Maritime Safety

March 05, 2018 - 06:11:02 am

 Operator and Master of the 2003-built oil products tanker Sea Faith were convicted on February 26 for maintaining false and...

L-R: Chairman, Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and Chairman, Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr. Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye during the 2nd edition of the maritime Stakeholders’ interactive forum tagged: “Implementation of Executive Order I (Ease of Doing Business) in a secure maritime environment” held in Warri, Delta State last week.  

February 26, 2018 - 05:55:28 am

Two of the incidents took place within the same week of February, with both involving pirates firing upon the vessels in...

February 26, 2018 - 05:51:13 am

The Ministry of Transportation has received reports of investigation into two marine accidents, which occurred in Lagos and Delta...

February 26, 2018 - 05:49:37 am

The crew of the Philippine-flagged cargo ship M/V Kudos 1 managed to repel a pirate attack recently by splashing boiled water on...

February 26, 2018 - 05:48:02 am

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy will soon take delivery of additional platforms...

February 19, 2018 - 05:42:41 am

By Godwin Oritse   Since the appointment of Hadiza  Bala-Usman as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, there...

Seme Customs officers undergoing training in weapon handling by men of the Nigerian army 

February 19, 2018 - 05:35:07 am

Apparently disturbed by the increased level of confrontations with daredevil smugglers, the Seme Command of the Nigerian Customs...

Free at last: Marine Express; the product tanker that went missing on Benin Republic waters, but freed last week by Nigerian and Benin Republic security forces.

February 12, 2018 - 05:09:58 am

India has thanked the governments of Nigeria and Benin Republic for their help and support in locating the product tanker Marine...

February 12, 2018 - 05:07:37 am

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, has arrested four suspected...

February 12, 2018 - 05:04:35 am

The Adamawa/Taraba Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has intensified marine patrol on River Benue channel...

February 12, 2018 - 05:03:11 am

The UK Chamber of Shipping has launched the HiLo system, a predictive modelling tool for accident prevention in shipping....

February 12, 2018 - 05:01:09 am

There is no turning back on the implementation of the 0.50 percent global limit of the sulfur content of ships’ fuel oil, which...

The Marshall Islands-flagged tanker MT Barrett suspected to have been hijacked by pirates off the waters of Benin Republic last week 

February 05, 2018 - 08:11:34 am

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has expressed satisfaction at the compliance level of Nigeria with the International Ships...

February 05, 2018 - 08:01:24 am

Container shipping lines could lose around 5m teu of cargo a year following the recent import ban on a variety of waste materials...

February 05, 2018 - 08:00:45 am

 The House of Representatives last week gave the Transportation Minister; Rotimi Amaechi, 72 hours to produce the documents...

February 05, 2018 - 07:49:37 am

Citing biting fuel scarcity, most of the boats plying Lagos waterways have deserted the various routes. Investigations by...

Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (2nd form left), Managing Director, Total Upstream, Nigeria Ltd., Mr. Nicolas Teraz (left), the Group General Manager, NAPIMS, Roland Ewubare, (2nd right) and the Deputy Managing Director, Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd. Ahmadu-Kida Musa (right) among other top dignitaries at the  reception for the Egina  FPSO  in LADOL Free Zone, Apapa last week

January 29, 2018 - 05:38:20 am

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has assured that...

January 29, 2018 - 05:35:24 am

 The Nigerian Navy has seized huge quantity of petroleum product suspected to be crude oil off Rivers coast, a senior navy...

January 29, 2018 - 05:33:19 am

 Unknown gunmen, suspected to be pirates, last week attacked a Marine Police base in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa...

January 29, 2018 - 05:31:05 am

 A Bitcoin payment system that plans to use a cryptocurrency called the PRIME Token has started to disrupt the shipping industry...

January 22, 2018 - 06:21:14 am

The Search and Rescue helicopter of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is presently rotting away and...

January 22, 2018 - 06:14:32 am

The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS) , Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to appropriately approve the...

January 22, 2018 - 06:11:18 am

An Iranian oil tanker that sunk in the East China Sea is prompting fears of damage to marine life. Why do oil spills keep...

January 22, 2018 - 06:06:30 am

 By Lisa Otto, University of Johannesburg  Maritime security has become a priority for most of Africa's regional communities...

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (4th from left), NPA Management and Stakeholders, when the MD paid a working visit to the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Offices recently engulfed by fire at the Tin Can Island Port (TCIP) Complex.

January 15, 2018 - 09:22:19 am

 The Nigerian Navy has appealed to the National Assembly to initiate Laws that would enable the Navy to prosecute arrested...

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