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          National Oil Corporation (NOC) Kidnapping

          The National Oil Corporation (NOC) condemns the kidnapping of two of its employees and demands their immediate release.

          Gunmen attack passenger boat, kidnap eight in Rivers

          Eight persons who were travelling to Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on a passenger boat have been kidnapped along the Kula-Abonrma waterway in Rivers State.

          Deep Blue Project: How Will Success Be Measured?

          Nigeria’s delayed ‘Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure’ framework, also known as The Deep Blue Project (DBP), is finally set to commence this month, several years..

          Will a new anti- piracy framework solve the Gulf of Guinea's piracy woes?

          The latest self-enforcing regional commitments aimed at improving maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea were announced last week by the Inter Regional Coordination Centre Yaoundé (ICC) and the..

          How insecurity affects the lives of everyone in the Niger Delta

          Nigeria has an urgent insecurity problem. News from the country often emphasises insecurity related to Islamic insurgents in Northern Nigeria, organised armed banditry involving Fulani herdsmen,..

          Why pirates attack: Geospatial evidence

          "I believe the title of pirate should be given to those who come to our waters illegally.”

          After weeks in pirate captivity Turkish Sailors Freed

          Fifteen men kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea are undergoing health checks, Turkish media reports.

          Suspicious Approach - 65nm SW Bonny

          MDAT GoG report indicates that an MV reported a suspicious approach. 

          Suspicious Approach - 150nm SW Bonny

          Reporting indicates that MV MAERSK CARDIFF has been approached by a small vessel.

          Boarding - 95nm S Brass

          Reporting indicates that when sailing from Lome to Bata, the Maltese flagged, containership PORT GDYNIA (9526459) was approached and boarded by an unknown number of attackers.