Maritime

Government allays fears of shippers on territorial waters
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Government allays fears of shippers on territorial waters

Head, Health Safety & Management of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Fredrick Ugo; Director-General of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside; Group Head, Private Banking, Private Wealth Mgt, Heritage Bank Plc, Victor Amakwe, and Chief Executive Officer, Occupational Health and Safety Managers, Ehi Iden, at the yearly Maritime Administration and Safety […]

African Circle unveils new trucks for waste management at ports
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African Circle unveils new trucks for waste management at ports

PHOTO: Ships & Ports In a bid to fulfil its mandate as contained in the agreement it signed with the Federal Government, the management of African Circle Pollution Management Limited (ACPML) has unveiled 16 new modern trucks. The trucks which are fitted with the latest technology features were manufactured overseas […]

IAPH to chart path to ports efficiency in Africa
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IAPH to chart path to ports efficiency in Africa

[FILE PHOTO] Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman All is set for stakeholders in the maritime sector to gather in Abuja and chart path to ports efficiency in the continent.     The forthcoming Africa regional conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) scheduled to […]

Nigerian ports record increase in cargo throughput, as ship traffic drops
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Nigerian ports record increase in cargo throughput, as ship traffic drops

Nigerian Ports Authority Nigerian ports are currently experiencing dwindling fortunes, and recorded about 8.6 per cent increase in cargo throughput, while ship traffic slides 2.3 per cent and container traffic decreased by 7.1 per cent in the first quarter(Q1) of 2018 against the fourth quarter 2017. According to a first […]

Calabar Port idle with shallow water channel
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Calabar Port idle with shallow water channel

Calabar Port Complex Expectations are high on the Federal Government, particularly the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), to dredge the Calabar Port channel, to diversify available infrastructure and reduce excessive pressure from the ever-busy Lagos ports, while saving huge revenue losses. Dredging the channel has remained a challenge and an uphill […]

NIMASA cautions against creation of more agencies in maritime sector
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NIMASA cautions against creation of more agencies in maritime sector

Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA Boss The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has warned that creating additional agencies in the sector would only overburden it with clashes of interest; adding that the existing ones should rather be strengthened for optimum service delivery.    The Director General, NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, speaking […]

NIMASA Set To Boost Operations In Eastern Ports
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NIMASA Set To Boost Operations In Eastern Ports

Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA Boss Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other stakeholders have commenced process of re-engineering the operational efficiency of the Eastern ports and by extension the Nigerian maritime domain. The Nigerian maritime domain in the Niger Delta region is vastly endowed with huge maritime resources which […]

Group makes case for coastal areas agency
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Group makes case for coastal areas agency

Waterways Coastal and Marine Areas Development Initiative (CMADl) has called for the establishment of Coastal Areas Development Agency in the country. Chief Presiding Officer of CMADl, Henry Erikowa, made the call at Egbokodo-ltsekiri, Warri, Delta State, while admonishing students of Egbokodo Secondary School, to imbibe anti-climate change habits. He stated […]

Seaport operations flounder in Apapa traffic
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Seaport operations flounder in Apapa traffic

Container stacking area at the port. • Terminal operators groan, count losses • Demurrage soars on trapped cargoes As struggle to sanitise the ports continues, leaving activities of importation and exportation of goods in the doldrums. The terminal operators are counting their losses, while the importers groan under high demurrage […]

NPA lifts suspension on four shipping firms
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NPA lifts suspension on four shipping firms

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Headquarters Marina. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has lifted the suspension on four shipping companies in the maritime sector. The companies’ operations were earlier suspended following their failure to comply with the directive of acquiring and operating holding bays for their containers. Assistant General Manager, Corporate […]

Kaduna dry port restates support for economic diversification
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Kaduna dry port restates support for economic diversification

THE Kaduna Dry Inland Port (KIDP) The Kaduna Dry Inland Port (KIDP) has restated its commitment to Federal Government’s economic diversification programme through seamless movement of cargoes from the port of origin to their final destination. Its Chairman, Tope Borishade, who disclosed that the dry port project has attracted an investment […]

‘Why Nigeria should benefit from dollar earnings on shipping operations’
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‘Why Nigeria should benefit from dollar earnings on shipping operations’

Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman has gave an insight into why Nigeria should continue benefit from dollar revenue on shipping operations in the country.   The NPA boss who noted that the organisation has been directed to collect payments in […]

NIMASA advocates improved welfare for dockworkers
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NIMASA advocates improved welfare for dockworkers

PHOTO: Tonye Bakare The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to the welfare of dock workers in the industry. The Chairman, National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC), who is also the Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, NIMASA Gambo Ahmed, during a meeting with employers […]

SIFAX buoys water transport, begins ferry service in Lagos
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SIFAX buoys water transport, begins ferry service in Lagos

Determined to ease movement of passengers through waterways, SIFAX Group has commenced ferry service operations from its newly-commissioned terminal at Ebute Ojo Jetty, in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State. Managing Consultant to SIFAX Ferry Terminal, Ojo, Captain Olugbade Ibrahim, said Sifax launched this new venture as part of […]

Customs assures of collaboration with security agencies to tackle border crime
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Customs assures of collaboration with security agencies to tackle border crime

Nigeria Customs Service The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has disclosed that effective border collaboration among all the relevant security agencies remains the only panacea for National security at the nation’s busiest land border. The Customs Area Controller (CAC) Compt. Mohammed Aliyu, stated this while directing the […]