Maritime safety & security



By virtue of SS.22(1) and SS.22(4) of the NIMASA Act 2007 and S.2(1) of the Merchant Shipping Act 2007, all maritime safety functions are to be performed by the Agency. Some of these include:

 Flag State and Port State Control

 Search & Rescue

 Removal of Wrecks and Derelicts

 Aerial & Coastal Surveillance 

As part of the Agency responsibilities on the existing regulatory framework, the Agency carries out its Maritime Safety, Maritime Security operations and Seafarers Standard Training & Certification functions through these outlets;

 Maritime Survey and Certification


 Seafarers Standard & Training


 Emergency Services


 Hydrographic Servives


 Casualty Investigation


 Flag Survey Services (at principal operation areas)