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Shipping giants CMA CGM hit by Ransomware cyber-attack

CMA CGM has confirmed it has become the latest liner to suffer a cyber-attack. The company stated that it is currently dealing with a cyber-attack impacting peripheral servers. A number of the group’s websites have been down for large...

Sea robbery incidents on the increase in the Philippines

Philippine anchorages and ports has seen an increase in the number of incidents of sea robbery from January to September, 2020, the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre said in a special report. During the nine-month period, thirteen actual incidents were reported...

Unarmed man shot by Customs officers in Ogun State dies

An unarmed man, Atanda Idowu Moses, who was shot by trigger-happy Customs operatives while chasing after smugglers in Oja Odan, Yewa South local government area of Ogun State on Saturday, September 26, has died. A relation of the deceased, Olatunji...

Navy deploys warships and gunboats to fight piracy, oil theft in the Niger Delta

The Nigerian Navy says it has deployed troops on board six warships and 60 gunboats in a special military exercise to tackle pirates, oil smugglers and other criminals in the Niger Delta region. The announcement was made by the Flag...

Court extends restraining order on NPA from terminating INTELS pilotage contract

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has extended the interim order it earlier granted restraining the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), from terminating the role of INTELS Nigeria Limited as manning agent in the pilotage districts of Lagos, Warri,...

Nigerian military destroys illegal refinery, recover stolen crude in the Niger Delta

The Nigerian military has successfully destroyed some illegal refineries and recovered stolen crude oil in the Niger Delta region, according to the Defence Headquarters in a statement signed by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen John Enenche. Gen. Enenche said...

Air Force, NIMASA, join to deploy assets for Deep Blue Project

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar and the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Jamoh, have agreed to deploy assets to enhance the smooth take off of the Deep Blue Project embarked upon...

Families plead for search to resume for missing livestock carrier

Distraught family members of the missing seafarers from the livestock carrier which sank off Japan, the Gulf Livestock 1, have launched efforts pleading for the search and rescue efforts to continue in an attempt to locate their loved ones. The...

We don’t auction vehicles on social media – Customs warn Nigerians

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has once again, issued a stern warning to Nigerians against dealing with fraudsters that camouflage as its officials on social media, especially Facebook, to advertise the auction of seized vehicles. The spokesman of the NSC,...

FG gives quit notice to barge operators over desecration of Marina coastline

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has expressed his anger at the degradation of the Marina coastline by the activities of barge operators and has given them a summary notice of eviction. Amaechi who made the stop-work order during an...

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Nigeria, Brazil Unveil $1.1bn Mechanisation Programme

The federal government and the government of Brazil on Thursday inaugurated $1.1 billion agricultural mechanisation programme that covers the entire agricultural value chain. Vice President...

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