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NIMASA hints of imminent plunge in freight rates

FOLLOWING the commissioning of the maritime security surveillance portal by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr Gambo Ahmed, Executive Director in charge of Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services at the agency, has said that freight rate for Nigeria bound cargoes are expected to take a plunge anytime soon.

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NSDP sea time training: NIMASA signs MoU, makes payment

AFTER months of refusal to approve payment to enable cadets of the National Seafarers Development Programme, NSDP, to embark on their sea time training by the immediate past minister of transportation, Vanguard Maritime Report has it on good authority that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has made payment to some of the foreign institutions involved.

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Dakuku Peterside breathes fresh air into NIMASA

A LITTLE over three years ago when Dr Dakuku Adol Peterside was appointed Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, there was a sharp division of what his coming portends. While some believed that he would make a difference, significant and far-reaching, there were also those who expressed some level of reservation and indeed pessimism, based on the consideration that not being an industry person would clearly limit his ability to achieve the desired growth index.

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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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