Africa

2 days ago

Listing Cargo Ship Now Aground Off South Africa

The Ultrabulk-managed general cargo ship, Ultra Galaxy, was abandoned by its 18-member crew on Monday after experiencing severe listing.

Listing Cargo Ship Now Aground Off South Africa
2 days ago

Second Vessel this Month Carries Nigerian Crude Oil to Norway

The Maran Lyra, a Very Large Crude Carrier, is scheduled to arrive in Norway today with what broker Braemar has described as “unusual” cargo.

Second Vessel this Month Carries Nigerian Crude Oil to Norway
3 days ago

Crew Rescued from Listing Cargo Ship Off South Africa

South African Maritime Safety Authority reported the rescue of crew from a lifeboat after they evacuated their listing cargo ship in the Atlantic

Crew Rescued from Listing Cargo Ship Off South Africa
3 Jul 2024

Nigerian Customs Showcase Illegal Weapons Haul from Turkey

July 1, Nigerian Customs Service displayed illegal weapons seized from a concealed shipping container that arrived from Turkey at the Port of Onne

Nigerian Customs Showcase Illegal Weapons Haul from Turkey
5 Jun 2024

Labor Union Strike Sees Nigerian Ports Cease Working

According to BusinessDay, Nigeria experienced a nationwide strike initiated by the labor unions on Monday, June 3rd, including all ports.

Labor Union Strike Sees Nigerian Ports Cease Working
29 May 2024

Bulk Carrier Damaged in Missile Attack Off Yemen Coastline

As per Reuters, maritime security and shipping sources reported on May 28, a bulk carrier was targeted by three missiles off the coast of Yemen.

Bulk Carrier Damaged in Missile Attack Off Yemen Coastline
23 May 2024

Missile Attacks Off Yemen Target Two More Merchant Vessels

The UK Maritime Trade Operations reported an incident south of Hodeidah where “a missile impacted the water in close proximity” to a ship.

Missile Attacks Off Yemen Target Two More Merchant Vessels
20 May 2024

Oil Tanker Sustains Damage After Houthi Attack Off Yemen

The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operation reported on May 18 a crude oil tanker, Wind, had been attacked 98 miles south of Al Hudaydah, Yemen.

Oil Tanker Sustains Damage After Houthi Attack Off Yemen
20 May 2024

Tanker Boarded & Robbed by Pirates Off Cape Verde

A Turkey-flagged product tanker was boarded and robbed southwest of Nova Sintra, Cape Verde early Friday, marking a escalation in pirate activity

Tanker Boarded & Robbed by Pirates Off Cape Verde
13 May 2024

Tanker Pirate Assault Foiled by Operation Atalanta

During a maritime security operation near Somalia, Operation Atalanta confirmed its naval forces had apprehended a group of suspected pirates.

Tanker Pirate Assault Foiled by Operation Atalanta
16 Apr 2024

EU Atalanta Naval Force Warns Against Paying Ransoms

Naval force responsible for combating piracy in the Indian Ocean issues warning that the recent ransom payment could provoke additional attacks.

EU Atalanta Naval Force Warns Against Paying Ransoms
15 Apr 2024

Bangladeshi Ship & Crew Released by Somali Pirates

Early on Sunday, Somali pirates released the Bangladeshi ship, Abdullah, along with its crew of 23, following the payment of a $5 million ransom.

Bangladeshi Ship & Crew Released by Somali Pirates
15 Apr 2024

State of Emergency as Gas Carrier Runs Aground Off Egypt

Over the weekend, a state of emergency was declared offshore Egypt when a Liberian-flagged gas carrier ran aground.

State of Emergency as Gas Carrier Runs Aground Off Egypt
8 Apr 2024

Unlicensed Mozambique Ferry Capsizes Killing at Least 94

A tragic incident off the northern coast of Mozambique resulted in at least 94 fatalities, including children, with 26 individuals still missing.

Unlicensed Mozambique Ferry Capsizes Killing at Least 94
2 Apr 2024

Europe-Africa Services Upgraded by CMA CGM

The Marseille-based shipping company CMA CGM has announced updates to its EURAF services, aiming to enhance its offerings in the African region.

Europe-Africa Services Upgraded by CMA CGM