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  • 3 November 2017

    “This outing will be brutish, brutal and bloody…”

  • 18 January 2018

    “This round of attacks will be the most deadly and will be targeting the deep sea operations.”

  • 4 July 2016

    Three oil workers employed by Italian oil company Eni in Nigeria were reportedly killed last week when a vessel carrying the workers was attacked. According to Bloomberg, which cited a statement by Eni, the vessel was attacked last Wednesday while on its way to a well location for routine operations in the Nembe area. Three workers […]

  • 6 May 2016

    Chevron’s platform in Nigeria’s oil rich Niger Delta was reportedly attacked by militants on Wednesday.  Chevron, the operator of the join venture with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), told Reuters that its Okan offshore facility in the Western Niger Delta region was breached by unknown persons.  “The facility is currently shut-in and we are assessing the […]

  • 10 May 2016

    Oil giant Shell has reportedly evacuated workers from some of its facilities in Nigeria following a security threat. According to Nigerian newspaper Vanguard, the company during the weekend airlifted most of the workers from its Eja OML 79 offshore platform, and some of its workers from the nearby Bonga field. Vanguard said on Monday that Shell […]

  • 6 July 2016

    Nigerian government officials and representatives from the country’s oil and gas sector have joined forces in Lagos on OPITO’s one-day seminar to discuss how to make the country’s energy sector a safer place to work. Over 70 attendees heard from speakers including Onyebuchi Sibeudu, head of safety and environment at the Nigerian government’s Department of […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The four seamen kidnapped from a Russian refrigerated cargo ship off the Niger Delta on October 19 have been released, Deputy Chancellor of the Lithuanian Government Rimantas Vaitkus told news agency ELTA. As a reminder, the four crew members, two Lithuanian and two Ukrainian seamen, were taken hostage near Port Harcourt in Nigerian waters. The Russian manager of the […]

  • 5 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SIX additional ports are to be built by the Federal Government along the lower River Niger in the Niger Delta region… Source: The Guardian, November 5, 2009;

  • 24 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Federal Government yesterday halted the dredging of the lower River Niger pending the total protection of shorelines through land reclamation of areas in the Niger Delta. [mappress] Source: All Africa, February 24, 2010

  • 22 April 2006

    President Olusegun Obasanjo recently announced some new measures his administration would employ to address the many problems of the Niger Delta region. One of the measures is the dredging of River Niger. The dredging of the Niger, which has been on the drawing board of successive federal administrations for many years, has been most welcome […]

  • 13 May 2009

    RIVER Niger’s host state governments have finally endorsed the proposed dredging of the river from Baro in Niger to Warri in Delta State by the Federal Government. The N36 billion project is expected to commence next month while the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), which was conducted many years ago, is to be revalidated. The result […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two local contractors in Delta State, Nigeria, recently took delivery of 10-inch Wolverine Class Dredges, designed and manufactured by DSC Dredge at its Greenbush, Michigan, facility. As the political capital of Delta State, Asaba is a rapidly expanding city along the banks of the Niger River Delta. There is a growing demand for infrastructure improvement […]

  • 15 August 2006

    Brussels – A Belgian and a Moroccan working in Nigeria’s oil sector were released on Monday after being held for more than a week, said reports. The reports quoted an official from their employer, Dredging International, as saying that the two men were in good health despite difficult living conditions since their kidnap in the […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Armed pirates attacked and boarded a refrigerated cargo ship underway off the Niger Delta and kidnapped four crew members on October 19, the U.K.-based maritime intelligence company Dryad Maritime reports. There are currently no details relating to the identity of the attacked vessel or the location of the kidnapped crew members. The pirates also stole ship’s […]

  • 18 December 2017

    Ten crew members of a bulk carrier are reported missing following a pirate attack off Brass, Nigeria.

  • 6 April 2017

    U.S oil major Chevron has awarded Frames a contract to design and supply a new gas dehydration unit with a glycol regeneration package for an offshore platform in the Niger Delta. Frames said that the process package will be installed on Chevron existing Okan platform in the Western Niger Delta region. Frames Group designs, delivers, […]

  • 14 January 2006

    Five oil workers were injured Sunday in an attack by suspected separatist gunmen on a plant of Royal Dutch Shell in the Niger Delta.

  • 1 June 2010

    Royal Dutch Shell and its joint venture Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) recently announced sweeping plans to clean up all areas of the Niger Delta where they operate, compensate local communities for past injuries, and institute a local stakeholders program that will contribute to lifting the region out of poverty. The Comprehensive Shell Remediation Plan […]

  • 4 August 2014

    Environmental organisations have launched a report in which they accuse Shell and the Government of Nigeria of  a “shocking lack of action” with regards to the clean-up of pollution in the Niger delta. Friends of Earth Europe, Amnesty International, Environmental Rights Action, Platform and the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD), today issued […]

  • 19 February 2006

    The Managing Director of Delta Steel Company, Dr Onyeabor Nwabuokei, has called on the federal government to dredge the River Niger to ease ship passage.

  • 22 February 2007

    Kidnapping for ransom has become a booming business in Nigeria’s oil producing region, the Niger Delta, and as the country prepares for April’s general elections, the trend sees no sign of waning.

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has strengthened its presence in the Niger Delta with the opening of an office on Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria. The office, which complements the company’s existing presence in Lagos, Brass and close neighbour Port Harcourt, will service ISS contracts with Nigeria LNG (NLNG). ISS, […]