Maritime Safety

April 15, 2019 - 02:39:37 am

 Fewer incidents of piracy and armed robbery at sea were reported in the first three months of 2019, but risk of kidnappings...

April 15, 2019 - 02:29:42 am

 The Nigerian Navy in Lagos has reiterated its commitment to securing the nations maritime environment and resources, as it...

April 15, 2019 - 02:27:15 am

 National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has sanctioned Python Engineering Company Limited of No. 94 Enerhen...

April 15, 2019 - 02:21:15 am

Youths in the Niger Delta have commended the Joint Task Force (JTF), for the strategies deployed in fighting oil theft in region...

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (R) and the Secretary-General, the Port of Douala, Cameroon, Onana Ndoh Lin Dieudonne (L) during a courtesy a visit by a delegation from the Port of Douala, Cameroon led by the Secretary-General recently. 

April 08, 2019 - 08:27:50 am

 Four crewmembers from the container feeder Contship Oak have been kidnapped off the coast of Cameroon, vessel operator Contship...

April 08, 2019 - 06:12:49 am

 Five men that were arrested aboard the El Hiblu 1, following the alleged hijacking of the tanker after it picked up desperate...

April 08, 2019 - 06:10:25 am

It took several weeks, but finally, tonnage supply could start falling again, on the back of increased sales of ships for...

April 08, 2019 - 06:06:59 am

The Joint Military Taskforce (JTF) in the Niger-Delta, code-named “Operation Delta Safe”, says its operations in the region have...

April 01, 2019 - 03:13:43 am

Following the data provided by IMB Piracy Reporting Centre, pirates armed with machine guns in two-speed boats approached the...

April 01, 2019 - 03:09:48 am

 A tanker hijacked by migrants it picked up in the Mediterranean has docked in the tiny island nation of Malta following a...

April 01, 2019 - 03:01:53 am

It is estimated that a major containership fire incident at sea occurs on average every 60 days, according to international...

April 01, 2019 - 02:54:18 am

The Nigerian Navy in Port Harcourt said it rescued a two-month-old baby and 11 others from drowning in Ngo waterways in Rivers....

The Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service Team (SBS) going on a fictitious search and rescue during the sea exercise ‘Obangame Express’ 2019 around the Gulf of Guinea last week

March 25, 2019 - 02:17:33 am

 The Nigerian Navy has appealed for better collaboration and understanding from maritime stakeholders for effective prosecution...

March 25, 2019 - 02:13:01 am

France is to send a remotely operated vehicle to inspect the wreck of the sunken Grande America to assess whether it represents a...

March 25, 2019 - 02:10:48 am

Another option would be to remove the wreck. However, a wreck removal at such depths has never been attempted before. The Grande...

March 25, 2019 - 02:07:58 am

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published the latest update of its Flag State Performance Table. The annual...

March 25, 2019 - 02:06:17 am

At least 71 people died on Thursday in Northern Iraq when the ferry boat they were on sank, a security official said, as rescue...

March 18, 2019 - 02:14:51 am

Armed pirates have kidnapped five crew members from an offshore support vessel in the latest pirate attack off Brass, Nigeria....

March 18, 2019 - 02:11:49 am

 The Nigerian Navy Rear Admiral Obed Ngalabak, says no fewer than 500 naval officers have been deployed to a multinational sea...

March 18, 2019 - 02:07:38 am

 Petro-piracy is emerging once again as a significant threat in West African waters, with the Gulf of Guinea at the epicentre,...

March 18, 2019 - 02:06:01 am

A total of three incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in February 2019. There was no report of...

March 11, 2019 - 08:13:18 am

Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), a civil society group, says sustainable use of marine resources will...

The ill-fated products carrier;  Histria Ivory that was attacked off-Togo last week, leading to the abduction of three crew 

March 11, 2019 - 07:32:16 am

Three crew members of a Malta-flagged tanker;  Histria Ivory have been taken hostage while in the Gulf of Guinea, Romanian Free...

March 11, 2019 - 07:30:33 am

The General Manager, Lagos Zone of the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA); Engineer Mauzu Sambo, has said that in its  ...

March 11, 2019 - 07:27:06 am

Major global defence contractors want to sell Australia on cutting-edge technology such as high-altitude; solar-electric powered...

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