Monthly Archives: August 2016

Peterside condemns killing of Lawyer, Ken Atsuwere

Peterside condemns killing of Lawyer, Ken Atsuwere

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has condemned the assassination of Barrister Ken Atsuwete in Port Harcourt, Rivers. Reacting to the…

Gate terminal expands to handle small LNG Vessels

Gate terminal expands to handle small LNG Vessels

Gate terminal has expanded its LNG import facilities at the Massvlakte in Rotterdam to include a third berth and special infrastructure for the loading of small LNG vessels. These small…

We’ll make NIMASA a high performance organisation, says Peterside

We’ll make NIMASA a high performance organisation, says Peterside

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has expressed his Management’s determination to make the Agency a world-class, high…

NAGAFF kicks against Customs Service over blockage of operating licenses

NAGAFF kicks against Customs Service over blockage of operating licenses

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has expressed disappointment over the blocking of its members’ operating licenses by the Post Clearing Audit department of the Nigeria Customs…

IMO commends Nigeria on ISPS Code compliance

IMO commends Nigeria on ISPS Code compliance

The International Maritime Organisation(IMO) has commended NIMASA’s efforts at ensuring that Nigeria complies with the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security(ISPS) Code. Speaking at…

Interview: More Boxships set to join scrap markets in 4Q

Interview: More Boxships set to join scrap markets in 4Q

As the shipping industry saw an abundance of vessels leading to overcapacity in the shipping industry, accompanied with depressed freight rates which signified a tough market, a number of shipowners…

Shippers’ Council says Govt to Earn N17bn annually from CTN

Shippers’ Council says Govt to Earn N17bn annually from CTN

The introduction of the International Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) for all imports in the country about nine months ago is expected to fetch the sum of N17bn annually for the…

Nigerian Ports Authority redeploys General Managers

Nigerian Ports Authority redeploys General Managers

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman has redeployed 19 senior management staff, who are mainly General Managers. Following this development, Mrs Akinbayo C…

Association seeks inputs from customs agents in new CEMA Act, stands against licensing individuals

Association seeks inputs from customs agents in new CEMA Act, stands against licensing individuals

The National President of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLC, Prince Olayiwola Shittu is seeking new inputs from customs brokers in the ongoing reform of the Customs and Excise…

NIMASA clarifies position on report over Customs Board Chair

NIMASA clarifies position on report over Customs Board Chair

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that it is not against the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) serving as chairman of the Board…