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Capacity Building: NIMASA signs MoU with World Maritime University

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency, NIMASA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the World Maritime University, Malmo Sweden to develop human capacity for the Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking shortly after the signing of the MoU, a Strategic Management Professional and Director-General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, who led a ...

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Fire service: NPA records success in personnel training, test equipment at HQ against future hazards

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Fire Service Department of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has recorded a successful personnel training and test of fire equipment in preparation for unexpected emergencies in the organisation, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The NPA Fire Service Department has been greatly enhanced with the acquisition of effective and modern firefighting equipment as well as the periodic training of the ...

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NPA MD Queen Hadiza Bala Usman receives Starzs Marine boss- Photo

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NPA MD Queen Hadiza Bala Usman moves to fast-track completion of deep sea Ports projects across Nigeria

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Queen of Maritime, Queen Hadiza Bala Usman, a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority [NPA], has said that the Authority is set to fast-track the completion of all deep sea Ports projects across the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The elegantly-beautiful and intelligent Queen Hadiza said that the early completion of the project would not only facilitate ...

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CSR: NPA gives back to Nigerian educational sector through UNILAG

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) would make adequate provision in the 2018 budget to meet some of the urgent requirements and needs of the University of Lagos Community under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Queen of Maritime, Queen Hadiza Bala Usman, a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), who gave ...

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NPA MD Queen Hadiza Bala Usman calls for deployment of FBV in low draught channels

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Queen of Maritime, Queen Hadiza Bala Usman, a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has advocated for the deployment of Flat Bottom Vessels (FBV) in channels with low draught in the nation’s seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement signed to TRADE NEWSWIRE by the Assistant General Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, ...

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NPA MD Queen Hadiza Bala Usman receives executives of Maritime Arbitrators Association- Photos

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Queen of Maritime, Queen Hadiza Bala Usman, a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has received executive members of the Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria (MAAN), recently at NPA headquarters in Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria (MAAN): is an umbrella body for arbitrators that looks into disputes arising in ...

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NPA GM, LCCI PRESIDENT AT AN INTERACTIVE SESSION -PHOTO

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Osinbajo, Amaechi, NPA MD Queen Hadiza Bala Usman attend flag-off of Lekki Deep seaport project- Photos

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A figment of your imagination: ‘Alleged scandalous media report of bribery over maritime security contract in Nigeria false’-ADVERTORIAL

  .Maritime security contract was recently approved by Federal Executive Council not by Ministry of Transport or NIMASA .Contract value stated in scandalous report does not correspond with approved contract by FG .Neither Minister Amaechi nor NIMASA DG had occupied their present positions in contract year stated in scandalous report (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Our attention has been drawn to a story ...

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NIMASA seeks national policy to actualize maritime strategy

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, has called for the implementation of a National Maritime Policy in Nigeria to serve as catalyst for the actualization of the objectives of the Africa’s Integrated Maritime Strategy (AIMS) 2050, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from ...

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Abuja MoU moves against substandard shipping in Africa

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to harmonize port state control inspection procedures that will lead to the elimination of substandard shipping in the West and Central Africa sub-region, the Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will host its 3rd Ministerial Conference and 9th Port state Control Committee Meeting with the aim of developing a unified system of Port State ...

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Grab your copy now! Minister Amaechi, Queen Tumaka others grace launching of ‘Beacons of Nigeria Maritime Industry’ by Agu, Orivri

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and Queen of Relationship, Queen Lami Tumaka, has joined other important dignitaries in the nation’s maritime sector to launch a 336-page book titled ‘Beacons of Nigeria Maritime Industry’ which showcases outstanding achievers in the Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The book, which was co-edited by two maritime journalists; ...

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Interactive session: NPA Management, stakeholders meet in Onne Port to discuss way forward for industry- Photos

 

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‘Property Square Radio program fills knowledge gap in Real Estate sector between stakeholders, Nigerians’

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Property Square Radio show, which commenced transmission in February, 2018, on Metro 97.7 FM, Lagos, every Tuesday at 7:30 P.M and on Independent Radio 92.3, Benin, every Monday at 4:30 PM, has transformed Real Estate radio programme and redefined its concept by filling-up the knowledge gap in the sector between stakeholders and Nigerians at large, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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Peterside again!!! NIMASA DG bags award of Excellent Leadership in Public Service

  .’Maritime Sector has capacity to catalyze economic Growth’  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): ‘An African proverb says: When the moon is shining the cripple becomes hungry for a walk’ – A reason the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, had since assumption of office been a toast of several organizations for awards in recognition of ...

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Skills acquisition: NPA MD Queen Hadiza Bala Usman advocates vocational training for youth, bags award

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director Of Nigerian Ports Authority, (Queen Of Maritime) Queen Hadiza Bala Usman, has advocated for the provision of adequate vocational training for the youths of Nigeria by all tiers of government in order to equip them with skills needed for gainful employment, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Usman, who bagged an ‘Award for outstanding ...

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NPA Management receives executive members of Nigerian Institute of Highway and Transport Engineers- Photos

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NPA MD Queen Hadiza Bala Usman bags Outstanding Leadership Public sector award- Photo

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Our highly revered Yoruba elders say: (Bi eegun eni ba joo re, ori a ya atokun) English meaning (If one’s masquerade dances well, the guide will be excited)- NPA MD’s set of performances are publicly adjudged to be highly impressive, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Our highly revered Igbo elders say: (Ugo chara acha adi(ghi) echu echu) English meaning (A mature ...

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House Committee commends NIMASA on Budget implementation

    .Peterside assures Committee of accountability (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has received commendations from the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration for its performance in the 2017 budget implementation adding that NIMASA should strive to improve on its performance in 2018 TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The commendation was made by ...

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We shall ensure improved capacity building for our lawyers- NPA MD

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, (Queen of Maritime) Queen Hadiza Bala Usman, has reiterated the decision of Management towards the retraining of its Legal Officers and the reinvigoration of the Organization’s Legal Unit for improved Administrative efficiency and optimal output, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This she emphasized would only materialize in the area ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman challenges women to be involved in active politics

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, (Queen of Maritime) Queen Hadiza Bala Usman, has called on Nigerian women to develop their capacities and get involved in active politics to contribute meaningfully to nation building, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. She made the call while delivering a paper titled: Equity and Inclusiveness, Panacea to National Development ...

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NIMASA, BPE partner to refloat National Shipping Line

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has expressed its willingness to partner with the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) to refloat a National Shipping Line, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside. who made this known when he played host to the Director General of the BPE, Mr. Alex Okoh at the headquarters ...

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NPA holds stakeholders’ forum in Calabar Port- Photos

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Prostate cancer awareness, early detection a mitigating factor to avert threat – NIMASA DG

    |TRADE NEWSIRE|: The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged Nigerian men to ensure frequent screening for Prostate Cancer, stressing that early detection is key in tackling fatalities from this blight, TRADE NEWSIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Isichei Osamgbi, ...

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NPA commissons Signal Station at Calabar Port to aid efficient port service delivery- Photos

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has commissioned a Signal Station at the Calabar Port, in order to facilitate efficient Port service delivery especially in the area of Ship traffic, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Signal Station: A signal station is a place on shore from which signals are made to ships at ...

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Employee promotion: NIMASA elevates 85 Management staff, 553 others for efficiency, effectiveness at work

– Dakuku charges them to be hardworking |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the promotion of 85 Management Staff to their next grade levels, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The promotions were ratified at the meeting of the Board of the Agency which held in Lagos under the Chairmanship of Major General ...

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Comparative advantage: Interdependency of nations key to growth of world economy- Peterside

    .NIMASA, Bundeswehr Command and Staff College, Hamburg Exchange Ideas |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has canvassed for adoption of the concept of comparative advantage in economics to grow the world economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.. Peterside, a Strategic Management Professional, said that no nation can attain sustainable growth and development relying on ...

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To Minister Fashola: Twenty-foot container, petrol tanker fall on Sango –Iyana Ilogbo axis of Abeokuta Exp in two consecutive days

.’Prevent further fall of articulated vehicles with prompt rehabilitation of the bad road’ .Save MSME’s from further economic loss’ |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: This is to notify you that a twenty-foot container and petrol tanker laden with P.M.S – Premium Motor Spirit fell between Sango and Iyana-Ilogbo axis of Lagos-Abeokuta expressway in two consecutive days due to the bad state of the ...

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NPA MD HADIZA Bala Usman hosts IAPH team- Photos

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PMAWCA to foster regional integration among seaports in West and Central Africa- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

    |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman,, has expressed confidence in the Port Management Association of West and Central Africa (PMAWCA),  on its capability of fostering regional integration among seaports in the region, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE by the General Manager, Corporate ...

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Maritime forecast: Nigeria Maritime Industry to grow by 5% in 2018, post 2019 election-NIMASA

    .Total fleet size to grow by 4.08% in 2018 and 4.41% in 2019 . Oil tanker fleet size to decrease by 2.23% in 2018 and increase by 1.7% in 2019 .Non-oil tanker fleet size to increase by 8.15 % in 2018 and 8.72% in 2019  .Oil rig count  to increase by 27.67% in 2018 and 0% in 2019 . Dakuku ...

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Amaechi advises stakeholders to exploit Nigeria’s Maritime Industry Outlook as NIMASA unveils 2018/ 2019 Report

  NIMASA DG presents report: .Infrastructural reforms in transport sector to offer a synergistic benefit to maritime industry .Sustained drop in crime rate in the Niger Delta Region gives a boost to maritime activities in 2017 .Maritime Security Architecture to further suppress insecurity in the Nigerian waters .Presidential Order on Ease of Doing Business to continue yielding positive results in ...

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Maritime stakeholders nod FG’s move to automate shipping processes

   |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime sector has nodded the Federal Government efforts towards automating all shipping-related administrative processes in order to ensure the growth and development of the maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Isichei Osamgbi, the Federal Government’s move to automate all shipping ...

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NPA to encourage use of barges for evacuation of cargoes -MD

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is to encourage the use of barges for the movement and evacuation of cargoes from the nation’s Seaports to the hinterland across the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This, according to a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, was in order to reduce the pressure on the Port Access ...

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Ease Of Doing Business: Amaechi assures stakeholders of safe maritime domain

    . Peterside calls for more support |TRADE NEWSWIRE|:The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has assured stakeholders in the maritime sector that the Federal Government will leave no stone unturned in actualizing its goal for a safer and more secured maritime domain in the Nigeria maritime space, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Amaechi  who said this during a one-day ...

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Ease of Doing Business: Amaechi, maritime stakeholders meet on implementation of Executive Order 1- Photos

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: As part of efforts to engender Ease of Doing Business  in the Nigerian maritime sector, the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and maritime stakeholders as met on how to make implementation of Executive Order I a success for the benefit of the Nigerian economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Amaechi, Chief Executive Officers and Chairmen of the ...

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NPA to involve Community Leaders in CSR- Hadiza Bala Usman

    |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: Traditional rulers and Community leaders will henceforth be involved in identifying preferred projects for execution under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) based projects in Host Communities of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, however reiterated that all identified projects are to ...

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Onne Port Stakeholders enjoined to make Presidential Order a success

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: Stakeholders in Onne Port, especially the Security agencies, have been urged to promote an effective inter-agency cooperation and collaboration to ensure the total success of the Presidential Order on the Ease of Doing Business Directive in the Ports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Security agents in the Port have therefore been reminded of their respective roles of ensuring the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman hosts Management of Lekki Port- Photos

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Oversight function: House of Reps Committee on Ports Harbours and Waterways visits NPA- Photos

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Judiciary key to development of blue economy- Peterside

    .Agency committed to continuous collaboration to grow Maritime sector  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency is taking deliberate steps to work with the Judiciary and other arms of Government to reposition Nigeria’s maritime industry, by providing necessary updates on information and law ...

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Blue economy: NIMASA awards staff, operators to promote professionalism, industry growth

.MAERSK, GAC, CHARKINS Others Bag NIMASA Achievement Awards .As agency awards its staff to promote professionalism In recognition of the numerous contributions of Stakeholders to the growth and development of the maritime sector in Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) bestowed awards on outstanding maritime companies; Maersk Nigeria Limited, Gulf Agency Company (GAC) Nigeria Ltd, Charkins Maritime ...

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Presidential directive: List of approved Government Agencies at Port locations- ADVERTORIAL

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has directed the Nigerian Ports Authority to ensure strict compliance to the 26th October, 2011 presidential directive on agencies permitted to operate in the port locations, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The NPA therefore hereby reiterates that only eight federal government agencies are allowed to operate and have physical representation at all ...

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Award ceremony: NIMASA honours distinguished staff, stakeholders for meritorious contributions

.Peterside credits Amaechi for development in maritime sector  .Amaechi, Ngige, Akiolu, others grace occasion |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has honoured staff and stakeholders who have distinguished themselves in their services to the nation’s maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General, NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside, in his opening speech at the NIMASA’s Corporate Dinner And Award ...

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Carrot and stick approach: NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman pledges efficient port services, sanction for defaulting concessionaires

  .NPA set up Committee to review concession agreements with Terminal operators .NPA MD gives Shipping companies, Terminal Operators one week to clear port-access roads of empty containers .Promises level playing field for Terminal operators .Rules guiding port operations to be followed strictly   |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, ...

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Economic dev: US Embassy Economic Counselor visit NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: The strategic steps taken so far by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, to engender economic development and advancement of Nigeria through judicious utilisation of economic instrumentalities of the Nigerian Ports, cannot be carpeted from being notified by global economic players, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A development, economic/ maritime ...

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NPA kicks-off solid minerals export from Ikorodu Lighter Terminal through containerised barge enroute Apapa port

. ‘Intermodal transport ‘ll reduce road traffic around Apapa port axis’ .’Solid minerals export to create employment’ .’Stakeholders should key into opportunity through Public Private Partnership (PPP)’ |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has flagged off the first export consignment of manganese, a solid mineral resource from the Ikorodu lighter Terminal enroute ...

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Infrastructure dev: Socio Economic Reformer Hadiza Bala Usman of NPA meets NESG-IPC- Photos

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE|: A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, who just proved her Economic Management prowess with the declaration of the sum of N299.56bn as revenue generated for NPA in 2017 fiscal year, has met with the members of Infrastructure Policy Commission of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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We shall provide world class infrastructure at Ports to Support NRC- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE| A Socio-Economic Reformer of the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority [NPA], Hadiza Bala Usman, has informed Stakeholders and Port Users of the renewed determination of Management to improve the present state of infrastructure to meeting world class standards towards ensuring the swift evacuation of cargo from the seaports across the country to the hinterlands through the rail ...

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Nigeria’s port potential‘ll be fully exploited for increased revenue generation- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  |TRADE NEWSWIRE| A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured relevant Stakeholders in the Maritime Sub sector and beyond of the Authority’s determination to exploit potentials embeded in Nigerian ports to the fullest for increased revenue generation, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. NPA MD, who is leading a resourceful-minded Management team, said that this would ...

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Retirement: NPA Management honours former LCM MD- Photos

 

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NPA declares highest generated revenue of N299.56bn in 5 years for 2017

  .NPA’s 2017 generated revenue exceeds 2016 figure of N162.20bn by 84.65%   |TRADE NEWSWIRE| Management of Nigerian Ports Authority under the able and resourceful leadership of a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has declared the sum of N299.56bn as revenue generated for 2017 fiscal year, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The 2017 revenues exceeded the ...

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ISPS Code implementation: USCG expresses satisfaction with compliance level

  .NIMASA reiterates commitment to best practices (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has expressed satisfaction at the compliance level of Nigeria with the International Ships and Ports Security (ISPS) facility Code at the nation’s ports, TRADE NEWSWIREreports. A delegation from the USCG led by Lt. Commander Jacob Hopper of the International Port Security (IPS) Liaison for USCG ...

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Nigeria strategic to tackling maritime crimes in Gulf of Guinea– DG NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described the Nigerian maritime sector as strategic to tackling issues of insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. . Peterside, who stated this while presenting a paper titled; “Nigeria’s role in combating maritime insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea” ...

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Amaechi at Chatham House UK, says FG approves integrated maritime security

.Dakuku assures of zero tolerance to piracy in Gulf of Guinea   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the Federal Government has approved an Integrated National Security Strategy (INSS) for the Nigerian maritime sector. The strategy which will be implemented in collaboration with other countries in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is aimed ...

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Economic dev: NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman signifies FG’s efforts to liberalise Oil & Gas sector on arrival of FPSO EGINA

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has signified the Federal Government efforts towards liberalising the Oil and Gas sector on arrival of FPSO EGINA aimed at engendering economic development, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The FPSO EGINA was officially received into the safe haven of Lagos Harbour on ...

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Maritime is a sure source of growing our economy – AAMA Chairman

  . MOWCA seeks co-operation with AAMA (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration, (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the maritime sector is crucial to the growth and development of the African economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The AAMA Chairman who stated this when the Secretary General of the Maritime Organisation of West and Central ...

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NIMASA, Nigerian Gas Association advocate green environment

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE) In continuation of its drive to ensure cleaner oceans and safer environment in the Nigerian maritime space, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has expressed commitment to the green environment initiative, which is a global strategy to ensure that our environments are free from all forms of pollution, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director General ...

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Kaduna Int Trade Fair: NPA partners KADCCIMA to aid economic development

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority [NPA] is to fully participate in the forthcoming 39Th Kaduna International Trade Fair scheduled to hold between the 23rd February to 4th March,2018, a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE by the General Manager, Corporate and ...

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Peterside champions new Trade Terms that will enable Indigenous Shipowners get NNPC, NIMASA nod to lift crude

  . Kachikwu, Baru Weigh Options (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Shipowners and other stakeholders in the maritime sector are on the verge of getting the desired change in trade terms from Free On Board (FOB) to Cost Insurance and Freight (CIF) which would enable them to begin to lift Nigeria crude and ultimately boost indigenous capacity, as championed by The Director-General of ...

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NPA Management sets up Investigative Committee on Tincan fire Incidents

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has on behalf of the entire Management team of the organization expressed a heartfelt sympathy to the Executive Committee of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) over the recent fire incidents which occurred resulting in the loss of some official documents ...

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Maritime stakeholders hail NIMASA capacity building initiative

  .Pledge support for NSDP Cadets   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The capacity building initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) through the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) has again received commendation from Stakeholders and industry players in the Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, ...

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NPA Management sympathizes with TCIPC fire victims; reiterates commitment to safety, security standards

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed concern while sympathizing with those affected in the unfortunate fire incident which occurred at locations in the Tin Can Island Port Complex (TCIPC), Apapa during which no lives were lost, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Management stated this against the back drop of the fire outbreak of ...

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NPA suspends operation of service boats to IOCs, other debtor companies

  .May restrict Egina FPSO’s access to Nigerian waterways (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has, with immediate effect, suspended service boats operations in all its pilotage districts until the full settlement of debts accruing from unpaid pilotage dues by IOCs and other beneficiaries of the services, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This is coming just as the organisation gave indication ...

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Financial prudency: Peterside has reduced NIMASA operating cost by 50%- Amaechi

  .Obaseki, others commend Peterside’s leadership style (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honorable Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has prudently reduced the operating cost of the Agency by 50 per cent, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Minister also described Peterside as an epitome of good governance ...

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Maritime safety: NIMASA sets to acquire more fast intervention vessels to tackle crime

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In line with the recent approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA is set to acquire strategic maritime safety and security assets, which are also in line with the total spectrum of maritime security strategy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who made ...

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NIMASA to release Nigeria Maritime Forecast as a guide for investors by first quarter 2018- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to guide prospective and .existing investors on the business outlook of the Nigerian maritimesector and to equally reposition the sector for greater efficiency in line with International best practices, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) will release the empirical forecast that will determine the outlook of the industry in Nigeria by the ...

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NIMASA-sponsored phase one of NSDP sea time training- Photo

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NIMASA offers automatic employment to 20 cadets with distinction

  .Hails Amaechi’s Commitment to Maritime Growth (TRADE NEWSWIRE): It was an emotional moment yesterday when the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside announced the decision of the Executive Management of the Agency to offer automatic employment to twenty (20) beneficiaries of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) Cadets that passed out ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman awards staff for meritorious service- Photos

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NSDP: NIMASA kick-starts first phase of fully-sponsored on-board sea-time training for 239 cadets in Egypt, UK

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, has commenced the first phase of fully-sponsored on-board sea-time training for 239 cadets in Egypt and United Kingdom, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, disclosed this during a flag-off ceremony held in Lagos for 150 Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) Cadets who are bound for Arab Academy ...

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Employee motivation: NPA rewards staff for excellence to up performance at work

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to motivate staff for improved performances, the Nigerian Ports Authority under the leadership of a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has celebrated 567 Staff of the Authority from Ports across the country for their hard work, dedication and commitment to duty, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by ...

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NPA, ANCLA partner on Ease of Doing Business in maritime sector- Photos

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Blue economy: NIMASA DG advocates proper framework in Africa

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that in order to harness the opportunities derivable from the Blue Economy in Africa there is the need for a proper framework and structure which will enhance the coordination of the sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained ...

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Health is wealth: NPA invests in staff; flags off vaccination against meningitis

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In order to further demonstrate its commitment to achieving and sustaining a healthy workforce, the Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has embarked on a programme for the vaccination of its employees against Meningitis, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Flagging off the exercise at the Authority’s corporate headquarters, a Socio-Economic Reformer Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman of NPA, asserted ...

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Idle hands are the devil’s tools: NPA not engaged in secret staff recruitment as scandalously rumoured-ADVERTORIAL

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority hereby clarifies a report in the Monday, December 11, 2017 edition of Daily Sun with the headline: “NPA commences secret staff recruitment” The report insinuated that the Authority has embarked on some secret recruitment against directives by President Muhammadu Buhari that Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA’s) of government should embargo fresh recruitments. The ...

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Rivers State: Police/ SARS deserves support- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Following the several killings and upsurge in criminal activities in Rivers state, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for support for the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and of the Nigerian Police Force, to help check the rising crime rate, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking today on the sidelines ...

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IMO Council election: Our loss not due to poor maritime performance but late campaign- NIMASA DG

  .Nigeria’s ISPS facility code compliant level rated above 80%- IMO Audit .’Nigeria did not spend as much money as being rumoured’ .’We will re-contest for the IMO Council seat in 2019, not discouraged at all’ .WE will fight piracy to an end- Peterside   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nigeria’s inability to win the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Category C seat at ...

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NIMASA ready to partner Defence Research and Development Bureau on maritime dev- Peterside

    -Army, Navy, Air Force working towards developing Military wares – AVM Osahor   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the Agency is ready to partner with the Defence Research and Development Bureau for the growth of the Nigerian maritime sector adding that research is ...

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NIMASA NSDP: UK University graduates 59 Nigerian Cadets

.As four bag First class honours, Petreside hails capacity growth (TRADE NEWSW1IRE): The Capacity Building initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) through the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) has again received another boost as 59 of the beneficiaries have graduated from the Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, TRADE NEWSW1IRE reports.. This brings it to a total ...

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NIMASA DG bags Award of Credence

  .Youth Parliament pass vote of confidence on him (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has bagged the award of credence just as the Nigerian Youth Parliament passed a vote of confidence on him, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This award was conferred on the DG during a special advocacy visit ...

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Stakeholders oppose amendment to NIMASA Act seeking 1% contribution to Navy

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have opposed moves by the Nigerian Navy seeking amendment to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (NIMASA) Act to contribute 1% of its revenue to the Nigerian Navy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The move was condemned by industry players during a One-Day Public Hearing on “A bill for an Act to Amend the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman salutes first set of female RTG operators in Africa

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed pride and confidence in the special ability of the women folk in an effort to enhance the Maritime Industry and improve the Nation’s Economy through incursion into areas supposedly dominated by men, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at the Tincan Island Container Terminal Ltd (TICT), a Socio-Economic Reformer ...

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NPA, Stakeholders chat way forward for Easter ports- Photo news

   

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NPA reiterates importance of Agro-produce export to economic development

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the importance attached to designation of the Lily Pond Terminal in Ijora and the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal, Ikorodu specifically for the Export of Agro-produce to economic development of the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Delivering, a goodwill message on “Nigeria Agricultural Integrated Export Control Plan Zero Rejects Initiative on ...

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Gulf of Guinea: Capacity building, Sectoral reform will enhance maritime security – Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that capacity building initiatives and sectoral reforms are critical elements that can address maritime security issues in the Gulf of Guinea, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside  made this position known in a paper presented at a G7 high level meeting on maritime ...

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NPA Management meets stakeholders to engender operational efficiency of Eastern Ports

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In continuation of its ongoing interaction with the Ports Communities, the Management of Nigerian Ports Authority held its Stakeholders forum for Onne and Port Harcourt Areas, where they met with Operators with a view to identifying areas of needs in order for the Authority to engender greater operational efficiency at the Nation’s Seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In ...

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IMO Council: Onyema, Amaechi woo foreign diplomats for Nigeria’s election

  .Says NIMASA rates Nigeria’s opportunity to win Council seat high   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to ensure that Nigeria wins the re-election into one of the highest decision making body of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), an arm of the United Nation (UN) responsible for global maritime regulation, the Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister ...

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NPA takes new measures to ease Apapa gridlock- ADVERTORIAL

 (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) after consultations with major stakeholders, hereby issues the following directives critical to the effective management of the traffic situation around the Apapa Area of Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. With effect from November 23, 2017, all shipping companies MUST house their empty trucks at their holding bays outside of the port location pending the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman engages Nigerian Editors on port reforms

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has said that the Authority will partner the Nigerian Guild of Editors with a view to having a stronger communications channel to convey the gains of the current Port Reforms at the nation’s seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The current Port Reforms at the ...

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Apapa gridlock: Local Government seeks partnership with NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to find a lasting solution to the Apapa gridlock, the Apapa Local Government Chairman, Honourable Adele Owolabi has sought partnership with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in order to restore sanity to the Apapa community, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Chairman while on a courtesy visit to the Agency bemoaned the danger ...

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Lawyers key to development of maritime sector-Peterside

  . Tasks Legal experts on Maritime Law updates (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has charged practitioners of law in the maritime sector on the need for regular updates on the knowledge of the sector, due to the dynamism of maritime law regulating the industry, which is key to ...

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Efficient Seaport path to global industrialization- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has informed all relevant Stakeholders in the Maritime sub Sector and the general public of the readiness of Management to invest resources in Capacity Building and building an efficient Port system towards the growth of the nation’s economy and global industrialization, TRADE ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman inspects Calabar Port- Photos

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Trade Fair: LCCI recognizes NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman’s contributions- Photo

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NIMASA DG Dakuku Peterside calls for more women participation in maritime sector

  .Says collaboration key to Maritime Development (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for more female participation in the Nigerian maritime industry, adding that their contribution is key to the development of the sector for the growth of the Nigerian economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at the ...

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Maritime Safety and Security key to industry, national growth-Amaechi

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation Rt. Honourable Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has said that Maritime Safety and Security is key to the growth of industry and the nation at large, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Addressing Stakeholders and Newsmen at the occasion of the world Maritime day celebration held in Lagos, the Minister assured Stakeholders in sub-sector of government’s co-operation ...

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We need political will to move maritime sub-sector forward- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has stated that there is need for a strong political will in the interest of the nation to move the Maritime sub-sector forward, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.. She was speaking at the World Maritime Celebration held in Lagos under the theme: “connecting Ships, ...

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2017 World Maritime Day: Chieftains of NPA, NIMASA and NSC discuss way forward for Nigerian maritime sector-Photo

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