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Smugglers abandon N32m Cannabis

SUSPECTED smugglers recently abandoned cannabis estimated at N32.8 million at the bordering creek of Yekeme-Badagry, while escaping from men of the Western Marine Command, WMC, of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, who intercepted the banned substances and evacuated it to its operational headquarters at Coconut, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos.

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NIMASA deploying technology, partnership to protect marine environment

The current management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has since its inception prioritised the blending of technology and proactive partnership into the strategy for actualising the Agency’s mandate of regulating the maritime industry. And it has succeeded on that score, what with the various laudable cooperation agreements and technological initiatives the Agency has introduced. The marine environment management aspect of NIMASA’s mandate is one area this strategy has been quite evident.

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Non-disbursement of CVFF threatens shipping development, Group warns

A foremost maritime capacity building organization in Nigeria, Zoe Maritime Resources Limited, have advised the Federal government to exercise its political powers and quickly disburse the Cabotage Vessel Financial Fund, CVFF, that was created by the Coastal and Inland Shipping Cabotage Act (2003), to prevent it from posing a threat to shipping   in Nigeria.  

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