Jibrin said, The addition of the offshore patrol vessel to the NN Nigerian Navy
fleet would definitely enhance the navy's capacity to execute her constitutional roles and open a new vista in Nigeria-China relations.
The exclusive occasion at the Naval dockyard in Lagos was witnessed by the officers of the Nigerian Navy
, Army, Police, and personnel of the United States Embassy and military as well as other special guests.
He however was quick to caution that the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration should ensure that NIMASA and Nigerian Navy
should not work at cross-purposes as they are both critical to the safety and security of the nation's territorial waterways.
Director, Nigerian Navy
Transformation Office, Austen Oyagha, who announced this recently in Calabar, Cross River State, said during the last year the country lost an estimated daily average of 55,210 barrels or 1,656,281 barrels on an average per month.
Khawaja Asif appreciated the participation of Nigerian Navy
in AMAN exercises and offered training support for Nigerian navy
Other confirmed speakers include Royal Australian Navy Australian Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, UK Maritime Component Command Commander Will Warrender, Nigerian Navy
Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Iwok-Ete Ibas, Kuwait Naval Force Commander Rear Admiral Khaled Ahmed Abdullah, Mauritania Navy Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Isselkou Ould Cheikh El-Weli and Egyptian Navy Flag Officer Commanding Northern Naval Command Rear Admiral Mohamed Baraya.
The Nigerian Navy
says it has averted an attempt to hijack a Bahamas ship, MT Nordic Freedom, around Agbami Oil field off Brass, Rivers State.
She said: "The Nigerian navy
deserve much credit to reacting quite bravely to this incident once MT Maximus neared their waters.
Abuja, Rabi'II 28, 1437, February 07, 2016, SPA -- The Nigerian Navy
has foiled an attempt by suspected pirates to hijack a Singapore-registered cargo ship with 25 crew, the navy said Sunday, according to dpa.
The vessel was intercepted by the Nigerian Navy
when its officers observed it was drifting on the ships radar with her automatic identification system switched off, which is against the International Maritime Organization Regulation.
8226; Commodore Christian Anuge, Deputy Director, Defence Space Agency, Nigerian Navy
23) The Nigerian navy
estimates that up to 200,000 barrels of crude oil--valued at around $200 billion annually--are lost daily to thieves and pirates.