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SEAMAN DISCHARGE BOOK READY – DG NIMASA

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that the SEAMAN Discharge book used by seafarers are ready and that no Nigerian seafarer or cadet will be denied the opportunity of going on board vessels on account of not possessing the document. Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside said this while addressing Nigerian students under the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) in...

NIMASA, Navy Arrest 16 Stowaways on US Bound Vessel 

Search and Rescue personnel of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in conjunction with officers and men of the Nigerian Navy have apprehended 16 stowaways on a United States bound vessel, MV Colombia River. The arrest which was effected on Friday November 4, 2016 at the Lagos fairway bouy was sequel to a distress signal sent to the Regional Search and Rescue Coordination...

3% Freight Benchmark: NIMASA DG Inaugurates Review Committee

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has inaugurated a committee to review the parameters for charging the three percent freight benchmark currently collected by the Agency saying that the vision of the Agency is to advance Nigeria’s global maritime interests. According to him, the inauguration of the committee is coming on the heels of a recent...

NIMASA Will Enforce Safety Standards in the Oil & Gas Sector – Dr. Peterside

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders of it's resolve to ensure that safety standards are not compromised in the operations of the nation’s maritime industry. This assurance was given by the Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside at the 10th Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Expo held at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos. Dr. Peterside who was a discussant...

Maritime operators owe NIMASA $420.5mn – Dr. Peterside

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that debts owed the Agency by some operators in the maritime industry from 2004 till date amount to about 420.5 million US dollars. This clarification was made by the Director General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside during an engagement with the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration in Abuja on Tuesday. Refuting the claim that the Agency was...

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