Maritime Safety

FREE AT LAST: Some of the 57 Ukrainian seafarers who recently regained their freedom after about on year of abandonment on different ships 

August 13, 2018 - 03:34:29 am

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) said it had commenced the installation of navigational aids on the nation’s...

August 13, 2018 - 03:32:22 am

The Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transportation of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), last week in Lagos said it had step up...

August 13, 2018 - 03:30:34 am

The Nigerian Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association (NMNOWTSSA) has blamed unemployment as the major...

August 13, 2018 - 03:28:54 am

Piracy at sea targeting cargo carrying vessels is an unfortunate reality most of us are familiar with, but piracy at berth or...

August 13, 2018 - 03:27:19 am

Through the joint efforts of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of...

Some stakeholders at the National Inland Waterways Authority [NIWA] meeting with boat operators last week in Lagos.

August 06, 2018 - 03:44:42 am

An environmentalist; David Omaghomi, has raised alarm that more than 3000 shipwrecks are currently dotting that nation’s...

August 06, 2018 - 03:42:33 am

Apparently reacting to the recent boat mishap along the Marina to Ikorodu waterways where six persons were reported dead, the...

August 06, 2018 - 03:40:59 am

A group; ‘Nigerian Marines And Sea Transport Union In Diaspora’ also known as NIMSID last week posited that the Nigerian Inland...

August 06, 2018 - 03:39:43 am

About $1.4 billion (Sh140 billion) was spent on the war on piracy in the Western Indian Ocean bloc last year, a team formed to...

August 06, 2018 - 03:37:45 am

The Ilaje Advancement Forum (IAF), a youth group in the riverine area of Ondo State, has appealed to the state government to take...

The seven suspected illegal bunkers paraded by the Nigerian Navy in Port Harcourt on Wednesday for allegedly running an illegal bunkering site 

July 30, 2018 - 02:03:31 am

 Stakeholders of the Nigerian maritime industry have kicked against the proposed Maritime Security Agency (MASECA) bill. Amongst...

July 30, 2018 - 02:01:22 am

 Acting Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Mr Danladi Ibrahim, has commended the Federal Government’s...

July 30, 2018 - 02:00:05 am

A joint military taskforce tagged ‘Operation Delta Safe’ says it seized 24 ships allegedly engaged in the evacuation of illegal...

July 30, 2018 - 01:58:57 am

 The number of crew members taken hostage increased from 63 in the first half of 2017 to 102 in the first half of 2018, the...

July 30, 2018 - 01:57:32 am

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed five persons died, as boat capsized at Ebute Terminal, in...

A representative of the Obong of Calabar, Chief Efita Effiom and Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside at the  Maritime Stakeholders Interactive forum which held in Calabar, Cross Rivers State recently.

July 23, 2018 - 03:35:10 am

 There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4 percent year-on-year, according to Allianz Global...

July 23, 2018 - 03:32:58 am

The number of maritime piracy incidents reported to the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in the first half of 2018 fell to its...

July 23, 2018 - 03:31:16 am

  The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom said it seized 828 bags of...

July 23, 2018 - 03:29:53 am

The Ondo State Government has called on the Federal Government to stop the incessant surge of the Atlantic Ocean, which is...

July 23, 2018 - 03:28:18 am

A working group of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has made some headway on the sulphur testing and verification...

Passengers on board of a boat wearing life jackets and an overloaded boat with passengers not wearing life jackets 

July 16, 2018 - 04:47:34 am

The Chairman of Boat Operators in Badagry, Lagos state; Mr Adisa Abass, has said that the attitude of boat passengers towards the...

July 16, 2018 - 04:45:11 am

A Chinese rescue diver who led a series of dives to help rescue six crew members from a sunken cargo ship will receive the 2018...

July 16, 2018 - 04:43:30 am

Thousands of Filipino expats working as seafarers could stand to lose their jobs by October 30 of this year if the country gets...

July 16, 2018 - 04:42:35 am

Sokoto Local divers have recovered one corpse, rescued eight persons, while search is ongoing for the other 21 persons involved...

July 16, 2018 - 04:41:04 am

The Libyan Coastguard says it recovered 104 people from a rubber boat off the country’s coast, in the latest such rescue as...

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