Tag Archives: PIRACY

NIGERIAN NAVY, CHINESE PLA NAVY SET FOR 4-DAY JOINT TRAINING EXERCISE

Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Samuel Alade and senior Chinese PLA Navy officers in Lagos PHOTO CREDIT: CHANNELS TELEVISION Posted by: CHANNELS TELEVISION May 24, 2014 The Nigerian Navy and the Chinese Navy have signed an agreement … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY ACQUIRE 8 NEW SHIPS…INCLUDES FIVE K47 PATROL CRAFT UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN THE NETHERLANDS; NNS OKPABANA TO DEPART FOR NIGERIA Q3 2014

The NNS Thunder F90 is a sister ship to the NNS Okpabana NATIONAL MIRROR by UBONG UKPONG May 22, 2014 The Nigerian Navy yesterday, said that it has acquired additional eight ships in its fleet, to boost its capacity to … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY CREW ON NNS BENIN, NNS IKOT ABASI ENGAGE PIRATES IN GUN BATTLE ; 2 PIRATES KILLED, 6 OTHERS ARRESTED….FOREIGN-OWNED VESSEL AND CREW RELEASED

A Nigerian Navy seaman mans a 20mm cannon onboard a naval vessel INFORMATION NIGERIA 18 May, 2014 Nigerian Navy (NN) personnel drawn from Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Benin and NNS Ikot-Abasi, have rescued a distressed oil tanker, MT SP Brussels … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY IMPOUND 38 SHIPS IN 4 MONTHS ; NNS DELTA GET FOUR NEW PATROL BOATS

NNS ANDONI P100, proudly made-in-Nigeria by the Nigerian Navy SHIPPING POSITION ONLINE 14 May, 2014 The Chief of Naval Staff(CNS), Vice Adm. Usman Jibril, has said that the Nigerian Navy impounded about 38 ships involved in criminal activities since his … Continue reading

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BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG RECONFIRMS ITS CLASS…FIRST P18N STEALTH OFFSHORE PATROL VESSEL, “F91″, CHRISTENED “NNS CENTENARY” AS FIRST SUGGESTED BY BEEGEAGLE ; CHINESE FRIGATE EXPECTED IN NIGERIA NEXT WEEK

Starboard side of the F91, a P18N series warship Mast of the F91, a P18N series warship DAILY SUN 14 May, 2013 The Chinese government said it is still committed towards assisting Nigeria secure the release of Nigerian school girls … Continue reading

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DECOMMISSIONED 3,250 TON USCGC GALLATIN FORMALLY TRANSFERRED TO THE NIGERIAN NAVY ; RECHRISTENED NNS OKPABANA

As Nigerian sailors stand at attention, the American flag is lowered for the last time on the Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. After 45 years of service, the Gallatin was transferred to the … Continue reading

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POLY TECHNOLOGIES OF CHINA BUILDING 76MM GUN-ARMED LARGE PATROL CRAFT FOR CAMEROON NAVY

Cameroonian and Chinese officials on the fore deck of one of the ships, April 15th 2014, at Qingdao. PHOTO CREDIT: JOURNAL DU CAMEROUN REPORT http://www.journalducameroun.com/article.php?aid=17181 FOOTNOTE: Even as few details are known about these ships, Poly Technologies delivered four units … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY IMPOUND BARGES WITH 285 METRIC TONNES OF ILLICIT CRUDE ; 11 SUSPECTS ARRESTED, 5 SPEEDBOATS SEIZED

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos sail in a RHIB in the Niger Delta THE GUARDIAN 28 April, 2014 TWO barges with 285 metric tons of stolen crude oil worth N50 million have been arrested by the Nigerian Navy Ship, … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY FORMALLY INDUCT OCEA FPB 98 MK.II PATROL CRAFT “NNS DORINA P101″ INTO SERVICE, PANOPLY OF ARMAMENTS REVEALED ; NAVAL CHIEF MAKES CASE FOR SPECIAL COURT TO TRY SEA-BASED CRIMINALS

Pictured in Saint Nazaire, France on August 30th 2013, this FPB 98 Mk.II patrol craft is the fourth OCEA boat constructed for the Nigerian Navy since 2012, including three other 24 metre FPB 72 Mk.II platforms which were commissioned into … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY’S 38M MADE-IN-NIGERIA SEAWARD DEFENCE BOAT (SDB) PROJECT…AN EXERCISE IN LOCAL CONTENT DEVELOPMENT ; HULL FORMATION NOW COMPLETED

Vice Admiral DJ Ezeoba, Chief of the Naval Staff (2nd right), interfaces with Nigerian naval architects and engineers handling the construction work at the Naval Dockyard in Lagos PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN NAVY NIGERIAN NAVY DIRECTORATE OF INFO 2013-12-24 The Nigerian … Continue reading

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