Category: Maritime

NIMASA Institutes Essay Competition to Commemorate World Maritime Day

  As part of activities marking the 2017 World Maritime Day Celebration, the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the institution of an essay competition to commemorate the event. The essay competition titled “Connecting Ships, Ports and People” which is the theme for the 2017 World Maritime Day celebration…

NLNG Floors NIMASA Over Statutory Levies

The dispute between the Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) over collection of levies seemed to have been settled by court. A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday delivered judgment in favour of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited in a case against Nigerian Maritime Administration…

Smugglers Antics Uncovered as Seme Customs Combat Smuggling Activities

The Seme area command of the Nigeria Customs Service in its relentless fight against smuggling activities has uncovered the desperate antics deployed by smugglers in order to beat customs operatives. The strategy used by smugglers was unraveled by mobile patrol teams led by CSC Ali, A.M and SC Mwada, I.G along the Lagos-Badagry express way.…

Illegal arm importation: SIFAX Group Boss Calls for Govt’s Swift Attention on Cargo Scanner

In view of the recurrent cases of illegal arm importation into the country through the seaport, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has challenged the Federal Government to expedite action on the provision of scanners at various seaports in the country. 2,671 firearms have been seized by the Nigerian Customs Service on…

NIMASA moves against substandard shipping

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has announced a plan to introduce a programme of zero tolerance to non-compliance with maritime safety and security standards in order to eliminate substandard shipping in the country. The agency made this announcement in a communique issued at the end of the harmonised NIMASA stakeholders’ interactive session in…