Oceanography and Marine Research Institute, IOI-Nigeria ‘Awaken New Depths’ at World Oceans Day Lecture

Stakeholders and Experts, under the aegis of the Nigerian Institute of Oceanography and Marine Research (NIOMR) and the International Ocean Institute – Nigeria (IOI-Nigeria) have advocated for more inclusive conversations and exploration of strategies towards harnessing blue economy opportunities in…

Fuel cost: Firm introduces gas for boat operators

Blue Gas Marine (BGM), a US based company, has introduced Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to passenger boats and ferries operators to help cushion the effect of high cost of fuel in Nigeria.   Mr Layi Solesi, Chief Executive Officer, RIL…

NIWA sensitises 180 boat captains, deckhands about waterway safety

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Lagos Area Office, on Saturday sensitised 180 boat captains and deckhands operating in Lagos about waterway safety. Mrs Sarat Braimah, the NIWA Lagos Area Manager, said that the sensitisation was in a bid to…

Revamp Rave Network holds climate conference, trains 5 Lagos coastal communities on sustainability

Revamp Rave Network, an environmental protection organisation, on Saturday organised a conference to train five Lagos coastal communities on protection and preservation of oceans, aquatic and human lives to ensure sustainability. The communities included Epe, Ikorodu, Agoro-Oyingbo, Mosafejo and Badagry.…

NIMASA, Dangote Refinery unveil committee to tackle operational concerns

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Dangote Refinery have set up a special committee to address the operational concerns of the refinery. The two parties gave the committee a two-week timeline to provide a report that…

MMA Customs generated N74.29bn in 10 months – Official

The Murtala Muhammed Airport Command, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has generated N74.29 billion through customs duty and other charges from January to October 2023. The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Mohammed Yusuf, said this at a news conference on Wednesday…

Unlocking Blue Tech Brilliance! 10 organizations unite for Bluetech Transformation

10 Innovation Support Organisations Unite in Cape Town for Inclusive BlueTech Transformation  Last month, from 21 to 25 August, 10 Innovation Support Organisations (ISOs) from 7 different Southern African countries gathered in Cape Town to take part in a five-day…

Lagos Free Zone Company and the Nigerian Conservation Foundation partner on sea turtle conservation

The Lagos Free Zone Company (LFZC) is partnering with the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to protect and conserve sea turtles around its operational area in Lagos State. LFZC is a free trade zone developer and management company responsible for the…

Clarivate Launches New Global Research Report Urging Action on Ocean Science

Research must rise to meet challenges such as microplastics pollution and climate change Clarivate Plc, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, today launched a new Global Research Report from the Institute…

MOWCA seeks to provide effective maritime leadership for regional development

* To provide effective management to increase trade and combat regional maritime challenges * Nigeria’s Adalikwu in pole position to win election as Secretary General By Samuel Nwosu and Hope Attari Monday These are not the best of times for…

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