Maritime Safety

November 27, 2017 - 11:34:37 am

An unlit boat approached a bulk carrier underway and came alongside the STBD quarter. Crew on deck watch noticed the boat and...

 Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Dr Dakuku Peterside (2nd Right) in a photograph with some delegates during the recent G7 high level meeting on maritime security in Rome, Italy.

November 27, 2017 - 11:31:23 am

Dare-devil pirates have again unleashed terror on hapless sailors on board ships in the Niger Delta. According to security...

November 27, 2017 - 11:28:51 am

Nigeria last week in Abuja emerged as the new Chair of the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC). At the 4th Assembly of Heads of State...

November 27, 2017 - 11:26:42 am

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed readiness to eradicate piracy before March 2018. NPA Managing Director; Hadiza...

November 27, 2017 - 11:25:28 am

Ships that do not comply with the forthcoming 0.5% sulphur cap on fuel oil could be considered “unseaworthy”, invalidating...

The UK-flagged 2012-built bulker; Venus Bay  that was attacked by Nigerian pirates last week on its way toward Onne port in Rivers State.

November 20, 2017 - 11:54:18 am

The Nigerian Navy has solicited collaboration with the French Navy in tackling insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea. The Flag Officer...

November 20, 2017 - 11:51:45 am

Armed pirates boarded a drifting bulk carrier around 17 nautical miles south-southwest (SSW) off Bonny Island, Nigeria on...

November 20, 2017 - 11:49:27 am

Nigerian pirates have released the six crew members of the container ship Demeter who were kidnapped on October 21 off the coast...

November 20, 2017 - 11:42:31 am

The Nigerian Navy said it would inaugurate 20 new patrol boats for service in the Niger Delta to curb militancy and boost...

November 20, 2017 - 11:36:51 am

The UK Ship Register has signed its first-ever unmanned vessel to the flag.   As explained, the move shows how the register “is...

November 13, 2017 - 11:07:08 am

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has inaugurated three executive boats procured strictly for official use by the state...

November 13, 2017 - 11:06:18 am

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has inaugurated three executive boats procured strictly for official use by the state...

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...

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