Daily Archives: September 16, 2020

Maritime Academy to receive first multifunctional classroom in Africa

Maritime Academy to receive first multifunctional classroom in Africa

The Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), said it has received commitment from its Indian partners, ARI, that the first multifunctional classroom simulator that contains high voltage training software, rules of the road, DP, pilotage and blind pilotage fully integrated, would ...

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Nigeria securing more sea time for cadets, despite COVID-19

Nigeria securing more sea time for cadets, despite COVID-19

Nigeria is making significant progress in securing sea time berths for cadets trained under the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), despite the limitations of the coronavirus pandemic. Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this ...

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World Shipping Council raises concern on EU’s emission plan

World Shipping Council raises concern on EU’s emission plan

The World Shipping Council (WSC), has raised serious concerns for maritime trade and global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the European Union (EU), expands its Emissions Trading System (ETS), to include international shipping. In July, the European Parliament’s ...

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Arik Air resumes flight operations

Arik Air resumes flight operations

Arik Air has resumed flight operations after the disruption of its flights. Thousands of air passengers were left stranded on Monday as workers under the auspices of the National Union of Air Transport Employees and the Air Transport Services Senior ...

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Oil price rises to $40

Oil price rises to $40

Oil prices rose more than two per cent on Tuesday, supported by hurricane supply disruptions in the United States, but demand concerns loomed as energy industry forecasters predicted a slower-than-expected recovery from the pandemic. Brent crude gained 92 cents, or ...

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Inflation hits 29-month high

Inflation hits 29-month high

• Prices spike at 13.22%, Buhari, Emefiele see hope • Imported food tops with 17.3% rate • Food inflation worst in Kogi, Kwara, Edo • CBN blames VAT regime, border closure Nigeria’s inflation rate broke a 29-month moving average to ...

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Benfica out of UEFA Champions League qualifying round

Benfica out of UEFA Champions League qualifying round

Former European Cup winners Benfica crashed out of the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round on Tuesday after a shock 2-1 defeat at PAOK Salonika. Serbia winger Andrija Zivkovic scored against his former club Benfica a week after leaving ...

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Local Content Development: Chevron Invested $1.45bn In Nigeria – 2019 Report

Local Content Development: Chevron Invested $1.45bn In Nigeria – 2019 Report

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) says it invested $1.45 billion in Nigerian Content Development (NCD) in 2019. The investment is in response to the government’s drive to increase local capacity and expertise through indigenous operators’ participation in the lucrative oil and ...

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