On 15 July 2015, Nigeria’s state oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) issued a list of 113 tankers prohibited, with immediate effect, from “engaging in crude oil/gas ... activities in any... terminals within...Nigerian territorial waters...”. The directive further provides that “the affected vessels have also been barred from movements within ... Nigerian territorial waters”.Read now
G7 countries commit to supporting disaster insurance
Following the G7 meetings in Bavaria this month, the leaders involved committed to supporting disaster insurance as part of plans to tackle climate change. Particularly intensive support will be targeted at vulnerable countries, in order to affirm their efforts to deal with climate change-related disaster risk.
Sanctions: a snapshot of current and future developments as at 15 July 2015
Recent weeks have seen a flurry of activity in respect of international sanctions, which have never been more complex and fast-moving. Restrictions are being imposed or removed on a frequent basis, as a result of evolving diplomatic and political issues, creating a significant challenge for businesses engaged in international commerce.Read now
Indonesia fuelling growth: a commitment to development, June 2015
The Jokowi administration has made no secret of its desire to drive the Indonesian maritime sector. In recent months the government has announced a number of projects that will attempt to kick-start this initiative.Read now
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