African maritime administrators to fight poor shipping

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other maritime administrations in the West and Central Africa sub-region will converge in Ghana this week to discuss how to eliminate substandard shipping through Port State Control (PSC) inspection procedures. It was learnt that the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon Rotimi Amaechi and the Director- General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, would join other ministers and chief executive officers of maritime administrations of member states to review and assess the implementation level of actions identified at the previous ministerial conferences. Presently, some…

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From Tompolo to foreign firm:

With Nigeria’s loss of her bed for a seat on the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO’s) Governing Council for the third consecutive time, PAUL OGBUOKIRI reports that safety of navigation on the Nigerian waterways and the Gulf of Guinea is central to the country’s economic cum military superiority over the rest of the West and Central Africa countries     Days after the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), in its third quarter 2017 report, disclosed that though the world recorded a slight decline in pirate attacks and sea robberies, Nigeria remained the…

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