maritime security

Five abducted from merchant vessel in Nigeria

Five abducted from merchant vessel in Nigeria

Five persons have been abducted from a merchant vessel in the vicinity of Parrot Island, Calabar, Nigeria, the UK-based security brokerage Asket said. The incident occurred in the evening…

British Foreign Secretary visits NNS Unity Naval Dockyard

British Foreign Secretary visits NNS Unity Naval Dockyard

The United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, visited the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Unity at the Naval Dockyard in Victoria Island Lagos, in a bid to strengthen the bilateral relationship…

IMO commends NIMASA on sustained progress in ISPS Code implementation

IMO commends NIMASA on sustained progress in ISPS Code implementation

…As IMO/NIMASA trains ISPS Code compliance officers in Nigeria The International Maritime Organisastion(IMO) on Monday commended the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA) for achieving 90 per…

Nigeria loses N7 trn annually to maritime insecurity, says Dogara

Nigeria loses N7 trn annually to maritime insecurity, says Dogara

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Monday disclosed that Nigeria loses N7 trillion revenue annually due to insecurity in the maritime sector and revenue leakages. Dogara made the…

Maritime Security: Dakuku canvasses collaborations with security agencies

Maritime Security: Dakuku canvasses collaborations with security agencies

… Army is ready, says GOC 81 Div. The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed the strategic importance of security agencies…

Master Mariners charge FG to address duplication of functions by maritime agencies

Master Mariners charge FG to address duplication of functions by maritime agencies

…bemoan lack of seatime training for Nigerian cadets The Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM) has called on the Federal Government to put an end to the problem of duplication…

NIMASA, Navy renew MoU on maritime domain security

NIMASA, Navy renew MoU on maritime domain security

In line with its mandate to ensure safety and security in the Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy have renewed the…

Somali Pirates hijack first vessel since 2012

Somali Pirates hijack first vessel since 2012

The Somali pirates have hijacked a Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker while it was sailing near the Horn of Africa, marking the pirates’ first commercial vessel hijack since 2012. The vessel…

Economic growth: Peterside prescribes eradication of maritime piracy in ECOWAS

Economic growth: Peterside prescribes eradication of maritime piracy in ECOWAS

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside has charged member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to eradicate…

African Heads of State sign Charter on Maritime Security

African Heads of State sign Charter on Maritime Security

African leaders have adopted and signed a draft Charter on Maritime Safety, Security and Development. The agreement is aimed at establishing a roadmap on maritime security in Africa and causing…