NIMASA DG Rallies Support For Nigeria’s IMO Category C Reinstatement

NIMASA DG Rallies Support For Nigeria’s IMO Category C Reinstatement

By ebosele@hotmail.com   — Ahead of the December International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council Election, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has called on the international maritime community to support Nigeria’s bid for reinstatement into Category...
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Maritime Academy To Commercialise Facilities

Maritime Academy To Commercialise Facilities

The Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron in Akwa Ibom, has concluded plans to commercialise its facilities to boost its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The Rector of the Academy, Commodore Duja Effedua (rtd), disclosed this during an interaction with ne...
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Piracy Drops In Gulf Of Guinea, Nigerian Waters, Says IMB

Piracy Drops In Gulf Of Guinea, Nigerian Waters, Says IMB

The International Maritime Bureau (IBM), has said that cases of piracy incidents in the first nine months of 2021 were the lowest reported in 17 years.  It noted that at the other end of the scale, 51 crew members were...
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Jime Decries Infrastructure Gap In Nigeria’s Maritime Domain

Jime Decries Infrastructure Gap In Nigeria’s Maritime Domain

The Executive Secretary /Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Mr Emmanuel Jime, has decried a general infrastructure gap in the country’s maritime domain.Jime said this when Presidents of Shippers’ Association in Jos, Benue, Niger an...
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Jime Inaugurates Committee To Tackle High Shipping Cost In Africa

Jime Inaugurates Committee To Tackle High Shipping Cost In Africa

The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer,  Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Emmanuel Jime,  has inaugurated a committee of experts to help tackle high shipping cost within the Africa sub-region.  Jime inaugurated the committee at the&...
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Shipping: Amaechi Charges Committee To Eliminate Delays, Corrupt Practices

Shipping: Amaechi Charges Committee To Eliminate Delays, Corrupt Practices

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Tuesday In Abuja charged the Committee of Experts, Union of African Shippers Council (UASC) to ensure all elements of cost relating to delays, corrupt practices are eliminated from the system.  Amaechi, who was re...
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Adesina Flays Extortions At Nigerian Seaports

Adesina Flays Extortions At Nigerian Seaports

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com — The President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has advised the Federal Government to clean up what he described as administrative bottlenecks at the nation’s seaports.  Speaking on Monday...
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Adesina: Why Nigerian Seaports Lag Behind In Africa

Adesina: Why Nigerian Seaports Lag Behind In Africa

By Mosess Ebosele,  ebosele@hotmail.com  — Today, the leading ports for West Africa are in Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin Republic, President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has said. According to Adesina, ...
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Shippers’ Council Urges NIS To Be Guided By Port Manual

Shippers’ Council Urges NIS To Be Guided By Port Manual

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) on Thursday called on the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Seaports/Marine Command to adhere to rules in the Nigerian Port Process Manual (NPPM).  The Executive Secretary of Council,  Mr Emmanuel Jime, made the ca...
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Reps Summon NNPC GMD Over Award Of Shipping Contract To Foreigner

Reps Summon NNPC GMD Over Award Of Shipping Contract To Foreigner

The House of Representatives has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, over the alleged award of a coastal shipping contract to a foreign company.   Legor Idagbor, the Chairman, House&nbsp...
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NIMASA BOARD APPOINTS THREE NEW DIRECTORS, APPROVES PROMOTION OF 295 OTHERS

NIMASA BOARD APPOINTS THREE NEW DIRECTORS, APPROVES PROMOTION OF 295 OTHERS

The Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the appointment of three new Directors, Mr. Eric OJI, Mr. Dimowo Heaky, and a former spokesman of the Agency, Mr. Isichei Osamgbi.  Nigeria’s Alternate P...
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Buhari Reiterates Support For Deep Blue Project

Buhari Reiterates Support For Deep Blue Project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reiterated the Federal Government commitment to secure the country’s waters and the Gulf of Guinea through the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, also known as the Deep Blue Project.&nbs...
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Shippers’ Council Implores Kaduna Inland Dry Port On Exports For TBL Issuance

Shippers’ Council Implores Kaduna Inland Dry Port On Exports For TBL Issuance

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has urged the Kaduna Inland Dry Port Ltd. (KIDPL) to engage exporters to ensure the issuance of Through Bill of Lading (TBL) for cargoes at the port.  Mr Bala Adamu, the Chief Operating Officer of...
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IMO Audit: NIMASA, NiMet Close Ranks

IMO Audit: NIMASA, NiMet Close Ranks

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) have initiated a joint efforts to close gaps identified by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) during its last mandatory audit of the country’s m...
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