Monday, December 9, 2019
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Safety

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...

Drone Attacks Set 2 Saudi Oil Facilities Ablaze

Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Saturday that drone attacks caused fires at two oil facilities of Saudi petroleum company Aramco. The ministry said in a statement on the Saudi Press Agency that attacks were reported on Saturday morning in Abqaiq...

MTN Shuts Down Offices Nationwide

...millions lost because of xenophobic attacks ...customer care lines affected too South Africa owned telecommunications giant, MTN has announced the closure of all its shops in Nigeria. This may not be unconnected with the threat by some Nigerians to reciprocate...

NUPENG, PENGASSAN Task FG On Insecurity

Worried by increasing insecurity and crimes in the country, the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have urged the Federal Government to take necessary actions...

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NSE Postpones Airtel Listing

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the postponement of the planned listing of Airtel Africa. The telecommunication company had planned to list its...

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