Category: Maritime Safety

18 Feared Dead, 5 Rescued in Bauchi Boat Mishap
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18 Feared Dead, 5 Rescued in Bauchi Boat Mishap

admin- November 14, 2020

About 18 persons were killed in a crowded canoe mishap which occurred at Zango Majiya Village in Itas-Gadau Local Government Area of Bauchi State. THISDAY ... Read More

AFMESI Holds Symposium on Marine Pollution
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AFMESI Holds Symposium on Marine Pollution

admin- November 9, 2020

As part of efforts to tackle the problem of marine pollution, which has hindered the growth of Africa’s blue economy, the African Marine Environment Sustainability ... Read More

Kidnappings By Pirates up 40% in Gulf of Guinea
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Kidnappings By Pirates up 40% in Gulf of Guinea

admin- October 15, 2020

Kidnappings rose by 40 per cent in the Gulf of Guinea in the first nine months of this year, a report by the International Maritime ... Read More

Why accidents still happen on our waters’ — Waterways stakeholders
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Why accidents still happen on our waters’ — Waterways stakeholders

admin- October 8, 2020

As the problem of boat mishap along the nation’s inland waterways continue, stakeholders have called on the relevant authorities to put in place appropriate measures ... Read More

Boat Mishap Claims Four Lives in Asaba
Issues, Maritime Safety

Boat Mishap Claims Four Lives in Asaba

admin- September 30, 2020

Four persons who were believed to be relocating from the banks of the lower Niger River in Asaba, Delta State, due to the threatening flood ... Read More

Fed Govt mulls tax holiday for maritime sector
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Fed Govt mulls tax holiday for maritime sector

admin- September 24, 2020

THE Federal Ministry of Transportation is seeking a package of tax incentives to stimulate investment and boost activities in the maritime industry, amid the downturn ... Read More

10 Drowned, 485 Migrants Rescued At Sea Off Algeria
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10 Drowned, 485 Migrants Rescued At Sea Off Algeria

admin- September 23, 2020

Algeria said Tuesday coast guard officers had collected the bodies of 10 people drowned while seeking to cross from the North African nation to Europe, ... Read More