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PIRACY: Participants At GMSC Seek Creation of Special Maritime Courts

PIRACY: Participants At GMSC Seek Creation of Special Maritime Courts

Delegates at the Global Maritime Security Conference (GMSC) yesterday issued a communiqué, calling on Gulf of Guinea (GoG) states to explore the possibility of designated maritime courts to handle cases of sea robbery, piracy and other…

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UN Express Worry Over Massive Importation of Tramadol, Cocaine Through GoG

UN Express Worry Over Massive Importation of Tramadol, Cocaine Through GoG

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC), has raised an alarm over the increasing importation of hard drugs including cocaine and Tramadol into Nigeria and other West Africa countries through the Gulf of…

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PMB Seeks Global Collaboration To Maximize Opportunities In Gulf of Guinea

PMB Seeks Global Collaboration To Maximize Opportunities In Gulf of Guinea

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday seeks global collaboration for Nigeria and other African countries in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) to maximise the opprtunuties  inherent in the region. The president in his keynote address at the…

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NIMASA To End Piracy, Maritime Crimes with ‘Abuja Declaration’

NIMASA To End Piracy, Maritime Crimes with ‘Abuja Declaration’

As the much talked about Global Maritime Security Conference (GMSC) organized by the Federal Ministry of Transportation kicks off in Abuja today, the Ngerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has confirmed that the “Abuja Declaration on Maritime…

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Maritime Security will Boost Nigeria’s Economy, Says Amaechi, Peterside

Maritime Security will Boost Nigeria’s Economy, Says Amaechi, Peterside

…As 10 Varsity Students Win NIMASA Educational Grants The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the new maritime security infrastructure being built by the Federal Government, the Deep Sea Project, would…

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No Meaningful Compliance with Cabotage Law, Dakuku Laments

No Meaningful Compliance with Cabotage Law, Dakuku Laments

The Director General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has lamented lack of compliance to the Cabotage Act in the last one and half decade of its existence. Peterside…

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PIRACY: 43 Global Navies to Attend NIMASA Security Conference in Abuja

PIRACY: 43 Global Navies to Attend NIMASA Security Conference in Abuja

…IMO, Int’l Oil Coys Pledge Support The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside has revealed that over 43 navies globally has pledged to attend the Global Maritime Security…

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IMO Commends Nigeria’s Effort in Addressing Piracy

IMO Commends Nigeria’s Effort in Addressing Piracy

…As NIMASA Takes Nigeria for Council Elections The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has commended the efforts of Federal Government of Nigeria in addressing the scourge of piracy in its waters, as well as the Gulf…

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OPEC Declares Support As 70 Countries Storm Nigeria for NIMASA’s   Maritime Security Conference

OPEC Declares Support As 70 Countries Storm Nigeria for NIMASA’s Maritime Security Conference

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has commended the Federal Government of Nigeria for accepting to host the upcoming Global Maritime Security Conference, saying the talks will go a long way in addressing security…

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NIMASA Waiver Cessation: Togolese, Ghanaians Dominate Nigerian Waters

NIMASA Waiver Cessation: Togolese, Ghanaians Dominate Nigerian Waters

Even though the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) had announced that it is working towards cessation of waivers on crewing of vessels in the next five years with its Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS),…

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