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ITF: More seafarers dying in confined spaces 

Enclosed spaces remain serious safety hazard for seafarers

  Enclosed Space Entry remains one of the gravest onboard safety hazards facing seafarers today, Capt. Kuba Szymanski, secretary-general of trade association...

Israel arrests 3 over $195m Nigerian waterways security contract deal 

Lagos agency assures of safety waterways

    The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is working in synergy with the marine police and other agencies to provide safety on the...

Baro Port: NIWA urges immediate installation of cargo handling equipment

NIWA laments boat operators’ poor safety record

Amidst incessant boat mishaps on the nation’s inland waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has expressed concern over what it described as...

Taiwan probes train crash that killed 18

Taiwan: Manufacturer finds safety design flaw in deadly train crash

The manufacturer of a train that derailed in Taiwan killing 18 people said on Friday it had discovered a design flaw that failed to alert the central control system that...

Abuja- Kaduna train service

Amaechi reassures train users of security, safety

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said mechanisms were being put in place to ensure that train users enjoy maximum security and safety when travelling...

South Africa halt flights of SA Express over safety

South Africa halt flights of SA Express over safety

South Africa’s Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) on Thursday said it had suspended all flights of state-run airline SA Express over safety concerns. The decision comes...

Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Shippers' Council, Hassan Bello

NSC, FRSC sign MOU on road transport safety standardisation

As a way of addressing the poor state of the trucks across the country, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) in Abuja on...

South-Africa-xenophobia

Union asks for safety of Nigerians in S/Africa

The Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Union, North West Province of South Africa, Mr Kelvin Okolo says Nigerians are contributing to the growth of the area through...

Apapa-gridlock

Apapa gridlock: FRSC raises alarm over safety of Lagos bridges

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday raised alarm over the road congestion caused  by petroleum tankers and articulated vehicles on bridges in Lagos,...

Med-View -airline

EU bars Med-View airlines from its airspace over safety concerns

The European Commission has barred Nigerian airline, Med-View Airlines, from operating within its airspace over safety reasons. The airline was one of those under the EU...

panama canal

ITF raises new concerns about privatisation and safety in expanded Panama Canal 

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) at a news conference in Panama City, has raised new concerns about the safety of the Panama Canal new locks...