Maritime Safety

The Executive Director, Marine and Operations of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Dr. Sokonte Huttin Davies (8th from right), the Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Hon. Hakeem Dickson (9th from right), GM Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), NPA, Yusuf Ahmed (6th from left) and Executive members of Lagos State Safety Commission during a visit to the NPA last week 

August 21, 2017 - 12:49:35 pm

The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Adm. Victor Adedipe has inaugurated a 30-man transit...

August 21, 2017 - 12:43:45 pm

The Philippine military found the bodies of three sailors who were abducted on two separate occasions over nine months ago,...

August 21, 2017 - 12:27:57 pm

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has revealed that the Lagos State Government is planning to concession boat...

August 21, 2017 - 12:23:32 pm

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has revealed that the Lagos State Government is planning to concession boat...

August 21, 2017 - 12:16:54 pm

By Barthélemy Blédé     ‘The Gulf of Guinea, which has been Africa’s main maritime piracy hotspot since 2011, could become the...

Cap Ferrat; One of the three ships detained in the UK in July  for failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection.

August 14, 2017 - 12:40:30 pm

Three foreign flagged ships were detained in UK ports in July 2017 after they failed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, the...

August 14, 2017 - 12:20:35 pm

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that it has commissioned six speed boats in order to...

August 14, 2017 - 11:56:50 am

The marine industry loses billions to cargo theft and cargo loss each year. Meanwhile, new technology is proving to be both a...

August 14, 2017 - 11:43:33 am

Britain has launched a consultation on implementing penalties of US$22 million for transport operators with weak cybersecurity...

Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (2nd left), Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Dr Sokonte Davies (3rd right), General Manager Physical Planning and Development, Engr. Mohammed Ahmed Rufai (2nd right), Port Manager, Lagos Ports Complex (LPC)Hajia Aisha Ali Ibrahim (left) at the commissioning of the emergency clinic at Lagos Ports Complex, Apapa, Lagos last week .  

August 07, 2017 - 12:02:50 pm

Minister of Transportation; Mr Rotimi Amaechi said Nigeria is partnering with foreign companies to get rid of piracy on the...

August 07, 2017 - 11:47:52 am

Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA); Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that Maritime...

August 07, 2017 - 11:44:15 am

The upturned hull of the Cyprus-registered cement carrier MV Cemfjord, lost on January 2, 2015. The MAIB report on the incident...

August 07, 2017 - 11:38:33 am

Two members of the Houston Pilots in the US are to receive the 2017 International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Award for...

Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (R), as moderator of the first session, with other discussants during the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) International Conference and Exhibition in Lagos, last week

July 31, 2017 - 12:25:50 pm

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

July 31, 2017 - 12:19:36 pm

The Lagos State Government and authorities of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) are currently at loggerheads over...

July 31, 2017 - 12:18:22 pm

The Nigerian Navy has paraded seven fake naval personnel alleged to have been terrorising and swindling commercial boat operators...

July 31, 2017 - 11:59:12 am

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned residents of the riverine communities in the state to desist from...

July 31, 2017 - 11:46:49 am

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has warned residents of the riverine communities in the state to desist from...

Sight of the recent fire that broke out at the Line Oil and Gas Tank Farm located at the Calabar Free Trade Zone facilityWEEKLY PIRACY REPORT

July 24, 2017 - 12:08:38 pm

The Nigerian Navy has foiled an attempted hijacking of a merchant vessel some 16 nautical miles off the coast of Bonny, Nigeria....

July 24, 2017 - 12:04:28 pm

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has said that Nigeria lost about N7 trillion annually to insecurity and...

July 24, 2017 - 12:02:59 pm

The Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to the Niger Delta announced on Wednesday that troops had killed four militants, following an...

July 24, 2017 - 11:59:59 am

There was an overall 15% decrease in global maritime security incidents in the first half of 2017, compared with the same period...

July 24, 2017 - 11:53:28 am

By Emeka Akabogu  IntroductionLet’s put it bluntly – voyaging in West African waters, particularly the Gulf of Guinea, is...

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (L) with the Executive Secretary, Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF); Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun, when he paid a courtesy visit to the MD at the NPA Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos recently.   

July 17, 2017 - 02:02:26 pm

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says it has successfully foiled an attempted hijack of a Merchant Vessel, MV UAL HOUSTON, around Bonny...

July 17, 2017 - 01:55:39 pm

The Nigerian Navy says it is seeking more manpower to increase security platforms across the coast of the Niger Delta region of...

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