Maritime Safety

May 21, 2018 - 04:01:43 am

The Nigerian Navy (NN) acquired 173 assorted boats, including Epenal boats, Rigid Hull Inflatable boats and Hydrographic Survey...

The patrol vehicles donated by the Lagos State Government to the Nigerian Navy to enhance the operational capability of Operation AWATSE 

May 21, 2018 - 03:55:41 am

The Lagos State Government has inaugurated 20 patrol vehicles it donated to Operation AWATSE, a joint military task force against...

May 21, 2018 - 03:53:36 am

A total of fifty-three bulk carriers of over 10,000 dwt have been identified as total losses over the past ten years, according...

May 21, 2018 - 03:51:56 am

By Mike Salthouse  I watched Captain Phillips again the other night with my 14-year-old daughter. It is a good film combining...

The six suspects arrested by the Navy  when it intercepted a large tug boat and barge carrying  suspected illegally refined petroleum product last week  in Bonny, Rivers state  

May 14, 2018 - 04:45:52 am

The Nigerian Navy has reaffirmed its zero tolerance for criminality around the country’s territorial waters, warning those...

May 14, 2018 - 04:44:07 am

In a bid to ensure safety on the waters, especially during this rainy season, the Ikorodu branch of Association of Tourist...

May 14, 2018 - 04:40:15 am

Germany has handed over maritime security equipment to the Multi-national Maritime Coordination Centre (MMCC) in Accra, Ghana to...

May 14, 2018 - 04:39:06 am

There is still a cloud of uncertainty with regard to the implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap for ships, however, one...

One of the boats that were seized by the Army and handed over to the EFCC last week

May 07, 2018 - 07:34:01 am

The Nigerian Army has handed over a tugboat and a barge, allegedly seized from oil thieves, to the Economic and Financial Crimes...

May 07, 2018 - 07:30:05 am

The Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES), says Nigerian fish trawler operators may continue to witness attacks...

May 07, 2018 - 07:27:54 am

The Special Tripartite Committee of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva has agreed that seafarers held captive...

May 07, 2018 - 07:26:16 am

The Nigerian Navy says it has handed over 32 suspects with illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) to the Area Commander,...

May 07, 2018 - 07:19:58 am

M/V “BLUE MOON I” – IMO 7396630 was detained in port of Sitia (Greece) on 22 February 2018. This is the third detention in the...

The hijacked Dutch-flagged ship; FWN Rapide

April 30, 2018 - 03:27:12 am

The eleven crew members that were taken hostage by pirates from FWN Rapide off Port Harcourt, Nigeria, on April 21, are alive and...

April 30, 2018 - 03:23:28 am

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has inaugurated Marine Litter Marshals to assist the agency in...

April 30, 2018 - 03:20:10 am

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, Mr Christian Don-Pedro, has appealed to the states and the Federal...

April 30, 2018 - 03:08:33 am

Compt. Sarkin Kebbi, the Comptroller of Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Lagos, said smuggling...

April 30, 2018 - 03:03:41 am

The Lagos State Government says it will procure seven world class standard ferries to ply the already identified navigable and...

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (middle), the Chairman of Honeywell Group, Dr. Oba Otudeko and a Director at the Honeywell Group, General Garuba Duba (rtd) when the Executives of Honeywell Group paid a courtesy visit on the MD recently  at the NPA Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos. 

April 23, 2018 - 06:51:45 am

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has advised masters and crew members in vessels entering the Nigerian...

April 23, 2018 - 06:44:12 am

Following recent piracy attack on a Ghanaian fishing vessel, Marine 711, and the subsequent kidnapping of five sailors who were...

April 23, 2018 - 06:41:42 am

Today, 28 of the 100 world’s largest ports in terms of total cargo volume handled offer incentives for environmentally-friendly...

April 23, 2018 - 06:40:19 am

 By Abhishek Mishra  The kidnapping of three Indians after their ship was hijacked by pirates off the coast of Nigeria is a...

L-R: NPA Executive Directors, Engineering & Technical Services, Prof Idris Abubakar  and Finance &Administration, Mohammed Bello-Koko, the General Manager, Finance, Sunny Aniobi and the General Manager, Health, Safety and Environment, Ahmed Yusuf explaining the importance of the Fire Drill to the workforce of the Organization at the NPA Corporate Headquarters in Marina Lagos 

April 16, 2018 - 06:21:11 am

A bulk carrier was chased down and boarded by pirates off Brass, Nigeria on April 7, 2018. The bulk carrier was sailing around 41...

April 16, 2018 - 06:16:15 am

A surge in armed attacks against ships around West Africa is pushing up global levels of piracy and armed robbery at sea,...

April 16, 2018 - 06:13:48 am

Two countries are yet to give their nod to the adoption of the draft text of Initial IMO Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction...

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