Nigeria, Benin Republic, Niger for joint border patrol against smuggling



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A joint patrol team comprising Nigeria, Benin and Niger Republic will set up a date for the opening of the borders, the countries said on Thursday.

Education biggest instrument for eradicating poverty- NIMASA DG


… As NIMASA donates educational materials to Schools

 Executive Director Finance and Administration NIMASS(Middle) Dr. Bashir Jamoh, 2nd right Sa'adatu Bello Principal, GGSS, Kofar Gayan. 1st right ;Isa Sani Director Science Technology and Vocational Education, Ministry of Education Katsina State representing Dikko College Pilot Katsina. Second Right:Talatu Usman Principal GGDSS Bakura Zamfara State. 1st left: Aliyu Mohammed Mangwabsa Head European languages and chairman college admission committee of Dr. Yusuf Bala Usman Collage Daura, Katsina State in a group photograph after the presentation of school materials by NIMASA to the beneficiary schools in the North East Zone.

The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has supported education as the only way to eradicating poverty in the country.

IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 Project gets USD 4.3 Mn boost from Norway



Norway has provided an additional NOK 40 million (USD 4.3. million) to the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage-2050 project, a project aiming at supporting greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions.

Photos: WISTA Nigeria gets international recognition

The Women's International Shipping and Trading Association(WISTA) Nigeria recently got recognised by the International body of the association for its commitment to empowering women in maritime.  




President of WISTA Nigeria, Mrs. Mary  Madu Hamman 

Dakuku Peterside advocates intercontinental collaboration in maritime trade for Africa's growth


…AS AAMA bags global award
L - R) Jens O. Floe, Chief Executive Officer, Red Sea Gateway Terminal, Nneka O. Obianyor, Nigeria’s Registrar of Ships, Emmanuel Alfred, Special Assistant to the Director-General/CEO, NIMASA, Angela Safo-Kantanka, Deputy Director, Ghana Maritime authority and Bob Jaques, Editor, Seatrade Maritime Review


The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that intercontinental collaboration is essential to the growth of maritime in Africa.

FG approves N1.7 bn for Bonny Island Jetty

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N1.7 billion for the construction of the Bonny Jetty in River State.

OMSL: Industry stakeholder wants facts to back claims on SAA operations

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As discussions concerning the stoppage of the Secure Anchorage Area (SAA) services offered by Ocean Marine Solutions continues, founder of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Dr. Boniface Aniebonam,  has asked that the records be set straight with facts.

Lagos considers more patronage of local boat builders

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Local boat builders will enjoy more patronage from the Lagos State Government, the Managing Director of the Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), Mr. Abdoulbaq Ladi-Balogun, has assured.

Nigeria to mainstream maritime sector for economic development- Amaechi


  • ·   Better understanding of maritime transportation will facilitate economic growth –     Dakuku
  • ·       IMO reiterates commitment to assisting member states on UN 2030 SDG Agenda

L–R: Prof. Martin Ndende, Senior Regional Adviser, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA); Mr. Juvenal Shiundu, Director, Technical Cooperation Division, International Maritime Organisation (IMO); Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Mr. Carlos Salgado, Head, Latin America & The Caribbean Section, Technical Cooperation Division, IMO at the opening of a two-day Regional Workshop on UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework: A process to mainstream the maritime sector organised by NIMASA in conjunction IMO and UNECA) in Lagos.

The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the Federal Government of Nigeria will ensure the maritime sector gets into the mainstream of economic strategy as it will engender economic growth and prosperity.

ITF calls for urgent action to tackle rising piracy in Gulf of Guinea




On the back of two piracy attacks on vessels in Gulf of Guinea last week, the International Transport Workers’ Federation called for urgent global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the region.