicating that it could be intended for use as a mother s. . Read More

IMO SG Urges Adherence to Guidance to Avert Piracy Attacks

17th March, 2017

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has urged the shipping industry to apply diligently IMO guidance and best management practices to avert possible pira. . Read More

Somali Pirates Demand Ransom for Aris 13

15th March, 2017

Somali pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 off the coast of Somalia, are demanding a ransom for the ship’s release. . Read More

ExxonMobil Awards FPSO Contract to SBM Offshore

21st December, 2016

ExxonMobil has awarded an FPSO contract for the Liza development in Guyana to SBM Offshore. Under the contract, SBM Offshore will perform front end en. . Read More

Egypt to Introduce New Toll System for Suez Canal

8th December, 2016

The Suez Canal Authority Chairman Admiral Mohab Mamish said that he had successful talks with global shipping companies regarding the Suez Canal’s n. . Read More

Project to Provide Maritime Surveillance System in Mozambique Launched

8th December, 2016

A project to provide a single display maritime surveillance system for Mozambique has been commissioned and handed over to the country’s Government . . Read More

IMO Hold Regional SAR Training Course in Nigeria

29th November, 2016

IMO is supporting countries in western Africa to enhance their national Search And Rescue (SAR) services with a regional training course and meeting t. . Read More

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