Maritime Safety

Commuters seated and kitted with life jackets on a boat ride on Lagos water

October 16, 2017 - 11:54:16 am

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) said it has successfully removed the wrecked wooden boat that caused the boat...

October 16, 2017 - 11:52:08 am

A 35 metre Sentinel patrol vessel designed and built by Cape Town, South Africa, shipyard Nautic Africa withstood a pirate attack...

October 16, 2017 - 11:50:39 am

The Nigerian Navy said it had handed over 65 persons to the Economic Financial and Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly in...

October 16, 2017 - 11:44:32 am

During September, there were two new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in a UK port. Seven vessels remained under detention...

October 16, 2017 - 11:38:34 am

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to construct shoreline protection walls against ocean encroachment...

L-R: Assistant  Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Abdulkadir Azarema, Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) Deputy Comptroller  General, Enforcement, Investigation and Inspection, Aminu Dangaladima and Area Controller of Tin Can Island Port, Yusuf Bashar inspecting the fresh round of 470 pump action riffles at Tin  Can Island Port in Lagos last week.            INSET: Some of the seized arms

September 25, 2017 - 12:36:03 pm

Five persons have been abducted from a merchant vessel in the vicinity of Parrot Island, Calabar, Nigeria, the UK-based security...

September 25, 2017 - 12:33:06 pm

The Nigerian Navy Ship Victory has arrested six Bangladesh nationals and 16 Nigerians on the Calabar waterways for alleged...

September 25, 2017 - 12:31:39 pm

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued a new warning that bauxite may become unstable when carried in bulk on a...

September 25, 2017 - 12:30:24 pm

Armed and stony-faced, six black-clothed members of Senegal’s marine special forces board the Chinese fishing boat, alerted by...

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (M) using a water cannon onboard a Nigeria Naval warship during a recent visit to the Nigeria Navy at the Naval dockyard in Lagos, Nigeria 

September 18, 2017 - 12:45:17 pm

The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM Convention) entered into...

September 18, 2017 - 12:37:27 pm

Nigeria’s Naval Chief, Vice Admiral Ibok Ete Ibas ‎has called for the enhancement of Maritime Law Enforcement agents in country...

September 18, 2017 - 12:29:20 pm

By Nick Yatsenko, Master Mariner During my life at sea, I was always anxious during lifeboat drills. One of my relatives was...

September 18, 2017 - 12:20:49 pm

British Foreign Secretary; Boris Johnson took to the high seas on Thursday during a visit to Nigeria which saw him learn about...

Scene of Last Week’s Raid by Troops on Oil Bunkering Sites as Army Strengthens Operations in Rivers state's waters

September 11, 2017 - 03:07:51 pm

The Nigerian Navy has vowed to ensure that the activities of sea robbers and other miscreants on Nigeria’s waterways are brought...

Scene of Last Week’s Raid by Troops on Oil Bunkering Sites as Army Strengthens Operations in Rivers state's waters

September 11, 2017 - 02:58:18 pm

The Nigerian Navy has vowed to ensure that the activities of sea robbers and other miscreants on Nigeria’s waterways are brought...

September 11, 2017 - 02:50:28 pm

A maritime security expert, Mr Britus Bulama, has advised agencies and security operatives in the security arm of the Nigeria’s...

September 11, 2017 - 02:22:26 pm

The Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, with headquarters in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has urged communities in the Niger...

September 11, 2017 - 02:16:12 pm

A port chaplain in Mombasa, Kenya, has spoken about how the crew of a fishing vessel were not paid their wages, denied shore...

September 11, 2017 - 02:08:38 pm

A port chaplain in Mombasa, Kenya, has spoken about how the crew of a fishing vessel were not paid their wages, denied shore...

September 11, 2017 - 02:00:26 pm

The shipping industry may collectively need to spend around USD 100 billion in order to install the new ballast water treatment...

August 28, 2017 - 11:50:48 am

Almost two years after two tanker vessels, MT Tank (IMO No 8681460) and another vessel named MT Elixir (IMO No 9282510) collided...

August 28, 2017 - 11:47:18 am

Over the last five years, 12 to 19 crew abandonment incidents were reported annually and 1,013 seafarers were involved in total,...

The Managing Director, Lagos Waterways Authority (LASWA); Mrs Abisola Kamson, ( R) fixing a life jacket on a kid, Chairman, Lagos Ferry Services; Paul Kalejaiye ( M) , assisting a  staff to also dress up a girl, with her life jacket  at Ilashe community in Oriade Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos state last week . 

August 28, 2017 - 11:41:17 am

Sequel to the boat mishap of penultimate Sunday at the Ilashe area of Lagos state which claimed 12 lives, the Lagos Ferry...

The Executive Director, Marine and Operations of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Dr. Sokonte Huttin Davies (8th from right), the Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Hon. Hakeem Dickson (9th from right), GM Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), NPA, Yusuf Ahmed (6th from left) and Executive members of Lagos State Safety Commission during a visit to the NPA last week 

August 21, 2017 - 12:49:35 pm

The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Adm. Victor Adedipe has inaugurated a 30-man transit...

August 21, 2017 - 12:43:45 pm

The Philippine military found the bodies of three sailors who were abducted on two separate occasions over nine months ago,...

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