‘Beware of scholarship scam’, NIMASA warns public

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, DG NIMASA

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) wants the general public to beware of fraudsters who pose online with claims that the agency has floated a scholarship programme tagged "NIMASA Scholarship 2016/2017."

Transportation Minister wants immediate implementation of report by National Carrier Committee

 
(File copy) Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi and Engr. Olu Akinsoji at an event
 
Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has directed the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers Council; Mr Hassan Bello to begin immediate implementation of the report of the committee on establishment of a national carrier.

‘Hydrography is key to well-managed seas, safe shipping’




Olumide Omotoso has vast experience working as a hydrographer with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). He talks on the  importance of hydrography in safe navigation, as it falls within the theme for the 2016 World Hydrographic Day ‘Hydrography: The Key to well-managed seas.’
In this exclusive interview with Marine Network, Omotoso ties the importance of well-managed seas to the sustainability of vital means of livelihood, especially for maritime nations.

Some key nuggets of economic policy as Nigeria struggles to survive recession


Dr. Olisa Agbakoba


By Olisa Agbakoba

I applaud the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria concerning the potentially transformational statement on the Foreign Exchange Policy. The impact of a single foreign exchange market will have the best possible outcome for the Nigerian economy.

Monarch calls on Federal Government to develop border communities



Oba Kehinde Olugbenle and the ACG, Eporwei Edike in Ilaro


Oba Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle, the Ashade Agunloye 4 of Yewa Land and the Paramount Ruler of Ilaro, has called on the Federal Government to develop border communities.

NIMASA to automate payment collection process


To eliminate revenue leakages and achieve greater efficiency, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has set to automate its payment collection processes, in line with its restructuring programme.

Faulty policies responsible for diversion of cargo from Nigeria—Shippers Association

Rev. Jonathan Nicol, President, Shippers Association of Lagos State

The diversion of cargoes from Nigeria to ports of neighbouring countries should be blamed on faulty import policies, the Shippers Association of Lagos State has said.

Class Society Gears Up for Subchapter M


After almost 12 years since the US Congress first recommended that the towing industry improve safety, the final Subchapter M rule has been released. Formally published on June 20 and will take effect July 20, imposing new compliance requirements for inspection and safety management.

IMO Audit Team scores NIMASA high on human resource, tasks agency on systems development

L-R: Alternate Permanent Representative of Nigeria to IMO, Mr. Dikko Bala, Member, International Maritime Organisation Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) Hakon Stohaug, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Head, IMSAS team to Nigeria Captain Yalscin Cahit and another member, Wei Song during the submission of the preliminary audit report at the Head Office the Agency in Lagos.  

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been scored high on its human resource, which has been adjudged competent and committed to duty.