Maritime Safety

June 19, 2017 - 11:21:57 am

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Adm. Ibok-Ette Ibas’ has approved the redeployment of 21 senior officers redeployed to head...

June 19, 2017 - 11:19:23 am

North P&I Club has joined a collaboration between shipping industry leaders to combat cyber criminals by committing to the...

June 12, 2017 - 12:42:56 pm

The Federal Government says it will intensify the implementation of the Toxic Waste Dump Watch Programme to control illegal trans...

June 12, 2017 - 12:40:44 pm

The Joint Task Force (JTF) protecting oil facilities in the Niger Delta has killed two kidnappers in a multiple raid on...

June 12, 2017 - 12:39:55 pm

Across the world, pirates are setting sail on the high seas again, costing shippers and insurers hundreds of millions of dollars...

June 05, 2017 - 03:20:34 pm

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ette Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy needs 250 million dollars to refit its war ship...

June 05, 2017 - 03:20:06 pm

Even as the Nigeria Customs Service is still battling with unraveling those behind the most recent importation of arms and...

June 05, 2017 - 03:09:01 pm

The Indian Naval Frigate, INS TARKASH, last week berthed in Lagos to further foster existing bilateral relationships and boost...

June 05, 2017 - 03:07:51 pm

Two experienced Filipino crewman who died aboard a foreign-flagged ship in within a six-week period met with "foul play", a...

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...

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