EU Warned over Export of Toxic Vessels to Developing Countries
Environmental organizations are warning that the European Union’s legislation allowing the export of toxic ships to developing countries violates the union members’ obligations under the Basel Convention and is in contradiction with the Green Deal. The Basel Convention is an international treaty designed to reduce the movements of hazardous... Read more
Efficient Public Service  Key to Nigeria’s Economic Prosperity- NIMASA DG
…as Agency  Lends Support to Kaduna Marathon Director of Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Mr. Dasuki Ibrahim Arabi (right), making a presentation to Director, Reform Coordination and Strategic Management (RC&SM), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Muhammad Kabir Murnai, during a courtesy visit by NIMASA to... Read more
NIMASA, Air Force Set to Deploy Assets to Combat Insecurity on Nigerian Waters
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar making a presentation to the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Bashir Jamoh during a working visit by the NIMASA DG to the Nigerian Air Force headquarters in Abuja recently.     Air assets acquired... Read more
Reorganization: Thousands of Maersk Staff to Lose Jobs
Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean& Logistics at Maersk     Over 26,000 people are expected to be affected by Maersk’s internal reshuffling, a company spokesperson confirmed to Offshore Energy-Green Marine. “Some will experience big changes, others small. Some are moving to new jobs, and a smaller number will, unfortunately,... Read more
NSDP: NIMASA Approves More Cadets for Sea time, Extends Training  for 550
NIMASA DG,Dr Bashir Jamoh       The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has made arrangements to secured more sea time spaces   for cadets trained under the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), despite that it has done so for 550 cadets in various countries of the world... Read more
ITF Warns of Rise in Number of  Seafarers Abandonment on Ships
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has warned of a growing number of crew members abandoned on ships in the Arab world without pay, food, or water. The distressed seafarers are receiving assistance from the ITF Arab World and Iran Network to survive and get home, the global union... Read more
FG Needs to Consult Stakeholders on $3.1bn  Customs Automation Concession – Shittu
By Shola Fadeyi Prince Olayiwola Shittu, Ex- President , ANLCA   The Federal Government will need to carry along stakeholders in the maritime sector, particularly the customs  agents   in its implementation, of the proposed concession of  the  Nigerian Customs Service(NCS)automation project ,  to enable it have access to information... Read more
Hassan Bello Backs NSC Staff Cooperative Leadership over Growing of Funds by 802%
By Shola Fadeyi &Deinde Adefarakan Comrade Hassan Bello, ES/CEO, Nigerian Shippers’ Council   The Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer (CEO)  of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council(NSC) , Comrade  Hassan Bello has lauded the impressive financial performance matrix of the current leadership of the NSC Staff Multipurpose  Cooperative Society Limited, led by... Read more
Japanese Coast Guard Cancels Search for Missing Livestock Carrier
The Japanese Coast Guard has decided to suspend the extensive search for the crew of livestock carrier Gulf Livestock 1, which is believed to have sunk in the East China Sea last week. “Japanese Coast Guard has decided to transition from full-time search operations for the crew of the... Read more
Shippers’ Council In Fresh Victory, as CMA CGM Drops Peak Season Surcharge
Hassan Bello, ES/CEO, Shippers’ Council     Following   pressure from the Nigerian Shippers’ Council(NSC), backed by the Union of African Shippers’ Council(UASC),the French  Container  Transportation  and  Shipping  Company , CMA  CGM has followed  in  the footsteps of  the Mediterranean Shipping  Company(MSC),in announcing the suspension of the application of the... Read more