Maritime Safety

Some senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service during recent 2019 International Customs Day with the theme: Seamless Trade, Travel and Transport", in Abuja 

17 hours 42 min ago

The Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, AVM Lawal Shittu  said the college would continue to provide...

17 hours 48 min ago

The International Chamber of Shipping is looking ahead towards a zero-carbon future for shipping as sulphur and greenhouse gas...

17 hours 51 min ago

The situation of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia has improved as a total of three incidents were reported in...

17 hours 55 min ago

A total of 744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2018, out of which 518 were broken down on...

L-R: Manager, HLSI Systems & Technology Ltd, Mr Mickey Har Gaash, Director General, NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside, Best Graduating Student, Mohammed El-Yakubu and the Executive Director (Finance & Administration), NIMASA, Mr Bashir Yusuf Jamoh during the Graduation of participatants  at  a special integrated course on maritime surveillance and security in Lagos last week.  

February 11, 2019 - 01:32:26 pm

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has  organized a surveillance training programme for officers...

February 11, 2019 - 01:28:51 pm

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has appealed to boat operators to desist from travelling on waterways after 6 p.m...

February 11, 2019 - 01:28:04 pm

International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement...

February 11, 2019 - 01:25:27 pm

By Dirk Siebels  Assessing RiskFor shipping companies, insurers and even regional navies, it’s therefore important to thoroughly...

L-R: Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode; Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Mrs. Folasade Fasehun and Commissioner for Transportation, Ladi Lawanson during a courtesy visit to the Governor by the NIWA Managing Director, at Alausa, Ikeja, last week. 

February 04, 2019 - 02:01:37 am

The six crew members of Panama-flagged ship; MSC Mandy, who were kidnapped on January 2, 2019 in the Gulf of Guinea, have been...

February 04, 2019 - 01:59:32 am

By Dirk Siebels Just before sunrise the Kelewele, a small product tanker anchored off the port of Cotonou, Benin on the Gulf of...

February 04, 2019 - 01:51:32 am

744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2018, out of which 518 were broken down on South Asia...

February 04, 2019 - 01:47:34 am

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas , says the Nigerian Navy will improve on its sea exercises in order to...

Representative of the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Dr. Sokonte H. Davies (Middle), the Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Jesper Kamp (left) and the Managing Director of Maersk Nigeria Limited, Gildas Tohouo Tohouo (right), when the Danish Ambassador paid a courtesy visit to the Management of NPA at the Authority’s Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos last week.

January 28, 2019 - 01:18:12 am

Maritime administrations that are signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for West and Central...

January 28, 2019 - 01:13:56 am

International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has said that the activities of pirates in the Gulf of Guinea have disrupted international...

January 28, 2019 - 01:11:32 am

 The Nigerian Navy said it had arrested one Mr Shaibu Ogunmola, an alleged notorious pipeline vandal kingpin under its Operation...

January 28, 2019 - 01:03:50 am

The new study, to be launched on 29 January, is the latest in LR’s Low Carbon Pathways 2050 Series. This series of reports...

Proud staff of NIMASA who were recognized for their several years of service to the agency at the recent  Annual Corporate Dinner and Awards which held in Lagos.   In the front are Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu and Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Governor of Kebbi State, who presented the awards. 

January 21, 2019 - 03:37:20 am

The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has said that full enforcement of coastal laws is the main reason for the low incidents of...

January 21, 2019 - 02:53:54 am

Meanwhile, following the recent up surge in pirate attacks on vessel and abduction of sailors on Nigeria’s territorial and...

January 21, 2019 - 02:45:53 am

There were a total of 76 incidents of piracy and armed robbery reported in Asia between January to December 2018, ReCAAP...

January 21, 2019 - 02:43:57 am

By Emeka Akabogu Voyaging in West African waters, particularly the Gulf of Guinea, is considered dangerous and raises the...

January 21, 2019 - 02:35:36 am

The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA), has said that  the digitalisation of marine insurance certificate would empower the...

January 14, 2019 - 01:59:18 am

A container ship belonging to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has been attacked in the Gulf of Guinea. Six crew members...

January 14, 2019 - 01:55:22 am

On January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)'s rules on sulfur emission are due to come into force - a move...

January 14, 2019 - 01:53:49 am

Swiss shipowner Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has pledged to pay the full costs of the cleanup of the MSC Zoe container...

January 14, 2019 - 01:49:19 am

Meanwhile, the Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) said that significant progress has been made in the clean-up...

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