Maritime Safety

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...

January 15, 2018 - 09:18:49 am

A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC...

January 15, 2018 - 09:16:21 am

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, has inaugurated an investigative committee to look into...

January 15, 2018 - 09:09:16 am

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has upheld the convictions of two businessmen, Ala Atubokiki and Wole Ajayi, who were...

January 15, 2018 - 09:07:43 am

A Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship collided with the Russian Navy’s landing ship Yamal in the Aegean Sea on Dec. 30, 2017, nobody...

Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers Council, Barrister Hassan Bello (r) with the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Maritime Police Command, Alkali Baba Usman, during a courtesy visit to the council last week in Lagos.

December 18, 2017 - 12:33:59 pm

Even though the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside  has...

Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers Council, Barrister Hassan Bello (r) with the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Maritime Police Command, Alkali Baba Usman, during a courtesy visit to the council last week in Lagos.

December 18, 2017 - 12:31:31 pm

Even though the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside  has...

December 18, 2017 - 12:08:09 pm

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

December 18, 2017 - 12:02:23 pm

A video highlighted by UK security Brokerage Company Asket allegedly shows pirates attacking a Singaporean vessel in the Gulf of...

December 18, 2017 - 11:56:37 am

The international maritime transport industry has to take urgent measures in order to cut its share of emissions, a declaration...

At The Inauguration Of Exercise Eagle Eye II, And Deployment Of Capital Ships, Helicopters, Patrol Boats By The Navy Last Week.

December 11, 2017 - 11:28:25 am

The Nigerian Navy has inaugurated what it called Exercise Eagle Eye II and deployed several capital ships, helicopters and patrol...

December 11, 2017 - 11:23:14 am

No fewer than 99 persons died in six boat mishaps that occurred in Kebbi, Niger and Lagos States between April and September. The...

December 11, 2017 - 11:16:07 am

The Nigerian Navy has called on the Department of State Security (DSS) to go after the sponsors of notorious sea pirate network...

December 11, 2017 - 11:14:13 am

Idris Anjorin believes his life changed in 2009 when he turned up for work – late as usual – distracted and stressed after more...

Pilots Captain Michael G. McGee and Captain Michael C. Phillips, from Houston, United States, with the 2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea during the 2017 IMO awards ceremony last week

December 04, 2017 - 12:09:42 pm

The Nigerian Navy said it had acquired two boats to survey selected inland waters in Nigeria effectively. The Chief of Naval...

December 04, 2017 - 12:02:36 pm

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode said plans have been perfected to acquire Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance...

December 04, 2017 - 11:59:35 am

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and stakeholders in the maritime sector have jointly opposed...

December 04, 2017 - 11:55:03 am

Two maritime pilots who defied fire to bring a burning ship to safety, averting a major maritime catastrophe, received the 2017...

December 04, 2017 - 11:52:48 am

The 2020 sulfur emissions legislation will enter into force without delay, Edmond Hughes, IMO’s head of air pollution and energy...

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...

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