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Impacts Of NIMASA DG, Dakuku On Nigeria, Maritime Industry

Despite that Dr Dakuku Peterside became the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) just over a year ago, he has nevertheless enunciated measures that have repositioned the organisation and made it to have a more positive impact on the maritime sector and the economy, says Shola Fadeyi in this write-…

University don fingers Togo on invasion of water hyacinth in Nigeria water

A University Don and a one time Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Babajide Alo, has stated that invasion of water hyacinth witnessed in Nigeria is due to the releasing of waste into the sea by a fertiliser industry based in Lome, Togo. According to a statement signed on Tuesday by the…

Not all indigenous shipowners meet criteria for CVFF – NIMASA DG

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has said that not all indigenous shipowners meet the criteria for the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF). He said that the fund would only be disbursed to people that would put it into use for which it is intended. The…

NIMASA DG laments piracy in Gulf of Guinea, seeks regional framework to defeat scourge

Nigeria has expressed its support for any regional initiative geared towards eliminating the scourge of piracy and maritime crimes especially in the Gulf of Guinea. This was disclosed by the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside at the on-going International Maritime Organisation (IMO)/Maritime Organisation for West and…

Amaechi seals fate of Maritime University, seeks IMO’s support to upgrade MAN, Oron

There are strong indications that the collaboration sought from International Maritime Organisation (IMO) by the minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the upgrade of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron into degree awarding institution may have sealed the fate of Maritime University of Nigeria, Okerenkoko, TRANSPORT & MARITIME ONLINE has learnt. The Minister of Transportation…