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Customs officer drowns while trying to intercept contraband

Customs officer drowns while trying to intercept contraband An Assistant Inspector of Customs attached to the Western Marine Command of…

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NIMASA says floating dock to be deployed ‘soon’

NIMASA says floating dock to be deployed ‘soon’ Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has…

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French Navy seizes 6 tons of cocaine from ship in Gulf of Guinea

French Navy seizes 6 tons of cocaine from ship in Gulf of Guinea The French Navy has sized more than…

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Daewoo Shipbuilding shuts down as 70 workers get COVID-19

Daewoo Shipbuilding shuts down as 70 workers get COVID-19 South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has stopped…

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Nigerian airlines entitled to duty-free importation of aircraft — Customs

Nigerian airlines entitled to duty-free importation of aircraft — Customs The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that airlines registered…

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Maersk: It’s difficult getting women to chase top management positions

Maersk: It’s difficult getting women to chase top management positions The chairman of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, Jim Hagemann Snabe, says…

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Nigeria International Maritime Summit debuts in May

The organised private sector of the Nigerian maritime industry is collaborating to promote the Nigeria International Maritime Summit (NIMS), positioned…

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Pirates hijack Iraqi ship stranded off Iranian coast

Pirates have hijacked an Iraqi ship that was stranded outside the country’s waters and took it to an unknown location,…

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NPA suspends export receipts at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday announced a 14-day suspension of export receipts at the two major seaports in…

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Port concession brought many benefits to port workers, says union President

The President-General, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Adewale Adeyanju, has commended the Federal Government for concessioning the ports…

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Sanwo-Olu says Lekki port will open in 2023

Sanwo-Olu says Lekki port will open in 2023 Commercial operations at the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos Free Zone will…

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Denmark sends warship to fight piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Denmark will send a naval warship to West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea to aid the fight against rampant piracy. The…

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Ship manager establishes contact with kidnapped crew of MT Davide B

The ship manager of the chemical tanker Davide B has made contact with the 15 crew members currently being held…

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An Oil Spill Nobody Owns

What does the continuing, low-intensity conflict between Israel and Iran have to do with the mysterious oil spill that has…

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Security expert asks NIMASA review RSO requirements

To improve standard and check the influx of quack maritime security organisations, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)…

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Hitech, Customs frustrating truck call up system, says Lagos govt

The Lagos State Government has accused Hitech Construction Company, the contractor handling the Mile 2/Tin Can Island Port road along…

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Australia Seizes $70M in Cocaine Smuggled Aboard MSC Boxship

Australian authorities reported the seizure of 200 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of more than US$70 million…

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NNPC warns against panic buying of petrol

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporations (NNPC) said it has not increased the ex-depot price of petrol. The Group General Manager,…

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Navy court martials 13 officers for alleged oil theft, others

The Nigerian Navy on Friday began the court martial of 13 officers for alleged economic sabotage against the country. The…

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Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday that the volume of crude oil spills caused by sabotage in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta…

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The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has said that in setting up Inland Dry Ports (IDPs) across…

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Agents accuse Customs of compounding Apapa gridlock

Clearing agents operating at the Tin Can Island Port have condemned the activities of operatives of the Federal Operations Unit,…

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Apapa gridlock: Why the electronic call-up system must work

The electronic call-up system for truck movement in and out of the Lagos ports promised by the Nigerian Ports Authority…

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Turkey to negotiate maritime demarcation with Egypt

Turkey to negotiate maritime demarcation with Egypt Turkey and Egypt could negotiate and sign a maritime demarcation deal in the…

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Gridlock returns to Apapa-Oshodi expressway despite e-call up

Gridlock returns to Apapa-Oshodi expressway despite e-call up The gridlock is back on the Apapa-Oshodi expressway five days into the…

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Secure Anchorage Area: Navy, NIMASA intensify security efforts

Secure Anchorage Area: Navy, NIMASA intensify security efforts The Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) are…

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NPA to sanction erring truckers

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has asked the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to punish truckers who fail to comply…

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We hope it will be sustained; residents applaud clearing of Apapa gridlock

Residents of Apapa community yesterday expressed appreciation to the Federal and the Lagos State governments for finally clearing the gridlock…

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Gunmen hijack boat, kidnap 11 passengers in Rivers

Gunmen hijack boat, kidnap 11 passengers in Rivers Gunmen suspected to be sea robbers have hijacked a passenger boat conveying…

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Several persons’ test positive to COVID-19 on U.S. Navy ships

Several persons’ test positive to COVID-19 on U.S. Navy ships The U.S. Navy said it is responding to COVID-19 outbreaks…

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