Category: Maritime

FALANA BACKS LAGOS GOVT IN DISPUTE WITH FG OVER INLAND WATERWAYS

Femi Falana [Photo credits: Newsbreakers] A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has thrown his weight behind the Lagos State government over the lingering dispute with the federal government on the control of inland waterways. Mr. Falana said in a statement on Tuesday that the July 18 decision of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal…

NPA: Our Efforts to Restore Investors’ Confidence in Port Industry Yielding Results- MD

Hadiza Bala-Usman, Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority Hadiza Bala-Usman, Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, has been in the saddle for one year.  In this interview with journalists in Lagos, she speaks on the successes recorded so far, the challenges confronting NPA and efforts to reposition the nation’s sea ports.  In this interview with…

Nigerian Maritime Agency introduces new cabotage policy

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said it has introduced new Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) for a successful coastal and inland trade regime. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside, made this known in a statement issued by Mr Isichei Osamgbi, the agency’s Head, Corporate Communications, in Lagos. Peterside said that NIMASA came…

NIMASA Introduces New Compliance Strategy to cabotage implemetation

In continuation of its quest to ensure full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003 for the benefits of Nigerians, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has introduced New NIMASA Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) towards the actualization of a successful coastal and inland trade regime.   Speaking with newsmen recently, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the…