COVID-19: NIMASA bans international vessels without thermal screening facilities

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) , Dr. Bashir Jamoh has announced that following the current outbreak of COVID-19 and the need to mitigate the spread especially through shipping activities, , the Agency has developed Guidance to support all types of ships that operate in the Nigerian maritime domain and banned all vessels without thermal screening facilities from operating in Nigerian waters .

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Nigeria: Maritime stakeholders endorse new NIMASA management, set agenda

Maritime stakeholders have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a technocrat, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, as Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Voicing the endorsement at a recent reception in Lagos to honour the new Director-General, the industry stakeholders said with Jamoh leading the charge, the maritime sector was headed for radical improvement and a brighter future.

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Bashir Jamoh takes over as NIMASA DG, says Maritime can grow Nigeria’s economy

The newly appointed Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Yusuf Jamoh, resumed duty today as the 6th DG of the maritime regulatory Agency since the merger of National Maritime Authority with Joint Maritime Labour Industrial Council to form NIMASA. Jamoh took over from Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside whose four-year term ended March 10, 2020, following his appointment on March 10, 2016.

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Nigeria: National Assembly backs deep blue project for maritime security

 The Integrated Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, commonly called the Deep Blue Project, received rave reviews on Tuesday from members of the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration during an oversight visit to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and tour of some of its facilities under the project in Lagos.

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Major stakeholders in world shipping community express confident in Nigeria’s anti-piracy fight

Major stakeholders in the international shipping community have said they are confident of the measures and satisfied with the effectiveness of Nigeria’s efforts to contain piracy and armed robbery on the country’s maritime environment. They also expressed confidence in the abilities of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the maritime industry regulator and linchpin of the country’s antipiracy efforts, Dr. Dakuku Peterside.    

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