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NIMASA Commences Process To End Gas Emission On Vessels

…Agency Chosen for Pilot Project in West/Central Africa The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has inaugurated the installation of the Thorium-X tablet, a fuel consumption data collection device, on board a Nigerian-flagged fuel tanker vessel, MT KINGIS. This development now marks the commencement of the process targeted at ending green-house gas emissions on vessels. The pilot project, which came as fallout of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) conference held in!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

NIMASA Unveils Shipping Industry’s Expectation In 2019/2020 Forcast

As part of efforts to guide investors and encourage more participation in the maritime industry, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has set the tone with the unveiling of the 2019-2020 maritime forecast. The forecast is intended to give direction to operators and investors, both local and international, as to what should be expected within the period of the forecast. Speaking shortly after the unveiling of the document in Lagos recently, the Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku…

Economy: Senate, Transport Ministry Push For Maritime Alternative

The Senate Committee on Marine Transport and the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMOT) have called on stakeholders to join the Government in its recent efforts to pay more attention to the development of the maritime sector as it has enormous resources that can boost the economy of Nigeria. This was contained in a statement signed and issued by the Head, Corporate Communications, Isichei Osamgbi on Friday. Speaking on Thursday in Lagos at a one day maritime stakeholders’ assembly organised by the committee in…

NIMASA Partners MAN To Provide Standard Facilities In Oron

The Rector, Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Duja Effedua, says that the Academy is partnering with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) to provide standard facilities in the academy, Oron. Effedua, whose academy graduated 325 marine engineers for the 2017/18 academic session told newsmen on Sunday in Lagos that, the partnership was to ensure adequate training facilities in Oron. The MAN rector, said that the measure was for the institution to be in line with internationally acceptable…

China Maritime Silk Road, Game Changer For Global Transport – Dakuku

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also known as the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road, will be a game changer for global transport and substantially affect the pattern of global commerce. Dakuku stated this in Dubai during the Dubai Maritime Summit 2018, which was part of the events at the five-day UAE Maritime Week 2018 that ended on November 1. Speaking…

Environmental Pollution: NIMASA To Enforce 0.5% Sulphur Limit On Bunker Fuel – Dakuku

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency will enforce strict compliance to the International Maritime Organisation regulation which puts a maximum of 0.5% sulphur cap on all fuel used by vessels by the year 2020. This was contained in a statement issued by Isichei Osamgbi, the Head, Corporate Communications on Thursday. Dr. Dakuku who made this known during an interactive session with journalists at the ongoing maritime…

NIMASA Moves To Eliminate Marine Accidents

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside has urged players in the maritime sector especially enforcement officers to comply with safety rules that would eliminate marine accidents and other related issues that may arise from marine operational mishandling. The DG made this known at the opening of the Annual Maritime Administration and Safety Enforcement (MASE) HSE Workshop with the theme: Maritime Enforcement Safety: Current Global Benchmarks organised by…

Maritime, Catalyst For Nigeria’s Industrialisation – Dakuku

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said the maritime sector is a catalyst for Nigeria’s industrialisation. Dakuku, in a statement by Isichei Osamgbi, Head, Corporate Communications, said the only way the country can effectively move away from an oil-dependent economy and industrialise is to develop the blue economy. He said this at the 2018 World Maritime Day celebration held yesterday in Lagos with the theme “IMO 70: Our Heritage - Better…

No More Issuance Of Cabotage Waivers – NIMASA

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said the Agency will no longer issue cabotage waivers particularly from the oil firms operations as it limits the growth of the Nigerian maritime sector and the economy at large. This was contained in a statement signed by its Head, Corporate Communications, Isichei Osamgbi. According to the statement, Dakuku relayed the information to the Oil Producers Trade Sector (OPTS) in Lagos, as he also called on…

Dakuku Re-elected AMAA Chairman

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has been re-elected the Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA) for another term. Dr. Dakuku who is the incumbent Chairman of the Association was unanimously elected to continue to lead the body by the member states present at the 4th conference of the continental body which recently met at the El-Sharm sheik in Egypt. The Chief Operating Officer and Acting CEO of the South…
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