Tags: NIMASA

Shipowners needs four years for vessel acquisition due to fund shortage  says NIMASA

Nigerian shipowners will need an additional N904 billion in addition to the N36 billion accrued in the Cabotage Vessels Financing Fund (CVFF) to acquire vessels needed for the maritime industry in the next four years, a report has shown. This is as the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Peterside…

NIMASA READS RIOT ACT TO STAKEHOLDERS IN SHIPPING BUSINESS THAT NO MORE VESSEL WAIVERS FOR CABOTAGE IMPLEMENTATION

…Commences clampdown on erring vessels.  After several warnings the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA has commenced clampdown on vessels that do not comply with the provisions of the Cabotage Compliance Strategy introduced last year to ease the implementation of the Cabotage Act 2003 in Nigeria. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has…

IN MARITIME: NIGERIA RATIFIES 40 CONVENTIONS, DOMESTICATES 19 INTERNATIONAL LAWS

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, has disclosed that Nigeria has been able to ratify 40 conventions passed by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) covering Maritime Safety, Labour and Marine Environment. The DG who spoke in Lagos during the 8th Strategic Admiralty…

ECONOMY: SENATE, TRANSPORT MINISTRY PUSH FOR MARITIME ALTERNATIVE

…As Dakuku Calls For Synergy among Sister Agencies    R-L: Chairman Senate Committee on Marine Transport, Senator Ahmed Rufai Sani, Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside and Senator Abdullahi Gumel at a maritime stakeholders assembly tagged a Lunch with the Senate held in Lagos.The Senate Committee on Marine Transport and the Federal Ministry of Transportation…

BLUE ECONOMY SUSTAINABILITY: NIGERIA TO PARTNER OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES – AMAECHI

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed its readiness to cooperate with sister countries and development bodies to advance Africa’s prosperity through the safe and sustainable use of the continent’s vast sea and ocean resources. The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, made this known in his speech at the first Sustainable Blue Economy Conference,…

DAKUKU: SUSTAINABLE USE OF THE OCEAN WILL LIFT AFRICA OUT OF POVERTY

… AAMA commit to champion Blue Economy. From Right: The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside,  Secretary General International Maritime Organisation (IMO) , Kitack Lim and the Secretary General International Seabed Authority Michael W. Lodge at the first global conference on sustainable blue economy currently going on in Nairobi,…