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Maritime Insecurity: Navy inaugurates MSI portal, data centre

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Thursday inaugurated the Maritime Safety Information (MSI) Portal and Data Centre for effective safety of mariners on the country’s waterways. The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, who inaugurated the portal and...

Lawyers key to development of maritime sector

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has charged practitioners of law in the maritime sector on the need for regular updates on the knowledge of the sector, due to the dynamism...

NIMASA urges more women participation in maritime

…Says collaboration key to maritime devt The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for more female participation in the Nigerian maritime industry, adding that their contribution is key to the development...

‘Agge Deep SeaPort to commence activities before end of 2020’

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Thursday assured prospective investors that commercial port activities would commence at the Agge Deep Seaport in Ekeremor Local Government Area before the end of his administration. Dickson gave the assurance while inaugurating a 14-member...

NIMASA boss urges early detection of breast cancer

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged Nigerians especially women to ensure frequent Breast Cancer screening stressing that early detection will make a lot of difference in tackling the...

Shipping firms may adopt LNG as fuel sooner than expected – BSM

Shipping industry may adopt liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel faster than expected because of stricter environmental regulations targeting carbon dioxide emission, said maritime agency Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) executive. The Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) regulation enacted by the...

Maritime workers beg FG to resolve issues with Intels

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to resolve its problem with Intels Nigeria Limited, to save more workers from becoming unemployed. The President of MWUN, Mr. Adewale Adeyanju, made the appeal while...

Nigeria, Ghana seal pact on maritime operations

In line with its vision to enhance regional integration to develop capacity, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghanaian Maritime Authority (GMA). At the official signing of the MoU at...

Blue economy world’s fastest growing sector, says NIMASA boss

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has charged Nigerians to key into the opportunities afforded by the Blue economy stating that it is the fastest growing sector in the world with...

7 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other commodities

No fewer than seven ships laden with various commodities including petrol have arrived the Lagos Ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday. The NPA made this disclosure in its daily “Shipping Position’’ made available  in...

23 ships laden with fuel, other goods to berth at Apapa

A total of 23 ships laden with petroleum products, foods and other goods will arrive in Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from October 3 to 10. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said this in its publication `Shipping Position’,...

Cargo scanners: SIFAX chief wants govt to secure ports

The Group Executive Vice-Chairman, SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, has urged the Federal Government to expedite action on the concessioning of the scanners services at the nation’s ports. Afolabi made the plea in a statement by Mr. Philips Ojo, the...

Maritime provides opportunity for economic growth – NIMASA boss

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stressed the need for stakeholders to actively participate in the Nigerian maritime sector in order to support the growth of the country’s blue economy. Peterside...

NIMASA urges agencies’ collaboration in fight against maritime crimes

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has disclosed that proper legal framework, synergy and information sharing amongst government agencies and stakeholders will help curb the issues of criminalities in the nation’s...

Concerted efforts needed to tackle climate change – NIMASA

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed the need for collaborative efforts to tackle the scourge of climate change. Peterside stated this while speaking at an event on climate change which...

Africa will be world’s next maritime haven, says NIMASA boss

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that with the potentials of the African maritime sector, competitive operating environment, proper regulation, incentives and infrastructural development; Africa would be the...

Fed Govt commends NIMASA on revenue generation

*Says contribution to CRF significant The Federal Government through the Ministry of Finance and the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation has commended the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its revenue performance in the past one...

 NPA to increase bilateral ties with foreign firms – MD

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), MsHadiza Usman, says the organisation  will increase bilateral ties with foreign firms to derive mutual benefits. Usman said this at the 10th NIMPORT Annual Maritime Conference in Lagos.The NPA boss who was...

Fuel Cargoes Float Nigerian Waters, Scarcity Bites Inland

•Substantial backlog of gasoline offshore WAF • Outstanding subsidy claims still to be approved by Assembly • Fuel marketers being denied credit facilities by banks Despite the acute fuel shortages and associated transport glitches and business lull in the country,...

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