Maritime Safety

The 16 suspects being investigated by the EFCC, shortly after their arrest by the Nigerian Navy Forward Operation Base in Bonny, Rivers for alleged oil theft  

March 19, 2018 - 05:42:19 am

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched investigation of 16 foreigners arrested for alleged oil theft in...

March 19, 2018 - 05:27:14 am

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, has arrested three suspects over...

March 19, 2018 - 05:23:39 am

The hope of nine Nigerian youths and a national of Niger Republic for greener pastures in Europe through vessels was dashed after...

March 19, 2018 - 05:09:45 am

The development of the remote and autonomous (R&A) shipping has become one of the hottest topics in the industry over the...

 The Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command, Rear Adm. Sylvanus Abbah presenting a plaque to the Commander, Royal Canadian Navy, Vice Adm. Ron Llyod during a port call to the command in Apapa, Lagos.

March 12, 2018 - 06:27:20 am

The Nigerian Navy (NN) has said it was seeking new ways of combating current and emerging threats in the maritime domain. The...

March 12, 2018 - 06:23:37 am

The Canadian Naval Ships, HMCS SUMMERSIDE and HMCS KINGSTON, on Friday berthed in Lagos to foster the existing bilateral...

March 12, 2018 - 06:22:04 am

Requirements for ships to collect data on their fuel oil consumption entered into force on 1 March. Other important amendments to...

March 12, 2018 - 06:11:58 am

Suspected Sea Pirates have killed two persons and injured three others in Ayama community, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa...

March 05, 2018 - 06:34:20 am

Armed pirates have attacked two vessels in separate incidents last week off the coast of Bonny Island in the Niger Delta. ...

March 05, 2018 - 06:21:57 am

President, Association of Tourists Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria, Mr Ganiyu Tarzan, has warned residents of...

March 05, 2018 - 06:16:17 am

With more than 100 incidents of piracy in Nigerian waters in the last 12 months, piracy is becoming a more significant problem...

March 05, 2018 - 06:11:02 am

 Operator and Master of the 2003-built oil products tanker Sea Faith were convicted on February 26 for maintaining false and...

L-R: Chairman, Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and Chairman, Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr. Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye during the 2nd edition of the maritime Stakeholders’ interactive forum tagged: “Implementation of Executive Order I (Ease of Doing Business) in a secure maritime environment” held in Warri, Delta State last week.  

February 26, 2018 - 05:55:28 am

Two of the incidents took place within the same week of February, with both involving pirates firing upon the vessels in...

February 26, 2018 - 05:51:13 am

The Ministry of Transportation has received reports of investigation into two marine accidents, which occurred in Lagos and Delta...

February 26, 2018 - 05:49:37 am

The crew of the Philippine-flagged cargo ship M/V Kudos 1 managed to repel a pirate attack recently by splashing boiled water on...

February 26, 2018 - 05:48:02 am

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy will soon take delivery of additional platforms...

February 19, 2018 - 05:42:41 am

By Godwin Oritse   Since the appointment of Hadiza  Bala-Usman as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, there...

Seme Customs officers undergoing training in weapon handling by men of the Nigerian army 

February 19, 2018 - 05:35:07 am

Apparently disturbed by the increased level of confrontations with daredevil smugglers, the Seme Command of the Nigerian Customs...

Free at last: Marine Express; the product tanker that went missing on Benin Republic waters, but freed last week by Nigerian and Benin Republic security forces.

February 12, 2018 - 05:09:58 am

India has thanked the governments of Nigeria and Benin Republic for their help and support in locating the product tanker Marine...

February 12, 2018 - 05:07:37 am

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, has arrested four suspected...

February 12, 2018 - 05:04:35 am

The Adamawa/Taraba Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has intensified marine patrol on River Benue channel...

February 12, 2018 - 05:03:11 am

The UK Chamber of Shipping has launched the HiLo system, a predictive modelling tool for accident prevention in shipping....

February 12, 2018 - 05:01:09 am

There is no turning back on the implementation of the 0.50 percent global limit of the sulfur content of ships’ fuel oil, which...

The Marshall Islands-flagged tanker MT Barrett suspected to have been hijacked by pirates off the waters of Benin Republic last week 

February 05, 2018 - 08:11:34 am

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has expressed satisfaction at the compliance level of Nigeria with the International Ships...

February 05, 2018 - 08:01:24 am

Container shipping lines could lose around 5m teu of cargo a year following the recent import ban on a variety of waste materials...

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