Maritime Safety

L-R: Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode; Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Mrs. Folasade Fasehun and Commissioner for Transportation, Ladi Lawanson during a courtesy visit to the Governor by the NIWA Managing Director, at Alausa, Ikeja, last week. 

February 04, 2019 - 02:01:37 am

The six crew members of Panama-flagged ship; MSC Mandy, who were kidnapped on January 2, 2019 in the Gulf of Guinea, have been...

February 04, 2019 - 01:59:32 am

By Dirk Siebels Just before sunrise the Kelewele, a small product tanker anchored off the port of Cotonou, Benin on the Gulf of...

February 04, 2019 - 01:51:32 am

744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2018, out of which 518 were broken down on South Asia...

February 04, 2019 - 01:47:34 am

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas , says the Nigerian Navy will improve on its sea exercises in order to...

Representative of the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Dr. Sokonte H. Davies (Middle), the Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Jesper Kamp (left) and the Managing Director of Maersk Nigeria Limited, Gildas Tohouo Tohouo (right), when the Danish Ambassador paid a courtesy visit to the Management of NPA at the Authority’s Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos last week.

January 28, 2019 - 01:18:12 am

Maritime administrations that are signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for West and Central...

January 28, 2019 - 01:13:56 am

International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has said that the activities of pirates in the Gulf of Guinea have disrupted international...

January 28, 2019 - 01:11:32 am

 The Nigerian Navy said it had arrested one Mr Shaibu Ogunmola, an alleged notorious pipeline vandal kingpin under its Operation...

January 28, 2019 - 01:03:50 am

The new study, to be launched on 29 January, is the latest in LR’s Low Carbon Pathways 2050 Series. This series of reports...

Proud staff of NIMASA who were recognized for their several years of service to the agency at the recent  Annual Corporate Dinner and Awards which held in Lagos.   In the front are Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu and Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Governor of Kebbi State, who presented the awards. 

January 21, 2019 - 03:37:20 am

The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has said that full enforcement of coastal laws is the main reason for the low incidents of...

January 21, 2019 - 02:53:54 am

Meanwhile, following the recent up surge in pirate attacks on vessel and abduction of sailors on Nigeria’s territorial and...

January 21, 2019 - 02:45:53 am

There were a total of 76 incidents of piracy and armed robbery reported in Asia between January to December 2018, ReCAAP...

January 21, 2019 - 02:43:57 am

By Emeka Akabogu Voyaging in West African waters, particularly the Gulf of Guinea, is considered dangerous and raises the...

January 21, 2019 - 02:35:36 am

The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA), has said that  the digitalisation of marine insurance certificate would empower the...

January 14, 2019 - 01:59:18 am

A container ship belonging to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has been attacked in the Gulf of Guinea. Six crew members...

January 14, 2019 - 01:55:22 am

On January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)'s rules on sulfur emission are due to come into force - a move...

January 14, 2019 - 01:53:49 am

Swiss shipowner Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has pledged to pay the full costs of the cleanup of the MSC Zoe container...

January 14, 2019 - 01:49:19 am

Meanwhile, the Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) said that significant progress has been made in the clean-up...

January 14, 2019 - 01:44:06 am

Amendments to the bunker delivery note entered into force on January 1, 2019, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said...

Representative of the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Dr. Sokonte Davies (Sitting 5th from left) and other top Management of the Organization after the Passing out ceremony of Squad 50 of the Fire Service Department in Apapa, Lagos last week.

December 17, 2018 - 04:36:43 am

 The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, has charged newly-promoted Rear Admirals to further distinguish themselves in...

December 17, 2018 - 04:31:01 am

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has launched a gun boat in Cross River to enhance maritime patrol and check cases...

December 17, 2018 - 04:24:57 am

Forty crew members, of whom 30 Indian nationals, have been stranded at the Port of Sharjah in the UAE for over two years on three...

December 17, 2018 - 04:20:06 am

Three crew members of an unnamed boat were abducted on December 5, in the vicinity of Lahad Datu, Sabah, by a group of about 20...

December 17, 2018 - 04:09:54 am

Danish shipping giant Maersk is expanding its commercial offering with an extended liability solution, Value Protect, to help...

December 10, 2018 - 06:25:01 am

 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. 

December 10, 2018 - 06:20:57 am

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

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