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NIMASA seeks collaboration to enhance Dockworkers’ welfare, rights

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has declared a renewed commitment towards furthering the interest of stevedores as captured in...

LASWA deploys safety systems on waterways ahead of bridge closure

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says it has deployed measures to ensure maximum safety for commuters who choose waterways, following the...

NIMASA, Customs to address Temporary Import Permit abuse

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have agreed to join forces to close loopholes...

NIMASA moves against uncertified boat skippers

…Advocates unified enforcement guidelines for non-conventional vessels Against the background of recent fatal boat mishaps on the country’s inland...

NIMASA directs registered Stevedores to commence operations

…"Erring facilities will be sanctioned"– Jamoh The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has directed...

NSC targets 2021 for total digitisation of Nigerian Ports

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has announced that it is perfecting plans to ensure that cargo clearing processes and all other port...

Maritime agencies adopt modalities to address overlapping functions

Parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Transportation have agreed on modalities for handling areas of overlap in their responsibilities. Director-General of the...

Navy, NIMASA to unify maritime training curricula

Plans are at an advanced stage to harmonise the training procedures of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the...

Pirates attack FPSO, kidnap nine in attack offshore Nigeria

Pirates attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria in the early hours of Thursday and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals, the ship’s owner...

COVID-19: NIMASA flags 13 vessels from high-risk countries

The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has notified stakeholders about 13 vessels from five countries heavily affected...

Nigeria to begin trial of pirates under new law this week

The prosecution of suspected pirates under Nigeria's new Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime Offences Act will commence this week, the Director-General...

Seafarers urge NIMASA to expunge ‘Near Coastal Voyage’ clause from STCW

…Lament marginalisation by LNG, foreign shipping companies Seafarers in the country have called on the Nigerian Maritime Administration and...
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