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Suspected pirates speedboat sighted approaching Ghana

Maritime authorities in Ghana have reported the possible approach of a speedboat at sea by suspected pirates, targeting a tanker as incidents of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea increases by the day. Dryad reports that there have been no...

4 die in shipwreck off Algeria coast

The bodies of four Algerian migrants were retrieved after a makeshift raft capsized off the northeastern coast of Algeria. Five others were rescued by coast guards, according to the Algerian state news agency. The migrants were traveling on a makeshift...

24 migrants drowned off Libyan coast – IOM

About 24 migrants are believed to have drowned after their boat capsized off the Libyan coast in the night from Sunday to Monday, bringing the deaths of migrants who have died in the Mediterranean while trying to get to...

Ghana President promises to review $1m foreign equity requirement for Nigerian traders

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, has promised that his country will review the $1 million foreign equity imposed on Nigerian traders as part of requirement for the Ghana Promotion Investment Council (GIPC) registration. This piece of good news was...

Somali pirates attack Panama-flagged chemical tanker off the Horn of Africa

A few days a gang of Somali pirates released three Iranian hostages they had held for five years, another band of pirates have launched an attack on the Panama-flagged tanker, Aegean II, about 180 nautical miles southwest of Socotra,...

Islamist militants seize port near Mozambique LNG project

Islamist militants with links to the terrorist group, Islamic State, have seized the seaport of Mocimboa da Praia in the northeastern corner of Mozambique, about 40 miles south of the giant Mozambique LNG terminal site, Seatrade reports. It is the...

Liberian Shipping registry expands leadership team

The Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry (LISCR), has expanded its leadership team by adding two veteran industry experts with decades of experience to its ranks, Thomas Klenum, as senior Vice President of Maritime Operations, while Reynaldo Garibaldi was...

40 migrants drown in shipwreck off Mauritanian coast

40 migrants and refugees have reportedly drowned after a boat carrying them sank off the coast of Mauritania, leaving only one survivor, the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR has reported. According to the report, the perilous sea passage from West...

MSC Ship loses 23 containers off South African bay

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), has confirmed that it is investigating the loss of as many as 23 containers overboard from the MSC Palak in Algoa Bay near Port Elizabeth, located in South Africa’s Eastern Cape region. The...

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FG Takes Delivery of Calibration Aircraft

The federal government has purchased a $8.5 million calibration aircraft that will be used across he country. A calibration aircraft is used to inspect equipment...

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