• NIMASA will no longer tolerate IOCs’ disregard for Cabotage, Environmental Laws – Dr. Peterside

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  • PIRACY: NIMASA assures the International Shipping Community of Security in Nigeria

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  • Nigeria seeks Technical Cooperation with IMSO to enhance LRIT

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  • Nigeria is in Full Support of a Regional Framework to Fight Piracy– NIMASA DG

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  • NIMASA DG Mourns Marafan Sokoto, Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi

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  • NAGAFF Pledges Support for NIMASA’s Restructuring

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  • NIMASA Has not floated a Scholarship Scheme - DG

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  • Collaboration With Maritime Nations Key To Economic Growth - Dr. Peterside

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  • Nimasa Seeks Partnership With The United States Government

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The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency is the apex regulatory and promotional maritime agency The Agency was created from the merger of National Maritime Authority and Joint Maritime Labour Industrial Council (former parastatals of the Federal Ministry of Transport) on the 1st August 2006

Welcome to NIMASA

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, is committed to the enthronement of global best practices in the provision of maritime services in Nigeria.

Our areas of focus include effective Maritime Safety Administration, Maritime Labour Regulation, Marine Pollution Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue, Cabotage enforcement, Shipping Development and Ship Registration, Training and Certification of Seafarers, and Maritime Capacity Development.Using modern tools that guarantee efficiency and effectiveness, we are determined to develop indigenous capacity and eliminate all hindrance.

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  • Address:
    Maritime House #4, Burma Road, Apapa

  • Phone:
    01 453 1466

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