Maritime

‘’We Are Committed To Reduction Of Human iInterface And Improved Turnaround Time of Vessels At The Nation’s Ports’’ – Jamoh

2 weeks ago

 By Stephen Ubanna The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has commenced total digital manifest management regime for all vessels calling at all Nigerian Ports. The Physical transactions concerning Sailing Certificates and cargo manifest processing are being phased out completely as stakeholders are encouraged to fully embrace the Agency’s initiative by visiting the NIMASA […]

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Bello-koko Breaks The Jinx, Appoints A professional, To Head NPA Corporate And Strategic Communications Department

4 weeks ago

By Stephen Ubanna For years, past and present Managing Directors of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, had turned the Authority Corporate and Strategic Department as an operational Department by appointing Staff with with Engineering background and Auditors to Head the Department.   Between 2010 and April, 2021, it has been from one Engineer, to another […]

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NIMASA Bows To Pressure, Reduces Stevedoring Companies Operating Charges And Dues

1 month ago

By Stephen Ubanna With barely one year after the Bashir Jamoh led Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA,  registered the Stevedoring Companies with operational areas allotted to them, in  line  with the Stevedoring Regulations , 2014, and urged the firms to commence operations, the maritime regulatory agency appeared to have bowed to pressure to […]

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‘‘Why Threat To Aquatic Life Is A threat To Investors’ Means Of Livelihood’’ – Jamoh

1 month ago

By Stephen Ubanna  Bashir Jamoh, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency,NIMASA, has solicited the support of Mahmood Abubakar, minister of Agriculture and Rural Development ‘’to curb illegal, unreported and unregulated, IUU, fishing activities in Nigerian waters’’. Jamoh made his feelings known at the recent signing of the Partnership agreement between the two parties […]

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Crime: IGP Intensifies Efforts To Ensure that the Force Marine Police Is Integrated Into The Deep Blue Project

1 month ago

 By Stephen Ubanna When Bashir Jamoh, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, and who is incidentally the President of Chartered Institute of the Transport Administration of Nigeria, CIOTA, visited Mohammed Adamau, a one –time Inspector General of Police, IGP, he had stressed the need  for enhanced Collaboration  amongst the maritime –related security […]

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Osinbajo Mandates CIOTA To Develop a Transport Roadmap for Nigeria

1 month ago

By Stephen Ubanna Th Bashir Jamoh, president, the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria, CIOTA, and who incidentally is the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, appears to have won the heart of President Muhammadu Buhari, a retired Army General.  This is because of the contribution of CIOATA, to […]

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maritime: Why NPA, Plans To Digitalise Its Operations By 2025

2 months ago

 By Stephen Ubanna  Mohammed Bello-Koko, acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has a big task at hand: To digitalise the Authority Operations by 2025. As a prelude to ensuring that the agency’s operations become digitalised by 2025, the NPA, Managing had said that ‘’deliberate measures and investments are being undertaken to create […]

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NIMASA :Jamoh keeps To his Promise Of Capacity Building To Develop A World Class Maritime

2 months ago

By Stephen Ubanna When Bashir Jamoh, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, had promised  a year ago to  embark on capacity building   as part of efforts to build  a world-class maritime sector the for the country. However, not many people took him serious. This is because past Chief Executive Officers, CEO, of […]

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The Inside Story Of The Danish Frigate Operations In The GoG Region, As Jamoh, Meets with The Country’s Ambassador

2 months ago

By Stephen Ubanna  Those who think that Piracy and sea robbery activities  have returned into the Nigerian maritime domain and  the Gulf of Guinea, GoG, because of the recent killings of  four Pirates and subsequent capturing of four others, by the Danish frigate , Esbern Snare on Patrol, may have to do a rethink . […]

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Maritime Security: More troubles For Pirates, As NIMASA And The Korea Coast Guard Sign MoU, Of Cooperation

2 months ago

By Stephen Ubanna  Barely   two months after Kang Haengu, Consul General of the Asia country of Korea Embassy in Nigeria and Daniel Bertrand, the Ambassador designate of Belgium to Nigeria promised to support,  Nigeria’s efforts to improve the  security and safety  in the country’s maritime domain and the Gulf Of Guinea, Korea Consul General had […]

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