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NIMASA, Navy seal coastal security partnership deal in Abuja

NIMASA NAVY 22

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy have renewed the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to protect and secure the nation’s maritime domain. This was recently achieved with the official signing ceremony of the MoU at the Naval Headquarters in Abuja. The Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside and the Chief of Naval Staff, ...

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How NIMASA skipped roadmap talks on growing local commercial shipping at AMAA

AMAA 2017

The 2017 conference of Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA) hosted by Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in Abuja, has come and gone without serious discussions and roadmap on how to deepen the core functions of the agency. According to the spirit of the Act establishing NIMASA, the core objective of the agency as provided in Section1-(i) and ...

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NPA yet to make good revenue from Coastal Charges due to zero activities by local shippers

NPA Business Hilights

The inability of indigenous shippers to access Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) has lead to little or no traffic record on the nation’s coastal shipping which translates to little or poor revenue for the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). Currently, traffic Nigerian coastal trading is at the lowest ebb due to poor development activities by Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency ...

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Bello gives hope of early disbursement of CVFF, says committee is working on it

hassan bello, NSC

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello has once again disclosed that his agency is working with other strategic federal agencies to develop a framework for the emergence of the national carrier. Speaking recently during the inauguration of new executives of Shipowners’ Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Bello named Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian ...

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Hosting AMAA by NIMASA waste of resources as there is no hub to boost—BH Report

Imo Nimasa

Contrary to the claims of the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside that hosting of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) 2017 conference will boost Nigeria’s quest of becoming maritime hub and destination for the West and Central African region, findings by Business Hilights Economic Research Team (BHERT) have proved otherwise. ...

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Worry NIMASA to disburse CVFF for us to buy bigger vessels, SOAN tells NNPC GMD

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

Whereas the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru has advised members of Shipowners’ Association of Nigeria (SOAN) to acquire bigger tanker vessels in order to participate in the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry, leading shippers have advised the Cooperation to remind the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to do the ...

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NIMASA to learn how to disburse CVFF from other African maritime nations at AAMA

Imo Nimasa

Just as indications are beginning to emerge President Mummadu Buhari will on April 20, meet the body of African Maritime leaders under the aegis of Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA), industry experts who have been calling on Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to disburse the Cabotage Vessels Financing Fund (CVFF) say the summit presents yet another training ...

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Remove abandoned ships, wrecks; NIMASA warns erring owners risk sanctions

Imo Nimasa

The Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has warned all owners of abandoned Ships/Vessels to urgently remove same from the Nigerian territorial waters on or before 28th of April 2017 or risk sanctions ranging from forfeiture or removal by the Agency at the owners expense. The Director General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who ...

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NIMASA’s DG skipped comments on the state of $5bn debt controversy on his arrival

Nimasa boss, Dakuku Peterside

After a critical look at his address at the recent World Press Conference recently held by the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, it was discovered that he did not make explicit comment as to whether the matter had been rested or is still bugging the federal agency. Earlier on his arrival in ...

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NIMASA set to export Nigeria’s maritime potentials in Norway, DG claims

NIMASA Norway

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would be showcasing the potentials of the Nigerian Maritime Sector at the Norway Shipping week that would hold later this year. The Director General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside made this known when the Norwegian Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Mr. Ronny Berg and the Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria ...

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