Monthly Archives: June 2016

Five fatal shipbreaking accidents in one month

Five fatal shipbreaking accidents in one month

At least five shipbreaking workers have been killed, and five more severely injured, in a series of accidents in Bangladesh within the space of a month, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform…

NIMASA institutes strategic growth plan, to ensure safe maritime domain

NIMASA institutes strategic growth plan, to ensure safe maritime domain

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Wednesday said it had instituted a medium-term strategic growth plan for the maritime industry, with resolute effort to ensure safety…

Nigeria Customs focus on excise factories to boost revenue

Nigeria Customs focus on excise factories to boost revenue

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Col. Hammeed Ali (Rtd), has visited 13 excisable factories in Lagos as part of efforts to ensure that duty accruable to…

Who charts the Nigerian waters?

Who charts the Nigerian waters?

This second part in the series on Hydrography and safe navigation, Olumide Omotoso, talks on the aspect of responsibility undertaken by Nigeria in data collection for charting the waters. He…

Maritime stakeholder charges government on resourceful management of water hyacinth

Mr Lexzy Nwangwu, a Maritime Stakeholder and President, African Federation of Freight Forwarders (AFFF) has urged the government to be more resourceful in the management of water hyacinth in Nigeria…

NIMASA seeks stakeholders’ collaboration for  benefit of maritime industry

NIMASA seeks stakeholders’ collaboration for benefit of maritime industry

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has observed that the recurring rhetoric on the potentials of the Nigerian maritime industry is…

Maritime Industry Growth: Expert wants government to encourage indigenous operators before seeking foreign investors

Maritime Industry Growth: Expert wants government to encourage indigenous operators before seeking foreign investors

Mr Akin Olaniyan, the Chief Executive Officer of International Naval Surveys Bureau in Nigeria, has urged the government to first encourage indigenous operators in the maritime industry before looking out…

NIMASA upholds maritime workers’ welfare as top priority

NIMASA upholds maritime workers’ welfare as top priority

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has restated the Agency’s commitment toward ensuring dockworkers’ welfare gets the needed attention always…

NIMASA calls for Enhanced Seafarers’ Welfare …As the World marks Seafarers Day

NIMASA calls for Enhanced Seafarers’ Welfare …As the World marks Seafarers Day

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) on June 25, joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Seafarer with a call on stakeholders…

Appreciating seafarers

Appreciating seafarers

By Kuzi Onyibe A large proportion of oil exploration today is done at sea and this involves seafarers. Now, we have maritime issue in terms of pollution, security issues, and…