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  • 3 November 2017
    Infrastructure

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

  • 18 January 2018
    Infrastructure

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

  • 18 December 2017

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

  • 6 April 2017
    Equipment

    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, […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2011

    Political uncertainty in Nigeria looks set to continue to threaten onshore oil infrastructure and offshore security in the Niger Delta, … Source: allAfrica.com [mappress] Source:AllAfrica, January  11, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 19 January 2006

    The Royal Dutch Shell yesterday said it is taking the necessary measures to ensure the safety of its staff in Nigeria’s troubled Niger Delta after a spate of attacks on its oil facilities and the abduction of its workers.

  • 4 October 2007

    Nigerian oil output could rise by 500,000 barrels a day by July 2008 if security in the Niger Delta continues to improve and a new offshore field starts on time, industry sources said on Thursday.

  • 2 August 2011

    The federal government has said that the country needs about 50, 000 seafarers, and that even if the 26, 538 Niger Delta youths benefiting from the… (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, August 2, 2011

  • 24 February 2016

    Since mid-January there has been a notable uptick in reported incidents of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, showing that pirates have given up on oil cargo theft and instead started kidnapping crew members for ransom, UK-owned risk management solutions provider Protection Group International (PGI) said. The analyst said that in January there were four recorded attacks on […]