Category: Issues

Pirates board cargo ship off Ghana
Maritime Security, News

Pirates board cargo ship off Ghana

admin- February 2, 2021

An ultramax bulker named Rowayton Eagle has been boarded by a group of pirates some 200 nautical miles of the coast of Accra, Ghana. The ... Read More

Court rejects ship hijackers’ statements
Maritime Security, News

Court rejects ship hijackers’ statements

admin- February 2, 2021

The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation on Monday failed to persuade a Federal High Court in Lagos to admit in evidence statements it ... Read More

Badagry deep seaport strategic to Nigeria’s maritime, says Jamoh
News, Shipping Development

Badagry deep seaport strategic to Nigeria’s maritime, says Jamoh

admin- January 7, 2021

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, says the Badagry Deep Seaport project in Lagos State is a strategic ... Read More

FG grants AMES-Edo dry port provisional licence
News, Shipping Development

FG grants AMES-Edo dry port provisional licence

admin- January 7, 2021

THE Federal Ministry of Transportation has granted the AMES-Edo Inland Dry Port (IDP) provisional licence as port of origin and destination. This thus gives the ... Read More

43 vessels stuck in Lagos waters
News, Shipping Development

43 vessels stuck in Lagos waters

admin- December 28, 2020

• As port congestion worsens • Cost of shipping containers rise 600% • Freight Forwarders blame stoppage of container stripping, barge operations • 44 ships ... Read More

Anti-Piracy War: UN Applauds Nigeria’s Leadership Role
Maritime Security, News

Anti-Piracy War: UN Applauds Nigeria’s Leadership Role

admin- December 9, 2020

* Celebrates SPOMO Act, deep blue project *We’re poised to overcome maritime insecurity with home-grown solutions, says Jamoh For the second time in about six ... Read More

Maritime Security, News

Italy to partner Nigeria on maritime security

admin- November 30, 2020

THE Italian government has reiterated its commitment to collaborate with Nigeria on improved maritime security. This pledge was made by the Deputy Head of Italian ... Read More