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NIGERIA TO MAINSTREAM MARITIME SECTOR FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – AMAECHI

L–R: Mr. Juvenal Shiundu, Director, Technical Cooperation Division, International Maritime Organisation (IMO); Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Mr. Carlos Salgado, Head, Latin America & The Caribbean Section, Technical Cooperation Division, IMO, and Mr. Honorat Hoba, IMO Regional Coordinator, West and Central Africa (Francophone) at the opening of a two-day Regional Workshop on UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework: A...

NATIONAL MARITIME TRANSPORT POLICY KEY TO DEVELOPMENT - DAKUKU

From Right: The Secretary General of The Abuja MoU, Mrs Ufom Usoro, The Representative of the NIMASA DG, Mrs Ronke Thomas, The Head Maritime Safety and Seafarers Standard of NIMASA, Capt. Sunday Umoren and a Deputy Director in NIMASA Mr. Ibrahim D. Ciroma at the Review of the National Maritime Transport Policy   … As Stakeholders Review National Maritime Transport Policy … Industry Players Commend...

IMB REPORTS 30% PIRACY DROP AS NIGERIA’S DEEP BLUE PROJECT KICKS IN

  The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has reported a drop in piracy attacks in Nigeria in the third quarter of 2019. IMB said in its latest report, “Nigeria has reduced Q3 piracy attacks from 41 in 2018 to 29 in 2019," which represents nearly 30 per cent year-on-year reduction. This is as the Deep Blue Project, a comprehensive maritime security architecture initiated by the Nigerian Maritime Administration...

Maritime Safety: Nigeria on Path of Progress with Anti-piracy Law – UN

·        GMSC Will Find Solution to Insecurity in Gulf of Guinea’ ·        Orakwusi Decries Illegal Fishing in Country’s Waters The United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has scored Nigeria high on efforts and collaborations to tackle maritime insecurity and smuggling of hard drugs in the Gulf of Guinea. UNODC also applauded Nigeria for enacting a distinct antipiracy...