NIMASA Ex-DG drags NNPC to court over waivers on vessels

The former director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr Temisan Omatseye, has instituted a court action against the Nigerian National...

NIMASA begins electronic verification of seafarers’ competency certificate

As part of measures to enhance professionalism and global acceptability of Nigerian seamen, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has commenced an...

2014: Individuals and organizations to watch in the maritime industry

With the advent of a new year, John Iwori, who has been monitoring trends and developments in the Nigerian maritime industry, writes that there...

Nigerian Ports record increase cargo throughput and vessel traffic

Nigerian ports have continued to record increased cargo throughput and vessel traffic, according to data collated by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and obtained...

FG grants energy firms N23bn waivers in 2013

The Federal Government granted a total of N23.493 billion as waivers and exemptions to energy firms and for energy-related activities in the year 2013. The...

Operators fault NPA, back Shippers Council as port regulator

Operators in the maritime industry have accused the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, of neglecting their interest, even as they expressed confidence...

Inconsistent policies make Nigerian ports unattractive — Expert

National President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, Prince Olayiwola Shittu, has said that Nigerian ports would have been the preferred...

FG approves oil bunkering operations in Nigerian waters

As part of efforts to make Nigeria the hub of oil and gas business, as well as marine activities, the federal government has approved...

CAMAC secures FPSO ARMADA PERDANA for up to seven years offshore Nigeria

CAMAC Energy has announced that a letter of intent ('LOI') has been signed regarding terms and conditions of a long-term agreement for the floating,...

‘NIMASA should learn from content development fund’

While shipping operators in the maritime sector are battling with high interest rate for loans collected from banks and failed promises for assistance in...

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