1. Home
  2. Maritime

Category: Maritime

Why NPA Delay Over N1 Billion Payment to Tally Clerks, Onboard Security

Why NPA Delay Over N1 Billion Payment to Tally Clerks, Onboard Security

…As Dockworkers Get Trust Funds, Corporative Society  Fresh indications have emerged that despite the directive by the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi that the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) should commence disbursement of severance payments…

Read More
Lagos Commissions Uber Taxi on Waterways

Lagos Commissions Uber Taxi on Waterways

…As NIWA Gets New Lagos Area Manager  In order to facilitate intermodal transportation, the Lagos State Government yesterday commissioned a water taxi network operated by transport technology outfit; Uber.The project was rolled off at the Falomo Victoria…

Read More
Stop Paying for Security at Lagos Anchorage Area, NPA Tells Shipping Companies

Stop Paying for Security at Lagos Anchorage Area, NPA Tells Shipping Companies

The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) urged shipping companies in Nigeria to stop paying for private security and escorts onboard their vessels while approaching the Lagos Anchorage Area. This was disclosed by the Managing Director of…

Read More
Merchant Navy Accuse NIMASA, Manning Agents of Frustrating CBA Implementation

Merchant Navy Accuse NIMASA, Manning Agents of Frustrating CBA Implementation

The Nigerian Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transporters Senior Staff Association have accused the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) of playing double standards with manning agents to frustrate implementation of the recently signed…

Read More
MWUN Issues Terminal Operators 14-Days Ultimatum to Flush Out Illegal Employees

MWUN Issues Terminal Operators 14-Days Ultimatum to Flush Out Illegal Employees

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has issued a fourteen days ultimatum to terminal operators to identify and fish out illegal employees hanging around their terminals, the union says that these are the elements…

Read More
PIRACY: Participants At GMSC Seek Creation of Special Maritime Courts

PIRACY: Participants At GMSC Seek Creation of Special Maritime Courts

Delegates at the Global Maritime Security Conference (GMSC) yesterday issued a communiqué, calling on Gulf of Guinea (GoG) states to explore the possibility of designated maritime courts to handle cases of sea robbery, piracy and other…

Read More
UN Express Worry Over Massive Importation of Tramadol, Cocaine Through GoG

UN Express Worry Over Massive Importation of Tramadol, Cocaine Through GoG

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC), has raised an alarm over the increasing importation of hard drugs including cocaine and Tramadol into Nigeria and other West Africa countries through the Gulf of…

Read More
PMB Seeks Global Collaboration To Maximize Opportunities In Gulf of Guinea

PMB Seeks Global Collaboration To Maximize Opportunities In Gulf of Guinea

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday seeks global collaboration for Nigeria and other African countries in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) to maximise the opprtunuties  inherent in the region. The president in his keynote address at the…

Read More
Western Naval Command Arrests 10 Vessels Over Maritime Crimes, Honors 9 Officers

Western Naval Command Arrests 10 Vessels Over Maritime Crimes, Honors 9 Officers

The Western Naval Command; the Premier Command of the Nigerian Navy has arrested ten vessels and a lot of other crafts between January and July 2019 for engaging in illegal activities on Nigerian waters .…

Read More
NIMASA To End Piracy, Maritime Crimes with ‘Abuja Declaration’

NIMASA To End Piracy, Maritime Crimes with ‘Abuja Declaration’

As the much talked about Global Maritime Security Conference (GMSC) organized by the Federal Ministry of Transportation kicks off in Abuja today, the Ngerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has confirmed that the “Abuja Declaration on Maritime…

Read More