Ships & Ports

Heerema unveils world’s largest offshore crane vessel

  Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors and Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine, on Thursday, showed off the world’s largest crane vessel that can be used for the setup...

Drug trafficking: We begged Saudi Arabia not to execute Nigerian woman – Dabiri-Erewa 

Dabiri–Erewa denies accusing foreign airlines of running drug cartels

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said she did not accuse the Ethiopian and Egyptian airlines of running drug cartels in the...

Migrants drink urine to stay alive, says Libya returnee 

Another batch of 195 Nigerians deported from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 195 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Idris...

Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Ete-Ibas: Smuggling, kidnapping of sailors threaten Nigeria’s economy

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, on Wednesday in Abuja said smuggling and the kidnapping of seafarers for ransom are potent threats to...

NIMASA to stop issuance of Cabotage waivers to oil firms

Dakuku Peterside makes case for national fleet

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, has said Nigeria is long overdue for an active national fleet....

Customs seize N15bn donkey skin in Lagos

  Customs operatives attached to the Federal Operations Unit in Lagos have seized two containers of donkey hides valued at N15 billion. Controller of the unit,...

NIMASA fraud: Court adjourns till March for adoption of final addresses

Court convicts ex-NIMASA acting DG Obi

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday convicted a former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) acting Director-General Callistus Obi. Justice...

North Korea: Impounded ship is biggest stumbling block in U.S. relations

North Korea: Impounded ship is biggest stumbling block in U.S. relations

The U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship is the biggest stumbling block to improving bilateral relations, a senior North Korean official said on Wednesday, warning...

PHOTOS: Buhari presides over FEC meeting

Buhari asks Ministers to hand over to Perm Secs

Despite the valedictory session held on Wednesday for members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, President Muhammadu Buhari failed to dissolve the cabinet till the...

Sirika intervenes in NCAA, aviation unions dispute

Sirika intervenes in NCAA, aviation unions dispute

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has invited the Aviation Unions to a meeting today to address all issues raised by the workers. The unions early...

Okechukwu-Enyinna-Enelamah

Nigeria to join Africa Free Trade Zone, Enelamah says

Nigeria will sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement as soon as President Muhammadu Buhari approves an impact-assessment report he asked for, the country’s...

North Korea warns U.S. of ‘future developments’ over seized ship

North Korea warns U.S. of ‘future developments’ over seized ship

North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its...