Maritime Safety

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-...

March 06, 2017 - 10:40:23 am

Yet, despite these initiatives, the Gulf of Guinea recorded a high level of piracy incidents in 2016.One solution proposed by the...

February 27, 2017 - 02:16:20 pm

The Cross River Police Command said last week that, it has arrested two sea pirates raiding fishermen on the Edibe Edibe River in...

February 27, 2017 - 02:15:24 pm

The Association of Boats and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWTON)  has decried the ban of the use of  200 horse power (HP)...

February 27, 2017 - 01:56:34 pm

China’s Ministry of Transportation (MOT) has decided to abolish the regulation which requires ocean-going vessels to dispose of...

February 27, 2017 - 01:56:21 pm

Not so many years ago, reports of piracy offshore of Somalia were both common and well-reported. In 2015 and through the first...

February 27, 2017 - 01:53:47 pm

The United States is increasingly worried about pirate attacks off West Africa and is committed to helping countries bolster...

February 20, 2017 - 11:07:18 am

Commodore Ibrahim Dewu, Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA, has called on oil companies operating in the Niger Delta to...

February 20, 2017 - 10:54:56 am

The importance of well-coordinated, risk-based preventive strategies to counter maritime security threats was highlighted by IMO’...

February 20, 2017 - 10:53:51 am

The global shipping industry has urged the European Union to drop the sector’s inclusion in proposals adopted on Wednesday to...

February 20, 2017 - 10:53:14 am

The masters of two vessels that collided in the Humber during thick fog in May last year have been fined £3,000 each, plus costs....

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