maritime transport

NIMASA Interested In Activities That Promote Healthy Living -Dakuku

September 8, 2018

Posted by Maritime Newsroom Sports essential for life – Diete-Spiff, First Rivers State Governor The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has said that the agency is committed to supporting activities that would promote healthy living, as a way of giving back to the society through its […]

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Maritime Security :we’re Helpless Without Navy Says NIMASA

September 7, 2018

Posted by Maritime Newsroom The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has finally admitted that it cannot discharge its statutory role of regulating shipping operations and providing security in Nigerian waters without the Navy. This disclosure has confirmed fears of maritime stakeholders and Nigerians in general that the Nigerian Navy have usurped critical functions […]

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AUTOMATION WILL REDUCE HUMAN INTERFACE, IMPROVE TURN-AROUND-TIME – NIMASA DG

September 4, 2018

Posted by Maritime Newsroom The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated the automation of the Agency’s process is an initiative geared towards reducing human interface, thereby bringing about better efficiency and improvement in the turn-around-time of shipping agents, vessels calling at the nation’s ports and […]

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NPA’s FIRST QUARTER, 2018 PERFORMANCE

August 31, 2018

…Cargo Throughput Increases Against 2017 …As Ship Traffic Drops Posted by Maritime Newsroom The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has recorded a great and superlative performance in terms of cargo throughput at the nation’s seaports as it is having recorded 18,729,889 metric tones of goods in the first quarter of 2018 as against the 17,250,334 metric […]

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250 NIGERIAN SEAFARERS LANGUISH IN PRISON

August 30, 2018

***Accuses Navy of Arrests Without Judicial Process By Ambrose Okehi Over 250 Nigerian seafarers are alleged to have been held and languishing in various prison yards across the nation. The arrests of Nigerian born  seafarers said to be indiscriminately going on in the Nigerian Navy without them following normal judicial processes. This was disclosed by […]

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NIMASA Says Cabotage Law Is Not In Conflict With Local Content Policy

August 29, 2018

Posted by Maritime Newsroom The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety agency (NIMASA) has assured Nigerians particularly operators within the maritime/shipping and oil & gas logistics sub sectors that the two industries are not in conflict in anyway, rather the Local Content Development Act 2010 and the Nigerian Coastal Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act, 2003 are meant […]

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ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION: WE ARE REPOSITIONING MARITIME SECTOR TO TAKE A LEAD – President Buhari

August 29, 2018

…Says no change without pain posted by Maritime Newsroom President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the Nigerian maritime sector is being repositioned by the Federal Government to take a leading position as one of the viable alternate sources of revenue in growing the economy as part of its resolve to continuously diversify the Nigerian economy. […]

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NIMASA DG, Peterside Calls for Love and Dedication to Nation Building

August 22, 2018

By Sandra Chukwunyere The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has called on Nigerians to live in peace and love for one another even as we celebrate the Sallah. The DG said this divine period should not only be seen as a period for merriment alone but […]

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NPA Boss Wants Pilotage Board Members to See Appointments As a Call to Serve

August 17, 2018

By Sandra Chukwunyere The Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) Mrs Hadiza  Usman has called on the members of the newly inaugurated pilotage board by the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi to see their appointments as a ”call to serve their nation for the national interest”. The NPA boss also […]

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NIMASA DG Canvasses for Maritime Data Bank

August 17, 2018

…Wants Adequate Recognition for sector’s Contribution to GDP …As he Gets Worried Over Porous Nature of Nation’s Territorial Waters By Sandra Chukwunyere The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)Dr. Dakuku Peterside  has said that it is currently making arrangements for a comprehensive and single window system or data bank that […]

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