Nigeria Sets in Motion Actions for Ballast Water Management

Nigeria Sets in Motion Actions for Ballast Water Management

Nigeria is taking proactive steps to address its exposure to the threat of ballast water because of the high tanker traffic in its waters, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh has said.  Jamoh, stated...
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ICRC Delivers Floating Dockyard Business Compliance Certificate To NIMASA

ICRC Delivers Floating Dockyard Business Compliance Certificate To NIMASA

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has issued a Certificate of Compliance for an outline Business Case (OBC) for the operation of the Modular Floating Dockyard acquired by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIM...
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Nigeria Exports N41.9b Sesame, N13.7b Cashew In 2021 Q1

Nigeria Exports N41.9b Sesame, N13.7b Cashew In 2021 Q1

Federation of Agricultural Commodity Association of Nigeria (FACAN) says Nigeria’s agricultural export stood at N127 billion in the first quarter of 2021. The figure, according to the organisation, represents 128 percent increase, compared to N55.8 billion i...
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NIMASA Automates Verification Of New Ship Registration Certificates

NIMASA Automates Verification Of New Ship Registration Certificates

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced the electronic verification of the new Ship Registry Certificates it introduced on July 1.  The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh disclosed this in a statement issued...
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Shell Donates Auditoriums, Eight Lecture Rooms, Others To Maritime University

Shell Donates Auditoriums, Eight Lecture Rooms, Others To Maritime University

Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has described phase one of the infrastructure projects donated to the Nigerian Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Delta State by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and its joint venture...
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NIMASA Seeks Collaboration With FDFA On Safety Of Fishing Vessels

NIMASA Seeks Collaboration With FDFA On Safety Of Fishing Vessels

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‘Construction Of Bonny Deep Seaport To Commence Soon’

‘Construction Of Bonny Deep Seaport To Commence Soon’

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says work will soon commence for the construction of Bonny Deep Seaport.  Amaechi, in a statement by the Director of Press and Public Relations,  Ministry of Transport, Mr Eric Ojiekwe, disclosed thi...
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Shippers’ Council Boss Harps On Benefits Of  AfCFTA

Shippers’ Council Boss Harps On Benefits Of AfCFTA

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Emmanuel Jime, on Thursday listed key issues to be addressed to make Nigeria a maritime hub for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).  Jime made the recommendations at a sensitisa...
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Edo To Partner NIMASA On Benin River Port

Edo To Partner NIMASA On Benin River Port

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday said the state will partner Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in actualising the Benin River port project.   He made this known when the Director-General of NIMASA, Mr...
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Hassan Bello, Ex-Shippers Council Boss, Canvasses Support For Successor

Hassan Bello, Ex-Shippers Council Boss, Canvasses Support For Successor

Immediate past Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, on Tuesday, said that his successor, Mr Emmanuel Jime, has immeasurable qualities that the nation’s maritime industry needs. Bello described his successor as a ‘man of st...
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Shippers Seek Stoppage Of Excessive Charges For Groupage Containers

Shippers Seek Stoppage Of Excessive Charges For Groupage Containers

President, Shippers Association of Lagos (SAL), Rev. Jonathan Nicole,  has called for the stoppage of excessive charges for groupage containers in Nigeria. Nicole said this in a statement on Saturday in Lagos.  The term groupage refers to a type...
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NIMASA Pledges Adequate Maintenance For Deep Blue Assets

NIMASA Pledges Adequate Maintenance For Deep Blue Assets

Deep Blue assets would be properly maintained to provide security for Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea, the Director-General,  Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh has pledged.    A statement issued on...
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NIMASA To Commence Wreck Removal, Explains Vessel Monitoring, Others

NIMASA To Commence Wreck Removal, Explains Vessel Monitoring, Others

All is set for the flag-off of an intensive wreck removal exercise in Nigerian waters by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The Agency’s Director-General, Dr Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this during a Ministerial retreat organised by...
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Shell, Maritime Firm Seal Partnership

Shell, Maritime Firm Seal Partnership

Shell Tankers (Singapore) has signed a partnership agreement with ship management company Signal Maritime placing ten Medium Range (MR) product tankers into the company’s MR pool. The company was an early adopter of the Signal Ocean platform in pro...
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