Maritime

Published on 8 Aug, 2017
08-aug-pic2

  Leading global professional services provider, Deloitte West Africa has revealed that its intervention in seven current investment transactions in Nigeria has shown most of the investors are wary of inconsistent polices by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Speaking over the weekend at the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference, Head of Strategy, Deloitte West Africa, […]

Published on 4 Aug, 2017

  L-R: CEO of the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), Mr. Sobantu Tilayi, The Secretary General of the IMO, Mr. Kitack Lim, Chairman AAMA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside and the Director General of Ghana Maritime Authority Mr. Kwame Owuaru during a meeting of the AAMA delegation with the Secretary General of the IMO at the […]

Published on 4 Aug, 2017

  The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that Maritime Administrations (MARADs) in Africa are set to tackle the twin issue of piracy, sea crime and illegal migration in the continent. The AMAA Chairman who disclosed this to maritime journalists at the sidelines of the International Maritime […]

Published on 4 Aug, 2017

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)  will  ensure  that the Federal Government’s dream of owning flagged ocean  going vessels is realised, its Director-General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said. He said the Ministry of Transportation was trying to refloat the national fleet. Dakuku, who is also the chairman, Association of African Maritime Administrators […]

Published on 4 Aug, 2017

  With many ships, including Indian ones, becoming victim of piracy in the Gulf of Aden, India and Somalia on Tuesday discussed piracy and maritime security among a range of issues during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and visiting Somali Foreign Minister Yusuf Garaad Omar here. “The entire gamut of India-Somalia bilateral relations, including the issue of piracy […]

Published on 31 Jul, 2017
pix3

  Liberia has formally announced that it will seek a seat on the Council of the International Maritime Organization. Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization, Isaac W. Jackson made the declaration on Wednesday, July 26 when Liberia served tea to sovereign representatives to IMO, in observance of Liberia’s 170th Independence Anniversary. In his […]

Published on 31 Jul, 2017
pix2

  R-L: Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) who is also the Chairman, Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Director General, Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), Mr. Kwame Owusu and Chief Executive Officer of the South African Maritime and Safety Administration (SAMSA) Mr. Sobantu Tilayi during an interactive session of […]

Published on 27 Jul, 2017
pic6

  Rotimi Amaechi Minister of Transportation The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed the Federal Government’s readiness to explore the potential of the nation’s maritime resources to improve infrastructure at the seaports. Amaechi said this in a keynote address sent to the celebration of  “African Day of Seas and Oceans’’, in Lagos. on […]

Published on 27 Jul, 2017
pic5

  Kenya on Tuesday challenged African countries to establish an inter-agency coordination to help in the fight piracy. James Macharia, the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development said that piracy is still on the rise in the continent hence the need to domesticate anti-piracy laws for effective prosecution measures. “It is important […]

Published on 27 Jul, 2017
pic4

  As the move to add Nigeria and Libya to OPEC supply cap deal which has seen the cut of about 1.8m bpd of production since November 2016, gains momentum, Africa’s largest crude producer’s plan to diversify its market looks pragmatic. Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, in remarks made at the sixth […]