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Pirates Attack MSC Containership Off Bayelsa

Pirates Attack MSC Containership Off Bayelsa

A containership belonging to Mediterranean Shipping Company has been reported to be under attack in the Gulf of Guinea, precisely off Bayelsa, in Nigeria. Reports suggest that the 1985-built 1,893 teu MSC Lucia has been boarded by an unknown number …

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MAN Oron Honours Nigeria’s Registrar of Ships, Nneka Obianyor

MAN Oron Honours Nigeria's Registrar of Ships, Nneka Obianyor

Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, has honoured the Nigerian Registrar of Ships, Mrs. Nneka Obianyor for contributing immensely to the training of cadets in the foremost maritime academy in Nigeria. Obianyor who is lawyer and as well a Deputy Director …

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Usoro, New CILT President Promises All-Inclusive Leadership

Usoro, New CILT President Promises All-Inclusive Leadership

The newly elected President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Nigeria, Barr. Mfon Usoro has vowed to operate a transparent leadership structure and partner with all members in a bid to take the Institute to new heights. …

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Maritime Editors Condemn Invasion Of Shipping Companies

Maritime Editors Condemn Invasion Of Shipping Companies

The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP) has unequivocally condemned the invasion of some shipping companies by officials of the Federal Committee on Competition and Consumer Protection. According to reports by the Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN), the …

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Arbitrary Charges: Nigerian Freight Agents Lose Over N50m Daily – Tanko

Arbitrary Charges: Nigerian Freight Agents Lose Over N50m Daily - Tanko

Some aggrieved freight agents have threatened to withdraw their services from Nigerian seaports as a result of multiple exorbitant and arbitrary charges by shipping companies which sees them lose N50million daily. Freight forwarders under the aegis of the National Association …

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Abuja MoU Honours Mfon Usoro With Merit Award

Usoro Bags Abuja MoU Merit Award

By Kenneth Jukpor The immediate past Secretary-General of the Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control for West and Central Africa, Barr. (Mrs.) Mfon Usoro has bagged an award for meritorious service from the Abuja MoU. While presenting …

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PCC Urges UNILAG To Address Human Capital Gaps In Maritime Sector

PCC Urges UNILAG To Address Human Capital Gaps In Maritime Sector

UNILAG should exploit economic potentials of Lagos By Kenneth Jukpor The Chairman of Nigerian Ports Consultative Council (PCC), Otunba Kunle Folarin has tasked the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to develop learning structures to address the gaps that see most maritime …

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Olaolu Emerges President Of Shippers’ Council Staff Cooperative Society

Olaolu Emerges President Of Shippers' Council Staff Cooperative Society

By Kenneth Jukpor Comrade Adeyemi Olaolu has emerged as the new President , Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Staff Multipurpose Cooperative Society. Olaolu took over the mantle of leadership on Wednesday from Comrade Bashir Ambi as the 8th President of the …

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IMO Elections: Jamoh Rallies Support For Nigeria At Atlantic Conference

IMO Elections: Jamoh Rallies Support For Nigeria At Atlantic Conference

Ahead of the December International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council election, the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has called on the international maritime community to support Nigeria’s bid for reinstatement into Category C. …

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Abuja MoU To Rid African Waters Of Substandard Ships

Abuja MoU To Rid African Waters Of Substandard Ships

  By Kenneth Jukpor The Abuja Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control for West and Central Africa Region has pledged to eliminate the operation of sub-standard ships to ensure safety in the subregion. The Chairman of the Abuja …

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Energy Correspondents Host Policy Debate On Nigeria’s Energy Future

Insurance sector may lose 72% of Dangote refinery’s risk

The apex body of specialized reporters covering the Nigerian energy industry will in November 2,2021 provide a credible platform for industry policy drivers, players and stakeholders to examine the country’s new fiscal landscape and investment outlook.   In a statement …

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Taiwo Afolabi Ibadan Medical Outreach Touches 165 Market Traders

2021 Taiwo Afolabi Rural Dental Outreach held at Gbagi Market, Ibadan

A total of 165 persons have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the annual Taiwo Afolabi Free Rural Dental Outreach which was held at the popular Gbagi market in Ibadan. The beneficiaries were majorly traders at the market in the free medical care organised …

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Comptroller Nnadi Takes Over Leadership At Ogun 1 Customs Command

Comptroller Nnadi Takes Over Leadership At Ogun 1 Customs Command

One of the newly promoted Comptrollers of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller Dera Nnadi has been entrusted with the mantle of leadership of Ogun I Command of the Service, taking over from Comptroller Peter Kolo, yesterday. Prior to his appointment, …

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OTL Africa 2021: Experts To Discuss Energy Transition, Regulatory Uncertainties, Others

OTL Africa 2021 To Focus Energy Transition, Regulatory Uncertainties, Others

Africa’s elite interests in downstream oil and gas will converge for the 15th Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Africa Downstream Week in Lagos Nigeria and the focus will be on Energy Transition and Regulatory Uncertainties. This edition takes place from 26 …

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MWUN Threatens Strike Over Harassment Of Workers At Shipping Companies

MWUN Laments Harassment Of Workers At Shipping Companies

Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has warned that it could withdraw its services at the seaports following the harassment of its members which occured at five shipping companies by agents alleged to be from the Federal Committee on Competition …

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NPA Upgrades Control Tower, Reiterates Commitment To Optimal Seaports

NPA Upgrades Control Tower, Reiterates Commitment To Optimal Seaports

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is poised to ensure optimal utilisation of its facilities across the nation’s seaports with a view to position the ports on a competitive edge in the West and Central African sub region. The Acting Managing Director …

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NPA To Support Digital Revolution Of African Ports

NPA To Support Digital Revolution Of African Ports

The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority has been working steadily to digitalized operations at all port locations in the country, towards optimal efficiency, elimination of corrupt practices and service excellence. Acting Managing Director of the NPA, Mohammed Bello-Koko stated this …

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Burial Service For Chinwe Ezenwa’s Mother Holds On October 29th

Burial Service For Chinwe Ezenwa's Mother Holds On October 29

The burial ceremony of Late Mrs. Theresa Nwamaka Ofodu, mother of a former Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Mrs. Chinwe Ezenwa, is scheduled to take place on October 29th, 2021. The funeral mass holds at St. Borromeo …

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Anishere, Others Listed Among Personalities Honoured By MAN Oron

Anishere, Others Listed Among Personalities Honoured By MAN Oron

The Continental President of Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAFRICA), Mrs Jean-Chiazor Anishere (SAN) was listed among the personalities honoured by the Maritime Academy Of Nigeria (MAN) Oron, in Akwa Ibom.   In an event commissioned by the Minister of State …

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Saraki Commissions Margaret Orakwusi Block At MAN Oron

Saraki Commissions Margaret Orakwusi Block At MAN Oron

By Kenneth Jukpor One of Nigeria’s foremost maritime amazons, Barr. (Mrs.) Margaret Orakwusi has been honoured as the Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki commissioned an academic block named ‘Margaret Orakwusi’ at the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) …

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