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Bashir Jamoh replaces Dakuku as NIMASA DG

NIMASA extends validity certificate for vessels, seafarers 

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has extended the validity of sthe statutory and trading Certificates issued to all Nigerian...

NIMASA hands over ventilators, vessels to Lagos government

COVID-19: NIMASA hands over ventilators, vessels to Lagos government 

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has flagged off the distribution of relief materials including fast speed intervention vessels,...

Nigeria takes delivery of two vessels to fight maritime crimes 

Nigeria takes delivery of two vessels to fight maritime crimes 

  The Federal Government has taken delivery of two special mission vessels under its deep blue project as part of efforts aimed at ridding the nation’s waterways...

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

Pirates attack two more vessels in Singapore Strait 

  Two more ships have been hit by pirates in the eastbound lane of the Singapore Strait with the stealing of engine spares again the target, Asian piracy watchdog,...

China arrests two vessels for IMO 2020 violations

China arrests two vessels for IMO 2020 violations

  The Chinese authorities have caught two vessels for low sulphur fuel violations, the first reported cases of breaches of IMO 2020. The Standard Club said that the...

Japan to send warship, aircraft to Middle East to protect vessels

Japan to send warship, aircraft to Middle East to protect vessels

  Japan will send a warship and patrol planes to protect Japanese ships in the Middle East as the situation in the region, from which it sources nearly 90% of its...

Jail

Illegal petrol deal: Court convicts 9 persons, 4 vessels

  The Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted nine persons and four vessels to different jail terms for offenses bothering on illegal...

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

Nigerian Navy demand more vessels to fight maritime crimes

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibot-Ete Ekwe Ibas said that for incidences of maritime crimes including sea piracy, oil theft and pipeline vandalism to be...

Australia detains ship over unpaid crew wages

Australia bans two vessels in one day for MLC violations

  The Australian authorities are continuing to clamp down on owners that violate the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) barring two ships from the country’s waters...

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

  Operatives of the Nigerian Navy have arrested two fishing trawlers for alleged illegal activities in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Nigerian flagged vessels...

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

  Operatives of the Nigerian Navy have arrested two fishing trawlers for alleged illegal activities in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Nigerian flagged vessels...

Nigerian Navy arrests 57 sailors, seizes vessels for oil smuggling

Nigerian Navy arrests 57 sailors, seizes vessels for oil smuggling

No fewer than 57 sailors have been arrested in Rivers State by the Nigerian Navy for allegedly smuggling crude oil and illegally refining diesel. The sailors, including...