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As disasters multiply, container ship insurers face troubled seas

A series of major loss events involving container ships in recent months — including a sudden surge in containers lost overboard in the North Pacific region in late 2020 and early 2021, the grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez

AU, Gulf of Guinea Commission ink agreement on maritime security, safety

The African Union (AU) and the Gulf of Guinea Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to reinforce joint efforts of addressing maritime security and safety along the Gulf of Guinea. According to an AU statement on Friday, the agreement

Nigerian court sentences 10 men to prison for 2020 Chinese ship hijacking

A court in Lagos sentenced 10 men to 12 years in prison on Friday for kidnapping the crew of a Chinese-flagged merchant vessel last year, the navy said, a verdict that officials hope will help tackle piracy in the waters off