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NIMASA hints of imminent plunge in freight rates

Following the commissioning of the maritime security surveillance portal by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr Gambo Ahmed, Executive Director in charge of Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services at the agency, has said that freight rate for Nigeria bound cargoes are expected to take a plunge anytime soon.

NIMASA: Why NSDP sea-time training is delayed

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has said that the delay in sending cadets of its National Seafarers Development Programme, NSDP, to sea time training was not related to the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the foreign training institutions or payment to them.

NIMASA trains 59 seafaring cadets at UK university

The Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) has produced another 59 cadets, who graduated from the Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom.

NIMASA to enforce strick observance of safety regulations

The Director General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated the Agency’s commitment towards the enforcement of strict safety regulations at sea, in order to ensure the protection of Marine Environment and Safety of assets.

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