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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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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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Wike’s latest offer on criminals, another smokescreen to cover failure- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The latest broadcast by Rivers State Governor, Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, CON, GSSRS in which he named and placed cash ransom on certain 32 verified notorious cultists, kidnappers, terrorists and murderers in 12 local government areas is a mere smokescreen to cover the failure of his regime to protect the people he swore to an oath to protect, a ...

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Dakuku Peterside hails Security Agencies for Killing Rivers notorious criminal

  .Charges Wike to show political will (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has expressed gratitude to Nigerian security agencies, particularly the army and State Security Service (SSS) for working together to kill a notorious criminal, Igwedibia Johnson aka Don Waney, who for long terrorized the people of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local ...

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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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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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Value-driven Riverians beloveth Dr. Dakuku Peterside of NIMASA clocks 47 years prudently

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): (A person that is loved by many people is always seen as a faultless personality) Yoruba language (Eni aye n fe ki I ni abuku kankan ni ara), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. (Bibi ire ko se fi owo ra) English language (To be a well-behaved person cannot be bought with money). (If you compare one child with another, you ...

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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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NIMASA Maritime Essay Competition: Medical student emerge winner

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Miss Elizabeth Ezekiel, a second year Medical student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State has emerged the winner of the Essay Competition organised by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to commemorate the 2017 World Maritime Day Celebration, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Miss Ezekiel’s essay was adjudged the best out of 180 entries by ...

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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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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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Peterside emphasises early detection as panacea to cancer scourge

    .NIMASA Takes Awareness Campaign To Host Communities (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged Nigerians especially women to ensure frequent Breast Cancer screening stressing that early detection will make a lot of difference in tackling the scourge, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside made this known recently when he ...

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Maritime labour: NIMASA commended on sustained Industrial peace, as MWUN rules out picketing

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju has commended the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) led by Dr. Dakuku Peterside, for creating the platform for sustained Industrial peace in the entire maritime sector as enjoyed by both employers and employees therein, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement ...

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Search and Rescue: NIMASA moves to further strengthen enforcement of regulations

    .IMO commends Agency’s Regional Search and Rescue Coordination operations (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated the Agency’s commitment towards the enforcement of strict safety regulations at sea, in order to ensure the protection of Marine Environment and Safety of assets, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Search and rescue (SAR): ...

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NIMASA appeals NLNG tax holiday judgment

  .Wants court to stop NLNG from enforcing judgment (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court Lagos in the matter between Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), Attorney General of the Federation, Global West Vessels Specialists Ltd and NIMASA, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Agency filed the appeal with an ...

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NIMASA Institutes Essay Competition to Commemorate World Maritime Day

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of activities marking the 2017 World Maritime Day Celebration, the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the institution of an essay competition to commemorate the event, TRADE NEWSWIRE repoports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Isichei Osamgbi,the essay competition titled “Connecting ...

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NIMASA-Stakeholders’ Communiqué for investment-friendly regulatory activities to achieve blue economy

  NIMASA shall create enabling environment for shipping investment Facilitate disbursement of Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) NIMASA to provide sea time berths for NSDP cadets NIMASA to pursue Maritime Administration (MARAD) mandates To battle against piracy and other criminal activities in Nigerian waters To create regime of concessions and policy initiatives for stakeholders’ benefit To launch Zero tolerance programme ...

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Maritime dev: NIMASA DG Dakuku Peterside storms AAMA 2017 Executive meeting in Egypt with Hajia Lami Tumaka, others

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stormed the AAMA 2017 Executive Meeting holding in Alexandria Egypt, along with a World-renowned First-rate Strategic Communications Professional and Director of Special Duties in the Office of the DG NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, among others to discuss the way forward for the ...

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Africa is next maritime investment haven- NIMASA DG

  .Charges African countries to develop maritime infrastructure (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that with the potentials of the African maritime sector, competitive operating environment, proper regulation, incentives and infrastructural development; Africa would be the next maritime investment haven, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained ...

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The Agents of Change: ‘How Peterside, TEAM NIMASA ‘strategically’ increased revenue by 400% within a year in office’

-Amaechi keeps NIMASA DG on his toes always, just as gold wouldn’t have been a premium metal without going through fire   The astronomic 400% increase in the revenue generated by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) into the Federal Government purse in 2016 compared to the amount generated in 2015 has become a song on the lips ...

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Policing: An integral part of maritime security- NIMASA DG

  .Assures Nigerian Police Force of continuous collaboration   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that effective policing is an essential component of the Maritime security, with a multiplier effect on the development and growth of the Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by ...

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FG praises NIMASA for outstanding performance on revenue generation

.Finance Minister, AGF Acknowledges Agency’s Increased Contribution to CRF (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Federal Government through the Ministry of Finance and the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation has commended the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its revenue performance in the past one year, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head ...

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Cabotage: NISA commends NIMASA NCCS initiative

  .Dakuku extols ship owners’ role in maritime sector (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The recent moves by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to ensure full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003 through the New Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) has continued to receive commendation from Stakeholders, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This is coming on the heels of the visit to the ...

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Disclaimer on fake employment exercise in NIMASA- Advertorial

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The attention of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been drawn to the misinformation making the round in media, particularly online platforms, that there is an ongoing recruitment exercise in the Agency. It is imperative to state, in the interest of the unsuspecting public, that the Agency has not launched a recruitment campaign of any kind ...

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Cabotage implementation: NIMASA Introduces new compliance strategy

.Seeks more opportunities for Nigerians   (TRADE NEWSWIRE):In continuation of its quest to ensure full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003 for the benefits of Nigerians, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has introduced New NIMASA Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) towards the actualization of a successful coastal and inland trade regime,TRADE NEWSWIRE, reports. Speaking with newsmen recently, Dr. ...

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AAMA Chairman Dakuku Peterside storms IMO conference, meets African Representatives

  .Pledges better share of global maritime trade for Africa (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman of Association of African Maritime Administration ( AAMA), Dr Dakuku Peterside  has charged African stakeholders in the maritime sector to work together to ensure Africa takes its rightful place in the global maritime community, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Dakuku stated this in a meeting with representatives of ...

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Executive Order: NIMASA commences 24-hour turnaround time for issuing Debit notes

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In compliance with the Presidential directive on the resumption of 24 hour port operations in Lagos ports, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced a 24 hour turnaround time for analysing cargo manifests and issuing Debit Notes to Shipping Agents, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of ...

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Port efficiency: AAMA chair identifies infrastructure, Regulatory framework as antidotes to make African ports competitive

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman, Association of African Maritime Administrators, Dr Dakuku Peterside, has identified investment in world class infrastructure; strengthened Regulatory Frameworks: enhanced Institutional Cooperation; and implementation of one-stop portals like the national single window and adequate Investment in human capital as remedial factors that will make African ports efficient and competitive, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Perterside, who is the ...

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Admirality law: No maritime sector without legal framework- NIMASA DG

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that there can be no maritime sector without admiralty law considering its strategic importance in the governance of every aspect of shipping, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who stated this when the Executive members of the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA), ...

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Day of the Seafarer: Shipowners should engage Nigerian Seafarers to aid cabotage trade – Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of events commemorating Day of the Seafarer, a Strategic Management Professional and Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has tasked indigenous shipowners to employ Nigerian seafarers as against the practice of engaging foreign seafarers to facilitate cabotage trade, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who is also the Chairman of ...

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Knowledge transfer: NIMASA set to aid Ghana’s maritime capacity development

  .Peterside justifies essence of AAMA Chairmanship (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) in order to improve the latter’s maritime development capacity through knowledge transfer, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) and Director-General of ...

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Maritime development: NIMASA seeks IMO input in drafting of MTP to complement NTP

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In recognition of Nigeria’s need for Maritime Transport Policy (MTP)  to complement the existing National Transport Policy (NTP) the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) under the leadership of a Strategic Management Professional and Director-General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has moved to have the input of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in the draft ...

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A deserving honour: ‘Maritime Security Architecture & Infrastructure’ scheme influences TELL Award -NIMASA DG

  Peterside dedicates award to Board and Management staff of NIMASA NIMASA operational processes fully automated NIMASA operation now decentralised NIMASA ensures strict compliance with International Ships and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): ……..and the winner of TELL Award of Excellence for the 2016 Public Organization of the year 2016 is the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety ...

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Maritime safety: Much-awaited Egina FPSO‘ll arrive August to up ship inspection, classification – NIMASA DG

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has said that the multi-billion dollar Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) project, undergoing construction in South Korea will further aid NIMASA knowledge in ship inspection and classification upon arrival in August, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who made this known during a ...

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NIMASA bags ‘Public Organisation of the year 2016’ award

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has emerged the winner of the 2016 Public Organization of the year award organized by TELL Magazine Nigeria Limited, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. During a recent visit to the Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, to inform him of the award, the Chairman, Awards Committee of TELL Magazine, Mr. ...

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Market positioning: Nigerian maritime sector an investment haven for prospective strategic investors- Amaechi

  .Peterside backs Minister of Transport in marketing Nigeria globally (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon Rotimi Amaechi, is adopting ‘Market Positioning Strategies’ to market Nigerian maritime sector as a haven of investment to woo prospective strategic investors in the industry to Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Minister’s ‘Market Positioning statement’ to global maritime stakeholders at ‘Africa @ ...

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NSDP: NIMASA on course with seatime training programme- Peterside

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated the commitment of the Agency to ensuring that all beneficiaries of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) conclude their programme by getting sea time training, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who made this commitment while speaking at the second edition of the ...

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NIMASA DG, UNIPORT VC identify ‘Integrated Transport System’ as driver of economic development

  .Peterside appointed as Chairman, Governing Board of the Centre for Logistics and Transport (CELTRAS)   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, and the Vice Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Professor Ndowa Lale, have identified Integrated Transport System as a factor that will drive economic development in Nigeria, TRADE ...

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Ship wreck removal: ‘Cooperation of wreck-owners with NIMASA required for safe navigation’

  .NIMASA gets accolade for efforts in wreck removal, as DG pledges to further improve on performance (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Owners of ship wrecks has been urged to cooperate with the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to facilitate wrecks removal from the nation’s water for safe navigation and prevention of marine pollution, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The ...

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Maritime security: We have ‘symbiotically’ suppressed piracy in Nigerian waters, Gulf of Guinea- NIMASA DG

  .FG procures three helicopters, twelve fast intervention vessels for coastal surveillance (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and Chairman of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that that pirate’s nefarious operations in the Nigerian waters and by extension the Gulf of Guinea had been ...

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Port efficiency: NPA launches 4 tug boats to facilitate speedy port operations, safety

.NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman fulfills Agency’s pledge on implementation of 2017 budget in advance .NIMASA congratulates NPA for investing in infrastructure development (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has launched four new tug boats to facilitate speedy operations and enhance safety in Nigerian ports, which is expected to have a multiplier effect on the nation’s ease of doing business ...

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Shipowners back Peterside in reviving African maritime industry as Chairman of AAMA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) has given its support to Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) to lead African maritime sector revival, for the economic benefit of the continent, following his recent election as the Chairman, of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA), TRADE ...

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NIGERIA TO SHOWCASE MARITIME POTENTIALS IN NORWAY

…As Norwegian Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries Visits NIMASA. (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of measures to attract foreign investors to tap into opportunities that abound in the Nigerian maritime industry, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would be showcasing the potentials of the Nigerian Maritime Sector at the Norway Shipping week that would hold later this ...

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Peterside recounts achievements in one year as DG NIMASA, scores Agency high

  . Forthcoming 3rd AAMA Conference in Abuja to be best in history- Peterside .Optimistic about future of Nigerian maritime sector .’ NIMASA has hosted two Sub-Regional Technical Committee meetings to build regional network in responding to distress calls timely in the last one year’ .’NIMASA recorded less than 10 maritime accidents in the last one year compared to previous ...

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NIMASA, UK SCHOOL TARGET SEA TIME FOR 400 NIGERIANS

  .Cadets thank President Buhari, pray for him .Peterside applaud Nigerians performance in South Shields Marine School   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has again struck a new partnership with the South Shield Marine School at the South Tyneside College, South Shield, Newcastle in the United Kingdom, to provide sea time opportunities for about 400 ...

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NIMASA MARITIME CAPACITY PROGRAMME: 130 NIGERIAN YOUTHS GRADUATE IN EGYPT

· Get offer of sea time training (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), an initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has once again graduated 130 cadets from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate ...

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Visit to Oba of Lagos: Peterside solicits support of Traditional rulers for economic diversification

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside has solicited support of traditional rulers around the maritime domain of the country to assist the economic diversification drive of the President Muhammadu Buhari led Administration, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside made this call when he led members of the Management team of the Agency on ...

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LET’S PARTNER FOR PROGRESS – NIMASA URGES NIGERIANS

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged Nigerians to partner with the Agency to ensure a virile maritime industry as the activities of the Agency impact on the lives of all Nigerians, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This is given the fact that virtually every product used by Nigerians comes ...

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NIMASA, Customs partnership‘ll help Nigeria’s economic progress –Dakuku

  – As NIMASA seeks synergy with NCS (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that NIMASA and the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) are partners in progress in bringing the desired growth and development to the Nigerian maritime industry and by extension the Nigerian economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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Capacity development panacea to unemployment- NIMASA DG

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has averred that human capacity development initiative is a panacea to the growing unemployment rate in the economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The DG who said this at the 1st Annual Lecture of Swaaya Limited, Publishers of Freedom Online news with the theme: ...

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NIMASA making progress despite challenges-Peterside

  .NIMASA Board Tour Zones (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated that the present Management is on course in its bid to reform, reposition, restructure and reorganise the Agency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside made this assertion while briefing the Chairman of the NIMASA Governing Board, Gen. Jonathan India ...

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NIMASA partners TETFUND on maritime capacity growth

.Meets With Vice Chancellors Of Six Partner Universities (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced the process to establish partnership with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) to develop human capacity in the maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director General of the Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside stated this during a meeting with stakeholders and ...

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Media partnership with government strategic to diversification of Nigerian economy- Peterside

  .Maritime sector on the move to become sectoral cash cow of Nigeria- NIMASA DG (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Cordial working relationship between the Nigerian media especially those in the maritime sector in particular and the government has been described as strategic to diversifying the nation’s economy from monolithic oil revenue-based to non-oil sector, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and ...

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Good working conditions for workers key to development of maritime sector

  .Stakeholders sign NJIC agreement (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders in the industry of its commitment in ensuring that a friendly working environment is created in and around the port environment, that will facilitate maritime trade and investment to grow the nation’s economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This commitment was made by the ...

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Media essential for growth of economy-NIMASA DG

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has charged the media on fair and balance reportage of economic activities, noting that they play a vital role to the growth and development of the economy,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, ...

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Economic recovery: Peterside assures maritime stakeholders of improved services in 2017

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has noted that the Agency will re-dedicate itself to the execution of its core functions in the year 2017, TRADENEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka on ...

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NIMASA reopens earlier sealed jetties, port facilities for operations after partial compliance with ISPS Code

    (TRADE ENWSWIRE): Following their partial compliance and written commitments to remedy all identified deficiencies of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has reopened three jetties and port facilities recently closed, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional ...

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Time for thanksgiving: Riverians beloveth Dr. Dakuku Peterside of NIMASA clocks 46 graciously

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): It was on March 20, 2016 that a news broke with the headline: Peterside escapes death as unknown gunmen shoot orderly in Rivers State, in view of this, it was only the grace of God on Dr. Dakuku Peterside, that made it possible for him to turn 46 years on earth on 31st December, 2016, all in the ...

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World-renowned PR guru Hajia Lami Tumaka promoted to rank of Director in NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA),has promoted Hajia Lami Tumaka, a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications of the agency to the rank of a Director, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Yoruba elders say: – (Suru ati ifarada ni baba iwa) English meaning (Patience and endurance is the father of character) (Bi ori ba ...

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NIMASA shuts jetties, port facilities for non compliance with provisions of ISPS Code

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Pursuant to its mandate as the Designated Authority (DA) for the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code in Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has shut three jetties and port facilities for non-compliance with the provisions of the code, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The International Ship and Port Facility Security ...

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NIMASA moves to fully implement Stevedoring Regulations

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has disclosed that the Agency is set to enforce the full implementation of the NIMASA Stevedoring Regulation, 2014 in order to strengthen stevedoring operations in all Dock Labour operational areas in the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. . The DG made this disclosure at ...

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NIMASA partners NIMET on metrological data

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to constitute its partnership with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) on meteorological data with a view to ensuring safety of lives and sea, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, made this disclosure when the Director General of NIMET, Dr. Anthony Anuforom and ...

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Maritime security: NIMASA DG lauds USCG support for Implementation of ISPS Code in Nigeria

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has identified the support of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and cooperation of Nigeria stakeholders as reasons behind the success the Agency has achieved in the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In ...

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NIMASA backs Presidential Amnesty Programme for ex-agitators in Niger Delta Region

.Trust of the Amnesty Programme is rehabilitation and reintegration of ex-agitators The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has pledged support for the Presidential Amnesty Programme in ensuring proper rehabilitation and reintegration of the ex-agitators in the Niger Delta Region towards achieving a safe and secured maritime industry and the economy as a whole. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. ...

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Magnus Abe’s victory: Vox Populi, Vox Dei, says Peterside

  .The voice of the people of Rivers South East is the voice of God- Peterside .Peterside celebrates Magnus Abe’s victory (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Rivers State Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 general elections, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described the victory of Senator Magnus Abe, at the just concluded legislative Rerun elections, in his congratulatory ...

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‘Don’t see House of Reps’ oversight function on NIMASA as punitive but call for the best’

.Peterside pledges to make maritime sector Nigeria’s cash cow in recession .Reps tasks NIMASA on 90% budget implementation (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration, has said that the neck to neck oversight function on the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) should not be seen as a punitive measure against the agency ...

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Obong of Calabar Expresses Confidence in the Board of NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Obong of Calabar, His Royal Majesty, Edidem Ekpo Okon, commended the Federal Government for constituting the Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) saying that the calibre of personalities in the Board gives a lot of confidence and hope that the Nigerian maritime industry is set to experience renewed development, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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Management guru Dakuku Peterside to deliver 2016 UNN Distinguished Persons annual lecture

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, is to deliver this year’s University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) Distinguished Persons Annual Lecture of the Faculty of Management, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement from the University, according to a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, notes ...

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Board, Management Synergy required in NIMASA for dev of maritime sector- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has noted that to achieve the Agency’s vision of becoming the leading maritime administration in Africa advancing Nigeria’s global maritime goals, it is important that there is no disconnect between policy formulation and policy implementation, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by ...

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NIMASA’s Dikko Bala appointed IMSO Chairman

   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Mr. Dikko Bala, Alternate Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has been appointed the Chairman of the International Mobile Satellite Organisation (IMSO) for a period of two years, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The appointment was confirmed during the 24th session of IMSO in London recently. Mr. Bala, a Deputy Director with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and ...

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Maritime security: ECOWAS must eradicate piracy to grow economy – NIMASA DG

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has charged member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to eradicate the scourge of piracy in the sub region in order to grow the economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned ...

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NIMASA to deliver Africa’s fifth largest modular floating dockyard in 2017

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that the Agency is set to deliver what will be Africa’s fifth largest floating dockyard in 2017, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia ...

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Seaman Discharge book ready- DG NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): 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, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said this while ...

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Nigeria will judiciously utilise IOPC Fund for preservation of marine environment- Peterside

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Federal Government of is committed to judicious utilization and implementation of the 1992 International Civil Liability Convention and the 1992 International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Fund for preservation of the nation’s marine environment, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who ...

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NIMASA appoints Messrs Snecou as Revenue Consultant, to get 13% share of targeted $20m generated monthly

  .Messrs Snecou to collect 15% of newly discovered revenue streams .Messrs Snecou to recover NIMASA’s $5bn from debtors .Debt recovery/ revenue generation contract not awarded to Chairman of APC in Rivers State .Bureau of Public Procurement nods appointment of Messrs Snecou on debt recovery with ‘Certificate of No Objection’ given to NIMASA .Parastatals Tenders Board (PTB) of NIMASA approves ...

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NIMASA Reforms: DG assures stakeholders of better services

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders in Eastern Zonal Operations that the era of being tossed between the Zonal Office and the Head Office is over as the Agency has concluded plans to restructure its operations for optimal performance, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The new structure is expected to grant the Zonal Offices greater ...

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The Olu of Warri Expresses Confidence in Peterside

…Calls on NIMASA to Resuscitate Warri port (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli Emiko, has appealed to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) to facilitate the effective utilisation of the Warri Port and the Koko Port with a view to reviving the economic activities in these areas, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE ...

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Peterside’s on-site assessment of NIMASA Zonal offices ignites restructuring, facility upgradement

  .Orders structural integrity test on Western Zonal office building at Marine lane in Apapa with immediate effect .NIMASA to restructure personnel operations .Zonal offices to now handle operation works at NIMASA .NIMASA Headquarters to handle policy, administrative issues .Zonal offices heartbeat of NIMASA, just as the agency is to Nigerian maritime industry- Peterside (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The on-site assessment of ...

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Amaechi inaugurates NIMASA Board, charge members on accountability

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has charged members of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to enthrone accountability and formulate broad policies aimed at achieving the set objectives of the Agency,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Minister, according to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public ...

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Maritime security: NIMASA’s partnership with Nigerian Navy is a ‘Going Concern’- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described the partnership between the Agency and the Nigerian Navy as a Going Concern’ for the security of Nigerian water ways and the optimum exploration of the nation’s marine resources, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Going Concern: The going concern concept or going concern assumption ...

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Terminal, Jetty operators have no authority over assigned Stevedoring companies to their facilities- Peterside

  .‘Only NIMASA can statutorily carry out oversight functions on Stevedoring companies’ .Peterside starts consultation to resolve crisis between Terminal, Jetty operators and Stevedoring companies’ (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Terminal operators operating at various ports cum Jetty operators have no authority over Stevedoring companies assigned by the government to operate at their facilities, talk less of sacking them from operating therein, the ...

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Performance appraisal: Peterside begins half-year review of NIMASA’s strategic work plans

  Our dream is to make NIMASA foremost maritime regulatory Agency in Africa- Peterside  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has commenced the ‘Management Performance Review (MPR)’ of Strategic Work Plans of NIMASA for the purpose of progress monitoring and corrective interventions where necessary, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside had on ...

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Peterside condemns gruesome assassination of Ken Atsuwete in Rivers State

  Lives and properties of my Riverians must be protected- Peterside Dr. Dakuku Peterside has condemned in strong terms, the barbaric and gruesome assassination of Barrister Ken Atsuwete in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) who was reacting to the sad incidence noted that the killing of the ...

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‘Peterside professionally sailing Nigerian maritime ship amidst strong global economic tide’

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) can be described as the man who saw tomorrow. When he was appointed, without knowing what was coming, defined his mission in the regulatory agency in three powerful words: ‘reform, restructure and reposition’ NIMASA as the most efficient maritime administration in Africa. The ...

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Economic diversification:‘Peterside’s professionalism as NIMASA DG‘ll fast-track dev of maritime sector’

  .Hajia Lami Tumaka inducted as Matron of Women in ANCLA (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The professional prowess of Dr. Dakuku Peterside, as the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), will help to fast-track diversification of the Nigeria’s monolithic economy with respect to his reformatory works in the nation’s maritime sector, the Governor of the female wing of ...

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Cabotage Act: NIMASA moves to end abuse of waiver

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has commenced work to end the abuse of ‘Cabotage waiver’ by some shipping companies operating in the nation’s maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. He disclosed this when he received the leadership of the Nigeria Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association ...

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Abuja–Kaduna railway: FG’s quest to rail-connect major cities in Nigeria ‘ll spur socio-economic development- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The socio-economic development of Nigeria would no doubt be fast-tracked with the government’s bid to rail-connect major cities in the country crowned by the inauguration of the Abuja-Kaduna rail services, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. It should be noted that the recently inaugurated ...

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NIMASA committed to implement relevant IMO instruments- Peterside

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has reaffirmed the Agency’s commitment to implementing all the instruments of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to which Nigeria is a party, for the continuous development of the maritime industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside said, as the IMO Sub Committee Meeting came to an ...

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Nigeria strengthens partnership with IMO on maritime development

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed Nigeria’s continuous partnership with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for the sustainable development of the Nigerian maritime industry, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, Amaechi sought ...

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The exit of a patriot: NIMASA DG mourns former National Security Chief Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  If wishes were horses, beggars would ride: Dr. Dakuku Peterside, who is the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would have wished that the former boss of the National Security Organisation (NSO) Alhaji Umaru Ali Shinkafi, the Marafan Sokoto to spend more years on earth because of his value-laden knowledge on security matters ...

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Beware of fraudsters: NIMASA has not started any scholarship, recruitment programme- DG

.Security agencies kick-starts investigation to crackdown on culprit (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has not in anyway at the moment either directly or by proxy running any scholarship or recruitment  programme as fraudulently touted by an online media not TRADE NEWSWIRE, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director-General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said the fraudulent advertisement tagged ...

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Marketing: Nigeria remains African hub for maritime trade- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to market and attract maritime investments into the country, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described the country as the African hub for maritime trade, TRADE NEWSWIRWE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First rate Public Relations Professional and Head of ...

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Peterside solicits U.S.A to enlist NSDP cadets in Marine Navy, seeks knowledge, technology transfer

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has made a case for cadets of the Nigeria Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) to be trained by and recruited into the USA marine Navy in order to enhance their skills and competency professionally, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who equally sought for the United States ...

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We are now pragmatic in handling Nigerian maritime potentials- Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency is now handling the nation’s maritime potentials pragmatically and no longer rhetorically as previously handeled, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement obtained by a World-renowned First rate Public Relations Professional and Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, ...

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Maritime development: Peterside unfolds five strategic work plans of NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has unfolded five pillars that will form a strategic work plan of the agency for the development of Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. He unfolded the strategic work plan at an engagement with the maritime media corps on Wednesday in Lagos. He said, “NIMASA is ...

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We will reposition NIMASA technologically to meet-up with present day challenge- Peterside

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency would utilise technology to its fullest to reposition the agency to meet the present day challenge of the maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The DG said this when members of the Lagos Chapter of the Information Systems Audit ...

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Standard Operating Procedures, PSSP strategic to development of maritime sector-Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP) are digital management instruments that are strategic to the development of ports and the entire maritime sector in general, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, according to a statement obtained ...

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‘Nigeria has lost a legal icon from Niger Delta’! Peterside laments as he mourns Justice Niki Tobi

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): “Nigeria has lost a great son. For us in the Niger Delta, this is an irreparable loss because the great Justice Tobi served humanity diligently and selflessly, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. “We will always remember him for his invaluable interventions and wise counsel. Nigerians will also miss his wide knowledge of legal principles, both as a teacher and ...

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NIMASA ready to partner training institutions for development of local content in maritime sector-Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has expressed the agency’s readiness to partner training institutions to develop local content in the nation’s maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from a World-renowned First-rate Public Relations Professional and Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Hajia Lami ...

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