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Igbo Maritime Practitioners Decry Activities Of ‘Fake’ Members

Igbo Maritime Practitioners Decry Activities Of ‘Fake’ Members

The President General of Association of Igbo Maritime Practitioners in Nigeria (ASIMPIN); Eze Damian Emeka Obianigwe, yesterday in Lagos, raised alarm over what he called calculated attempts by a group of disgruntled people that claim to be elders of...
Buhari: Nigeria set to extend its maritime boundaries without war, litigation, or purchase

Buhari: Nigeria set to extend its maritime boundaries without war, litigation, or purchase

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that Nigeria’s bid to expand its maritime territory, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), is fully on course. Buhari, who stated this when he received a progress report...
Oman becomes 100th state to ratify Maritime Labour Convention

Oman becomes 100th state to ratify Maritime Labour Convention

Oman has become the 100th nation, and the first member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006, designed to ensure the right of all seafarers to decent employment. An International Labour Organisation (ILO)...
International Maritime Bureau Deletes Nigeria From Piracy List – Naval Chief

International Maritime Bureau Deletes Nigeria From Piracy List – Naval Chief

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, on Thursday said that the International Maritime Bureau had removed Nigeria from its piracy list. Gambo, represented by the Chief of Policy and Plans, Naval Headquarters, Abuja, Rear Adm. Suleiman...
Abuja MoU to train West, Central Africa maritime administration heads

Abuja MoU to train West, Central Africa maritime administration heads

The Abuja Memorandum of Understand on Port State Control said it is set to train 21 heads of maritime administrations in the West and Central African countries. The Abuja MoU, which has the West and African countries as members states...
FG planning more incentives to make eastern ports attractive to shipping lines — Minister

FG planning more incentives to make eastern ports attractive to shipping lines — Minister

The Federal government has said that it is putting more incentives in place to make seaports outside Lagos, especially those in Port Harcourt, Onne, Warri and Calabar more attractive to shipping lines and importers. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who...
Diri seeks partnership to harness Bayelsa’s maritime resources

Diri seeks partnership to harness Bayelsa’s maritime resources

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has said the state, with the longest coastline in Nigeria, is interested in collaborations that will help it secure its maritime and harness its resources. Speaking in Abuja when he hosted a delegation on maritime...

Nigeria Losing Seafarers To Foreign Countries Through Stringent Tax Policies – NSML

The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, Ship Management Limited (NMSL) has decried the high rate at which the country is losing seafarers to other nations, owing to regulatory deduction of Company Income Tax (CIT) and pensions from seafarers wages. The NMSL...

Maritime Offshore Award Unveils International Panel Of Judges

The Maritime and Offshore Award (The OMIS) has unveiled an international panel of judges for its inaugural edition. Chief Executive Officer of the The OMIS Award, Femi Da-silva disclosed this in a statement released on Friday in Lagos. He said that...
Multimillion naira gunboat sinks in Lagos, NIMASA denies responsibility

Multimillion naira gunboat sinks in Lagos, NIMASA denies responsibility

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has denied responsibility for a gunboat that reportedly sank in Lagos on Sunday. The NIMASA/Barugu, a gunboat reportedly in the fleet of Global West Vessels Specialists, was alleged to have been parked at...

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10 seafarers kidnapped from cargo vessel in Nigeria

10 seafarers have been reportedly kidnapped from the general cargo vessel, Milan, while underway some 14 nautical miles off the Pennington Offshore Terminal in...

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