Seafarers' Welfare: NIMASA facilitates signing of landmark Collective Bargaining Agreement



In furtherance of its effort to ensure improved working conditions for seafarers in the country, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has midwifed the signing of the Nigerian Seafarers Conditions of Service Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

Photos: Amaechi returns as Minister of Transportation

L-R: The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of State for Transportation,  Gbemisola Saraki with the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Sabiu Zakari, during the Ministers first visit to the Federal Ministry after being sworn-in on Wednesday.

NIMASA appoints Ilori as Chairman, Ship Registry Implementation Committee

File Photo: ENgr. Emmanuel Ilori handing over the Report on state of the Ship Registration Office to the DG NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside in the NIMASA HQ, Apapa, Lagos.



The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday appointed Engr. Emmanuel Ilori as Chairman of the Implementation Committee for the proposed Nigerian Ship Registry revitalisation.

Nigeria’s security, intelligence agencies set for joint border security exercise


File Photo: Seme-Krake Border
As part of measures to secure Nigeria’s land and maritime borders, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), in collaboration with the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) as well as the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other security and intelligence agencies will be conducting a joint border security exercise, code-named “EX-SWIFT RESPONSE.”

Port Efficiency: NPA seeks more synergy among stakeholders in sub-sector

   L-R: The Asst. Director, Port Administration, Fed. Ministry of Transportation, Ofie Sunday, the Asst. Comptroller General / Zonal Coordinator Zone “A”, Chinwe Ekekezie, the MD NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, the Chairman, PCC Otunba Kunle Folarin, the Deputy Chairman, PCC, Maj. Henry Ajetunmobi (rtd.) at the event.


The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has called on stakeholders in the port sub-sector to further synergize toward attaining greater efficiency and in being able to proffer solutions to tackling their common problems as a commitment to attaining the status of leading ports in Africa.

Opinion: Important nuances for revitalising NIMASA’s Ship Registry

Olu Akinsoji is a marine engineer, a onetime Government Inspector of Shipping and pioneer Nigerian Alternate Permanent Representative of Nigeria in the IMO

Engr. Olu Akinsoji

By Engr. Olu Akinsoji

An attractive registry is the one that has enough integrity to support reliable transportation of goods and services by sea, and the intention of the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on revitalising the National Ship Registry is laudable, clear and commendable.

Amaechi gets highest Catholic Knights promotion



Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi
Former Minister of Transportation and current ministerial nominee, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has been promoted to the highest rank in the Catholic Church under the order of the Knights of St. John.

Deep Blue Project: Intelligence gathering operation commences at NIMASA C4i Center



 ·     Dakuku assures Stakeholders of better days ahead for Maritime Nigeria

Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services and the Representative of the DG/CEO of NIMASA, Mr. Gambo Ahmed (cutting the tape); Head, Planning Research & Data Management Services, NIMASA, Mrs. Ronke Thomas (left); Head, Shipping Development, NIMASA, Mr.  Anthony Ogadi (2nd left); Managing Director, Homeland Security International (HLSI), Mr. Haim Ben Noor; (3rd from right) Director Internal Audit, NIMASA, Mr. Victor Onuzuruike (2nd from right) and Head Marine Environment Management NIMASA, Dr. (Mrs.) Felicia Mogo (right) at the Official Opening Ceremony of the Command, Control, Computer Communication and information (C4i) Integrated Surveillance Systems Operations Centre in Lagos by NIMASA. 

  

The Command, Control, Computer Communication and information otherwise known as the C4i Centre of the Deep Blue Project has commenced operations on a 24 hour basis at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety agency, NIMASA.

Illicit trade: Customs intercepts 21 trailers loaded with tramadol, codeine

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The Nigeria Customs Service on Friday said that it had discovered a warehouse along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway with at least 21 trailers loaded with tramadol, codeine and other unregistered pharmaceutical products.

Maritime Security:NIMASA graduates 298 Military Personnel in intelligence training


 ... As Dakuku upholds capacity development in Deep Blue Project implementation 



 
Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, NIMASA, Mr. Gambo Ahmed (3rd from left) presenting an award to the best graduating student, Feyeun Emmanuel Michael, with Commander, Maritime Guard Commander, NIMASA, Commodore A.A Ibok, (left) Mr. Micky Gnash of Homeland Security of Israel (HLSI), (2nd from left) and Commander, Pathfinder Base of the Nigerian Navy, Commodore S.J Bura (2nd from right) who represented the Chief of the Naval staff and Commander 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General V. Okoro (right) who represented the Chief of Army Staff during the graduation ceremony of 298 surveillance officers in basic training course for the implementation of the Integrated Security and Waterway Protection Infrastructure, held at the military base in Elele, Rivers State, 15-08-19. 


The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has graduated another 298 surveillance officers in basic training course for the implementation of the Integrated Security and Waterway Protection Infrastructure also known as the Deep Blue Project.