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PIRACY:   Russia Traces Its Kidnapped Seafarers to Nigeria

PIRACY: Russia Traces Its Kidnapped Seafarers to Nigeria

Russia’s foreign ministry says it is closely following developments since pirates attacked a ship off the coast of West Africa last week and is assisting with negotiations over the safety of eight crew members held…

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Navy Set To Rid Lagos Creeks of Pirates As NPA Raise Alarm Over Attacks On Vessel

Navy Set To Rid Lagos Creeks of Pirates As NPA Raise Alarm Over Attacks On Vessel

…Seeks Single Window Integration with NPA The Nigerian Navy has declared its renewed resolve to rid the Tin Can Island creeks and others around the Lagos State of criminal elements, even as the Nigerian Ports…

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IMO COUNCIL SEAT;  Hope Rising for Nigeria As Lloyd’s, NLNG Boost NIMASA Ship Registry

IMO COUNCIL SEAT; Hope Rising for Nigeria As Lloyd’s, NLNG Boost NIMASA Ship Registry

Even as Nigeria prepares to relaunch itself into the Category C’ of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) there are indications that the country’s chances are getting brighter as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA)…

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Shippers Raise Alarm, Says Banning More Imports Will Cripple Nigerian Ports, Industries

Shippers Raise Alarm, Says Banning More Imports Will Cripple Nigerian Ports, Industries

The Shippers Association Lagos State (SALS) has raised concerns that Nigerian ports would continue to suffer, just as the manufacturing industries have suffered, if the Federal Government decides to place ban on importation of certain…

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Controversy Trails NIMASA Over Claims Of Rescuing Crew on Fire Stricken Ship

Controversy Trails NIMASA Over Claims Of Rescuing Crew on Fire Stricken Ship

…Union Allege Crew Still Stranded in Apapa Following claims by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) that it coordinated the rescue of some seafarers who were stranded onboard a 7,541 cbm tanker after the…

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NIMASA Graduates Officers To Implement $195m Maritime Security Contract

NIMASA Graduates Officers To Implement $195m Maritime Security Contract

Even though the controversial $195 million maritime security contract awarded by the Federal Government to an Israeli firm, HLSI Security Systems and Technologies Limited is yet to yield any physical results, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety…

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NIMASA Rescues Seafarers Onboard Fire Stricken Vessel

NIMASA Rescues Seafarers Onboard Fire Stricken Vessel

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has rescued seafarers who were stranded onboard a 7,541 cbm tanker after the ship caught fire off the Nigerian coast. The incident involving the vessel ,Sea Voyager,…

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ANLCA Kicks As Terminal Operators Slam Holiday Charges on Nigerian Ports

ANLCA Kicks As Terminal Operators Slam Holiday Charges on Nigerian Ports

The National President of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Hon. Tony Iju Nwabunike has raised an alarm that terminal operators and shipping companies were demanding demurrage charges from agents as a result of…

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TRAGEDY: Passenger Boat Collides In Lagos, 3 Dead, 2 Missing

TRAGEDY: Passenger Boat Collides In Lagos, 3 Dead, 2 Missing

Barely two months after a boat accident between Badore in Ajah and Egbin (Ikorodu LGA) claimed 10 lives, another accident yesterday claimed 3 lives while 2 persons are declared missing. The accident occured when two passenger…

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NIMASA Warns Public Against Job Recruitment Scam

NIMASA Warns Public Against Job Recruitment Scam

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has warned the general public not to fall for the antics of scammers who peddle purported employment opportunities into the agency on social media. In a press…

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