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17 Jun 2015
SEAFARERS are suffering health problems and turning down work because of fears of piracy and armed robbery, even if they have not experienced violence first-hand, a study has found.
10 Jun 2015
MAERSK Line has signed a new building contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
10 Jun 2015
DELTA State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has pledged to partner Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in the development of Nigeria Maritime University (NMU). Meanwhile, all is now set for the university, located in Okerenkoko, Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State to commence academic activities in September, this year, for the…
10 Jun 2015
AS part of measures to curtail drop in price of crude oil in the international market and fall in the revenue generation of the Federal Government, the Nigerian Ship Owners Association (NISA) has advised the government to pay more attention to the maritime industry. The ship owners also resolved to send a proposal to President…
10 Jun 2015
AIS veseel tracking service, MarineTraffic has explained that being open with data will allow the maritime sector to increase competiveness and efficiency. MarineTraffic, believes that open data can positively increase the competitiveness and efficiency of the shipping industry. Speaking at the union for the Mediterranean stakeholders’ conference, titled “Towards a Roadmap for Blue Investment and…
2 Jun 2015
THE Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is expected to adopt a new mandatory code for gas-fueled ships at its ongoing meeting in London. The committee is scheduled to meet for its 95th session from 3 to 12 June 2015. The Committee will also consider cyber security matters and passenger ship safety,…
2 Jun 2015
MORE than 9,000 migrants from Nigeria arrived in Italy through the Mediterranean Sea in 2014, an official of the United Nations (UN) International Organisation for Migration (IOM), has said. A research officer with the organisation, Tara Brian, said at a conference on National Migration Policy Thematic Areas organised by IOM that Nigeria was the fourth…
2 Jun 2015
THE battle against sea piracy, cross-border crimes and other criminal activities will take the centre stage in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Piracy and other criminal tendencies along Nigeria’s waterways was a major challenge to the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The development, compelled vessels calling at the nation’s seaports to make extra…
27 May 2015
SEA Ray is to sustain after-sales relationship with representatives in more than 63 countries including Nigeria.
27 May 2015
AS the Mediterranean migrant crisis mounts, the Chief Security Officer of an Estonian-based maritime security firm is saying that only those commercial ships operating with security personnel onboard should assist in rescuing seaborne refugees.
27 May 2015
THE book under review, Foundations of Shipping Operations and Transport Management written by Obed B. Ndikom, a lecturer in the Department of Maritime Management Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is one in the series of books written by the author.
22 May 2015
Twenty-nine ships are expected to offload their cargoes at the Lagos ports from May 22 to June 5, the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) said on Friday in Lagos.

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