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Durban port collision under investigation
18 April 2018

PLUS: News from South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana


DP World warns potential concession holders against pursuing agreements for Doraleh
11 April 2018

PLUS: News from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana


Joint operations combat maritime crime over Easter
04 April 2018

PLUS: News from South Africa, Mozambique


South African shipping company to list on NASDAQ
28 March 2018

PLUS: News from Ghana, South Africa, Mozambique


EU and Côte d'Ivoire renew Fisheries Partnership Agreement for six years
21 March 2018

PLUS: News from Ghana, South Africa, Mozambique


Private sector required to revive Nigerian shipping line
14 March 2018

PLUS: News from Namibia, South Africa


Fisheries control officers arrested
07 March 2018

PLUS: News from Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa


Government seizes terminal and cancels concession
01 March 2018

PLUS: News from Senegal, Mauritius, Morocco, South Africa


India to set up military base in Seychelles
21 February 2018

PLUS: News from Namibia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Angola, South Africa 


Government to use NPA to "force" transformation in the port sector
14 February 2018

PLUS: News from Ghana, Egypt


Working to strengthen African cooperation for maritime security
07 February 2018

PLUS: News from Mozambique, South Africa


FPSO arrives to fanfare in Lagos
31 January 2018

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It's farewell to an iconic shipping service
24 January 2018

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South Africa's trade grows by ten percent in third quarter
20 December 2017

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Transformation through industrialisation  |  Mariflex opens in SA
13 December 2017

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IMO elects 5 African states to council | Japan commits N$ 10m to Namibian ports
06 December 2017

PLUS: News from South Africa, Somalia, Mauritius, Namibia


World's largest diamond mining vessel for Namibia
29 November 2017

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Advancing maritime education and training in the digital era
22 November 2017

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Africans dominate PhD graduation at World Maritime University
15 November 2017

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Cape Town shipbuilder supplies ferries to cruise company

08 November 2017

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Ship operating costs due to increase
01 November 2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana


Tribunal dismisses complaint against TNPA
25  October  2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, South Africa, Mozambique, Ghana


Working towards a safer fishing industry in Africa
18  October  2017

PLUS: News from Nigeria, South Africa, Libya


Maritime Authority's safety charges ire shippers || Ballistic protection saves crew from pirates
11  October  2017

PLUS: News from Ghana, Mozambique, Guinea, South Africa, Libya


High Court rules against Maritime Authority's levies
04 October  2017

PLUS: News from Tanzania, Nigeria, Mauritius and South Africa


 

International Maritime Organisation News:

Initial GHG strategy for international shipping set for adoption
09/04/2018  The adoption of an initial strategy on the reduction of GHG emissions from ships is one of the key items on the agenda of the IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72), which is under way between 9 and 13 April. 

Enhancing ship/shore interface in Mozambique
30/03/2018  When the communication between ships and shore is smoothly run, shipments move more quickly, more easily and more efficiently.  This is where IMO's Facilitation Convention comes in.  The benefits of the FAL Convention were highlighted during a national seminar on the Facilitation of Maritime Traffic held in Maputo, Mozambique.  

Boosting Gulf of Guinea maritime security capability
29/03/2018  IMO participated in an annual maritime security exercise at improving interoperability and cooperation among the maritime forces of Gulf of Guinea, Europe and North and South America.  The 2018 Obangame Express exercise put special emphasis on encouraging navies and civilian agencies and different countires to work together, as envisaged in existing frameworks such as the Yaounde Code of Conduct.

Cooperation for maritime security in Nigeria
19/03/2018  Cooperation amongst various government agencies can be key to achieving maximum maritime security enforcement.  This was the theme running through the latest national table-top exercise on maritime security held in Lagos, Nigeria.  Representatives from various governmnet agencies which form the national implementation committee for the ISPS Code particpated in the workshop.  

Safety aspects of shore-side power
12/03/2018  Plugging a ship into shore-side power - and turning off onboard generators - is one solution to reducing air pollution from ships, as well as limiting local noise.  IMO met this week to look at the safety aspects of on shore power supply to ships.

Maritime women to benefit from new leadership course
02/03/2018  Maritime subjects are set to feature on a new Leadership in the Public Sector course being developed by the training arm of the UN-system - the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.  This initiative is part of IMO's ongoing efforts to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal on achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.

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Piracy News & Figures

The IMB Piracy Reporting Centre PRC) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation funded purely on voluntary contributions. The PRC forms an essential part in the response process of dealing with worldwide piracy and armed robbery.


UPDATED 05 February 2015

Worldwide Incidents 2015: 
Total Incidents Worldwide: 14 reported incidents 

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