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4 Aug 2021
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is marking a decade of action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions from shipping.
23 Jun 2021
The United Nations (UN) has commended Nigeria for playing a leading role in efforts to secure the Gulf of Guinea, saying it will continue to support the country and the region.
24 Feb 2021
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has called for urgent action against piracy in the Gulf of Guinea just as the Nigerian government said it has taken drastic action to enhance security on the waterways.
16 Dec 2020
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, has called on everyone in the maritime and shipping industry to work together for a “sustainable post-pandemic recovery and truly sustainable future”.
25 Jun 2020
As the world today marks the International Day of the Seafarers, the Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN), has appealed that palliatives be given to seafarers to cushion their sufferings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
10 Jun 2020
The Federal Government has promised to employ all machinery to eliminate the act of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
10 Jun 2020
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), has declared that the oceans support the world’s marine and coastal resources and industries with about $3trillion yearly, or five per cent of global gross domestic product (GDP).
15 Oct 2019
Nigeria has intensified efforts at protecting the marine environment in compliance with the Ballast Water Management Convention...
21 Feb 2018
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has commenced moves to evaluate the prompt response to distress and safety from seafarers at sea.
13 Feb 2018
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has assured that their is no going back on the enforcement of the 2020 sulfur cap, which means that as of January 1, 2020, ships will be banned from burning any marine fuel with a sulfur content above 0.5 pct. IMO’s Secretary General, Kitack Lim, said: “The lower global sulfur…
10 Jan 2018
Search and rescue operations continues as a body of one of the 32 missing mariners has been found on board the Iranian tanker Sanchi burning off China’s eastern coast.
13 Sep 2017
However, a recent report by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), said the industry would need to invest about $100billion to meet the requirement of the treaty.

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