Maritime Safety

L-R: Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Gambo Ahmed, Commander, Pathfinder Base of the Nigerian Navy, Commodore S.J Bura, who represented the Chief of the Naval staff and Commander 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General V. Okoro who represented the Chief of Army Staff during the graduation ceremony of 298 surveillance officers in basic training course for the implementation of the Integrated Security and Waterway Protection Infrastructure, held at the military base in Elele, Rivers State last week

August 19, 2019 - 12:46:02 am

Crew members of a 7,541 cbm tanker have been evacuated after their ship caught fire off the Nigerian coast. The incident...

August 19, 2019 - 12:42:26 am

The Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transport of Nigeria (ATBOWATON) has expressed its readiness to collaborate...

August 19, 2019 - 12:41:17 am

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) said they...

August 19, 2019 - 12:40:05 am

 Bertrand Monnet is an unusual academic. A professor at EDHEC Business School in France, he teaches students how to spot and...

Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command, Rear Adm. Oladele Daji, presenting a souvenir to the U.S delegate, Rear Adm. John Gumbleton, during a courtesy visit to the command in Apapa, Lagos last week.

August 05, 2019 - 06:49:38 am

More than 100 countries have signified interest to attend global maritime security summit being hosted by the Nigerian Maritime...

August 05, 2019 - 06:46:31 am

 The number of ships sold for demolition in the first half of 2019 fell for almost all sectors, compared to the same period a...

August 05, 2019 - 06:45:19 am

 A university don, Professor Babajide Alo, of the University of Lagos, has warned that if the seas and oceans were not preserved...

August 05, 2019 - 06:44:05 am

 The United States wants all ships to keep their tracking transponders on to cut down on illicit activity and smuggling, and to...

August 05, 2019 - 06:43:03 am

 The Niger Government says it is putting in place a law through the state Ministry of Transport and Inland Waterways to regulate...

A Nigerian Navy vessel is seen in Ghana's Sekondi naval base ahead of a maritime defence conference in the capital, Accra.   

July 29, 2019 - 02:26:49 am

 The Gulf of Guinea remains a hot spot for piracy, accounting for the vast majority of sea-going hostage seizures and kidnappings...

July 29, 2019 - 02:20:24 am

 The Nigerian Navy has said that the  newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff of Indian Navy, Adm. Karambir Singh, has expressed...

July 29, 2019 - 02:19:37 am

 Naval forces in Rivers said they have intercepted a large barge used in transporting about a million litres of diesel. The feat...

July 29, 2019 - 02:19:04 am

 Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy...

 The ill-fated Turkish flagged vessel; MV PAKSOY I that was attacked by suspected Nigerian pirates last week, leading to the kidnapping of 10 sailors 

July 22, 2019 - 10:02:06 am

  About 131,085.06 barrels of crude oil and 29,612,202 litres of illegally refined products valued at about N8.4 billion have...

July 22, 2019 - 10:00:53 am

The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has condemned recent attacks on commercial shipping in the Strait of...

July 22, 2019 - 10:00:32 am

 The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), has inaugurated its Police Unit with a charge...

July 22, 2019 - 09:59:51 am

A total of 28 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships, comprising 25 actual and three attempted incidents, were...

July 22, 2019 - 09:59:26 am

 The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base located at Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, says it arrested eleven...

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (left) receives an art work from the Chairman, Nigeria Industrial Ports and Terminals Development Promotion Committee (NIMPORT), Fortune Idu, during the courtesy call last week.  

July 15, 2019 - 04:45:09 am

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is working in synergy with the marine police and other agencies to...

July 15, 2019 - 04:43:26 am

 The Senate on Tuesday charged the Federal Government to initiate necessary reforms in the water transportation sector through...

July 15, 2019 - 04:42:27 am

 Port facility owners have reportedly defied a directive by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on...

July 15, 2019 - 04:40:30 am

The UK government has published the Clean Maritime Plan, an ambitious plan to cut pollution from the country’s maritime sector. ...

July 15, 2019 - 04:37:54 am

 A 25-year-old man, Moshood Bello, charged with wearing a Nigeria Navy uniform has been brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’...

Cdr. Murtala Rogo, Base Operations Officer, Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder, Port Harcourt (R) handing over the suspects and exhibits accused in the theft of petroleum products suspected to be adulterated to DCP Ahmed Kontagora of Rivers Police Command last Friday.  

July 08, 2019 - 12:38:02 am

 Remember those Somali pirates? Earlier this decade, they brazenly hijacked giant oil tankers, demanded ransoms in the millions...

July 08, 2019 - 12:35:01 am

The families of some of the victims of Saturday’s boat accident in Egbin, near Ijede, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State have...

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