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Nigeria securing more sea time for cadets, despite COVID-19

Nigeria securing more sea time for cadets, despite COVID-19

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Nigeria is making significant progress in securing sea time berths for cadets trained under the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), despite the limitations of the coronavirus pandemic.   Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this in Lagos, following a recent three-month extension granted the 400 Nigerian seafarers undertaking sea time in different parts of the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-month programme leading to the award of Certificate of Competency (CoC) to beneficiaries was extended for another three months by NIMASA in the first instance, to enable the seafarers complete their training amid the global lockdowns. Jamoh said despite the COVID-19 outbreak, the Agency ...
N50 billion floating dock to commence operations in July

N50 billion floating dock to commence operations in July

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• NIMASA, NPA agree on shipwreck removal to ease navigation Barring unforeseen circumstances, the N50 billion floating dry dock owned by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), will begin operations by next month. NIMASA had on June 11, 2018, taken delivery of the floating dock, which it said would boost ship repair capacity, generate wealth, and create employment for Nigerians. But the facility had since been lying fallow at the Naval Dockyard in Lagos. The Managing Director of, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, after a meeting with the management of NIMASA led by the Director-General, Bashir Jamoh, at the agency’s Headquarters in Lagos, said arrangements are in place to berth the floating dock permanently for it to commence operatio...