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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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Shippers Lament Extortion By Security Agents At Port Harcourt Ports

Shippers Lament Extortion By Security Agents At Port Harcourt Ports

The Shippers Association Lagos State (SALS) has lamented activities of security agents and touts operating around Port Harcourt Port, saying that port users are being extorted and discouraged from making use of the port. Speaking…

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BREAKING NEWS: Pandemonium in Apapa As Truck Drivers, ‘Area Boys’ Clash

BREAKING NEWS: Pandemonium in Apapa As Truck Drivers, ‘Area Boys’ Clash

…1 Driver Allegedly Shot, 4 Matcheted There is an ongoing pandemonium around Coconut axis, inwards the Tin Can Island Port of Lagos as touts clash with truck drivers. Already, four truck drivers were allegedly shot…

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Piracy:  Shipping Company spends $18million to provide security onboard vessel

Piracy: Shipping Company spends $18million to provide security onboard vessel

  There are indications that global shipping giant, Maersk Line, spends a humongous $18million to provide a private security onboard their ship whenever they are approaching the Gulf of Guinea for Nigerian waters. Immediate past…

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Nigerian Pirates Hijack Vessel At Ghana Port Anchorage

Nigerian Pirates Hijack Vessel At Ghana Port Anchorage

The Ghana Navy is in hot pursuit of pirates who hijacked a vessel from the Tema anchorage and proceeded towards Togolese waters but abandoned the operation midway.  The Officer Commanding the Eastern Naval Command Commodore,…

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Governors, Maritime Stakeholders Hold Colloquium to Honor Rotimi Amaechi

Governors, Maritime Stakeholders Hold Colloquium to Honor Rotimi Amaechi

Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime sector on Saturday gathered at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suits to hold a colloquium in celebration of former minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for his giant strides and contribution…

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Pirates Kidnap Ten Turkish Sailors Off Nigerian Waters

Pirates Kidnap Ten Turkish Sailors Off Nigerian Waters

Fresh indications have emerged that daredevil pirates have kidnapped ten Turkish sailors on a cargo ship; Paksoy-1 and taken them hostage off the coast of Nigeria. A shipping company, Kadioglu Denizcilik raised the alarn on Tuesday.…

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