NIMASA launches C4I system, upbeat on maritime security, economy growth

NIMASA Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, Gambo Ahmed (right), Head, Maritime Safety and Seafarers’ Department, Sunday Umorem, Head, Shipping Development Department, Anthony Ogadi, and Micky Gnash of the Israeli contractor, Homeland Security International (HLSI) at the launch in Lagos…over the weekend Nigeria’s quest for a safe and secure […]

IOCs complying with ultimatum on dockworkers’ wages, says Adeyanju

Contrary to their earlier refusal to pay the outstanding debt to dockworkers employed by stevedoring contractors appointed by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the International Oil Companies (IOCs) have started complying with the Federal Government’s two-week ultimatum, effect from Wednesday, July 31, on the matter. The government directive was part […]

NIMASA seeks global recognition for Nigerian ship registry

As review committee submits report Upbeat that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would soon become the first West African maritime nation to attain ISO 90012015 certification, the Director-General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said the agency was pursuing International Standards Certification for the Nigerian ship registry. Peterside spoke in […]

FG to benchmark port concessionaires with WACT’s performance, equipment, says Bello

As Terminal operator launches N3.6b mega cranes Zonal Coordinator, Zone C, Nigeria Customs Service, ACG Francis Enwereuzor (left), Managing Director, Oil & Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA), Umana Okon Umana, Managing Director, West Africa Container Terminal, Aamir Mirza, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Hassan Bello, and Onne Port Manager, Al-Hassan […]

NIWA, LASWA end 10-year rift, brace for tourism, other investments

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu (left), and Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, signing the cooperation between the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) and NIWA in Lagos…Monday In a move that will enhance private investments in ferry services for tourism and leisure, among others, the National […]

SIFAX Group wins BusinessDay’s Next Bulls Award

Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group, Adekunle Oyinloye, receiving The Next Bull’s Award from the Publisher/Chief Executive Officer of BusinessDay Media, Frank Aigbogun, Lagos…recently Based essentially on its “proudly Nigerian values” as espoused by its leadership, indigenous multinational, SIFAX Group, has emerged the winner of the Next Bulls Award from BusinessDay […]

NIMASA awaits FG’s ratification of six IMO instruments on blue economy

Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside (left), Representative of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Linda Ikpeazu, Chairman of Shipowners Forum, Margret Orakwusi, and Director, Maritime Safety and Security, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Danjuma Dauda, at the 2019 African Day of the Seas and Oceans in […]