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Pilot Falls To Death While Boarding Maersk Kensington

A Sandy Hook Harbor pilot fell while boarding the US-flagged containership Maersk Kensington in the early morning of December 30, 2019. The ship, part of Maersk Line’s fleet, arrived from Algeciras, Spain to the Port of New York and New...

NIMASA Reiterates Importance of Exercise For Staff Members

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has reiterated the importance of exercise for Nigerians to stay healthy and boost productivity in the workplace. Mrs Moji Jimoh, the Coordinator, Abuja Liaison office of NIMASA, said this during the monthly...

MSC Rejects Pollution Claims

Swiss container shipping major MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has reiterated its commitment to the environment after it was called out as one of the EU’s top ten polluters. Last week, the Brussels-based environmental NGO Transport & Environment said, referring to...

Global Piracy On The Decline- IMB Report

The first nine months of this year saw fewer incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships than the corresponding period of 2018, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said in its latest report. 119 incidents have been reported to...

‘Navy, NIMASA, NPA Can Secure Nigerian Waters’

  • Ports users call for secure anchorage area The Nigerian Navy (NN), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), are expected to work vigorously to access the Secured Anchorage Area (SAA), at no cost...

Senate Probes Security Situation At Lagos Ports

The Senate, yesterday, alleged that a company offering illegal security services at the safe anchorage area in the Lagos ports, OMLS Limited, had diverted N263.89 billion. Consequently, it mandated its Committees on Navy and Marine Transport to carry out a...

Customs, Firm Bicker Over Seizure of Spoilt Rice

The closure of Nigerian borders has elicited divergent views from stakeholders, but the seizure of contraband has been a common point of agreement. Ironically, the seizure by the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS), took a different dimension and triggered controversy when...

Maritime Industry Seeks Solutions To Limit Pollution

Shipowners say they are trying to cut their heavy-polluting industry's impact on the environment by using cleaner energy -- but some have stalled over limiting the speed of ships. Led by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the industry is considering...

Oyo Governor Hosts NAFDAC Boss, Discusses Oyo Dry Port

The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde said on Monday that the state government was ready to partner with the National Agency for Foods, Drugs, Administration, and Control, NAFDAC, to rid the state of illicit drugs. Makinde, who stated...

Iranian Tanker Hit By Missiles

...Oil prices expected to rise Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Friday, October 11, 2019, after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker had been struck by missiles in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, raising the prospect...

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Neconde Bags $640m Refinancing Deal For Oil Production

A consortium of seven local and international lenders has signed an agreement to refinance Neconde Energy Limited’s existing Senior Secured Medium-Term Loan Facility Agreement...

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