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

Nigeria has expressed its support for any regional initiative geared towards eliminating the scourge of piracy and maritime crimes especially in the Gulf of Guinea. This position was advocated by the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside at the on-going International Maritime Organisation (IMO)/Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa (MOWCA) sponsored integrated sub regional coast Guard...

Nigeria seeks Technical Cooperation with IMSO to enhance LRIT

Nigeria has sought greater Technical Cooperation with the International Mobile Satellite Organisation (IMSO) to enhance the performance of the country’s Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) system. This request was made by the Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi when he visited the Director General of IMSO, Captain Moin Ahmed in London recently. The Hon. Minister who expressed appreciation to...

NIMASA DG Mourns Marafan Sokoto,  Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has condoled with the governments and people of Sokoto and Zamfara States on the passage of a foremost politician and former boss of the National Security Organisation (NSO)  Alhaji Umaru Ali Shinkafi, the Marafan Sokoto.  Describing him as an astute politician and a patriotic Nigerian, Dr. Peterside said Alhaji Shinkafi...

NAGAFF Pledges Support for NIMASA’s Restructuring

  The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has commended the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its commitment to the on going restructuring exercise in the Agency for enhanced efficiency. This was made known by the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Chief Chidiebere Enelamah when he led a delegation of NAGAFF Executive Members on a courtesy visit to...

NIMASA Has not floated a Scholarship Scheme - DG

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has dismissed as fraudulent an online platform purporting that the Agency has floated a scholarship programme tagged "NIMASA Scholarship 2016/2017".   The Director General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who said that this advertisement was the handiwork of some unscrupulous elements intent on ripping off unsuspecting members of the public advised people not to patronise fraudsters. The DG also...

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