NIMASA laments pirate attacks on Nigerian waters
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has expressed concerns about the spate of piracy on the country’s waters.Its Director-General, Dakuku Peterside spoke yesterday during a media engagement in Lagos.
NIMASA to boost operations in Eastern ports
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other stakeholders have commenced the process of re-engineering the operational efficiency of the Eastern ports and by extension the Nigerian maritime domain.
Rivers APC: Yet to recover from divisive congresses
Few weeks to the commencement of processes for political parties primaries, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State is still mired in internal divisiveness.
NIMASA boss harps on effective intermodal connectivity to ports
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stressed the importance of effective intermodal connectivity to port efficiency stating that good Port- city linkage systems would facilitate seamless transport and create immeasurable positive effect on the economy.
Piracy sustains high shipping costs on Nigerian waters
Incessant pirate attacks and kidnappings are taking an alarming toll on shipping in Nigeria’s territorial waters and the Gulf of Guinea.This year alone, freight costs have reportedly risen six times, amid fears insurance could also be hit.Statistics from the International Maritime Organisation...
NIMASA moves to halt dumping of wastes at sea
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has inaugurated Marine Litter Marshals to assist the Agency in ridding the oceans of unwanted waste materials that could cause...
Abuja MoU to regularise shipping operations in Africa
The Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is set to hold its third ministerial conference and ninth Port State Control Committee Meeting with the aim of developing a unified inspection procedure for the West and Central Africa sub-regions.
NIMASA seeks national policy to actualise maritime strategy
Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), has called for the implementation of a National Maritime Policy in Nigeria to serve as catalyst for the actualization...
NIMASA, BPE partner to refloat national shipping line
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has expressed willingness to partner with the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) to refloat a National Shipping Line.The Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who disclosed this during the official visit of the Director General of the BPE....