Maritime Safety

November 21, 2016 - 12:03:59 pm

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Board of Directors says it has decided to clear all abandoned vessels disrupting the operations of...

President Buhari with L-R: Deputy Executive Secretary Gulf of Guinea Commission, Dr Gilberto DA Piedade, Executive Secretary Gulf of Guinea Commission, H.E. Florentina A. Ukonga and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hajia Bukar Ibrahim at the State last week 

November 14, 2016 - 10:43:45 am

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that Nigeria would team up with other countries to strengthen maritime security in the...

November 14, 2016 - 10:40:29 am

The UN Security Council has renewed its authorization for international naval forces to join in fighting piracy off the coast of...

November 14, 2016 - 10:38:50 am

UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has revealed that five new vessels were detained in the country’s ports during October...

November 14, 2016 - 10:35:07 am

Maritime experts have called for the establishment of a Maritime Security Fund to cater for security challenges in the industry....

November 14, 2016 - 10:34:33 am

Gothenburg-based marine insurer The Swedish Club has issued an urgent stowaway advice for shipowners to prevent stowaways from...

November 07, 2016 - 01:20:58 pm

The Nigerian Navy has deployed four warships and 3,400 troops to tackle piracy, oil theft and vandalism of critical oil and gas...

November 07, 2016 - 01:17:32 pm

Kidnapping and hostage-taking persists off the coasts of West Africa and South East Asia, despite a 20-year low in piracy on the...

November 07, 2016 - 01:13:34 pm

Environmental groups and European politicians have rounded on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) over its apparent...

November 07, 2016 - 01:13:28 pm

Liberia is leading a move to amend the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) which will allow certain ships additional time...

November 07, 2016 - 01:10:57 pm

The Nigerian Naval Ship, (NNS) Forward Operation Base, Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom, has arrested three...

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Dr. Dakuku Peterside (L) receiving a certificate of attendance from Captain Andrew Tucci, Sector Commander of the United States Coast Guard, Long Island, Connecticut, USA at the end of a recent reciprocal visit of the Nigeria to the US in furtherance of the implementation of the International Ship and Ports Facility Security (ISPS) code in Nigeria.

October 17, 2016 - 05:05:08 pm

The Federal Government has reiterated Nigeria’s commitment to maritime security through the full implementation of the...

October 17, 2016 - 04:11:27 pm

The Nigerian Navy (NN) last week  said it would continue to protect the maritime domain of the country against any form of...

October 17, 2016 - 04:10:51 pm

The Lagos State House of Assembly has  called for joint security operations in coastal communities to forestall incessant...

October 17, 2016 - 04:02:07 pm

The joint military task force deployed to the Niger Delta to protect oil facilities said it arrested several oil theft suspects...

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside is exchanging pleasantries with Mr. Richard Hill, a Facilitator at the training programme on “Oil Spill Response and Preparedness Training on the Job” organised recently by the European Union (EU) in Lagos.

October 10, 2016 - 12:09:33 pm

Incidences of Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea and Horn of Africa have been decreasing but waters off West Africa remain dangerous...

October 10, 2016 - 12:05:33 pm

The House of Representatives has promised to give the Nigerian Navy priority attention in the 2017 budget in order to boost her...

October 10, 2016 - 12:01:25 pm

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has urged the people in...

October 10, 2016 - 11:58:32 am

The International Maritime Organization’s effort to implement new international regulations intended to the promote safe and...

October 10, 2016 - 11:58:10 am

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has called on the European Commission, the European Parliament and Member States to support the...

September 19, 2016 - 12:19:38 pm

With Finland’s accession of the International Ballast Water Management Convention, the International Maritime Organization (IMO)...

September 19, 2016 - 12:17:53 pm

In line with the zero tolerance for maritime illegalities, the Nigerian Navy has reiterated its commitment to protect the nation’...

September 19, 2016 - 12:16:51 pm

A naval patrol team deployed by the Forward Operations Base (FOB) Escravos in Delta State has arrested six persons for allegedly...

September 19, 2016 - 12:15:44 pm

Classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published two new tools focused on assisting the container ship...

From left: Engr. Anas K Suleman, Nigeria's Technical ‎Adviser/Deputy Alternate Permanent Representative (APR) to IMO, Marie Bates, Snr Oil Analyst-Apex/LNG Mgr of Lloyd's List Intelligence (LLI),  Mr Dikko Bala, Alternate Permanent Representative (APR) of Nigeria to IMO, Mr Jonathan Fletcher, Snr Acct Mrg of LLI, Mr Akin Akinyosoye, Head Shipping Development department NIMASA, Mr Daryl Williamson, Commercial Dev Director LLI during a meeting of officials of Lloyd's List Intelligence (LLI), APR of Nigeria to International Maritime Organisation and NIMASA in London for official engagement and strategic partnership on maritime intelligence and development of maritime sector in Nigeria.

September 05, 2016 - 11:05:06 am

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has rated the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)  78  per...

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