Tags: Maritime

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-…

NPA short staffed, will shutdown in five years, Workers raise alarm

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) branch of the Senior Staff Association of Communication, Transport and Corporation (SSACTAC)has raised alarm that the agency was short staff and may soon go into extinction if nothing is done in no distant time. This was disclosed by the President of the workers union, Benson Adegbeyeni recently. He said, “To…

At visits to minister, Maritime stakeholders say SON becomes most corrupt agency in maritime industry under Paul Angya

Critical Stakeholders in the maritime sector have described the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) as the most corrupt agency in the maritime sector. Speaking at a visit to the Minister of Trade and Investment,Okechukwu Enelamah, during the week, members of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), called on the minister to wedge anti…

NPA launches Maritime security infrastructure to Monitor movement of Vessels

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Friday launched a maritime security technology that tracks and records movement of vessels within the nation’s territorial waters. The security infrastructure monitors vessels within the nation’s ports in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar and Onne. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said the launching of the Command, Control, Communication and…

Maritime Command gets new AIG, as Police commission moves Katsina to NIPSS, Kuru

The Police Service Commission has approved the redeployment of Assistant Inspector-General of Police,Maritime command, Mohammed  Katsina to the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos. AIG Katsina will be replaced at the Maritime Desk by Paul Okafor, CP Benue State, the statement noted, adding that 16 CPS were retained their commands. The Police service…