Customs, SON stifling trade environment, says Shippers Association

     …Kicks against POF,

Rev. Jonathan Nicol, President of SALS

The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) has condemned the operations of the Nigeria Customs Strike Force, saying it negates the name of the Nigeria Customs Service and gradually making it a military outfit in the guise of checkmating smuggling.

NIMASA, Navy, India investigate MT APECUS hijack

...As NIMASA assures of release of abducted crew

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy, the Indian High Commission in Nigeria and other security agencies have commenced investigations into an incident involving a Palau flagged Tanker, MT APECUS, off the coast of Bonny, Nigeria.

FEC approves new 0.2% AU import levies

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The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Monday approved a new import levy for sustainable financing of Nigeria’s membership subscription in the African Union, AU.

Maersk Patras crewman falls overboard, search suspended

Singapore-flagged containership Maersk Patras lost a crew member overboard in the Saint Lawrence River, Canada, on May 19, 2019.

Marine Engineer faults life-jacket usage in covered boats in Nigeria

Charges NIMASA on marine safety education
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Mr. Akin Olaniyan, a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, a CEO of a Class Society and the Deputy President of the Centre for Marine Surveyors of Nigeria, has spoken against the use of life-jackets by passengers inside a covered boat.

NIMASA, Port of Antwerp partner to boost maritime trade

L-R: Director, Africa, Port of Antwerp International, Belgium, Nico Vertongen, Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Belgium, Paulette Gondry-Van Trier, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Senior Event Executive, Antwerp Port Authority, Kathleen Reinehr and Managing Director, Grimaldi Agency, Nigeria, Ascanio Russo during the visit of the delegation from the Port of Antwerp to NIMASA in Lagos.  

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to partner with the Port of Antwerp in Belgium, as part of efforts to boost trade and encourage foreign direct investment opportunities in the Nigerian maritime sector.

Pirates arrested after attempted tanker hijacking off Togo

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 Togolese naval forces have prevented a hijacking of product tanker Djetona 1 in the Gulf of Guinea, according to media reports.

Maritime security: Nigerian waters now safer – Dakuku

DG NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that piracy and other maritime crimes have reduced drastically in the Nigerian maritime domain, making it safer for investment.

NPA Photo News:

The  Executives of the Senior Staff Association Statutory Corporations
and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) Maritime Branch, paid a
courtesy call on the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza
Bala Usman at the NPA Corporate Headquarters of the organization in Lagos

L-R: The General Secretary, Akin Bodunde, former President, Comrade
Adamu Gora Ya’u, The Managing Director NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, Women Leader, Jane Oyowvy, newly elected President, Abdullahi Abubakar and the Trustee, Joseph Opieme during the courtesy visit ti the NPA HQ on Marina.