Maritime Safety

13 hours 10 min ago

 Offshore supply tug SAAVEDRA TIDE was attacked by pirates on December  4, 2018 at around 1800 UTC in vicinity 03 10N 006 20E, 23...

 L-R: Former Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Chief Adebayo Sarumi, governing council, Nigerian Shippers Council;   Otunba Seyi Oduntan, Director General Nigerian Maritime Administration and  Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Chairman, Integrated Oil and Gas Ltd, Capt Emmanuel Iheanacho, during the Nigeria Shippers; Council 2018 Night of Appreciation which held  last week in Lagos. 

13 hours 15 min ago

Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA); Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, has called on all Ports Facility Security Officers...

13 hours 16 min ago

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called on the...

13 hours 22 min ago

The Management of National Inland Waterways Authority, (NIWA) has confirmed the death of 12 persons in the recent boat mishap in...

13 hours 36 min ago

The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) under Operation AWATSE  has said it had arrested 38 suspected pipeline vandals and cultists  ...

13 hours 42 min ago

BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, is finalising a cyber-security clause for charter party agreements and other...

December 03, 2018 - 03:50:21 am

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos said it would deploy eight vessels and helicopters for the 2018 fourth quarter sea exercise, codenamed...

December 03, 2018 - 03:45:39 am

The Nigerian Navy in Port Harcourt, has intercepted four barges laden with 1.75 million litres of suspected adulterated diesel...

December 03, 2018 - 03:30:36 am

The House of Representatives has unveiled plans to investigate recurring cases of piracy and robbery on the Bonny waterway. The...

December 03, 2018 - 03:11:57 am

*By Luke Graham  When you think of the word pirate, you probably start to imagine the yo ho ho, Jack Sparrow-sort of buccaneer...

The Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command, Rear Adm. Habila Ngalabak with other senior officers during a group photograph at the Maritime Offences and Procedures for Arrest and Detention of Ships in Nigerian Maritime Environment Seminar at the Nigeria Navy Ship(NNS) Quorra in Lagos last week. 

November 26, 2018 - 02:38:57 am

The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it had 52 vessels and no fewer than 40 persons currently in its custody, for various alleged...

November 26, 2018 - 02:28:21 am

French oil giant; Total has called for enforcement of use of life jackets by sea farers before embarking on trips on waterways....

November 26, 2018 - 02:21:32 am

Pirates attempted to board a Singapore-flagged tanker in the Gulf of Aden, Asian piracy watchdog ReCAAP ICC informed. The...

November 26, 2018 - 02:18:55 am

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is setting up a taskforce on autonomous ships as it starts to look at regulation...

November 26, 2018 - 02:14:10 am

Liberia has become the first ship registry to be admitted to the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) as an associate member....

Officers and men of the Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy s at the launch of  operation “chase thief ” in Niger Delta creeks last week

November 19, 2018 - 01:20:21 am

 The Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy said it has  commenced “Ani-Oforifori’’ exercise in Niger Delta creeks to rid the...

November 19, 2018 - 01:17:09 am

 Some commuters travelling through the Eagle Island/Mgbuodohia water route in Port Harcourt have raised alarm over the absence of...

November 19, 2018 - 01:14:59 am

 An LNG tanker was chased and fired upon by nine pirates in a speed boat on November 6, around 30 nautical miles southwest of...

November 19, 2018 - 01:13:29 am

The fight against piracy on the East Coast of Africa is being won, the South African Maritime Safety Authority’s acting chief...

November 19, 2018 - 01:10:56 am

The industry is anxious about ships potentially being penalised if, despite their best efforts, ships are unable to be fully...

November 12, 2018 - 06:55:49 am

More than a quarter of seafarers seeking crisis response are affected by piracy, according to data provided by Sailors’ Society....

November 12, 2018 - 06:53:44 am

Four crew members of an unnamed Singapore-flagged tug/supply vessel were kidnapped on October 29, some 60 nautical miles south of...

The four suspects that were arrested by the Navy in Calabar for rice smuggling  

November 12, 2018 - 06:51:33 am

The Nigerian Navy has arrested four suspects in connection with the smuggling of several bags of rice into Calabar from Cameroon...

November 12, 2018 - 06:50:26 am

Three persons were confirmed dead as a boat carrying 20 passengers capsized between Liverpool and Coconut Under Bridge in Lagos....

November 12, 2018 - 06:47:59 am

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday offered special prayer for the repose of the souls of victims of the canoe mishap...

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