Maritime Safety

COVID-19: A visitor to SIFAX Group head office in Apapa being made to use the hand sanitizer at the entrance to the company last week 

March 30, 2020 - 01:44:00 am

Seven Ukrainian seafarers were kidnapped from the container ship MSC Talia F on Sunday. The 957-TEU vessel was en-route from Lomé...

March 30, 2020 - 01:42:02 am

  Bermuda-flagged oil/chemical tanker Stena Important, operated by Concordia Maritime, was approached by a suspicious vessel at...

March 30, 2020 - 01:40:57 am

Crew unable to disembark, service engineers unable to maintain essential equipment and classification societies unable to do...

March 30, 2020 - 01:39:48 am

There has been a dramatic surge in the number of cases of seafarers seeking assistance in overcoming their circumstances onboard...

March 30, 2020 - 01:39:04 am

  The U.K.-based NGO Human Rights at Sea has been deluged with cases of seafarers seeking to highlight their plight after being...

Chairman, House  Committee on Navy; Hon Yusuf Adamu Gagdi and members of the committee being welcome to the Forward Operating Base, Ibaka as part of visit to the Eastern Naval Command, of the Nigerian Navy  recently 

March 23, 2020 - 02:25:00 am

Determined to ensure safety on the waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) said that it has signed a Memorandum...

March 23, 2020 - 02:21:51 am

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has criticized flag states for failing to protect seafarers’ and passengers...

March 23, 2020 - 02:21:04 am

The issue of crew change that has arisen due to the coronavirus pandemic should be of particular concern to the international...

March 23, 2020 - 02:20:11 am

Rear Adm. David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, said the force had done a lot...

A cross- section of stakeholders at the  interaction with stakeholders in  the Maritime industry Dredging / Inland waterways Transportation organise by NIWA in Lagos last week

March 16, 2020 - 03:12:04 am

The House of Representatives Committee on Navy has called for the establishment of a Naval Air Base at the Headquarters of the...

March 16, 2020 - 03:07:26 am

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) have said the two agencies have...

March 16, 2020 - 02:57:46 am

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom, has seized 94, 800 litres of...

March 16, 2020 - 02:55:30 am

Travel restrictions and quarantine measures that have been implemented worldwide to help limit the spread of COVID-19 are...

March 16, 2020 - 02:54:34 am

The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) has rolled out its cyber security guidance to prepare shipowners and vessels...

The Greek-flagged chemical tanker MT Minerva Virgo, that was boarded by pirates off-Cotonou last week 

March 09, 2020 - 02:57:08 am

Nigerian pirates recently released eight seafarers held for almost a month in captivity under terrible conditions. Two of the...

March 09, 2020 - 02:52:49 am

Major stakeholders in the international shipping community have said they are confident of the measures and satisfied with the...

March 09, 2020 - 02:51:45 am

 A Greek-flagged chemical tanker carrying 22 crew members has been boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea off western Africa on...

R-L: Minister of State for Environment, Barrister Sharon Ikeazor; Chairman, House Committee on Maritime, Safety and Education, Hon. Linda Ikeazor; Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Environment and Habitat, Hon. Johnson Oghuma; Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Dr. Sokonte Davies; Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. DakukuPeterside; at the official launch of the Maritime Action Plan for maritime litter and plastic management held in Lagos.

March 02, 2020 - 03:04:09 am

In response to the increasing global spread of the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus), BIMCO is taking further precautionary measures...

March 02, 2020 - 02:49:07 am

 The Federal Government has embarked on measures to ensure a smooth enforcement of the newly enacted anti-piracy law as part of...

March 02, 2020 - 02:47:50 am

The problem of fraudulent certificates is well-known and pronounced in the maritime industry. Already in 2001 the IMO detected 12...

March 02, 2020 - 02:47:08 am

The U.S. Navy is working to address its known cyber vulnerabilities on multiple fronts, including adversaries' ability to target...

The Liberia-flag tanker; Alpine Penelope which was attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea last week leading to the kidnap of 10 crew 

February 24, 2020 - 03:01:44 am

 The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, says the threats of...

February 24, 2020 - 02:58:15 am

 The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has said that there had been a slight reduction in marine waste since the launch of...

February 24, 2020 - 02:57:51 am

The second annual report on cargo theft worldwide, issued last week by leading international transport and logistics insurer, TT...

February 24, 2020 - 02:56:35 am

The latest revision to International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations, known as IMO 2020, calls for cutting emissions of...

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