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Rail Contractor Creates Commotion At Apapa Port, Demolishes Exit Gate 

Crisis Looms As Rail Contractor Blocks Apapa Port Terminal, Demolishes Exit Gate 

Cargo operations at the Apapa container terminal, operated by APM Terminals, were paralysed on yesterday as the contractor handling the rail project at the Apapa port mobilised to site, blocked the truck exit gate and began demolition of structures in ...

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IMO, UN To Participate In 2020 Lagos International Maritime Week

IMO, UN To Participate In 2020 Lagos International Maritime Week

By Kenneth Jukpor Delegates from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as well as other United Nation’s organizations would attend the 2020 Lagos International Maritime Week to be held virtually on December 8th and 9th, 2020. The organizers of the annual ...

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Maritime Sector Lost An Asset With Capt Biu’s Demise – Bello

Maritime Sector Lost An Asset With Capt Biu's Demise - Bello

By Kenneth Jukpor As Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and the entire maritime community in Nigeria mourns the passing on of former Executive Secretary of NSC, Capt. Adamu Biu, his demise has been described as a loss for the nation’s shipping ...

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Freight Agents Indict NPA, NSC For Gridlock At Tin Can Island Port

BEARS: Lagos Road Chaos

By Kenneth Jukpor Freight forwarders practicing at the Tin Can Island Port area have lampooned the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) for providing inadequate attention to port activities at Tin Can. A joint team of freight ...

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Despite COVID-19, NIMASA’s Budget Performance Is Laudable – NASS 

The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has given thumbs up to the budget implementation status of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), saying the Agency has done creditably well, despite the coronavirus pandemic. ...

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ARSON: Terminal Operators Visit NPA, Pledge Support To Management

Terminal operators visit NPA, assure management of support

Following the attack on burning of some parts of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) headquarters by suspected hoodlums, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has visited NPA and promised to support the agency in replacing some of the items ...

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UN Generation Amazons: The Symphony Of Women And Humanity

UN Generational Amazons: The Symphony Of Women And Humanity

  By Ayoola Olaitan The annual MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Day is usually an event to celebrate exemplary women across transport, finance, oil and gas, aviation and other sectors; but the 2020 edition witnessed last week ...

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UN@75: Women Tasked With Sustaining Peace, Unity In Nigeria

UN@75: Women Tasked With Sustaining Peace, Unity In Nigeria

As the Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WOFHOF) Initiative celebrated its 2020 MMS Hall of Famers’ Day in commemoration of the United Nation’s 75th anniversary, Nigerian women have been tasked with sustaining peace and unity in the country.   ...

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PTML Donates New Toyota Hilux Van To NPA

PTML Donates New Toyota Hilux Van To NPA

Ports and Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML), Nigeria’s largest roll-on-roll- off (RORO) terminal, has donated a brand new Toyota Hilux van to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) as part of efforts to cushion the effect of the destruction of its facility ...

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No Discord In NAGAFF, Intelligence Report Led To Cancellation Of Strike – Tanko

No Discord In NAGAFF, Intelligence Report Led To Cancellation Of Strike - Tanko

By Kenneth Jukpor The Chairman of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) 100% Compliance Team, Alhaji Ibrahim Tanko has dismissed speculations of disunity in the NAGAFF hierarchy. Tanko made this clarification in a press statement yesterday after some ...

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Marine Pollution Should Be Addressed From Producing Companies, Coastal Communities

Marine Pollution Should Be Addressed From Producing Companies, Coastal Communities

By Kenneth Jukpor The African Marine Environment Sustainability Initiative (AFMESI), a non-profit organization has urged the Nigerian government and other African nations to address the menace of plastic pollution on the marine environment from the producing companies and coastal communities. ...

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FG Should Prioritize Public Safety Measures, Boost Awareness – Ugwala

FG Should Prioritize Public Safety Measures, Boost Awareness - Ugwala

In a bid to address the incessant deaths resulting from lack of public safety measures in the country, a safety expert, Mr. Julius Ugwala, has urged the Federal Government to prioritize safety measures across various sectors of the economy. Ugwala, ...

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UN@75: Paulline Tallen To Grace Celebration Of MMS UN Generation Amazons

UN@75: Paulline Tallen To Grace Celebration Of MMS UN Generation Amazons

  The Minister for Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen is set to grace the upcoming MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative event as the Special Guest of Honour. As the United Nations marks its 75 years anniversary ...

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Maritime Sector Can Correct Nigeria’s Overdependence On Oil – Jamoh

Maritime Sector Can Correct Nigeria’s Overdependence On Oil - Jamoh

As most countries propose a ban on fossil fuels, the maritime sector could be a viable tool to diversify Nigeria’s economy from the overdependence on crude oil. The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir ...

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FG To Reopen Eko, Marine Bridges On Monday

Electricity Problems Can’t Be Solved By Magic – Fashola

Following the conclusion of repair works on Eko and Marine Bridges in Lagos, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has directed that both bridges be reopened to traffic tomorrow, Monday, October 19, 2020. The approval for ...

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CBN Reads Riot Act To Nigerian Shippers, Shipping Companies

CBN Reads Riot Act To Nigerian Shippers, Shipping Companies

By Kenneth Jukpor The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has admonished shipping lines in the country to comply to the directive by the Federal Government that all export goods should carry Nigerian Export Proceeds (NXP) numbers. This was the crux ...

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WISTA-Nigeria President’s Father ‘Chief Dennis Ezike’ Burial Holds Next Month

By Kenneth Jukpor The funeral arrangement of Late Chief Dennis Ezike Nwabulue, the father of the President of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria, Mrs. Eunice Ezeoke, would take place between November 4th and November 6th, 2020. Chief ...

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NIMASA DG Appointed Chairman CELTRAS, UNIPORT

NIMASA DG Appointed Chairman CELTRAS, UNIPORT

By Kenneth Jukpor The University of Port Harcourt has announced the appointment of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, as Chairman of the Governing Board of the institution’s Centre for Logistics and ...

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TIATA88 Commends Iorapuu’s Appointment As Benue State University Vice-Chancellor

ijos Theatre 88 Class Applaud Appointment of Prof Tor Iorapuu As Vice-Chancellor of Benue State University

By Kenneth Jukpor Members of the University of Jos Theatre Arts Class of 1988, also known as TIATA88, have applauded the appointment of Prof. Tor Joe Iorapuu as the Vice-Chancellor, Benue State University, Makurdi, stating that Iorapuu had all the ...

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ANLCA Crisis: AREFFN Wants CRFFN To Delist Complicit Practitioners

ANLCA Crisis: AREFFN Wants CRFFN To Delist Complicit Practitioners

By Kenneth Jukpor Following the crisis at the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) which culminated to an attack at its national secretariat by some thugs recently, the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) has ...

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