Africa

Grounded Bulker ‘New Mykonos’ Breaks up, Sinks Partially

17th May, 2016

The grounded bulker New Mykonos, which went aground off the town of Faux Cap, Madagascar earlier this year, has broken in two and partially sunk, re. . Read More

South African Authorities Detain Chinese Fishing Vessel

17th May, 2016

Over the weekend, authorities apprehended a Chinese fishing vessel in South Africa’s territorial waters. Her crew has been detained while offic. . Read More

Fleet of Product Tankers Stuck in Queue Off Nigeria

17th May, 2016

The growing fleet of tankers stuck off Nigeria unable to unload their cargoes of diesel and petrol is an even-present reminder for President Muhammadu. . Read More

Libya’s Oil Export Fall as Internal Dispute Rises

10th May, 2016

Libya’s crude oil output has fallen to a trickle amid a standoff over export rights that prevented trading giant Glencore from loading a tanker.. . Read More

Militants Attack Chevron’s Platform in Niger Delta

6th May, 2016

Militants attacked a Chevron (CVX.N) platform in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta region late on Wednesday, the U.S. energy company said on Thursd. . Read More

BMT Conducts CFD Study Offshore Nigeria

5th May, 2016

BMT Fluid Mechanics (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd has recently completed a comprehensive Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) study for an oil m. . Read More

IMO SG Kitack Lim Welcomes UNSC Condemnation of Acts of Piracy and Kidnapping

5th May, 2016

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the Presidential Statement from the United Nations Security Council in which the Council strongly condem. . Read More

Pirates in West Africa Switch to Kidnapping Crew as Oil Fetches Less

4th May, 2016

Pirate gangs in West Africa are switching to kidnapping sailors and demanding ransom rather than stealing oil cargoes as low oil prices have made crud. . Read More

Indian-flagged Oil Tanker to Return to Libya After U.N. blacklisting, says Rival NOC

29th April, 2016

An Indian-flagged oil tanker is returning to Libya, the North African country’s rival oil corporation said on Thursday, after its failed first a. . Read More

U.N. Blacklists Tanker Carrying East Libyan Crude Oil

28th April, 2016

The United Nations Security Council Libya sanctions committee blacklisted on Wednesday an Indian-flagged tanker carrying crude oil shipped by the riva. . Read More

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