Yearly Archives: 2017

Maritime Safety: NIMASA to acquire fast intervention vessels

Maritime Safety: NIMASA to acquire fast intervention vessels

…To also establish Command and Control Center The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA) is set to acquire strategic maritime safety and security assets; a development in line…

NPA suspends operation of service boats to IOCs, other debtor companies

NPA suspends operation of service boats to IOCs, other debtor companies

…May restrict Egina FPSO’s access to Nigerian waterways The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has, with immediate effect, suspended service boats operations in all its pilotage districts until the full…

World economies join together to enable e-commerce

World economies join together to enable e-commerce

Dive Brief: •The World Trade Organization (WTO) concluded its 11th Conference (MC11) with a “groundbreaking decision” to clarify the rules of e-commerce while not imposing tariffs on…

NIMASA to release Nigeria Maritime Industry forecast by 1Qrt 2018 – Dakuku

NIMASA to release Nigeria Maritime Industry forecast by 1Qrt 2018 – Dakuku

As part of the initiative to reposition the maritime sector for greater efficiency in line with International best practices, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) will release the…

Antwerp Port to manage West African Cotonou Port

Antwerp Port to manage West African Cotonou Port

Port of Antwerp International (PAI) has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to manage and modernize the Port of Cotonou. The agreement…

Customs hits N1trn revenue collection in 2017

Customs hits N1trn revenue collection in 2017

The Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) has recorded the highest revenue collection ever of N1.012 trillion against the set target of N770.5 billion for year-end 2017. Apart from…

Four dead, 240 rescued from sunken Ferry off Philippines

Four dead, 240 rescued from sunken Ferry off Philippines

Four out of over 250 passengers of M/V Mercaft 3 ferry have died after the vessel capsized in rough weather off the Philippines on Thursday. The Philippine Coast Guard…

NSDP: NIMASA gives automatic employment to 20 deserving Cadets with First Class, sends 239 others on seatime training

NSDP: NIMASA gives automatic employment to 20 deserving Cadets with First Class, sends 239 others on seatime training

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, on Tuesday said the agency has offered automatic employment to cadets who bagged first class…

NPA rewards 567 staff for excellence

NPA rewards 567 staff for excellence

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has rewarded 567 staff members for excellence in the line of their duties, as a way of appreciating and motivating them for more commitment to…