Pirates seize vessel, kidnap crew in Port-Harcourt

A group of eight pirates attacked the Malta-flagged tanker MT Puli and kidnapped the vessel’s crew members some 118 nautical miles off Port Harcourt, Nigeria, OPS Clearwater confirmed to World Maritime News. The attack was reported in Turkish media. This comes as the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr.… Read More Pirates seize vessel, kidnap crew in Port-Harcourt

Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES) vow to stop acquisition of scrap vessels in Nigeria

The Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES) in Nigeria has said it would ensure that only certified sea-worthy ships are acquired and brought into Nigeria. Speaking with newsmen in Lagos, President of the association, Engr. Charles Uwadia said that the initiative would be among key issues for discussion at the association’s Maritime Technical Summit… Read More Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES) vow to stop acquisition of scrap vessels in Nigeria