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Tanker Involved in Fatal Collision Off Nigeria – EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS
Up to nine personnel from a self-propelled barge may have been killed after their vessel collided with a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker in Nigerian waters earlier this month. An anonymous source tells...
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Nigeria’s Oil Exports Under Threat From Theft Crackdown
By Libby George LONDON (Reuters) – Nigeria’s latest effort to combat theft could imperil its oil income lifeline, compounding the damage the crude price fall has done to its...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Nigeria’s Sudden Tanker Ban Dumbfounds Just About Everyone
By Libby George and Julia Payne LONDON/ABUJA, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The Nigerian president’s sudden, unexpected and seemingly unilateral decision to ban nearly 100 oil tankers from the country’s...
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Monday, July 20, 2015
Nigeria NNPC Bans 113 Oil Tankers from Nigerian Waters
By Libby George LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s state oil company NNPC has banned 113 oil tankers from the country’s waters, citing a directive from President Muhammadu Buhari,...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Nigerian Trader Sues Glencore Over Failed Payments for Sailors’ Release
Glencore Plc is being sued by a former representative in Nigeria who says the commodities trader promised him $5 million to help free 15 Russian sailors detained on suspicion of smuggling guns.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Nigeria’s First Major Shipyard Project Receives $1.5 Billion Investment
Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) is sponsoring the construction of the first major ship yard in Africa's biggest economy at the cost of $1.5 billion, in its attempt to turn the country into a hub for maritime operations on the continent.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Bourbon Offshore: Three Kidnapped from Crewboat Off Nigeria
French offshore services provider Bourbon Offshore confirmed Monday that three crewmembers have been kidnapped one of its crewboats off the coast of Nigeria. In a statement, Bourbon said that three were...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Nigeria Parliament Says Shell Should Pay $4 Billion for 2011 Bonga Oil Spill
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.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Doctor Dies of Ebola In Nigeria’s Oil Hub Port Harcourt
A doctor in Nigeria's oil hub of Port Harcourt has died from Ebola after treating a contact of a Liberian-American man who was the first recorded case of the virus in Africa's most populous country, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Bumi Armada Extended Offshore Nigeria with $381 Million Contract
Malaysian oil field services firm Bumi Armada Bhd said it has secured $381 million worth of contract extensions for its floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel in the Oyo field located offshore Nigeria.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Nigerian Authorities Free Indian Hostages in Rare Victory Against Pirates
Nigerian police have rescued three Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a cargo ship off the coast of Equatorial Guinea last month, a rare success story in its fight against piracy.
Monday, January 27, 2014
MEND Claims Responsibility for Attack on JTF Patrol Boat, Passenger Killed
In an emailed statement to gCaptain, Nigerian militant group, MEND claimed responsibility for an attack on a Joint Task Force (JTF) patrol boat on Saturday 25 January, in the Nembe-Bassanbiri waterways, Bayelsa State. “This relatively...
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