Maritime Safety

July 30, 2018 - 02:01:22 am

 Acting Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Mr Danladi Ibrahim, has commended the Federal Government’s...

July 30, 2018 - 02:00:05 am

A joint military taskforce tagged ‘Operation Delta Safe’ says it seized 24 ships allegedly engaged in the evacuation of illegal...

July 30, 2018 - 01:58:57 am

 The number of crew members taken hostage increased from 63 in the first half of 2017 to 102 in the first half of 2018, the...

July 30, 2018 - 01:57:32 am

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed five persons died, as boat capsized at Ebute Terminal, in...

A representative of the Obong of Calabar, Chief Efita Effiom and Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside at the  Maritime Stakeholders Interactive forum which held in Calabar, Cross Rivers State recently.

July 23, 2018 - 03:35:10 am

 There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4 percent year-on-year, according to Allianz Global...

July 23, 2018 - 03:32:58 am

The number of maritime piracy incidents reported to the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in the first half of 2018 fell to its...

July 23, 2018 - 03:31:16 am

  The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom said it seized 828 bags of...

July 23, 2018 - 03:29:53 am

The Ondo State Government has called on the Federal Government to stop the incessant surge of the Atlantic Ocean, which is...

July 23, 2018 - 03:28:18 am

A working group of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has made some headway on the sulphur testing and verification...

Passengers on board of a boat wearing life jackets and an overloaded boat with passengers not wearing life jackets 

July 16, 2018 - 04:47:34 am

The Chairman of Boat Operators in Badagry, Lagos state; Mr Adisa Abass, has said that the attitude of boat passengers towards the...

July 16, 2018 - 04:45:11 am

A Chinese rescue diver who led a series of dives to help rescue six crew members from a sunken cargo ship will receive the 2018...

July 16, 2018 - 04:43:30 am

Thousands of Filipino expats working as seafarers could stand to lose their jobs by October 30 of this year if the country gets...

July 16, 2018 - 04:42:35 am

Sokoto Local divers have recovered one corpse, rescued eight persons, while search is ongoing for the other 21 persons involved...

July 16, 2018 - 04:41:04 am

The Libyan Coastguard says it recovered 104 people from a rubber boat off the country’s coast, in the latest such rescue as...

Capt. Suleiman Olorundare, the Commanding Officer of the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base, Bonny,   handing over documents relating to the seized   ship; MT Orbit 11 to  EFCC’s  Head of  Counter Terrorism and General Investigation David Inyang. The ship was arrested for illegal shipment of diesel 

July 09, 2018 - 06:07:11 am

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA has destroyed about 1500 illegal refineries with swamp buggy in the Delta creeks in the last...

July 09, 2018 - 06:04:59 am

The Nigerian Navy in Rivers state said yesterday that they have seized a vessel and arrested three suspected smugglers for...

July 09, 2018 - 06:03:00 am

In 2017 it was 35 years ago that the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control was signed by 14 countries. Since then the...

July 09, 2018 - 06:01:25 am

 Mr Esimaje Brikinn, General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Chevron Nigeria Ltd., said illegal bunkering has...

July 09, 2018 - 05:59:25 am

European tuna vessels are avoiding fishing in the Gulf of Guinea and nearby waters amid a rising threat of piracy in the area....

L-R: Past District Governor, Rotary International District 9110, Dr. Kamoru Omotosho presenting bannerette of Rotary Club of Ikoyi to the Guest Speaker, Dr (Mrs) Felicia Mogo, Deputy Director/Head Marine Environment Management Department, Nigeria Maritime Administration & Safety Agency (NIMASA) with the President, Rotary Club of Ikoyi, Rotarian Isichei Osamgbi after she delivered a lecture on "The Environmental pollution in Nigeria" at the Club recently in Lagos.

July 02, 2018 - 05:14:14 am

West African waters continue to pose risks for seafarers on board ships in the region, while incidents of piracy and armed...

July 02, 2018 - 05:11:35 am

Most ship cyber security breaches are consequent of human error but can easily be avoided by implementing cutting edge technology...

July 02, 2018 - 05:03:41 am

 The Nigerian Navy has urged the Department of State Security (DSS) to fish out the sponsors of notorious sea pirate networks...

July 02, 2018 - 05:00:34 am

The global trade association for ship operators – the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – is increasingly concerned about...

July 02, 2018 - 04:59:37 am

 The containership Alexander Maersk picked up 113 migrants after a request by the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre in Rome to...

July 02, 2018 - 04:58:11 am

Marine debris are estimated to kill more than one million seabirds and 100 000 marine mammals and turtles each year through...

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