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NIMASA partners World Maritime Varsity to deepen industry human capacity

NIMASA WMU Sweden

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA), weekend sealed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Maritime University, Malmo Sweden to develop human capacity for the Nigerian maritime sector. Speaking shortly after the signing of the MoU, the Director General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who led a delegation from Nigeria to Malmo, expressed optimism that the MoU ...

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Shippers’ query NIMASA’s sources of 5% growth data when they are not empowered

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

Few days after the Director General of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has come up with Nigerian maritime industry growth projection of 2.5 per cent to five per cent between now and 2019, leading stakeholders in the sector have started querying the possibility of the growth when indigenous shippers’ that are supposed to drive the ...

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NIMASA DG gives lead to troubled Israeli maritime security surveillance deal

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, on Wednesday in Abuja, provided what observers may assume to be lead on why the agency in connivance with the Ministry of Transportation went for a private Israeli security firm to man Nigerian waterways. Opening up at a quarterly meeting and workshop on National Counter Terrorism Strategy ...

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NIMASA mute on CVFF, TMF in growing shippers’ capacity in Blue Economy

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency is taking deliberate steps to work with the Judiciary and other arms of Government to reposition Nigeria’s maritime industry, by providing necessary updates on information and law in the maritime sector. However, he was silent on the key functions of ...

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NIMASA: US Coast Guard satisfied with compliance level of Nigeria’s ISPS code

NIMASA and USCG

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 ports. A delegation from the USCG led by Lt. Commander Jacob Hopper of the International Port Security (IPS) Liaison for USCG in West and Central Africa and Europe who were on a ...

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Absence of $195m waterway contract papers with Israeli group stalls NASS hearing

Amaechi Peterside

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions investigative hearing on ceding of waterways to foreign private companies on Tuesday at the resumed hearing decried the continued absence of the contract papers. Accordingly, the Committee chairman, Hon. Nkem-Obonta Uzoma adjourned the hearing to February 6th and another comfortable date to effectively conclude the investigation. The Committee is investigating the petition ...

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W/Central African economies can do better on improved maritime activities—NIMASA

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), who doubles as the Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration, (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the maritime sector is crucial to the growth and development of the African economy, especially the West and Central regions of the continent. The AAMA Chairman who stated this when ...

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Maritime stakeholders’ chide NIMASA on release of industry forecast for 2018

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

Just as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has hinted its readiness to release the empirical forecast that will determine the outlook of the maritime industry in Nigeria by the first quarter of 2018, stakeholders have expressed worry on what they described as very poor outing of the agency in 2017. Stakeholders’ who spoke to our correspondents said ...

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Navy’s absence stalls Reps probe of $195m waterways security to Israeli firm

Navy Info Portal

Absence of uninvited naval chiefs to the public hearing on the ceding of the Nigeria’s waterways security to an Israeli firm on Thursday, forced the House of Representatives Committee on Public petitions probing the planned $195m contract to adjourn seating. Even though the arrangers of the shrouded deal, the Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, and the Director-General of NIMASA, ...

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NIMASA DG, Peterside confusing issues in maritime dev with comments

NIMASA NSC

A clear indication of creating industry confusion and targeted deconstruction of issues in Maritime development are emerging when comments and body languages of the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, are put on the scale of assessment. Latest instance of the scenario played out in Lagos recently when he, during a paper ...

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