Nigerian Navy declares sea pirate wanted for hijack of vessel

The Nigerian Navy has declared one Charles Ekpemefumor, alias Charles Parker, wanted for the alleged hijack of MT MAXIMUS off Cote d’Ivoire waters on 11th February, 2016. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the Director of Navy Information, Commodore Christian Ezekobe. It said investigation so far conducted by Navy… Read More Nigerian Navy declares sea pirate wanted for hijack of vessel

Twenty-six high speed boats impounded by Navy in Warri

Twenty-six high speed boats were impounded in Warri, Delta, Nigerian Navy authorities told newsmen on Wednesday. The Operations Officer of NNS DELTA, Warri, Commander Shehu Tasiu, disclosed this to newsmen while displaying the boats at the Naval Base, Warri. Tasiu said that the boats were apprehended on Tuesday at various jetties in the area. He… Read More Twenty-six high speed boats impounded by Navy in Warri

U.S. Navy aircraft carrier spotted patrolling South China Sea

A U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike group is operating in the South China Sea, with the Chinese Navy apparently keeping close watch. The Navy’s Seventh Fleet said in a press release on Friday that the USS John S. Stennis, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, as well as the guided-missile destroyers USS Chung-Hoon and USS Stockdale, the… Read More U.S. Navy aircraft carrier spotted patrolling South China Sea

South Korean Navy fires shots at North Korean patrol boat

South Korea’s navy has fired shots at a North Korean boat that strayed into its waters, the Yonhap news agency reports. Five shots were fired at 15:30 (06:30GMT) on Saturday when the patrol boat crossed the de facto maritime border, Yonhap, South Korea’s largest news agency, said. North Korea disputes the maritime border in the… Read More South Korean Navy fires shots at North Korean patrol boat

Navy jet fighter crashes in California; pilot ejected safely

A plane crashed near a Central California military base but not before authorities say the pilot ejected in midair and safely parachuted to the ground. Kings County Fire Chief Bill Lynch tells The Sentinel newspaper in Hanford that the pilot walked to emergency responders after reaching the ground on Monday afternoon. California Highway Patrol Officer… Read More Navy jet fighter crashes in California; pilot ejected safely

NNPC embarks on the division of PPMC into three different companies

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Wednesday, stated that it has commenced the unbundling of the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company, PPMC, into three different companies — a storage, pipelines and products marketing companies. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, who stated this during a tour of the Okrika Jetty and the… Read More NNPC embarks on the division of PPMC into three different companies