Piracy

Navy, Air Force Foil Pirate Attack | General News

The Ghana Navy and Air Force have foiled an attempted pirate attack on an oil tanker off the coast of Takoradi.The oil tanker vessel, MT Hafnia Phoenix, escaped the pirate attack some 72 nautical miles off the coast of Takoradi last Tuesday after undertaking a manoeuvre to outwit an armed gang of pirates.The Denmark-flagged vessel…

Runcorn ship engine specialist to provide diesel units for three European military vessels

A Runcorn based ship engine specialist will supply Volvo Penta diesel engines for European naval military vessels being built in Merseyside.James Troop & Co, based at the Astmoor Industrial Estate, will provide the engines for three MST 800 Seaboats which are currently being constructed by Marine Specialised Technology…

Navy, Air Force foil pirate attack

The oil tanker vessel, MT Hafnia Phoenix, escaped the pirate attack some 72 nautical miles off the coast of Takoradi last Tuesday after undertaking a manoeuvre to outwit an armed gang of pirates.The Denmark-flagged vessel, which was sailing from Lomé in Togo to Abidjan in Cote dIvoire, was attacked by the group of about…

Offshore Patrol Vessel Market 2020 Extensive Industry Analysis, Growth Rate, Segmentation, Investmen

Offshore patrol vessels or patrol boat or patrol ship is the naval vessel that is specially designed for defense duties. It operated by the coast guard, navy, and police force. The growing security concern and to improve border protection is a rising demand for the patrol vessel that is booming the growth of the offshore patrol vessel market.

Economics & Utility Redefine TodayS Workboat Output

GoM shipyards are meeting the demand for right-sized, multi-mission boats.In the last decade, Gulf Coast shipyards have watched demand for multi-mission vessels grow from foreign governments and U.S. authorities. In particular, local counties and municipalities – pinched by shrinking budgets and expanding mission sets – began the march to leverage a single hull for more than one task.

Why is China opening its first overseas military base in Djibouti?

Djibouti is a tiny African nation that's home to a lot of muscle. The United States, France and Italy all have a military presence in the country. Now it's China's turn. China has emerged as a major source of finance for investment in Africa. The Asian country has built Africa's first transnational electric railway between Djibouti and Ethiopia.

FG approves 12 intervention vessels, 3 helicopters for NIMASA

By Favour NnabugwuFederal government has approved the procurement of 12 intervention vessels and 3 helicopters for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to fight piracy and other illegal activities on the country’s territorial waters.The Director General of NIMASA. Dr. Dakuku Peterside made this known in a statement to Vanguard in Abuja Thursday…

Emerging Trends and Will Generate New Growth Opportunities Status – Crypto Daily

There is a continuous growth in “Armed Maritime Security” Market in last five years and also continue for the forecast year 2023. Armed Maritime Security industry report analyses the outline of the global market with respect to major regions and segmented by types and applications. Armed Maritime Security Market covers top manufacturers…

Global Maritime Anti-Piracy Systems Market Expected to reach highest CAGR in forecast period :A.ST.I

This distinctive market research report divulging details on the Global Maritime Anti-Piracy Systems Market is a dedicated report compilation to enable readers with a new perspective in order to make new growth roadmaps. The report minutely hovers across past developments and events besides minutely observing present developments…

Nigeria: Govt Warns Against Exploitation of Seaport Operators

Abuja — Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has charged regulatory bodies to reduce the cost of doing business by checking the exploitation of operators at seaports.The Minister who gave this charge at the 2020 World Maritime Day Celebration with the theme: 'Sustainable Shipping for Sustainable Planet: The Nigerian Dimension:' held in Eko Hotel…

Navy Deploys Eight Ships, Others to Curb Maritime Crimes

By Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja and Sylvester Idowu in WarriThe Nigerian Navy in the Niger Delta region yesterday commenced a sea exercise aimed at enforcing the use of Automatic Identification System (AIS) by vessels operating in the regions waterways.It said the exercise was prompted by the activities of some vessels operating within the commands maritime environment…

Is Mike Pompeo Preparing an October Surprise?

It appears that the Trump administration is laying the groundwork for an imminent military confrontation with Iran, seemingly to boost President Trumps re-election prospects.OpinionTrita ParsiWith less than seven weeks left until the U.S. presidential elections, the faction within the Trump administration aligned with Secretary…

India expands Maritime Security footprint in IOR! Joins Djibouti Code of Conduct, Jeddah Amendment a

The Indian Navy has picked up the increased presence of the Chinese navy in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). (Representative image)India has joined the Djibouti Code of Conduct/ Jeddah Amendment (DCOC/JA), as an Observer. This was following the high-level virtual meeting of the Grouping in last week of August.What does it…

USS Kidd returns to Naval Station Everett flying a pirate flag

The USS Kidd has returned to its homeport in Washington following a five-month deployment to the Eastern Pacific.The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer pulled into Naval Station Everett on Monday after setting out to sea in April to assist in a counter-narcotics operation. The warship drew attention on social media after viewers took note of the large pirate flag on its mast…

Poulsson Reappointed As ICS Chairman

The board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reappointed Esben Poulsson, the current Chairman of ICS for a further two-year term.Having been at the helm of the shipping industry trade association since 2016, Poulsson has overseen ICS’s engagement with international bodies, national governments, and industry organisations on the key issues impacting international shipping.