Blue economy sustainability: Nigeria to partner other African countries – Amaechi

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed its readiness to cooperate with sister countries and development bodies to advance Africa’s prosperity through the safe and sustainable use of the continent’s vast sea and ocean resources. The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, made this known in his speech at the first Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, which ended in Nairobi on Wednesday.

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Nigeria: Reps promises speedy passage of Anti-Piracy Bill, wants NIMASA to put modular floating dockyard into operation

WorldStage Newsonline– The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has assured that the National Assembly was working on the speedy passage of the Anti-Piracy bill proposed by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), noting that it will help to nib illegalities on the country’s waterways in the bud

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NIMASA to equip Maritime Academy of Nigeria to global standards

The Rector of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Commodore Duja Effedua has announced that the Academy is partnering the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to ensure that the training facilities in Oron are in line with internationally acceptable specifications to attain compliance with the International Convention on Standards of Training and Watch-keeping for Seafarers (STCW 1978) and as amended in 2010.

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NIMASA boss acknowledges how Chinese policy will affect port calls and hub decisions in Africa, Middle East

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also known as the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road, will be a game changer for global transport and substantially affect the pattern of global commerce. Dakuku stated this in Dubai during the Dubai Maritime Summit 2018, which was part of the events at the five-day UAE Maritime Week 2018 that ended on November 1.

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