Maritime

Published on 22 Jun, 2017
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  Maritime educators from South Africa are taking part in an  International Maritime Organization (IMO)  training workshop to introduce the topic of energy-efficient ship operation into their teaching curriculums. The workshop, taking place in Durban (19-20 June) was developed under the Organization’s GloMEEP project and supports maritime training institutes to deliver the IMO Model Course 4.05 […]

Published on 15 Jun, 2017
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  After just weeks of stepping down as the Chairman of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Legal Committee in London, Dr. Kofi Mbiah, has gracefully bowed out as the Chief Executive of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority after 35 years of service to the Authority and to mother Ghana. Dr. Mbiah first announced his retirement when […]

Published on 13 Jun, 2017
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  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has stated that the Nigerian maritime sector is a haven of opportunities for the world maritime industry to tap into. The Minister who made this known while speaking at the “Africa@Nor” session of the recently concluded Nor-Shipping 2017 which held at Lillstrome, Norway, assured the audience that Nigeria […]

Published on 13 Jun, 2017
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  President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says she’s startled by shocking revelations coming out of an ongoing audit process of the Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) at the Ministry of Finance & Development Planning (MFDP). “Therefore, I have ordered the principal administrator of the program during the audit period, Commissioner of Maritime Affairs, James Kollie to […]

Published on 7 Jun, 2017
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  Africa needs to engage on equal terms with the rest of the world in the maritime industry, according to the director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (Nimasa), Dakuku Peterside. Speaking at the Nor-Shipping 2017 maritime conference in Lillestrøme, Norway recently, he noted that the continent needed to change the “terms […]

Published on 7 Jun, 2017

  Across the world, pirates are setting sail on the high seas again, costing shippers and insurers hundreds of millions of dollars, after declining since the 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama off Horn of Africa. Once contained by international policing efforts, piracy appears to be staging a comeback. According to a new report from […]

Published on 5 Jun, 2017
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  Charges foreign investors to tap into African Maritime industry for mutual benefits The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that Africa is ready to engage on equal terms with the rest of the world in the area of maritime businesses. Dakuku who made this […]

Published on 5 Jun, 2017
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  The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has stated that Africa is ready to engage on equal terms with the rest of the world in the area of maritime businesses. According to a statement signed on Thursday by the agency’s spokesman, Isichei Osamgbi, the NIMASA DG made […]

Published on 1 Jun, 2017
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  The Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has promised to deepen existing relationship with South Africa to create room for greater development between the fastest growing economy in Africa and the state. Speaking recently during a courtesy call by the Consular General of South Africa, Darkey Africa and his team to the governor in Akure, […]

Published on 1 Jun, 2017
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  Mr. Glassco Togba, Director of Marine Fishery, Liberian Fishery Resources has accused the Liberia Maritime Authority of undermining the reduction of its Inshore Exclusion Zone (IEZ), currently reserved for artisanal fishermen, reducing it from six nautical miles to just three and removing the bureau from Agriculture to Maritime. Dr. James Kollie, head of the […]