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Marine Notice 0004/19 – Ship Escort

2019-04-24T04:51:53+00:00

In view of a recent development within Nigeria’s Maritime space where a localVessel (name withheld) was used as Loiter/Platform to temporary hold foreign armed security personal on escort of a Container Vessel (Name withheld) and subsequent arrest of the crew and armed guards on the loiter, MASPAN will like to advise members and the international shipping community that the Association is closely monitoring events as to its conclusion in order to continue to provide guidance MASPAN is actively engaging with local authorities with a view to providing unambiguous guidelines to shipping on the position of the law and the Nigerian state [...]

Marine Notice 0004/19 – Ship Escort 2019-04-24T04:51:53+00:00

President Buhari terminates $195 million ‘Israeli’ security contract promoted by Amaechi

2018-09-21T13:09:58+00:00

Earlier this week, the President terminated a new defence procurement contract initiated by the members of his cabinet over allegations of fraud. The contract, signed off by the Federal Executive Council in December 2017, would have seen the contractor, HSLi, net $195 million in exchange for an undisclosed number of special mission aircraft, special mission helicopters and 12 fast intervention vessels for the Nigerian Navy. The Guardian later reported that the contract would see Nigeria acquire 3 helicopters, 3 aircraft, 3 big battle-ready ships, 12 vessels & 20 amphibious cars to secure Nigerian waters. The deal was midwived by Nigeria’s transport [...]

President Buhari terminates $195 million ‘Israeli’ security contract promoted by Amaechi 2018-09-21T13:09:58+00:00