Maritime Safety

November 13, 2017 - 11:04:13 am

The Western Marine Command (WMC) of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it will soon acquire two seagoing vessels to enable it...

November 13, 2017 - 11:03:13 am

The Lagos State Government has said it has embarked on the channelisation of 30 routes on the waterways as part of efforts to...

November 13, 2017 - 11:01:20 am

The Monarch of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta, Pere Williams Ogoba, Oboro II, has ordered...

November 13, 2017 - 10:55:00 am

The Nigerian Army said it had destroyed 46 illegal bunker sites in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Rivers at the just-concluded Exercise...

November 13, 2017 - 10:52:47 am

The Nigerian Army said it had destroyed 46 illegal bunker sites in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Rivers at the just-concluded Exercise...

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman moderating a session while  The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Hassan Bello (left) and the Director General of Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside were discussants at the 2017 World Maritime Day celebration recently in Lagos

November 06, 2017 - 01:35:21 pm

The United States of America, through its Maritime Administration has published the latest Maritime Alert. In the alert which was...

November 06, 2017 - 01:26:00 pm

Even as incidences of pirate attacks on Nigeria waters have continued to increase, the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi...

November 06, 2017 - 01:12:28 pm

The National Assembly has been urged to expedite action on the passage of the anti-piracy bill into law so as to enable the...

November 06, 2017 - 01:10:15 pm

The Canadian Government has introduced legislation that would add additional pressure on shipowners to proactively deal with...

October 30, 2017 - 12:07:28 pm

In 2008-2012, when Somali pirates began increasing the frequency of their attacks in the Gulf of Aden, shipowners relied on a...

October 30, 2017 - 12:00:29 pm

The Nigerian Navy has reeled out its achievements, especially in securing the nation’s territorial waters and contributions to...

October 30, 2017 - 11:55:44 am

The Nigerian Navy has reeled out its achievements, especially in securing the nation’s territorial waters and contributions to...

October 30, 2017 - 11:49:21 am

The Nigerian Navy (NN) has assured that it would continue to protect the nation’s maritime domain. The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS...

October 30, 2017 - 11:39:57 am

Kebbi Government has set new safety measures for boat operators to address the recurring boat mishaps which have claimed 33 lives...

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (R) with the Director General of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) Barr. Osita Aboloma during a visit to the NPA Corporate Headquarters, Marina, Lagos last week

October 23, 2017 - 12:54:38 pm

A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to...

October 23, 2017 - 12:51:34 pm

The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghana...

October 23, 2017 - 12:44:13 pm

The Liberian Registry has launched a Cyber and Ship Security Computer-Based Training (CBT) program as it believes that there is a...

October 23, 2017 - 12:35:58 pm

The Liberian Registry has launched a Cyber and Ship Security Computer-Based Training (CBT) program as it believes that there is a...

October 23, 2017 - 12:22:53 pm

A group of 16 stowaways was found hidden in a Maersk container aboard a vessel which arrived at APM Terminals in Algeciras, Spain...

October 23, 2017 - 12:21:07 pm

Immigration authorities recently boarded a non-Chinese flag ship in Ningbo and conducted an inspection of the crew’s mobile...

Commuters seated and kitted with life jackets on a boat ride on Lagos water

October 16, 2017 - 11:54:16 am

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) said it has successfully removed the wrecked wooden boat that caused the boat...

October 16, 2017 - 11:52:08 am

A 35 metre Sentinel patrol vessel designed and built by Cape Town, South Africa, shipyard Nautic Africa withstood a pirate attack...

October 16, 2017 - 11:50:39 am

The Nigerian Navy said it had handed over 65 persons to the Economic Financial and Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly in...

October 16, 2017 - 11:44:32 am

During September, there were two new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in a UK port. Seven vessels remained under detention...

October 16, 2017 - 11:38:34 am

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to construct shoreline protection walls against ocean encroachment...

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