NIMASA averts fire disaster onboard oil tanker in Lagos
What could have been a major disaster at the Lagos anchorage was yesterday averted, as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency...
Nigeria targets world-class ship registry
Nigeria has commenced arrangements to upgrade its ship to meet international certification standards, and compete favourably in the global maritime space.
Experts harp on security to promote marine economy
Experts in the maritime sector have called for safer waterways to harness the enormous wealth from the sea and ocean. The experts, who gathered at the 2019 African Day of the Seas and Oceans, in Lagos, added that biodiversity of the ecosystem has been facing serious challenges due to human activities ranging from construction, unhealthy agricultural practices, irrigation, oil exploration, exploitation and transportation, dumping of toxic waste, to unregulated fishing.
WACT’s $10m facility upgrade boosts Onne Port cargoes traffic
Fortunes of the Onne Port in Rivers State was boosted yesterday as the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) acquired two mobile harbour cranes for cargoes handling.
South-South APC gladiators jostle for ministerial nomination
As the country awaits formation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet, which is likely to be intriguing, politicians in the South-South are in a spirited fight for inclusion in the cabinet.
Pirates on Nigerian waters risk life imprisonment, N500 million fines
Hard times await pirates that operate on Nigerian waters, as the Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime Offences Bill, signed...
NIMASA ranks high in port, flag state control
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has topped the chart on Port and Flag State Control in the West and Central Africa Sub-Region.
Maritime workers to begin nationwide strike
Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) will begin a nationwide strike on Wednesday, July 3, after the expiration of a two-week strike ultimatum issued by the union on June 13 over non-payment of stevedoring contractors. Mr Abdul-Waheed Adeyanju, the President-General of MWUN made this known in a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday. According to…