SPOTD: Supporting the Bonga FPSO

Today's ship photo of the day comes from offshore Nigeria by gCaptain contributor Andrey Vakarchuk. In the above photo taken on 25 January 2015, one of the cranes on board Shell's Bonga FPSO transfers equipment from the 4,678 deadweight ton Bourbon Ruby platform supply vessel working offshore Port Harcourt, Nigeria. … [Read more...]

Nigeria Parliament Says Shell Should Pay $4 Billion for 2011 Bonga Oil Spill

By Abraham Terngu ABUJA, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Nigeria's National Assembly said on Wednesday oil major Shell should pay $3.96 billion for a 2011 spill at its offshore Bonga oilfield in the latest assessment of damage to the environment. The non-binding decision comes after years of analysis by various Nigerian state agencies, which have proposed a range of fines as high as … [Read more...]