Maritime Safety

Passengers on board of a boat wearing life jackets and an overloaded boat with passengers not wearing life jackets 

July 16, 2018 - 04:47:34 am

The Chairman of Boat Operators in Badagry, Lagos state; Mr Adisa Abass, has said that the attitude of boat passengers towards the...

July 16, 2018 - 04:45:11 am

A Chinese rescue diver who led a series of dives to help rescue six crew members from a sunken cargo ship will receive the 2018...

July 16, 2018 - 04:43:30 am

Thousands of Filipino expats working as seafarers could stand to lose their jobs by October 30 of this year if the country gets...

July 16, 2018 - 04:42:35 am

Sokoto Local divers have recovered one corpse, rescued eight persons, while search is ongoing for the other 21 persons involved...

July 16, 2018 - 04:41:04 am

The Libyan Coastguard says it recovered 104 people from a rubber boat off the country’s coast, in the latest such rescue as...

Capt. Suleiman Olorundare, the Commanding Officer of the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base, Bonny,   handing over documents relating to the seized   ship; MT Orbit 11 to  EFCC’s  Head of  Counter Terrorism and General Investigation David Inyang. The ship was arrested for illegal shipment of diesel 

July 09, 2018 - 06:07:11 am

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA has destroyed about 1500 illegal refineries with swamp buggy in the Delta creeks in the last...

July 09, 2018 - 06:04:59 am

The Nigerian Navy in Rivers state said yesterday that they have seized a vessel and arrested three suspected smugglers for...

July 09, 2018 - 06:03:00 am

In 2017 it was 35 years ago that the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control was signed by 14 countries. Since then the...

July 09, 2018 - 06:01:25 am

 Mr Esimaje Brikinn, General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Chevron Nigeria Ltd., said illegal bunkering has...

July 09, 2018 - 05:59:25 am

European tuna vessels are avoiding fishing in the Gulf of Guinea and nearby waters amid a rising threat of piracy in the area....

L-R: Past District Governor, Rotary International District 9110, Dr. Kamoru Omotosho presenting bannerette of Rotary Club of Ikoyi to the Guest Speaker, Dr (Mrs) Felicia Mogo, Deputy Director/Head Marine Environment Management Department, Nigeria Maritime Administration & Safety Agency (NIMASA) with the President, Rotary Club of Ikoyi, Rotarian Isichei Osamgbi after she delivered a lecture on "The Environmental pollution in Nigeria" at the Club recently in Lagos.

July 02, 2018 - 05:14:14 am

West African waters continue to pose risks for seafarers on board ships in the region, while incidents of piracy and armed...

July 02, 2018 - 05:11:35 am

Most ship cyber security breaches are consequent of human error but can easily be avoided by implementing cutting edge technology...

July 02, 2018 - 05:03:41 am

 The Nigerian Navy has urged the Department of State Security (DSS) to fish out the sponsors of notorious sea pirate networks...

July 02, 2018 - 05:00:34 am

The global trade association for ship operators – the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – is increasingly concerned about...

July 02, 2018 - 04:59:37 am

 The containership Alexander Maersk picked up 113 migrants after a request by the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre in Rome to...

July 02, 2018 - 04:58:11 am

Marine debris are estimated to kill more than one million seabirds and 100 000 marine mammals and turtles each year through...

The ship MV Ogo Oluwa that was arrested by the Navy last week for loading  stolen 5.69 million litres of diesel

June 25, 2018 - 05:06:09 am

 The Nigerian Navy in Bonny, Rivers, said on Thursday that it had arrested six suspected smugglers who stole 5.69 million litres...

June 25, 2018 - 05:03:16 am

The Paris MoU has approved its 2017 port state control inspection results for 2017 and adopted its new “White, Grey, and Black”...

June 25, 2018 - 05:01:29 am

 A pirate attack in Ghanaian waters in March is a source of "moderate" concern for tuna fishing firms active in the Atlantic...

June 25, 2018 - 04:59:40 am

The Liberian Registry has agreed a framework co-operation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the China Classification Society...

June 25, 2018 - 04:57:58 am

Tigaras (Indonesia), June 21, 2018 (Reuters/NAN) Indonesian police have  questioned the captain of a ferry that sank without...

 Passengers on one of the ferries recently deployed by Sifax Group on Lagos waters

June 11, 2018 - 05:51:11 am

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that there would be more plastic than fish by 2050 if the present trends...

June 11, 2018 - 05:48:40 am

 Nigeria’s oil wells may be flowing again, but the country’s largest operator says attacks continue to put a brake on output....

June 11, 2018 - 05:47:29 am

 A community-based group, Niger Delta Peace and Development, has applauded the Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to protect oil...

June 11, 2018 - 05:46:27 am

Leading navigation experts Nautisk discuss how to close the cyber backdoor on ships’ systems and data to secure the bridge from...

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