The multi-million dollar modular floating dock acquired by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) since June 11, 2018 is currently lying idle in Lagos, with the cost of maintenance estimated at about $30,000 daily.
Rivers State Government has accused the state’s All Progressives Congress (APC) of plots to use selected media houses to denigrate the Governor Nyesom Wike-led administration.
Barely three days after delivering a keynote address at the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) retreat in Calabar, turnaround expert, and immediate past director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside is to mount the podium again for another thought-provoking discourse.
Strategic Turnaround by Dakuku Peterside is more than a case study of transformational change in an African maritime administration. It is a roadmap for putting agency back into your government department....
7 Sep 2020
A former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged Governor Nyesom Wike to negotiate with the organised labour in the state to avert avoidable controversies and industrial action.
22 Jun 2020
Immediate past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said the rising cases of coronavirus in Rivers State...
17 May 2020
The demolition of two hotels in Eleme for allegedly flouting Rivers State Governor’s executive orders on Covid-19 has triggered uproar between government...
14 Mar 2020
The recent shakeup in the maritime sector threw up mixed reactions in different quarters. While some personalities smiled with obvious relief, others saw the development as bitter pills to swallow.
6 Mar 2020
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday said that he was not aware of the sack of former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration...
5 Mar 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
4 Mar 2020
Shipowners have been issued new guidelines to avoid or manage an outbreak of coronavirus on board ships, courtesy the World Health Organization (WHO).The guidelines include pre-boarding screenings, isolation cabins, outbreak management plans, contact tracing, quarantine, daily cleaning and disinfection.
3 Mar 2020
Port state control authorities have begun the enforcement of the Sulphur 2020 policy of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), making it an offence for ships to carry fuel...