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Oil Drilling Operations: Court Order Will Create More Jobs – Dakuku

·        Sees Boost in Maritime, Cabotage Benefits ·        Oil Rigs are Classified Vessels, Says Court Judgement The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has commended the judgement of the Federal High Court in the case involving Seadrill Mobile Unit Nigeria Limited and the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMOT), which confirmed NIMASA’s right to collect fees from drilling operations. NIMASA was...

MARITIME SAFETY: PRESIDENT BUHARI ASSENTS TO ANTI-PIRACY BILL

·        Nigeria First in W/Central Africa to Satisfy International Requirement on Piracy Law ·        Act Will Deter Maritime Criminalities, Boost Blue Economy – Dakuku President Muhammadu Buhari has given his assent to the Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime Offences Bill, 2019, in an unprecedented move billed to bring a dramatic improvement in security on the country’s territorial waters and exclusive economic zone. The Presidential...

NIMASA SUPPORT TO FLOOD VICTIMS A GREAT RELIEF – KATSINA GOVT.

…We’re Happy To Touch Lives, Says Dakuku  Katsina State Government has lauded the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for supporting the government’s effort to take care of the welfare of its people, saying the gesture is a great relief. The state Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu, gave the commendation while receiving relief items donated by NIMASA to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) in the...

NIMASA TOPS CHART IN PORT, FLAG STATE CONTROL 

Feat Attributed to Consistency in Reforms, Availability of Enforcement Vessels In the continued pursuit of its mission of staying ahead of the game in maritime administration, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has topped the chart on Port and Flag State Control in the West and Central Africa Sub-Region. NIMASA outranked other maritime regulators in the region in the inspection of vessels calling...

SHIPPING: NIGERIA WILL LEAD IN REDRESSING GENDER INEQUALITY – NIMASA DG

            Wife of the Vice President of Nigeria, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo flanked by Chairman, Ship-owners Forum, Mrs Margaret Orakwusi (right) and Chairman, Seaports Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess (Dr.) Vicky Haastrup (left) during the 2019 Day of the Seafarer, held in Lagos. In response to growing concerns about the global gender imbalance in the maritime industry, the Nigerian...