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8 December 2011, Sweetcrude, LAGOS – The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has arrested and detained a vessel engaged in illegal bunkering. Disclosing this in Lagos, Mr. Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokemi, managing director of NIMASA, said the vessel, MT BEE, had 17,000 tonnes of...

Godwin Oritse 28 November 2011, Sweetcrude, LAGOS—The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) may have concluded plans to sanction the owners of the vessel, M.T....

Ifeanyi Okolie & Paul Ituru 22 November 2011, Sweetcrude, LAGOS — A deafening explosion rocked Marina area of Lagos Island, yesterday evening, after...

Godfrey Bivbere 8 November 2011, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Pirates have released an oil tanker and its crew they seized off the coast of Nigeria a week...

Ifenyinwa Obi 2 November 2011, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) may have abandoned no fewer than 250 containers, containing...

11 October 2011, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Nigerians own only 60 of the 600 vessels involved in upstream petroleum sector business in Nigeria, general secretary of the Indigenous Shipowners Association of Nigeria (ISAN), Captain Niyi Labinjo, has said. Labinjo said in Lagos that out of the 60 vessels owned by Nigerians, only about six are currently in business, lamenting...

George Onah 30 September, 2011, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt- Disturbed by the spate of piracy and other vices within and around Nigeria’s territorial...

24 September, 2011, Sweetcrude, MADRID- A Spanish oil tanker that was hijacked by pirates off West Africa 10 days ago was freed Saturday and the 23-member...

11 September 2011, Sweetcrude, Lagos- The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has ordered the detention of a fuel vessel, MT Green...

18 August, 2011, Sweetcrude, Abuja – Nigeria and other countries in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are in the process of...