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Former NIMASA DG, Jamoh commends Gov. Diri for establishing Blue Economy Ministry

Former NIMASA DG, Jamoh commends Gov. Diri for establishing Blue Economy Ministry

Maritime, News Feature
The former Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has commended the Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, for the establishment of a State Ministry of Blue Economy to tap into the prospects in the ocean. In a letter addressed to the Governor, Dr. Jamoh, said the decision to create the Ministry of Blue economy was a step in the right direction, considering the enormous maritime resources open to the State and the strategic position of the Bayelsa in relation to the Atlantic. “In that light, I cannot agree any less with your Excellency, that; “the wealth of Bayelsa State lies in the Atlantic Ocean”, and the sooner the vigorous exploration of same commences through the new Ministry, the better for the citizens of the S...
NIMASA HOLDS THE UMBILICAL CORD TO THE PRESIDENTIAL AMNESTY PROGRAMME…Jamoh

NIMASA HOLDS THE UMBILICAL CORD TO THE PRESIDENTIAL AMNESTY PROGRAMME…Jamoh

Maritime, News Feature
Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA , Dr Bashir Jamoh ,has said in Lagos that he is surprised that the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, and NIMASA are not one and the same Agency, given the history of its formation. " I was involved during the formative years of the PAP in 2001and can say with the benefit of hindsight that the initial plan was to have both agencies integrated . It is either NIMASA was supposed to be part of the PAP or the PAP a part of NIMASA", Jamoh revealed in Lagos on Tuesday when he hosted the Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Gen Barry Ndiomu retd. Jamoh who extolled the sterling leadership qualities of the PAP helmsman , Gen Barry Ndiomu described the visit as a wake up call on the need for ...
Jamoh scores self high as CIoTA President.

Jamoh scores self high as CIoTA President.

Maritime, News Feature
Director of General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, and outgoing President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration, Dr Bashir Jamoh , has identified three key areas in which he gave himself high marks and thumbs up. He named the acquisition of a License for the body , Vigorous membership drive as well as a renewed advocacy ,as the hall mark of his tenure just as transport professionals are unanimous that his four stint as CIoTA President recorded monumental achievements . Speaking at the opening of the 4th National Transport Summit with the theme " Transport Safely and Security Administration in Nigeria",Jamoh said " CIoTA is the only statutory professional association in charge of Transportation Industry in Nigeria and therefore deserves to be ...
TOMPOLO IS MARITIME MAN OF YEAR 2022….

TOMPOLO IS MARITIME MAN OF YEAR 2022….

Maritime, News Feature
Gov Douye Diri to Chair Invesiture at Oriental Hotel SHIPPING WORLD, Nigeria's flagship Maritime journal , has named High Chief Government Ekpomupolo , aka Tompolo, the Maritime Man of the Year 2022. A statement signed in Lagos on Monday by the Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Media Ltd, Publishers of Shipping World magazine, Elder Asu Beks , stated that High Chief Government Ekpomupolo was nominated for the coveted award by the Advisory Board of Maritime Industry Merit AWARDS, MIMA, after a careful appraisal of his uncommon leadership as Chief Executive Officer of TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Ltd where he has demonstrated an uncommon leadership mandate after Federal Government awarded his Company, TANTINA SECURITY SERVICES , to provide crude oil and petroleum products pipeline-...
WORLD MARITIME DAY: NIGERIA JOINS IMO ON GREENER SHIPPING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

WORLD MARITIME DAY: NIGERIA JOINS IMO ON GREENER SHIPPING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Maritime, News Feature
The Honorable Minister of Transportation Mu’ azu Jaji Sambo says Nigeria is committed to achieving greener shipping in line with the campaign by the International Maritime Organization, IMO, to attain sustainable development in the maritime industry. This is just as Nigeria joins the IMO to commemorate the 2022 World Maritime Day. Sambo said that Nigeria would not be left behind in the global move towards greener shipping, while also reflecting on the need for stakeholders in the maritime sector to begin exploring ways to transition into a greener and more sustainable future. On his part, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh noted that the Theme for this year’s world Maritime Day celebration is in line with the Agenc...
CVFF DISBURSEMENT: FG MAY SEEK ASSISTANCE FROM KENYA SHIPYARD…JAMOH.

CVFF DISBURSEMENT: FG MAY SEEK ASSISTANCE FROM KENYA SHIPYARD…JAMOH.

Maritime, News Feature
Nigerian Shipowners may soon heave a sigh of relief as the Federal Government may have unveiled a new road map that may see them actualizing their dreams of becoming ship owners under the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund, CBFF,sooner than later. Speaking on a Live program on Inspiration 92.3Fm Lagos, Shipping on Radio, last Thursday, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh revealed that nine primary lending institutions (banks) were listed for the disbursement of the Cabotage Vessels Financing Fund , CVFF by the Governing Board of NIMASA, and been forwarded to the Minister of Transportation. But Jamoh said the Agency is trying to avoid the previous pitfalls experienced under the Ship Building and Acquisition Fund when beneficiaries d...
JAMOH WINS MARITIME PUBLIC SECTOR ICON 2021.

JAMOH WINS MARITIME PUBLIC SECTOR ICON 2021.

Maritime
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh has been named winner of the Vanguard Public Sector Icon, Maritime, 2021. The Editor of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr. Eze Anaba  who announced this while presenting a conveyance letter to Dr Jamoh in Lagos said other awardees are President of the African Development Bank,  ADB, Akinwunmi Adesina, Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mele Kyari, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State amongst others. Mr. Anaba noted that, the screening committee of the Vanguard Awards reviewed Dr. Jamoh’s nomination critically and all indices in good corporate governance pointed at the NIMASA DG as an outstanding public sector official in year 2021. He noted the consistency of the Dr. Jamoh led manageme...
I will join Kaduna Governorship race…Jamoh

I will join Kaduna Governorship race…Jamoh

Maritime, Politics
Dr Bashir Jamoh,Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) has at last broken his long silence over his rumoured political ambition as Governor of Kaduna State. Dr Jamoh who was fielding questions from reporters at an interaction session with maritime journalists in Lagos said though he has a passion for the maritime industry and would want to work in it all through his life, however, said he does not foreclose joining the political bandwagon if the opportunity throws itself up. “I love the maritime industry; I have a great passion for it and I can work in it for the rest of my life, but my people want me to serve them at the state level, I will not fail them, it would be unfair to do that so I will avail them of my services at the state....
MARITIME SAFETY: NIMASA INCREASES CONDITIONAL SURVEY OF FLAG REGISTRATION BY 43.6% IN 2021

MARITIME SAFETY: NIMASA INCREASES CONDITIONAL SURVEY OF FLAG REGISTRATION BY 43.6% IN 2021

Maritime, News Feature
• Port State Inspection grows by 24.2 % • As Jamoh Reiterates Agency’s Commitment to Shipping Development. The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh has announced an increase of 43.6% in condition survey for Flag Registration by the Agency in year 2021 as against the performance in year 2020.NIMASA also recorded an improved Port State Control (PSC) implementation in year 2021 with 24.2% higher than the PSC inspections of year 2020.   Dr. Jamoh who disclosed this during a media interactive session in Lagos, noted that despite the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Agency ensured improved Port and Flag State Administration in accordance with the safety requirements of the Merchant Shipping ...