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NIMASA DG Dakuku Peterside

NIMASA registers 125 vessels, as CVFF hits $124m

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said a total of 125 new vessels have so far been registered under the Coastal and Inland Shipping Act...

Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini

Italy bans two Dutch migrant rescue vessels

A heated exchange erupted after Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini told more foreign NGOs operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean they could not dock in...

‘Nigeria loses $300m annually as vessels berth offshore’ 

A former Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Temisan Omatseye, on Monday said Nigeria is losing about $300 million yearly from...

Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami

Private armed guards on board vessels illegal, says FG

  The Federal Government has said that it is illegal for private security guards to carry arms on board merchant vessels operating within the nation’s...

Navy hands over seized vessels to EFCC 

By Godspower Edoza  The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta on Thursday handed over two impounded ocean-going vessels to the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes...

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Navy foils pirate attacks on two vessels in Lagos, Bayelsa

By Godspower Edoza  The Nigerian Navy Thursday said it foiled attacks on two merchant ships in Lagos and Bayelsa waters.  It said that the troops who foiled...

1,000th transit of expanded Panama Canal marked by MSC Anzu

3,000 vessels cross Expanded Panama Canal 

By Jite Eriabie  More than 3,000 vessels have now transited the Expanded Panama Canal less than two years since the new locks opened for business, the Panama Canal...

U.S. Navy decommissions world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

Iran cites change in U.S. navy behavior in Gulf

An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Monday that U.S. vessels patrolling the Gulf had changed behavior and now abided by international regulations. Rear...

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Iran says warplanes warned off two western vessels during drill

The vessels approached the area of the drills early on Monday to monitor Iranian ships, said spokesman for the drills, Rear Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi, according to Tasnim...

FG approves purchase of vessels to curb illegal fishing 

By Patience Danjuma  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the purchase of monitoring vessels to reduce unregulated fishing and boost security on the waterways. The...

Canadian introduces law on wrecked, abandoned vessels

Canadian introduces law on wrecked, abandoned vessels

By Jite Eriabie  The Canadian Government has introduced legislation that would add additional pressure on shipowners to proactively deal with wrecked, abandoned or...

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EFCC to auction forfeited petroleum products, vessels

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will auction petroleum products and vessels seized from suspected oil bunkers and forfeited to the federal...