Tag: NIMASA

NIMASA key in stopping country’s oil dependence — Gov. Diri

Suleiman Idris- September 7, 2020

The Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Duoye Diri, on Monday said that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) was key in weaning Nigeria from ... Read More

Crude affreightment: NIMASA revives move to change terms of trade

Suleiman Idris- September 6, 2020

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says it has revived efforts to change the Terms of Trade for the affreightment of Nigerian crude ... Read More

NIMASA commends Nigerian Navy on new anti-piracy law envorcement

Suleiman Idris- August 24, 2020

Dr Bashir Jamoh, the Director-General/CEO of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has commended the Nigerian Navy for the successful enforcement of the new ... Read More

No going back on December deadline for single-hull tanker phase-out — NIMASA DG

Suleiman Idris- August 11, 2020

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Friday said that the country remained steadfast in its decision to stop the use of single-hull tankers ... Read More

NIMASA poise to safeguard dockworkers’ welfare, rights

Suleiman Idris- August 4, 2020

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has declared a renewed commitment to enhancing welfare and interest of stevedores as captured in the 2014 ... Read More

Maritime agency, Customs collaborate on importation, waterways insecurity

Suleiman Idris- July 23, 2020

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have agreed to collaborate to tackle issues of Temporary Importation Permit (TIP) ... Read More

NIMASA promises tougher action against untrained, uncertified boat skippers

Suleiman Idris- July 19, 2020

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says it will go tougher with untrained and uncertified boat skippers, who often ignored safety procedures and ... Read More

Maritime training: Navy, NIMASA to harmonise guidelines

Suleiman Idris- July 5, 2020

Dr Bashir Jamoh, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says plans to harmonise the organisation’s training procedures with those of the Nigerian ... Read More

COVID-19: NIMASA issues advisory on vessels from high risk countries

Suleiman Idris- June 30, 2020

The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has notified stakeholders about 13 vessels from five countries heavily affected by the coronavirus ... Read More

NIMASA DG says better remuneration coming for seafarers

Suleiman Idris- June 29, 2020

The Director-General of  Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, said on Friday that there were plans to improve the remuneration of seafarers. ... Read More

COVID-19: NIMASA exempts dockworkers, seafarers from travel restrictions

Suleiman Idris- June 1, 2020

Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has designated seafarers and dockworkers as essential workers, who should be exempted from travel restrictions. ... Read More

NIMASA Committed to Reforming Nigerian Ship Registry — Dakuku Peterside

Suleiman Idris- February 9, 2020

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says the agency is taking constructive steps in ship registry aimed at maintaining Nigera’s influence international trade. ... Read More

Corruption discourages investment, growth – NIMASA Boss

Abdul Jimoh- December 10, 2019

Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director-General, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says corruption discourages investment and growth of the country. Peterside told newsmen on Tuesday ... Read More

NSC Emphasises Importance of Technology in Fight Against Corruption

Suleiman Idris- December 10, 2019

Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has emphasised the importance of technology in the country’s fight against corruption. Bello spoke during a walk/summit to mark ... Read More

NIMASA Donates Educational Materials to Schools

Suleiman Idris- November 13, 2019

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated educational materials to selected schools in the Northern zone of the country. Mr Dakuku Peterside, ... Read More

National Maritime Transport Policy Key To Development – Dakuku

Suleiman Idris- November 12, 2019

… As Stakeholders Review National Maritime Transport Policy … Industry Players Commend NIMASA All-Inclusiveness Style   The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and ... Read More

NIMASA Tops West, Central Africa Chart in Port..

Suleiman Idris- July 10, 2019

In the continued pursuit of its mission of staying ahead of the game in maritime administration, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has ... Read More

NIMASA Donates Relief Materials to IDPs in Katsina State

Suleiman Idris- June 28, 2019

 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safely Agency (NIMASA) has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to  Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Katsina State. Presenting ... Read More

Ship Owners To Engage FG On Disbursement Of Cabotage Fund — President

Abdul Jimoh- March 27, 2019

Dr Mkgeorge Onyung, newly-elected President of Shipowners’ Association of Nigeria (SOAN) has promised to ensure the disbursement of the Cabotage Vessels Finance Fund (CVFF) to ... Read More

Alleged N3.4bn NIMASA fraud: Prosecution Witness Cross Examined

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2019

A witness, Mr Fredrick Ugor, Tuesday, told a Federal High Court in Lagos that monies paid into the account of a company, Penniel Engineering Ltd, ... Read More