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Nigeria As Dumpsite For Expired Containers

Nigeria As Dumpsite For Expired Containers

·    No agency for Container Regulation in Nigeria ·    Deposits equivalent to cost of expired shipping containers ·    90% of containers in Nigeria lack global standards By Kenneth Jukpor Shipping lines operating in Nigeria have turned the nation into a dumpsite for expired ...

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COVID-19: Maintaining Sanity, Affordable Fees On Waterways

COVID-19: Maintaining Sanity, Affordable Fees On Waterways

For several years, residents of riverine areas have had to contend with their worst fears using waterway transport. The need for hygiene and sanity has always been paramount and it has become more sacrosanct with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With ...

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BEARS: ANLCA Presido Loses Brother

BEARS: ANLCA Presido Loses Brother

The National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Hon. Tony Iju Nwabunike lost his brother last week. As an amiable personality in the maritime industry, the ANLCA boss has been receiving condolences from all shipping stakeholders, well-wishers ...

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BULLS: FRSC Winning COVID-19 War

BULLS: FRSC Winning COVID-19 War

Despite federal government ban on interstate movements, the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) turned back 437 vehicles from Ogun and Lagos States’ boundaries within two days last week while enforcing the ban. Are these people willingly and deliberately flouting orders ...

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LOVE AND DATING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

LOVE AND DATING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Whether you’re single or in a decade-long relationship, it’s likely coronavirus has had an impact on your love life. With Illinois’ “stay-at-home” order and new social distancing rules in place, the pandemic has fundamentally changed how we’re supposed to interact ...

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Nigeria Lacks Manpower To Operate Modern Supply Vessels For IOCs – Omatseye

Nigeria Lacks Manpower To Operate Modern Supply Vessels For IOCs - Omatseye

Despite having a Cabotage Act that gives preference for Nigerian seafarers to operate vessels doing business on the nation’s territorial waters, a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Barr. Temisan Omatseye has lamented that ...

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Maritime Agencies Send Staff To NCDC For COVID-19 Test

Maritime Agencies Send Staff To NCDC For COVID-19 Test

With companies in the nation’s maritime sector reporting cases of COVID-19, government agencies in the sector have started sending members of staffs in large numbers to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) for testing. Recall that the maiden COVID-19 ...

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