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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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Deploying drones for maritime security

Deploying drones for maritime security

As the development of drone technology gathers momentum, and gets attention of the global maritime space, Nigeria is expected to join the pace which would help save billions of naira that could have been spent on physical combats. The technology, ...

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Overtime cargoes, congestion hobble Lagos ports

Overtime cargoes, congestion hobble Lagos ports

Uneasy calm may have settled in the maritime sector over the unprecedented number of overtime cargoes in the Lagos seaports, which has resulted to loss of huge revenue and congestion. Cargoes are classified as overtime when they have stayed in ...

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African Circle unveils new trucks for waste management at ports

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

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FG begins payment of N22.6bn to defunct Nigeria Airways workers

FG begins payment of N22.6bn to defunct Nigeria Airways workers

The Federal Government will on Monday, October 15, 2018 begin the final verification and payment of entitlements to former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways. According to a statement by Paul Abechi, the special adviser on media and communications to ...

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Nigeria’s Annual Petroleum Products Import Bill Now $11bn, Says Expert

Annually, Nigeria spends as much as $11 billion to import petrochemical related products such as petrol, diesel, and kerosene, amongst others, the Managing Director of United States-based Integrated Gas and Energy Services, Mr. Emmanuel Anyaeto, has disclosed. Speaking at the ...

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NCAA Restores Certificate of International Aviation College, Ilorin

NCAA Restores Certificate of International Aviation College, Ilorin

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has restored the Approved Training Organisation (ATO) certificate of the International Aviation College, Ilorin. The institute which made this known at the weekend, said the NCAA gave the approval for the restoration on October ...

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Cargo Tracking Note: What Okonjo-Iweala Did Not Tell Nigerians

Cargo Tracking Note: What Okonjo-Iweala Did Not Tell Nigerians

· How Onyema Okonjo was involved Another dimension to the allegation  of  the yearly $6million proceed of the Cargo Tracking Note(CTN) charges  diverted by some powerful aides of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan(GEJ) as  stated by the former Minister of Finance ...

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IAPH Conference: NPA Urged To Learn Lessons From Neighbouring Ports

Terminal Operators To Partake In Trade Fairs And Exhibitions – NPA MD

One week after the inaugural African Regional Conference of the International Association of  Ports and Harbours (IAPH), stakeholders are admonishing Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to learn from the developments and strategies deployed by other African ports. Operators lament that despite ...

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Police Must Quit Interception Of Containers – Soleji

Pandemonium At Tin Can  Port As Police Kills Truck Owner

The Chairman of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) at Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) Comrade Goddy Sewa Soleji has admonished the Nigerian Police to desist from the act of intercepting containers. Soleji lamented that the unfortunate trend had become ...

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Stakeholders Lament Shippers Council Exclusion From Port Concession Review

Shippers Council Now Maritime Industry Apex Regulatory Body

Maritime stakeholders have lampooned the move by Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to exclude the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) from the ongoing port concession review, noting that such exercise wouldn’t be holistic. While Shippers Council said that exclusion of the Council ...

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Boosting Indigenous Capacity: Nigerian Maritime Fleet Merges With Regional Sealink Project

Boosting Indigenous Capacity: Nigerian Maritime Fleet Merges With Regional Sealink Project

·We need shipbuilding and ship repair yards – Bello Determined to succeed   in the face  of  the unfriendly  fiscal policies against  the establishment of the Nigerian Maritime Fleet in the country, the Nigerian Fleet  Implementation Committee(NFIC)  has incorporated the  Regional Sealink  project ...

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PIGB To Boost Local Content In Oil And Gas Sector – NCDMB

PIGB To Boost Local Content In Oil And Gas Sector – NCDMB

By Kenneth Jukpor The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has said that the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) would improve local content participation in the nation’s oil sector. According to NCDMB, most indigenous investors were ...

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Improved Ship Registry Can Place Nigeria On IMO Council – Ilori

Nigeria Should Train Seafarers Proportional To Available Ships- Ilori

By Kenneth Jukpor An enhanced Nigerian ship registry has been touted as a critical component that could see Nigeria get a place on the Governing Council of the world’s apex maritime body, International Maritime Organization (IMO). Engr. Emmanuel Ilori, the ...

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In-Flight Catering Outlet Opens At Lagos Airport

Airlines lose over N400 million to MMA2 closure

LSG Sky Chefs, in partnership with Things Remembered, has opened a state-of-the-art in-flight catering services at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. Minister of States for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the facility would distinguish the Lagos Airport in particular ...

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Shippers Council Condemns Exclusion From Port Concession Review

Shippers Council Condemns Exclusion From Port Concession Review Submitted by s

The Nigerian Shippers Council, NSC, yesterday said that exclusion of the Council from from the planned review of the port concession exercise will deny the country needed technical input that would correct the mistakes of the past. The Executive Secretary ...

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Ship Owners Threaten to Sue FG over Missing N105bn Cabotage Fund

Ship Owners Threaten to Sue FG over Missing N105bn Cabotage Fund

Ship owners in the country have called on the federal government to urgently put measures in place to unravel the mystery behind the $300 million (N108 billion) Cabotage Vessels Financing Fund (CVFF) said to have disappeared from the coffers of ...

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