Maritime Safety

At The Inauguration Of Exercise Eagle Eye II, And Deployment Of Capital Ships, Helicopters, Patrol Boats By The Navy Last Week.

December 11, 2017 - 11:28:25 am

The Nigerian Navy has inaugurated what it called Exercise Eagle Eye II and deployed several capital ships, helicopters and patrol...

December 11, 2017 - 11:23:14 am

No fewer than 99 persons died in six boat mishaps that occurred in Kebbi, Niger and Lagos States between April and September. The...

December 11, 2017 - 11:16:07 am

The Nigerian Navy has called on the Department of State Security (DSS) to go after the sponsors of notorious sea pirate network...

December 11, 2017 - 11:14:13 am

Idris Anjorin believes his life changed in 2009 when he turned up for work – late as usual – distracted and stressed after more...

Pilots Captain Michael G. McGee and Captain Michael C. Phillips, from Houston, United States, with the 2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea during the 2017 IMO awards ceremony last week

December 04, 2017 - 12:09:42 pm

The Nigerian Navy said it had acquired two boats to survey selected inland waters in Nigeria effectively. The Chief of Naval...

December 04, 2017 - 12:02:36 pm

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode said plans have been perfected to acquire Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance...

December 04, 2017 - 11:59:35 am

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and stakeholders in the maritime sector have jointly opposed...

December 04, 2017 - 11:55:03 am

Two maritime pilots who defied fire to bring a burning ship to safety, averting a major maritime catastrophe, received the 2017...

December 04, 2017 - 11:52:48 am

The 2020 sulfur emissions legislation will enter into force without delay, Edmond Hughes, IMO’s head of air pollution and energy...

November 27, 2017 - 11:34:37 am

An unlit boat approached a bulk carrier underway and came alongside the STBD quarter. Crew on deck watch noticed the boat and...

 Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Dr Dakuku Peterside (2nd Right) in a photograph with some delegates during the recent G7 high level meeting on maritime security in Rome, Italy.

November 27, 2017 - 11:31:23 am

Dare-devil pirates have again unleashed terror on hapless sailors on board ships in the Niger Delta. According to security...

November 27, 2017 - 11:28:51 am

Nigeria last week in Abuja emerged as the new Chair of the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC). At the 4th Assembly of Heads of State...

November 27, 2017 - 11:26:42 am

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed readiness to eradicate piracy before March 2018. NPA Managing Director; Hadiza...

November 27, 2017 - 11:25:28 am

Ships that do not comply with the forthcoming 0.5% sulphur cap on fuel oil could be considered “unseaworthy”, invalidating...

The UK-flagged 2012-built bulker; Venus Bay  that was attacked by Nigerian pirates last week on its way toward Onne port in Rivers State.

November 20, 2017 - 11:54:18 am

The Nigerian Navy has solicited collaboration with the French Navy in tackling insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea. The Flag Officer...

November 20, 2017 - 11:51:45 am

Armed pirates boarded a drifting bulk carrier around 17 nautical miles south-southwest (SSW) off Bonny Island, Nigeria on...

November 20, 2017 - 11:49:27 am

Nigerian pirates have released the six crew members of the container ship Demeter who were kidnapped on October 21 off the coast...

November 20, 2017 - 11:42:31 am

The Nigerian Navy said it would inaugurate 20 new patrol boats for service in the Niger Delta to curb militancy and boost...

November 20, 2017 - 11:36:51 am

The UK Ship Register has signed its first-ever unmanned vessel to the flag.   As explained, the move shows how the register “is...

November 13, 2017 - 11:07:08 am

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has inaugurated three executive boats procured strictly for official use by the state...

November 13, 2017 - 11:06:18 am

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has inaugurated three executive boats procured strictly for official use by the state...

November 13, 2017 - 11:04:13 am

The Western Marine Command (WMC) of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it will soon acquire two seagoing vessels to enable it...

November 13, 2017 - 11:03:13 am

The Lagos State Government has said it has embarked on the channelisation of 30 routes on the waterways as part of efforts to...

November 13, 2017 - 11:01:20 am

The Monarch of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta, Pere Williams Ogoba, Oboro II, has ordered...

November 13, 2017 - 10:55:00 am

The Nigerian Army said it had destroyed 46 illegal bunker sites in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Rivers at the just-concluded Exercise...

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