NIMASA

AcronymDefinition
NIMASANigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency
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People are quite amazed at the results they are now getting from NIMASA, which is quite different from what they were getting in the past," Omatseye observes, saying NIMASA is now ideally positioned to deliver on its mandate, working in collaboration with the Federal Government to ensure the success of the post-amnesty programme for Niger Delta militants of the Niger Delta.
The technology also enables NIMASA to track pollution.
NIMASA has appointed four banks to serve as intermediaries in the administration and management of the fund.
Jauro, who said NIMASA s devotion to revive and fortify the present MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) between 2 groups praised the Nigerian Navy for maintaining to the spirit and letters of the MoU, that he said, has majorly upgraded security in the Nigerian maritime domain.
Having acquired a satellite surveillance system that is capable of monitoring in real time vessel activities in our maritime domain, NIMASA is also committed to the MoU with the Nigerian Navy both of which have the overall aim of making Nigeria a maritime destination of choice for both operators and investors, said Jauro.
NIMASA S head of Public Relations, Hajia Lami Tumaka, the DG said the decision of the Agency is to improve business services in the maritime arena by guaranteeing safety and protection.
He said: "Having acquired a satellite surveillance system that is capable of monitoring in real time vessel activities in our maritime domain, NIMASA is also committed to the MoU with the Nigerian Navy both of which have the overall aim of making Nigeria a maritime destination of choice for both operators and investors".
This course of action has been forced on the agency by the NLNG s disregard and demonstrated unwillingness to abide by the country s maritime laws, especially sections of the NIMASA Act that mandates payment of levies based on gross freight on exports and imports and the Cabotage Law.
NIMASA has appointed 4 disbursement banks to appraise applications from the local shipping companies.