Friday, 22 June 2018

#NIMASA comes to the aid of internally displaced persons in #Benue

Monday, 22 January 2018

NIMASA, NIGERIAN GAS ASSOCIATION ADVOCATE GREEN ENVIRONMENT



                       

The President, Nigerian Gas Association, Mr. Dada Thomas, presenting some literature to the DG,NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, when members of the Association paid a courtesy visit to the Agency in Lagos.

In continuation of its drive to ensure cleaner oceans and safer environment in the Nigerian maritime space, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has expressed commitment to the green environment initiative, which is a global strategy to ensure that our environments are free from all forms of pollution.

The Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who disclosed this when he played host to members of the Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) led by its President, Mr. Dada Thomas stated that the Agency is changing the narrative by strictly adhering to the NIMASA’s enabling legislations, which is primarily to ensure safety standards and compliance in line with global best practices.
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Tuesday, 9 January 2018

AMAECHI, OBASEKI COMMEND NIMASA DG’s LEADERSHIP STYLE: “He Has Reduced NIMASA Operating Cost By 50%”


                                        

The Minister of Transport, Chibuike Amaechi (middle), Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside (left) and former House of Reps member, Hon Asita O. Asita during Peterside's 47th birthday celebration at the weekend.

The Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honorable Rotimi Amaechi has described the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside as an epitome of good governance and great character, evident in his leadership style.

The Minister stated this in Port Harcourt, River State at the weekend during an event, which was put together by friends and associates of Dr. Peterside to mark his birthday.
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MARITIME SAFETY: NIMASA SET TO ACQUIRE MORE FAST INTERVENTION VESSELS: - TOTAL SPECTRUM MARITIME STRATEGY WILL TACKLE CRIME – DAKUKU


                     

In line with the recent approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA is set to acquire strategic maritime safety and security assets, which are also in line with the total spectrum of maritime security strategy.

The Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside who made this known in Lagos recently, also announced the establishment of a command and control center as part of the strategic initiative.

“The four components of the initiative are situational awareness, response capability, law enforcement and local partnerships, and regional cooperation which are the fulcrum upon which tackling maritime crime will be built on”.

Dr. Dakuku noted that the implementation of NIMASA’s total spectrum maritime strategy in collaboration with the Agency’s partners is a panacea to piracy and maritime crime within Nigerian territorial waters.
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Congrats to Miss. Oru Orubau Inetsol, the #NIMASA Employee of the Month for November 2017.


Congrats to Miss. Oru Orubau Inetsol, the #NIMASA Employee of the Month for November 2017.

NIMASA OFFERS AUTOMATIC EMPLOYMENT TO 20 CADETS WITH DISTINCTION …Commences first phase of sea time training ...Hails Amaechi's Commitment to Maritime Growth


                         

L-R: A maritime Stakeholder, Engineer Emmanuel Ilori, Director General, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Vice President, Arab Academy For Science, Technology And Maritime Transport, Dr. Alsnosy Balbaa, Executive Director, Maritime Labour & Cabotage Services, NIMASA, Mr. Gambo Ahmed, Executive Director, Finance & Administration, NIMASA, Mr. Bashir Jamoh, Executive Director, Operations, NIMASA Engr. Rotimi Fashakin and another maritime Stakeholder, Barrister Mike Igbokwe, SAN in a photograph with the newly graduated Nigeria Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) Cadets, during the flag off of phase 1 sea time training for the
Cadets, organized by NIMASA, in Lagos.


It was an emotional moment yesterday when the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside announced the decision of the Executive Management of the Agency to offer automatic employment to twenty (20) beneficiaries of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) Cadets that passed out with distinctions in their various fields of study.

The Director General who made this known during the flag-off ceremony of the first phase of the NIMASA fully sponsored sea time training for cadets expressed delight that hope beckons for the Nigeria maritime sector through this feat.

Speaking further, he acknowledged the fact that sea time berth is a global challenge, which the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) also admits, but Nigeria is leaving no stone unturned in changing the tide, hence the Agency’s determination to ensure that all the cadets in the NSDP scheme get the mandatory sea time training in batches.
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Sunday, 10 December 2017

NIMASA READY TO PARTNER DEFENCE ON RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT - DAKUKU

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L-R: Director General, Defence Research and Development Bureau, Air Vice Marshall (AVM) Jomo Osahor, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Executive Director, Operations, NIMASA, Engr. Rotimi Fashakin and Commodore Obenta in a photograph during a courtesy visit by the Bureau to NIMASA in Lagos

(Army, Navy, Air Force Working Towards Developing Military Wares - AVM Osahor)

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency is ready to partner with the Defence Research and Development Bureau for the growth of the Nigerian maritime sector adding that research is a catalyst to attain sustainable development.

Dr Peterside who stated this when the Director General of the Defence Research and Development Bureau, Air Vice Marshall (AVM) Jomo Osahor led his team on a courtesy visit to NIMASA in Lagos noted that what makes a great organization is the ability to initiate new processes based on detailed research, which will in turn guarantee sustainable growth with a positive multiplier effect on the nation.
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Thursday, 7 December 2017

NIMASA NSDP: UK UNIVERSITY GRADUATES 59 NIGERIAN CADETS …As four Bag First Class Honours, Dakuku Hails Capacity Growth


                                   

The Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Mr. Ahmed Gambo, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology of the Liverpool John Moore University, United Kingdom, Professor Ahmed Al-Shamma in a photograph with some of the NIMASA sponsored Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) cadets during their graduation ceremony from the Liverpool John Moore University, UK recently.

The Capacity Building initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) through the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) has again received another boost as 59 of the beneficiaries have graduated from the Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom.

This brings it to a total number of 1,343 graduates of the scheme since its inception from the various institutions in United Kingdom, Egypt, Romania and Philippines.

At the graduation ceremony which held in the United Kingdom recently, 4 of the students graduated with a 1st Class, while 36 of them had 2nd Class (Division 1) degrees and others graduated with various grades.
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Monday, 4 December 2017

NIMASA DG BAGS AWARD OF CREDENCE …As Youth Parliament pass vote of confidence on him


                                

Executive Director, Finance and Administration of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Bashir Jamoh (2nd Right) who represented the NIMASA Director General and Director, Special Duties (External Relations & Technical Cooperation) Hajia Lami Tumaka (middle) in a photograph with members of the Nigerian Youth Parliament during a special advocacy visit and presentation of certificate of credence by the members of the Parliament to the NIMASA DG in Lagos recently.


The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has bagged the award of credence just as the Nigerian Youth Parliament passed a vote of confidence on him.

This award was conferred on the DG during a special advocacy visit and presentation of certificate of credence by the members of the Parliament, led by the Majority Leader, Hon. Umar Etudaye at the Head office of the Agency in Lagos, recently.
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STAKEHOLDERS OPPOSE AMENDMENT TO NIMASA ACT SEEKING 1% CONTRIBUTION TO NAVY


                             

Stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry have opposed moves by the Nigerian Navy seeking amendment to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety (NIMASA) Act to contribute 1% of its revenue to the Nigerian Navy.

The move was condemned by industry players during a One-Day Public Hearing on “A bill for an Act to Amend the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Act, No. 17 2017 to increase the functions of the Agency; and for related matters (HB; 1131 & 1178), before the House of Representative Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration.
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IMO Council: Onyema, Amaechi Woo Foreign Diplomats For Nigeria's Election …Says NIMASA Has Put Nigeria High to Win Council Seat



                              

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside and the Syrian Head of Mission to Nigeria, Mohammed Abo Serriah at the Cocktail Dinner in honour of Foreign Missions organized by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Federal Ministry of Transportation at the weekend.

In a bid to ensure that Nigeria wins the re-election into one of the highest decision making body of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), an arm of the United Nation (UN) responsible for global maritime regulation, the Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geofrey Onyema has called on all Heads of Foreign Missions to support the country’s quest as it seeks election into the Category C of the IMO Council.
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LAWYERS KEY TO DEVELOPMENT OF MARITIME SECTOR- DAKUKU .... Tasks Legal Experts On Updates On Maritime Law



                              

The Director General of The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, flanked by the President of the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA), Mr L C Ilogu SAN (L) and a Maritime Stakeholder during the Annual General Meeting of Nigeria Maritime Law Association (NMLA) held at Uyo in Akwa Ibom state at the weekend.


The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has charged practitioners of law in the maritime sector on the need for regular updates on the knowledge of the sector, due to the dynamism of maritime law regulating the industry, which is key to its development.

Speaking at the dinner event of the Annual General Meeting of Nigeria Maritime Law Association (NMLA) held at Uyo in Akwa Ibom state at the weekend, Dr Peterside described maritime which is driven by international laws as a pillar of the economy and issues regarding the sector must be taken seriously.
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DAKUKU PETERSIDE URGES MORE WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN MARITIME …Says Collaboration Key to Maritime Development for Economic Growth


                           

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has called for more female participation in the Nigerian maritime industry, adding that their contribution is key to the development of the sector for the growth of the Nigerian economy.

Speaking at the 2017 Business Luncheon of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), with the theme “Road Infrastructure Development and Maintenance of Ports Artery Roads as Panacea for National Development” which held at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, the NIMASA Director General said that the growth of the sector should be all inclusive, stating that the Nigerian maritime industry is in dire need of all collaborations it can garner for economic benefit.
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