Maritime Safety

January 27, 2020 - 06:43:41 am

In early December, the Nave Constellation supertanker was hijacked. Pirates boarded the fully loaded ship, stole its oil cargo,...

January 27, 2020 - 06:41:25 am

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area (LGA), of Akwa Ibom, has arrested five...

January 27, 2020 - 06:39:31 am

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka says it arrested 10 suspected smugglers and seized 676 bags of 50kg rice...

January 27, 2020 - 06:38:47 am

The security situation in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of West Africa is unstable. The EU should protect ships against...

January 20, 2020 - 07:31:13 am

  Despite declining maritime piracy trends worldwide in 2019, the Gulf of Guinea saw an unprecedented rise in the number of crew...

January 20, 2020 - 07:30:21 am

The Nigerian Navy (NN) plans to take delivery of 41 new vessels in 2020, including patrol boats, interceptors and a hydrographic...

January 20, 2020 - 07:29:24 am

  With 2019 marking one of the low-points of the past decade, in terms of ships’ demolition activity, things need to pick up pace...

January 20, 2020 - 07:28:48 am

Onboard fires caused by misdeclared cargo is a growing issue that needs to be addressed this year, according to digital freight...

December 23, 2019 - 04:14:24 am

The international shipping community has announced plans to create its first collaborative shipping research and development fund...

December 23, 2019 - 04:11:21 am

 The Senate has sought for the proper funding of the Nigerian Navy to enable it procure needed vessels to clear the over 150...

December 23, 2019 - 04:10:27 am

The Western Naval Command (WNC) on Thursday in Lagos said that it would continue to be dedicated in the performance of its...

December 23, 2019 - 04:09:38 am

 With IMO (International Maritime Organization) 2020 regulation round the corner, the global container shipping industry is...

December 16, 2019 - 05:41:25 am

 The Nigerian Navy has acquired a Landing Ship Tank (LST) 100 to enhance Nigeria’s maritime environment. Speaking at the keel-...

December 16, 2019 - 05:38:39 am

The nine crew members that were kidnapped from the bulk carrier MV Bonita off Cotonou, Benin, early November have been released,...

December 16, 2019 - 05:37:25 am

 Faced with imminent new global marine pollution rules, shipping companies and insurers are puzzling over the risks. To reduce...

December 16, 2019 - 05:36:35 am

With IMO 2020 on less than a month away the UK P&I Club has commented on the unique challenges the initiative presents...

December 09, 2019 - 01:21:42 am

The boarding by pirates of a supertanker in Bonny, Nigeria has highlighted a worrying trend for vessels to be attacked off the...

December 09, 2019 - 01:18:36 am

A canoe mishap has killed six young girls in Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi state. The Chairman of the council, Alhaji Umaru...

Students from Gberefu Island sitting on the speedboat donated by Hon Emmanuel Sokenu, waiting to be taken across the river, on Tuesday in Badagry.

December 09, 2019 - 01:14:12 am

 A councilor, Mr Emmanuel Sokenu, representing Ward C, Badagry Local Government, on Tuesday donated a speedboat and 30 safety...

December 09, 2019 - 01:09:20 am

 The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) and a Non-Governmental Organisation, Mitimeth Recyclers, have trained over 400...

December 02, 2019 - 12:57:34 am

 Petty Officer Michael Kelly, a rescue swimmer with the United States Coast Guard, has received the 2019 IMO Award for...

December 02, 2019 - 12:54:42 am

 Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO); Mr Kitack Lim, has vowed that the organisation will continue...

December 02, 2019 - 12:52:35 am

 Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA); Hadiza Bala Usman, has inaugurated a detachment of the Nigerian Red Cross to...

December 02, 2019 - 12:51:30 am

The Transformation Branch of the Nigerian Navy has hosted the Fourth Quarter 2019 Armed Forces Transformation and Innovation...

December 02, 2019 - 12:50:30 am

European social partners for the maritime technology sector have once again called upon EU policy-makers to adopt a dedicated...

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