Dakuku Peterside Elected AAMA President

By Dipo Olowookere On Friday, April 21, 2017, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr Dakuku Peterside, was elected the new Chairman and President of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA). Since April 19, 2017, maritime administrators from 32 countries had been in Abuja for the third More...

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Abandoned Ship Owners May Lose Vessels after April 28 Deadline

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Owners of abandoned ships on the Nigerian territorial waters have been given till April 28, 2017 to remove them or risk being sanctioned. This directive was given by the Director General of More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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NIMASA Goes Tough on Pirates

By Modupe Gbadeyanka To fight oil thieves and pirates on our territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is partnering the Nigerian Navy and Nigeria Airforce. It has acquired More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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FG Loses Billions of Naira to FoB, Plans New Shipping Policy

By Dipo Olowookere Federal Government is to adopt a new shipping policy to replace the Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) system in national interest, The Nation newspaper is reporting. For now, goods are bought More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Lagos Begins Lekki Deep Sea Port Construction April

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has disclosed that the construction of the Lekki Deep Sea Port would begin next month. Mr Ambode gave this assurance at the weekend when he paid a visit More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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NIMASA to Rebrand at 3rd African Maritime Conference

By Modupe Gbadeyanka From April 19 to April 21, 2017, maritime administrators from 32 African countries would converge in Abuja for the 3rd Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) conference. During More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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NPA Boss Surrenders Self for Investigation

By Dipo Olowookere Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mrs Hadiza Bala Usman, has said she was ready to be available for investigation over fraud allegation against her. In a statement she More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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FG Keeps N1b for Ibaka Deep Sea Port Project

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The sum of N1 billion has been set aside by the Federal Government for the realisation Ibaka Sea Port project in Akwa Ibom State. Acting President, Mr Yemi Osinbajo, made this known on Thursday More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Saturday, February 25th, 2017
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Greenpeace Ship, My Esperanza, Sails into West Africa Waters

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The Greenpeace ship called My Esperanza on Friday docked at the port of Praia in Cape Verde. For 11 weeks, the Esperanza will sail the waters of six West Africa States – Cape Verde, Mauritania, More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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19,833 Vessels Berthed at Nigerian Ports from 2013 to 2016—NBS

By Modupe Gbadeyanka A report released on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that a total of 19,833 vessels berthed at the various ports in the country between 2013 More...

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