Kidnappings of crewmembers in the Gulf of Guinea during 2019 was up by more than 50%, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), driven by piracy stemming from Nigeria.
The chief executive of Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk, Nils Smedegaard Andersen, returned to work today after recovering from heart surgery, the company said.
Danish shipping and oil group Maersk said today sales rose 9% in its third quarter on higher oil prices and container volumes.
Maersk Drilling has won a £488million contract with BP for a deep water rig.