NIMASA boss tasks officers on safety rules compliance

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has charged enforcement officers in the agency to comply with safety rules to curb marine accidents and other hazards associated with marine operations in the nation’s waterways. Peterside gave the charge at the opening of the Annual Maritime Administration and […]

Dakuku re-elected AAMA chair

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has been re-elected the Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA) for another term. Dakuku, who is the incumbent Chairman of the Association, was unanimously elected to continue to lead the body by the member states present at the […]

NIMASA assures cadets of sea-time training

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has assured of the Agency’s commitment to ensuring that all beneficiaries of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) conclude their programme by getting the mandatory sea-time training. The DG, who stated this when he addressed a group of NSDP beneficiaries […]

Sallah: Dakuku preaches love, seeks better days for Nigerians

Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged Nigerians to love one and live in peace as they celebrate Sallah. He also said the period of Sallah celebration is not only for merriment but a time to reflect on happenings in the country. According to a statement signed […]

NIMASA dockyard will reduce Nigeria’s capital flight rate – Peterside

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that that the completion of its floating dockyard project would mitigate the challenge of capital flight and make indigenous ship owners more competitive in the global shipping business. The Director General of the agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, who made the projection during an interactive session […]

We are committed to repositioning NIMASA – Dakuku

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has stressed that the Board and the entire management of the Agency are committed to ensuring that the Agency responds to its core mandate of advancing Nigeria’s global maritime goals. Dr Peterside, who stated this at a media chat in Port […]

NIMASA parleys CBN on special interest rate for maritime investors

  The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, on Monday said that the agency had opened discussions with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) seeking a special interest rate for maritime assets acquisition in the country. He said that this monetary measure would support the current efforts of […]

Peterside tasks govts on investments in intermodal connectivity

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called on African governments and others involved in the global maritime business to prioritise investments in key technologies, including intermodal connectivity systems, to boost their ports’ operational efficiency. The NIMASA boss gave the charge in his speech at the […]

NIMASA suspends waiver issuance to foreign seafarers

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has suspended the issuance of waivers to foreign seafarers manning vessels with the introduction of a New Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS). The Director-General of the agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, made this disclosure on Tuesday in Warri, Delta State, at an event with the theme ‘Seafarers’ Wellbeing’ with […]

NIMASA boss harps on manpower investment for safe shipping operations

  The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has harped on the importance of human factors to successful and safe shipping operations globally. Dakuku made this disclosure on Monday while addressing participants at the Business AFRICA meeting at the ongoing 107th session of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) […]