32 C
Lagos, South Africa and New York
Friday, June 5, 2020

NIMASA reiterates commitment to achieving 100% ISPS compliance

Lagos – The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has reiterated its commitment to ensuring 100 percent compliance to the International Ship and Port facility Security, ISPS, Code is achieved in all port facilities across the country. NIMASA Director General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, stated...

$100m Cabotage Vessels Finance Fund held under CBN’s TSA – NIMASA

The director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside disclosed that the Cabotage Vessels Finance Fund (CVFF) is held under the Treasury Single Account (TSA) of the Federal government, Naija247news has been told. Speaking at the weekend's cocktail parley for...

NIMASA Introduces new Cabotage compliance strategy, explores opportunities for Nigerians

In continuation of its quest to ensure full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003 for the benefits of Nigerians, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has introduced New NIMASA Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) towards the actualization of a successful coastal and inland...

Kano Dry Port to commence operation Jan 2018

The Chairman of Dala Inland Dry Port Nigeria Limited Kano, Alhaji Ahmed Rabi’u, has said that commercial activities are expected to commence in earnest at port by January next year. The chairman made the disclosure while fielding questions from journalists during a sensitisation workshop on...

Nigeria Customs Zone ‘A’ Ikeja reports N2.5b for Half year 2017

Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’ Ikeja, Lagos said it generated N2.5b between January to June 2017. The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ Comptroller Mohammed Uba, in a statement said having intensified its anti-smuggling operations it intercepted various contraband with duty paid value...

Senate raises alarm over 282 vessels missing from NPA’s custody in 6 years

The Senate has raised the alarm over the disappearance of over 282 vessels from the custody of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) within the last six years. Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Senator Hope Uzodinma, raised the alarm at an investigative public...

Kwara to establish Export Processing Zone

Kwara State Government has expressed its determination to establish an export processing zone in the state to encourage exportation of goods from the state and the neighboring states to enhance its internal generated revenue and boost economic activities. The state governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed who...

Maritime University to begin academic activities in October – NIMASA DG

by Yetunde Kolawole 02 July 2017, Naija247news, Lagos — After years of uncertainty, the Federal Government has given the management of the Maritime University of Nigeria Okerenkoko, Delta state the go-ahead to commence academic activities. While disclosing this in Port Harcourt yesterday at the celebration of...

20 ships discharging aviation fuel, other commodities in Lagos, says NPA

About 20 ships are discharging aviation fuel and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday. NPA also said that other ships were discharging buck wheat, general cargo, frozen fish, containers, bulk fertilizer, steel products,...

Nigerian Ports Authority warns against politicising deep seaports

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has warned that before establishing deep seaports, state governments must ensure there is correlation with boosting trade volume so that such facilities do not end up as white elephant projects. The Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, who stated this at...