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Why we are amending the NIMASA Act and the Cabotage Act…Gbajabiamala

Why we are amending the NIMASA Act and the Cabotage Act…Gbajabiamala

Maritime, News Feature
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honorable Femi Gbajabiamila Tuesday announced that the 9thAssembly embarked on the Amendment of the NIMASA Act 2007 and the Cabotage Act 2003 due to the need to improve the regulatory instruments in the Nigerian maritime sector to meet the need of current realities. Honorable Gbajabiamila stated this while declaring open the two day public hearing by the House Committee on Maritime Safety Education and Administration on the Merchant Shipping Act, Repeal and Enactment Bill 2021, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Act Repeal & Enactment Bill 2021, Coastal & Inland Cabotage Amendment Bill 2020. The Speaker noted the need for appropriate regulation of the Nigerian maritime industry in tune with realities of the times to ensur...
WISTA Takes Campaign for Women in Maritime to Anambra

WISTA Takes Campaign for Women in Maritime to Anambra

Breaking News, News Feature, Press Release
·        Donates Speedboat, Fishing Accessories to Aguleri Women ·        Lauds NIMASA’s Support for Maritime Women Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) has donated a speedboat and some fishing accessories to the women of Omabala Na Esu Fishers Association of Aguleri, in Anambra State. President of WISTA Nigeria, Mrs. Mary Madu Hamman, said the donations were part of the organisation’s drive to inspire more women participation in the maritime industry. Hamman said she was in Aguleri with her team of WISTA officials to lend a hand in growing the trade of the fisher folks and encourage them to tap into the vast opportunities in the maritime industry. According to her, “Nigeria is co...