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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…

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Buhari Appoints Muoghalu As New NIWA MD

Buhari Appoints Muoghalu As New NIWA MD

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the National Auditor of the All Progressives Congress (APC) George  Muoghalu as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Muoghalu’s appointment is coming one month after President…

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Deck Cargo Ship Brings Bullets to Port of South Africa

Deck Cargo Ship Brings Bullets to Port of South Africa

The Tranglory Shipping-operated deck cargo ship Xin Si Lu has shipped four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage bullets for the Port of Richards Bay LPG facility. The 12,700 dwt ship delivered the 5,650 ton bullets…

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Indonesia Sends back 250 Containers of Wastes, Inspects 1,000 Others

Indonesia Sends back 250 Containers of Wastes, Inspects 1,000 Others

Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a dumping ground for foreign trash. About 250 containers…

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WIMAfrica Visits Alaafin of Oyo, As Monarch Calls for More Women in Maritime

WIMAfrica Visits Alaafin of Oyo, As Monarch Calls for More Women in Maritime

The Nigerian Chapter of Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica) led by the National Financial Secretary of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Hajia Bola Muse yesterday visited the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi,…

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Ship with 24 Crew Members Disappears

Ship with 24 Crew Members Disappears

A cargo ship and two dozen crew members have vanished in waters off Indonesia’s remote Maluku islands, the authorities said on Wednesday. The 190m vessel, carrying nickel ore, was travelling from Halmahera island to Sulawesi…

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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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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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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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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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