U.S Coast Guard commends Nigeria on safety compliance at seaports
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has expressed satisfaction at the compliance level of Nigeria with the International Ships and Ports Security (ISPS) facility Code at the nation’s seaports.
‘Maritime a sure way of growing African economy’
The Chairman, Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA), Dakuku Peterside, has said the maritime sector is crucial to the growth and development of the African economy.
Nigeria’s maritime industry forecast to guide investors
Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the maiden edition of Nigeria’s maritime industry forecast will be launched in the first quarter of 2018.
Shippers’ Council harps on blue economy
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has restated its commitment to the realisation of the blue economy agenda, in line with the economic diversification policy of the Federal Government.
Government awards $195m maritime security deal to Israeli firm
According to him, an operator spends about $18 million on a yearly basis due to insecurity on the nation’s waterways, in addition to high war risk insurance payable by shippers to do business Nigerian waters.
MWUN lauds NIMASA for sustained industrial peace
Adewale Adeyanju who stated this when he led the union on a courtesy visit to the agency’s headquarters over the weekend, said as soon as the agency midwifed and ensured compliance of the agreement, rift between the union and the agency ceased.
Nigeria, Ghana sign MoU to wage war against sea pirates
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has signed a four-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) to stop pirates attacks in both countries.
Court orders reversal of NLNG’s payments to NIMASA
Meanwhile, Director General of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, yesterday expressed dissatisfaction with the judgment, saying the agency would appeal the court’s verdict.
ANNI seeks partnership with NIMASA on policy implementation
Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said the country is yet to optimize the benefits of its natural resources stating that there must be an effective regulation process to achieve such.