Stakeholders oppose amendment to NIMASA act, 1 % contribution to Navy

Stakeholders oppose amendment to NIMASA act, 1 % contribution to Navy

Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have opposed moves to amend the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (NIMASA) Act to pave way for 1% contribution of its revenue to the Nigerian Navy.     A statement issued by NIMASA’s head,...
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Between waste, reality and politics of deep seaports

Between waste, reality and politics of deep seaports

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com –        Did Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers State carry out any feasibility study before embarking on the Bakassi Deep Seaport project? Who carried out the feasibility study and what is the outcome?  ...
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Shipowners task FG on $100m cabotage fund

Shipowners task FG on $100m cabotage fund

The President, Nigerian Shipowners Association (NISA), Mr Aminu Umar, has called on the Federal Government to intervene in delayed disbursement of the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) to sustain shipping business. Umar made the call in an interview with t...
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Canada deploys First LNG to China in Container

Canada deploys First LNG to China in Container

Canada has sent its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China by a containership as part of a pilot project to determine long-term feasibility.  LNG was supplied by FortisBC’s Tilbury facility in Delta, logistics and equipment were provided...
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Dakuku: Capacity building, sectorial reform critical to maritime security in Gulf of Guinea

Dakuku: Capacity building, sectorial reform critical to maritime security in Gulf of Guinea

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that capacity building initiatives and sectorial reforms are critical elements that can address maritime security issues in the Gulf of Guin...
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Shipping firms allege blockage of channel by NLNG, petitions NPA

Shipping firms allege blockage of channel by NLNG, petitions NPA

By citybusinessnews@yahoo.com –       Shipping firms have appealed to the Managing Director of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman to intervene in the alleged blocking of channel by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).  In a petiti...
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IMO: Onyema,Amaechi Woo Foreign Diplomats For Nigeria’s Election

IMO: Onyema,Amaechi Woo Foreign Diplomats For Nigeria’s Election

 In a bid to ensure that Nigeria wins the re-election into one of the highest decision making body of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), an arm of the United Nation (UN) responsible for global maritime regulation, the Minister of Transportation...
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Navy inducts 1,585 personnel for military operations

Navy inducts 1,585 personnel for military operations

The Nigerian Navy on Saturday inducted 1,585 personnel that would be deployed in counter insurgency and oil theft operations across the country. Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, inducted the troops during the Passing Out Parade of Batch 26th...
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Egina FPSO gulps $3b, to arrive Nigeria in 2018

Egina FPSO gulps $3b, to arrive Nigeria in 2018

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) waved goodbye to Egina floating production storage and offloading (FPSO), which departed on a journey to Nigeria on October 31. Featuring a length of 330 meters, a width of 61  meters, the unit...
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MV Demeter:Nigerian Pirates Free  Crew

MV Demeter:Nigerian Pirates Free Crew

The crew of the Liberia-flagged containership MV Demeter has been released by Nigerian pirates, the Associated Press reports citing a spokesman for Peter Doehle Schiffahrts-KG, Cor Radings. According to Radings, the “seafarers are in good condition and have...
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Hydrographic society seeks NPA, NIMASA  support for professional capacity building

Hydrographic society seeks NPA, NIMASA support for professional capacity building

The Nigerian Hydrographic Society (NHS) has sought the support of key maritime parastals including the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to drive its professional training programmes for hydrogra...
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