Maritime Safety

July 24, 2017 - 12:02:59 pm

The Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to the Niger Delta announced on Wednesday that troops had killed four militants, following an...

July 24, 2017 - 11:59:59 am

There was an overall 15% decrease in global maritime security incidents in the first half of 2017, compared with the same period...

July 24, 2017 - 11:53:28 am

By Emeka Akabogu  IntroductionLet’s put it bluntly – voyaging in West African waters, particularly the Gulf of Guinea, is...

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (L) with the Executive Secretary, Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF); Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun, when he paid a courtesy visit to the MD at the NPA Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos recently.   

July 17, 2017 - 02:02:26 pm

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says it has successfully foiled an attempted hijack of a Merchant Vessel, MV UAL HOUSTON, around Bonny...

July 17, 2017 - 01:55:39 pm

The Nigerian Navy says it is seeking more manpower to increase security platforms across the coast of the Niger Delta region of...

July 17, 2017 - 01:54:25 pm

 Former Surveyor-General of the Federation Prof. Peter Nwilo has urged the Lagos State Government to stop construction and all...

July 17, 2017 - 11:16:42 am

The Nigerian Navy says it is seeking more manpower to increase security platforms across the coast of the Niger Delta region of...

July 17, 2017 - 11:10:58 am

At its 50th meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2016 inspection results and adopted new performance lists...

July 03, 2017 - 03:30:07 pm

 Pirate attacks in the coast of Nigeria, reduced significantly in the first half of 2017 following some measures adopted by the...

July 03, 2017 - 03:25:54 pm

The Nigerian Navy; NNS Jubilee in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area said it had deployed two Naval Security Stations to Akwa Ibom...

July 03, 2017 - 03:14:41 pm

Barely six per cent of seafarers have sufficient internet connectivity for video calls when at sea, despite often being away from...

July 03, 2017 - 03:14:08 pm

 IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee 71, due to gather in London in July, may well have the last chance to ensure that...

June 19, 2017 - 11:21:57 am

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Adm. Ibok-Ette Ibas’ has approved the redeployment of 21 senior officers redeployed to head...

June 19, 2017 - 11:19:23 am

North P&I Club has joined a collaboration between shipping industry leaders to combat cyber criminals by committing to the...

June 12, 2017 - 12:42:56 pm

The Federal Government says it will intensify the implementation of the Toxic Waste Dump Watch Programme to control illegal trans...

June 12, 2017 - 12:40:44 pm

The Joint Task Force (JTF) protecting oil facilities in the Niger Delta has killed two kidnappers in a multiple raid on...

June 12, 2017 - 12:39:55 pm

Across the world, pirates are setting sail on the high seas again, costing shippers and insurers hundreds of millions of dollars...

June 05, 2017 - 03:20:34 pm

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ette Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy needs 250 million dollars to refit its war ship...

June 05, 2017 - 03:20:06 pm

Even as the Nigeria Customs Service is still battling with unraveling those behind the most recent importation of arms and...

June 05, 2017 - 03:09:01 pm

The Indian Naval Frigate, INS TARKASH, last week berthed in Lagos to further foster existing bilateral relationships and boost...

June 05, 2017 - 03:07:51 pm

Two experienced Filipino crewman who died aboard a foreign-flagged ship in within a six-week period met with "foul play", a...

May 14, 2017 - 07:13:28 pm

Immediate past Controller of Eastern Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service; Comptroller  Usman Bello has blamed  attacks...

May 14, 2017 - 07:13:17 pm

The Nigerian Navy said on Tuesday that it had arrested 28 suspected oil thieves in a major mop up operation aimed to end attacks...

May 14, 2017 - 07:07:34 pm

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) says militancy and sea piracy slow down marine transportation on the dredged 572km...

May 14, 2017 - 07:07:13 pm

 Incidents of pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea has come down, following the acquisition of a modern Vessel Traffic Management...

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