Category: Maritime

NISA to take on NIMASA over CVFF, NSDP

The Nigeria Shipowners’ Association (NISA) has expressed readiness to engage the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) over the Cabotage Vessel Financing Funds (CVFF) and the National Seafarers’ Development Programme (NSDP). This was disclosed by the Acting President of the Association, MR Aminu Umar in an exclusive chat with SHIPS & PORTS DAILY in…

2015 polls: Nigeria closes sea, land borders

The Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has directed that all sea and land borders be closed ahead of the March 28 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The directive, which was made available in a statement by the ministry yesterday, stated the borders should be closed from 12 midnight of Wednesday 25 of March till…

The Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) received accolades from the President and Commander in Chief, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR) on Sunday in Lagos at a reception hosted in their honour by the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum. Mr. President, while acknowledging the vision of the Management…

The financial arrangements for the Lekki Deep Seaport will be concluded in September, the promoter of the project, the Tolaram Group, has said. The Chairman of the group, Mr. Mohan Vaswani, said this in Lagos while receiving a delegation from the Nigerian Ports Authority, led by its Managing Director, Mr. Habib Abdullahi, on Friday. The…