Gov Akeredolu, NPA boss, consultant optimistic on proposed Ondo deep sea port, can be achieved within six months

WorldStage Newsonline– From the report of the feasibility study of the proposed ‘Port of Ondo’ which showed that it is economically-viable, as it has the deepest natural draught with the longest coastline in the West African sub-region, with the capacity to harbour any ship in the world, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State is optimistic that the deep sea port project can be achieved in six months

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NIMASA boss reaffirms commitment to IDPs’ welfare, donates relief materials to flood victims in Rivers

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to the wellbeing of victims of disaster in the country. Director-General of NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside, stated this in Port Harcourt while presenting food items and other materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Rivers State.

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OTL 2019: Dakuku advocates dedicated cargo ports

As Africa continues to consider strategies for improving the efficiency of shipping in the continent, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has suggested the introduction of designated ports to handle particular cargoes. Dakuku made the call at the four-day Oil Trading and Logistics Expo (OTL 2019) held at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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Nigerian wins Global Maritime Essay Competition, as NIMASA DG, others meet to advance world maritime

A Nigerian, Iorliam Simon Tersoo, has won the Future Maritime Leaders essay competition organised by the Global Maritime Forum. Tersoo’s article titled, “Emerging Technologies: Autonomous Shipping and Seafarers’ Continuous Professional (Ir) Relevance,” was among top three essays selected from 140 shortlisted entries from 46 countries that participated in the annual competition.

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Abuja Declaration: Move to treat maritime crime proceeds like blood diamond

Delegates at the Global Maritime Security Conference (GMSC) rose Wednesday from the three days engagement from Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th October, at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, with a firm declaration to globally criminalise acts of insecurity and proceeds from illegal maritime activities from the zone as was with the case of the “Blood Diamonds”

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