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WIMAFRICA To Boost African Trade With Regional Conference

WIM Africa To Boost African Trade With Regional Conference

As part of efforts to enhance facilitate intra-African trade, African Women in Maritime (WIMAFRICA) is set to organize a 2-day conference on the theme; “Trade Facilitation for African Integration – Prospects and Challenges” The event which is the second continental ...

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OTL Africa: Synergy Tops Agenda As Global Oil Bigwigs Converge

OTL Africa 2017: Europe, Asia, South America Renew Interest in Africa’s Downstream

As the annual Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Africa Downstream Week kicks-off in a fortnight, industry synergy will be the crux of the 2018 event where Nigeria would host key players in the global downstream oil and gas industries from ...

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Nigeria Will Be Africa’s Number One In Maritime Administration- Dakuku

Nigeria Will Be Africa’s Number One In Maritime Administration- Dakuku

By Kenneth Jukpor The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has made bold claims that Nigeria could emerge the topmost African nation in terms of maritime administration and shipping in the near future. ...

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Government to indemnify re-concessioning of Lagos Trade Fair complex

Government to indemnify re-concessioning of Lagos Trade Fair complex

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah has said that the Federal Government was ready to provide indemnity to ensure that the re-concessioning of the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC) is successful. Speaking at the kick-off ...

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Government plans new security architecture as sea crimes persist

Government plans new security architecture as sea crimes persist

This might definitely not be the best of time for Nigeria’s maritime industry as the spate of piracy on the Gulf of Guinea continues to pose threat to national earnings from seaborne trade. Statistics showed that the nation undertakes freight ...

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Government allays fears of shippers on territorial waters

Government allays fears of shippers on territorial waters

• Heritage Bank, NIMASA partner on global standards Irked by the increasing spate of attack on the waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has assured seafarers and the international community of its unrelentless efforts to ensure safer ...

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Heritage Bank Partners NIMASA

Heritage Bank Partners NIMASA

Heritage Bank Plc and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have joined forces to educate stakeholders about the maritime enforcement global benchmarks. The training session, which had as its theme: Maritime Enforcement Safety: Current Global Benchmarks, had representatives ...

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Nigeria- China Currency Deal: Nigerian Shippers Become First Casualty As Conspiracy Swirls

Nigeria- China Currency Deal: Nigerian Shippers Become First Casualty As Conspiracy Swirls

CMA CGM, Chinese partners say, no going back on $400 per TEU The Nigeria –China Currency Swap deal is beginning to take its toll on the Nigerian economy with the recent arbitrary introduction of $400(N144,000) port congestion surcharge on each 20ft and 40ft ...

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NPA MD Expects ‘Hadiza Warriors’ To Retain Maritime Cup

NPA MD Expects ‘Hadiza Warriors’ To Retain Maritime Cup

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority Hadiza Bala Usman has warned organizations in the Maritime Industry that the NPA football team fondly called Hadiza Warriorswould do everything possible to retain the trophy in 2019. The NPA boss noted ...

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SAHCOL MD Inducted Into Institute Of Directors

SAHCOL MD Inducted Into Institute Of Directors

The Managing Director of the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Ltd, (SAHCOL) Mr. Basil Agboarumi has been inducted into the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria. The event which took place at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, was in the ...

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MASS ACTION!!! Lagos Citizens To Protest Over Lagos-Badagry Road

MASS ACTION!!! Lagos Citizens To Protest Over Lagos-Badagry Road

As a result of the bad roads which led to gruesome traffic congestion along the Lagos-Badagry expressway, residents and commuters of the route have mobilized to demonstrate their displeasure by barricading the roads on October 30th and 31st. The mass ...

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NIMASA bars oil companies from cabotage waivers

NIMASA bars oil companies from cabotage waivers

It is definitely no more business as usual for the oil multinationals in the country as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has barred them from enjoying waivers under the Cabotage regime. Director-General, NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, who disclosed ...

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Ports inefficiency undermining diversification drive, says LCCI

Ports inefficiency undermining diversification drive, says LCCI

Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), says the adverse operating environment of the nation’s ports will continue to hinder Federal Government’s effort, to reduce its dependence on oil revenues for economic development. Chairman, Export Group, Lagos Chamber of Commerce ...

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Airlines lose over N400 million to MMA2 closure

Airlines lose over N400 million to MMA2 closure

• Unions, Bi-Courtney face-off deepens Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday. The picketing by aviation workers, which enters day three ...

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Shittu @68: Amaechi, Sarumi, Others To Grace Book Presentation

ANLCA Mandates Members For Customs Training

As the former President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Prince Olayiwola Shittu marks his 68th birthday celebration in style with a book presentation on Monday, October 15th, 2018, the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi,  Former ...

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NSC To Meet Shipping Companies Over Congestion Surcharge

 NIGERIAN SHIPPERS’ COUNCIL As The Best Maritime Agency Of The Year

Following the proposed congestion surcharges on Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports by some shipping companies, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council would on Monday, October 15, 2018, meet with Shipping Agencies in Nigeria. The Council revealed this via a press statement ...

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Holding Bays’ Capacity Should Match Container Inflow – Soleji

Holding Bays’ Capacity Should Match Container Inflow – Soleji

By Kenneth Jukpor Aggrieved by the unending queues of trucks and tankers seen at Lagos ports and several empty container holding bays, the Chairman of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) at Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT), Comrade Goddy Sewa ...

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Anxiety as Nigeria’s fresh 25 oil cargoes await buyers

Anxiety as Nigeria’s fresh 25 oil cargoes await buyers

Nigeria’s economy faces significant risks in the days ahead, as the country is currently having difficulties getting buyers for its crude oil in the international market. Reuters yesterday confirmed that 25 cargoes in the October and November schedules had barely ...

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Airlines fear huge losses as unions shut MMA2 Terminal

Aviation: Managing Strikes And The Fiscal Chaos

At least five airlines are now counting their losses over workers’ unions’ shutdown of the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) Terminal in Lagos. The unions, under the aegis of the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), the ...

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ANLCA threaten to boycott CMA CGM over $400 surcharge

ANLCA threaten to boycott CMA CGM over $400 surcharge

Clearing agents under the aegis of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has threatened to shun the CMA CGM, a shipping giant, if it proceed with the proposed congestion surcharge of $400 (about N144,000) per container in Lagos ports. ...

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