Maritime Safety

May 14, 2017 - 07:13:28 pm

Immediate past Controller of Eastern Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service; Comptroller  Usman Bello has blamed  attacks...

May 14, 2017 - 07:13:17 pm

The Nigerian Navy said on Tuesday that it had arrested 28 suspected oil thieves in a major mop up operation aimed to end attacks...

May 14, 2017 - 07:07:34 pm

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) says militancy and sea piracy slow down marine transportation on the dredged 572km...

May 14, 2017 - 07:07:13 pm

 Incidents of pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea has come down, following the acquisition of a modern Vessel Traffic Management...

May 08, 2017 - 11:25:39 am

The Nigerian Navy has received  eight assault gunboats from the Rivers State government that it says will boost the fight against...

May 08, 2017 - 11:21:24 am

National Inland waterways Authority (NIWA) last week flagged-off maintenance dredging of Ajaokuta-Onitsha Channel on River Niger....

May 08, 2017 - 11:21:15 am

Despite reduced pirate activity off the western Indian Ocean in recent years, the pirate networks responsible for the original...

April 24, 2017 - 12:55:26 pm

Eight crewmembers have been kidnapped by armed pirates from an offshore tug off the coast of Brass, Nigeria, according to data...

April 24, 2017 - 12:47:49 pm

 Armed piracy on Nigerian waters has reduced significantly in the past six months, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.According...

April 24, 2017 - 12:35:42 pm

There are indications that the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) have started clamping down on boat operators who use...

April 24, 2017 - 12:35:05 pm

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Thursday reiterated its commitment to continue to secure the nation’s waterways for legitimate...

April 24, 2017 - 12:34:23 pm

A meeting of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Working Group of the Special Tripartite Committee (STC) was held in...

April 10, 2017 - 01:07:02 pm

The Senate has scaled up measures to tackle sea piracy in the Nigerian maritime borders, as the upper chambers passed second...

April 10, 2017 - 01:01:10 pm

European Union anti-piracy taskforce on Wedneasday reiterated the call for continued vigilance for all ships transiting the...

April 10, 2017 - 12:55:03 pm

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has warned all owners of abandoned water crafts to urgently...

April 03, 2017 - 11:37:15 am

The Gulf of Guinea continues to be one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world for merchant shipping. Armed and...

April 03, 2017 - 11:25:22 am

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA has begun the use of swamp buggies to crush illegal refineries in Delta creeks.A swamp buggy...

April 03, 2017 - 11:18:48 am

The Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service (SBS) has been rated high, for successfully rescuing a French warship at the military...

April 03, 2017 - 11:17:06 am

The Bayelsa Command of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested 11 suspected oil criminals and destroyed 29...

March 20, 2017 - 11:27:52 am

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to halt the implementation of ban on use of 200 horse...

March 20, 2017 - 11:27:20 am

The Delta State Government on Wednesday declared that the result of the laboratory test carried out on the alleged toxic waste...

March 20, 2017 - 11:09:37 am

Maritime kidnaps across the globe surged by 44 per cent in 2016, in part driven by an upbeat of activities in the Gulf of Guinea...

March 20, 2017 - 11:07:07 am

The crew of the recently built LNG carrier La Mancha Knutsen last week successfully fended-off a pirate attack 100 nautical miles...

March 20, 2017 - 11:06:47 am

We are informed by the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) that, after an ordeal lasting over 7 months, the 17 crew...

March 13, 2017 - 12:31:22 pm

Nigerian shipowners under the aegis of; Shipowners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) have tasked  the Nigerian Maritime...

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