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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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We’re at NIMASA on facts to aid Nigerian-German trade facilitation—Schutz

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The leader of the delegation of the Bundeswehr Command and Staff College, Germany, who paid a visit to the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Thortsen Schutz has given reasons for their visit. The mission of the leading educational institution of the German armed forces, Hamburg, Germany was arranged by the Commercial and Defence Attachés ...

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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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Hold NIMASA responsible if ship owners fail in CIF for lack of vessels—Experts

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

The regulator of maritime activities, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), even though was part of the new arrangement with the Nigerian national Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to adopt the Cost Insurance and Freight (CIF) trade term rather than Free On Board (FOB) in crude lifting, industry pundits have raised fears of failures ahead. According to analysts who bared their ...

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FOB Vs. CIF: Can any crude buyer allow NNPC to determine delivery vessel?

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Whereas Nigerian ship owners’ have lauded moves by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to incorporate them into the business of crude lifting, maritime logistics expert have picked holes in the emerging deal. Before now, the federal government through the NNPC, had been selling and delivering crude to international buyers using ...

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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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Collection of fuel pricing template charges in dollars frustrating—IPMAN

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Another factor hobbling the early end to the intractable fuel scarcity squeezing the nations since December last year has been revealed by the leadership of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN). President of IPMAN, Mr. Chinedu Okoronkwo, who briefed journalists at the National Assembly in Abuja revealed that multiple charges in the importation of petroleum products especially those ...

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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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NIMASA DG lied in saying he lacks powers to disburse CVFF, TMF—BH Intelligence

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

Details showing that the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Dakuku Peterside lied in claiming that he lacks powers to disburse the intact Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) are embedded in the Act establishing the agency and Cabotage Act itself. Whereas the Cabotage Act empowers the DG to disburse the CVFF for growth of the ...

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NIMASA DG, Peterside confusing issues in maritime dev with comments

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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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