NIMASA

Military destroys illegal refineries, recovers stolen crude

The Defence Headquarters says military has intensified its aggressive fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, bunkering, economic saboteurs and…

1 week ago

Maritime Agencies synergise for safety of waterways, improved transportation

The Maritime agencies in the country on Thursday resolved to ensure security and safety on waterways for improved water transportation…

1 week ago

Maritime Security: NIMASA, Air Force set to deploy assets for Deep Blue Project

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says air assets acquired under the Deep Blue Project, also called…

1 week ago

NAF pledges to strengthen ties with NIMASA to protect nation’s maritime domain

RelationshipThe Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to continue strengthening its relationship with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and…

1 week ago

COVID-19: Nigeria secures sea time for additional 400 cadets

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) had secured more sea time berths for 400 cadets in spite of…

2 weeks ago

NIMASA key in stopping country’s oil dependence — Gov. Diri

The Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Duoye Diri, on Monday said that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) was…

3 weeks ago

Crude affreightment: NIMASA revives move to change terms of trade

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says it has revived efforts to change the Terms of Trade for…

3 weeks ago

Nigeria, Korea pledge to deepen cooperation in shipping

Dr Bashir Jamoh, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Thursday said that Nigeria and South Korea…

3 weeks ago

NIMASA governing board approves promotion of 9 Directors, 586 others

The governing board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the promotion of 595 staff members,…

1 month ago

It’s not easy to relocate Tank farms, says Olu of Warri

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, on Wednesday said it would be difficult to relocate Tank farms from their present…

1 month ago

NIMASA assures dockworkers of improved welfare

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has assured stakeholders of its commitment to  protection of rights and welfare of…

1 month ago

Congestion: Maritime agencies working toward 24-hour port services — Jamoh

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, says maritime agencies are looking at the…

2 months ago

No going back on December deadline for single-hull tanker phase-out — NIMASA DG

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Friday  said that the country remained steadfast in its decision to stop…

2 months ago

MWUN seeks compliance with govt. directives on stevedores, dockworkers

Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), on Monday has called on dock labour employers and private operators to comply with…

2 months ago

Shipping Institute urges FG to re-engage Global West in fight against piracy

The President, Nigerian Institute of Shipping (NIS), Capt. Tony Onoharigho, on Sunday, urged the Federal Government to re-engage the services…

2 months ago

NIMASA poise to safeguard dockworkers’ welfare, rights

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has declared a renewed commitment to enhancing welfare and interest of stevedores…

2 months ago

Maritime agency, Customs collaborates on importation, waterways insecurity

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have agreed to collaborate to tackle issues…

2 months ago

NIMASA promises tougher action against untrained, uncertified boat skippers

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says it will go tougher with untrained and uncertified boat skippers, who…

2 months ago

NIMASA directs registered Stevedoring companies to start operation

The management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has directed all duly registered stevedoring companies with operational…

2 months ago

Stakeholders, psychologist say criminalisation of seafarers has psychological implications

SeafarersMr Chidi Ilogu, President, Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA), says criminalisation of seafarers when there are issues in a vessel…

3 months ago

Maritime agency heads synergise to improve efficiency

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman, on Tuesday said improved synergy between heads of maritime agencies…

3 months ago

COVID-19: NIMASA issues advisory on vessels from high risk countries

The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has notified stakeholders about 13 vessels from five countries…

3 months ago

NIMASA DG says better remuneration coming for seafarers

The Director-General of  Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, said on Friday that there were plans to…

3 months ago

Seafarers Day: Union kicks against disparity in wages

Nigeria Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senor Staff Association has urged Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to…

3 months ago

Maritime: Deep Blue Project to secure anchorage areas – FG

The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to make the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, also called the Deep…

3 months ago

NIMASA begins trial of suspected pirates under new law

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says the prosecution of suspected pirates under the Suppression of Piracy and…

3 months ago

Marine engineer tasks NIMASA on discrimination against Nigerian seafarers’ certificate

A Marine Engineer, Daniel Ikueyemi, on Saturday urged the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to address the issue…

3 months ago

Court okays seizure N120m, $228, 424, property linked to ex-Air Force Chief, wife

Justic Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s request…

4 months ago

Mixed reactions greet NOSDRA’s plan to extend mandate to downstream

Some environmentalists in Niger Delta on Thursday expressed mixed reactions on the announcement by National Oil Spills Detection and Response…

4 months ago

International body commends Nigeria on fight against piracy

The International Maritime Organisation has lauded the recent strides made by Nigeria in the enforcement of the Anti-piracy laws in…

4 months ago

Nigeria hands over suspected vessel, crew to Ghana for investigation

The Nigerian Government has handed over a fishing vessel, `Marine 707’, suspected to be carrying out illegal activities in the Gulf of…

4 months ago

LASWA to improve response time to emergencies — GM

Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says its Emergency and Rescue Unit has been mapped out into three divisions to ensure…

4 months ago

COVID-19: NIMASA exempts dockworkers, seafarers from travel restrictions

Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has designated seafarers and dockworkers as essential workers, who should…

4 months ago

Relocate dry dock to N’Delta, UNDEDSS, PANDEF urge FG

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and the United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy (UNDEDSS) have urged the Federal Government…

4 months ago

Minister charges NIMASA board to complete deep blue sea project

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has charged the newly inaugurated board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety…

4 months ago

Ondo offshore fire: NIMASA dispatches team for investigation, cautions mariners to avoid area

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has sent an investigative team to unravel the circumstances surrounding a recent fire…

4 months ago

FEC approves N2.9bn for procurement fire service equipment for Odukpani Oil and Gas Park

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N2.9billion for the provision of water…

4 months ago

Nigeria to prosecute pirates under new Anti-piracy Law — NIMASA

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday said the agency would begin to prosecute pirates under the…

4 months ago

Ex NIMASA DG, Peterside, mourns with Wike over aide’s demise

Dr Dakuku Perterside, former Director General of the Nigeria Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has described the death of Simeon…

4 months ago

Nigerian troops eliminate 343 terrorists, 153 bandits in 47 days –DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, says Nigerian Armed Forces has neutralised over 343 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in the Northeast theatre of operations between…

5 months ago

COVID-19 pandemic challenging to shipping industry – expert

Mr Temisan Omatseye,  former President, African Shipowners Association (ASA), on Tuesday, said that COVID-19 pandemic had brought enormous challenges to…

5 months ago

COVID-19: UPTH opens centre for isolation, treatment

The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) has opened an 18-bed capacity isolation centre for testing and treatment of…

5 months ago

COVID-19COVID-19: UPTH opens 18-bed isolation, treatment centre in Port Harcourt: FG opens 18-bed isolation, treatment centre in Port Harcourt

The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) has opened an 18-bed capacity isolation centre for testing and treatment of…

5 months ago

NIMASA investigates cause of dead fishes along Niger Delta coastline, cautions public

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has begun a scientific inquiry to identify the cause of the recent…

5 months ago

Maritime security: NIMASA, Navy to improve information sharing

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigeria Navy have made arrangements to improve information sharing through their…

5 months ago

COVID-19: NIMASA extends certificate validity for seafarers

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has extended the validity of statutory and trading certificates for all Nigerian…

5 months ago

COVID-19: SGF seeks cooperation of all sector

Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on…

6 months ago

FG needs cooperation from all sectors to contain Coronavirus-SGF

 Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) has called for cooperation from all sectors to contain…

6 months ago