NIMASA, NHF canvass increased awareness on heart diseases
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have partnered the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), to create awareness on issues of heart health and promote heart friendly lifestyle. According to Director General, NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, heart related diseases affect all gender, all ages and cuts across all…
Dakuku and APC’s dilemma in Rivers
Despite reports of massive infrastructure development in Rivers State, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside...
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 cautions against creation of more agencies in maritime sector
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has warned that creating additional agencies in the sector would only overburden it with clashes of interest; adding that the existing ones should rather be strengthened for optimum service delivery. The Director General, NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, speaking at the 2018 Half Year Maritime Forecast Review in…
NIMASA set to boost operations in Eastern ports
Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other stakeholders have commenced process of re-engineering the operational efficiency of the Eastern ports and by extension the Nigerian maritime domain. The Nigerian maritime domain in the Niger Delta region is vastly endowed with huge maritime resources which include crude Oil, abundant mangrove forests, marshes, natural gas,…
Groups urge moratorium on deep sea mining exploration, exploitation
Frontline environmental group, HOMEF foundation has warned that international waters - known as the “common heritage of kind” - are under a new, imminent, and most deadly threat from the deep sea mining industry.
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.
New hopes for seafarers despite concerns on mental wellness
For Nigerian seafarers, the decision to choose shipping service profession was never a mistake, it is indeed a blessing as hope for better days lies ahead of them.This played out recently as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) marked the Day of the Seafarers in grand style. Just as it was celebrated by…