Kenya sea safety concerns

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has fired the entire management board of the Mombasa-based Kenya Ferry Services (KFS), a majority state-owned agency, as investigations intensify into how a car aboard a roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) ship slid back […]

Ship collisions and the war over fish

Depleted seafood catches and the need to feed North Korea’s growing population have encouraged illegal fishing in Japanese waters. As coastguards go all out to enforce boundaries, collisions between patrol vessels and fishing trawlers are inevitable. […]

Japan donates 17 patrol vessels to Kenya

Japan has handed over 17 patrol boats worth USD2.8 million to Kenya’s marine police unit. The donation will enhance anti-piracy measures in the region. Edward Mbugua, Kenyan deputy inspector general of police, said that the […]