Maritime Safety

March 30, 2020 - 01:44:00 am

Seven Ukrainian seafarers were kidnapped from the container ship MSC Talia F on Sunday. The 957-TEU vessel was en-route from Lomé...

March 30, 2020 - 01:42:02 am

  Bermuda-flagged oil/chemical tanker Stena Important, operated by Concordia Maritime, was approached by a suspicious vessel at...

March 30, 2020 - 01:40:57 am

Crew unable to disembark, service engineers unable to maintain essential equipment and classification societies unable to do...

March 30, 2020 - 01:39:48 am

There has been a dramatic surge in the number of cases of seafarers seeking assistance in overcoming their circumstances onboard...

March 30, 2020 - 01:39:04 am

  The U.K.-based NGO Human Rights at Sea has been deluged with cases of seafarers seeking to highlight their plight after being...

March 23, 2020 - 02:25:00 am

Determined to ensure safety on the waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) said that it has signed a Memorandum...

March 23, 2020 - 02:21:51 am

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has criticized flag states for failing to protect seafarers’ and passengers...

March 23, 2020 - 02:21:04 am

The issue of crew change that has arisen due to the coronavirus pandemic should be of particular concern to the international...

March 23, 2020 - 02:20:11 am

Rear Adm. David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, said the force had done a lot...

A cross- section of stakeholders at the  interaction with stakeholders in  the Maritime industry Dredging / Inland waterways Transportation organise by NIWA in Lagos last week

March 16, 2020 - 03:12:04 am

The House of Representatives Committee on Navy has called for the establishment of a Naval Air Base at the Headquarters of the...

March 16, 2020 - 03:07:26 am

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) have said the two agencies have...

March 16, 2020 - 02:57:46 am

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom, has seized 94, 800 litres of...

March 16, 2020 - 02:55:30 am

Travel restrictions and quarantine measures that have been implemented worldwide to help limit the spread of COVID-19 are...

March 16, 2020 - 02:54:34 am

The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) has rolled out its cyber security guidance to prepare shipowners and vessels...

March 09, 2020 - 02:57:08 am

Nigerian pirates recently released eight seafarers held for almost a month in captivity under terrible conditions. Two of the...

March 09, 2020 - 02:52:49 am

Major stakeholders in the international shipping community have said they are confident of the measures and satisfied with the...

March 09, 2020 - 02:51:45 am

 A Greek-flagged chemical tanker carrying 22 crew members has been boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea off western Africa on...

March 02, 2020 - 03:04:09 am

In response to the increasing global spread of the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus), BIMCO is taking further precautionary measures...

March 02, 2020 - 02:49:07 am

 The Federal Government has embarked on measures to ensure a smooth enforcement of the newly enacted anti-piracy law as part of...

March 02, 2020 - 02:47:50 am

The problem of fraudulent certificates is well-known and pronounced in the maritime industry. Already in 2001 the IMO detected 12...

March 02, 2020 - 02:47:08 am

The U.S. Navy is working to address its known cyber vulnerabilities on multiple fronts, including adversaries' ability to target...

February 24, 2020 - 03:01:44 am

 The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, says the threats of...

February 24, 2020 - 02:58:15 am

 The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has said that there had been a slight reduction in marine waste since the launch of...

February 24, 2020 - 02:57:51 am

The second annual report on cargo theft worldwide, issued last week by leading international transport and logistics insurer, TT...

February 24, 2020 - 02:56:35 am

The latest revision to International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations, known as IMO 2020, calls for cutting emissions of...

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