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How Secure Anchorage Area Saves Shipping Companies $225,000 on each Call at Lagos Ports

How Secure Anchorage Area Saves Shipping Companies $225,000 on each Call at Lagos Ports

…Maritime Stakeholders Urge Govt to Sustain Contract By DAPO OLAWUNI Fresh indications have revealed that the the Secure Anchorage Area (SAA) operated by Ocean Marine Services Limited was saving shipping companies $225,000 on each call at Lagos…

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SECURITY: Western Naval Command Trains Officers on Marksmanship

SECURITY: Western Naval Command Trains Officers on Marksmanship

The Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy yesterday concluded the 2019 Small Arms Firing Exercise (SAFEX) for officers in the bid to improve competence of personnel in small arms handling, shooting skills, as well as…

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Merchant Seafarers Association Identifies Insecurity As Bane of Women Participation in Maritime

Merchant Seafarers Association Identifies Insecurity As Bane of Women Participation in Maritime

President of the Merchant Seafarers Association of Nigeria, Capt Abel Ogar has said that maritime insecurity was one of the major reasons why women do not want to take up the seafaring profession. Capt Ogar,…

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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 .…

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Navy Arrests 256 Bags of Smuggled Rice On Waterways

Navy Arrests 256 Bags of Smuggled Rice On Waterways

The Commanding Officer, Forward Operating Base (FOB) of the Nigerian Navy in Ibaka,  Akwa Ibom, Capt. Peter Yilme confirmed Tuesday, the arrest of six suspected smugglers and seizure of 256 bags of 50kg rice. Capt.…

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Apapa Gridlock: Navy Challenge Security Agencies to Punish Bribe Taking Officials

Apapa Gridlock: Navy Challenge Security Agencies to Punish Bribe Taking Officials

Even as the Nigerian Navy last week announced that it has punished some of its officers whom were indicted for taking bribe from truck drivers before accessing the port, the Flag Officer Commanding of the…

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Shippers Council Integrates Nigerian Navy Into Port Community System

Shippers Council Integrates Nigerian Navy Into Port Community System

The Nigerian Shippers Council has assured that it is integrating the Nigerian Navy into its Port Community System in order to assist the Navy in getting first hand information on shipping activities for better planning…

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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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Navy Identify 35 Shipwrecks Hindering Ship Navigation Along Lagos Channel

Navy Identify 35 Shipwrecks Hindering Ship Navigation Along Lagos Channel

The Nigerian Navy has said that the Lagos channel that provide access for vessels into the Tin Can Island ports is dotted with about 35 identified shipwrecks which is hindering ship navigation. The Flag Officer Commanding,…

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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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