Maritime Safety

May 08, 2017 - 11:21:15 am

Despite reduced pirate activity off the western Indian Ocean in recent years, the pirate networks responsible for the original...

April 24, 2017 - 12:55:26 pm

Eight crewmembers have been kidnapped by armed pirates from an offshore tug off the coast of Brass, Nigeria, according to data...

April 24, 2017 - 12:47:49 pm

 Armed piracy on Nigerian waters has reduced significantly in the past six months, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.According...

April 24, 2017 - 12:35:42 pm

There are indications that the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) have started clamping down on boat operators who use...

April 24, 2017 - 12:35:05 pm

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Thursday reiterated its commitment to continue to secure the nation’s waterways for legitimate...

April 24, 2017 - 12:34:23 pm

A meeting of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Working Group of the Special Tripartite Committee (STC) was held in...

April 10, 2017 - 01:07:02 pm

The Senate has scaled up measures to tackle sea piracy in the Nigerian maritime borders, as the upper chambers passed second...

April 10, 2017 - 01:01:10 pm

European Union anti-piracy taskforce on Wedneasday reiterated the call for continued vigilance for all ships transiting the...

April 10, 2017 - 12:55:03 pm

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has warned all owners of abandoned water crafts to urgently...

April 03, 2017 - 11:37:15 am

The Gulf of Guinea continues to be one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world for merchant shipping. Armed and...

April 03, 2017 - 11:25:22 am

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA has begun the use of swamp buggies to crush illegal refineries in Delta creeks.A swamp buggy...

April 03, 2017 - 11:18:48 am

The Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service (SBS) has been rated high, for successfully rescuing a French warship at the military...

April 03, 2017 - 11:17:06 am

The Bayelsa Command of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested 11 suspected oil criminals and destroyed 29...

March 20, 2017 - 11:27:52 am

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to halt the implementation of ban on use of 200 horse...

March 20, 2017 - 11:27:20 am

The Delta State Government on Wednesday declared that the result of the laboratory test carried out on the alleged toxic waste...

March 20, 2017 - 11:09:37 am

Maritime kidnaps across the globe surged by 44 per cent in 2016, in part driven by an upbeat of activities in the Gulf of Guinea...

March 20, 2017 - 11:07:07 am

The crew of the recently built LNG carrier La Mancha Knutsen last week successfully fended-off a pirate attack 100 nautical miles...

March 20, 2017 - 11:06:47 am

We are informed by the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) that, after an ordeal lasting over 7 months, the 17 crew...

March 13, 2017 - 12:31:22 pm

Nigerian shipowners under the aegis of; Shipowners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) have tasked  the Nigerian Maritime...

March 13, 2017 - 12:27:55 pm

The Nigerian Navy said it had intercepted a boat carrying 80 bags of rice allegedly smuggled into the country from Benin Republic...

March 13, 2017 - 12:27:18 pm

The Nigerian pirates last week released the eight crew members of the cargo ship BBC Caribbean over a month after they were...

March 06, 2017 - 10:57:55 am

Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA); Mr Boss Mustapha has said that the agency had commenced routine...

March 06, 2017 - 10:56:17 am

The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) said in Yenagoa that it had destroyed three illegal oil distillation sites in Delta and...

March 06, 2017 - 10:55:18 am

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ita Ibom Ibas, who flagged off the operations said that installation of the surveillance...

March 06, 2017 - 10:42:23 am

The Gulf of Guinea, which has been Africa’s main maritime piracy hotspot since 2011, could become the world's most piracy-...

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