IMO calls for action to deter piracy in Gulf of Guinea
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.
IMO seeks collaboration for sustainable post-pandemic recovery
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”.
Nigeria vows to end piracy in Gulf of Guinea
The Federal Government has promised to employ all machinery to eliminate the act of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
Oceans support world’s industries with $3tr yearly, says IMO
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).
IMO tackles distress, safety issues at sea
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has commenced moves to evaluate the prompt response to distress and safety from seafarers at sea.
IMO harps on enforcement of 2020 ‘sulfur cap’
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…
New global shipping convention takes off, may gulp $100b
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.
NIMASA set to host 32 nations’ maritime administrators
As the maritime development gathering gathers momentum, President Mummadu Buhari will on April 20th meet a body of African maritime leaders under the aegis of Association of African Maritime Administration...