A few comments on what’s going on at sea.
Nigeria, Russia, and a private-security ship
Earlier this month, Nigerian authorities seized a ship operated by the Moran Security Group. In the usual manner, the ship, M/V Myre Seadiver, is flagged by the Cook Islands, was built in Norway in the 1960s, was Norwegian owned and flagged for most of its life, and is now owned and operated by Moran Security Group in Moscow. The entire crew, according to media reporting, is Russian. The ship is accused of arms trafficking. Continue reading “Maritime notes: Russia, Nigeria, Greece, etc.”