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NAGAFF Compliance Team Demands Revocation Of SIFAX, Unity Bonded Terminals Licences

NAGAFF Compliance Team Calls For Revocation Of SIFAX, Unity Bonded Terminals

By Kenneth Jukpor Following numerous constraints which have made cargo delivery and evacuation problematic at SIFAX 2 bonded terminal and Unity bonded terminal, freight forwarders have called for the revocation of these companies’ licenses. The National Association of Government Approved …

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MWUN Lauds NIMASA As Kidnapped Members Regain Freedom

MWUN Lauds NIMASA As Kidnapped Members Regain Freedom

By Kenneth Jukpor The leadership of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has commended the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its role in the release of five members of the union kidnapped on the waterways in Rivers …

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GoG: Why Deep Blue Project Won’t Sufficiently Combat Piracy – Experts

GoG: Why Deep Blue Project Won't Sufficiently Combat Piracy – Experts

By Kenneth Jukpor Despite wide commendations on the recently launched Deep Blue Project to curb the menace of piracy and sea robbery in Nigerian territorial waters and the entire Gulf of Guinea (GoG), some shipping experts have given reasons why …

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Maritime Security: NIMASA Describes Kidnapped MWUN Workers Incident As Setback

Maritime Security: NIMASA Describes Kidnapped MWUN Workers Incident As Setback

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has condemned the recent kidnap of eight Nigerians, five of them members of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), in Rivers State waters, describing the incident …

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SPOMO Act: 10 Pirates Bag 48 Years Imprisonment

CIoTA, CILT Plan Merger To Enhance Professionalism In Transport Sector

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday sentenced ten (10) pirates to a total of 48 years each in prison under the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime Offences, SPOMO ACT, for hijacking a Chinese fishing vessel, FV Hai …

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School Training: SIFAX Enlightens 200 Students On Drug Abuse, Others

SIFAX Trains 200 students

A total of 200 students drawn from selected public schools in Lagos State have been trained on various ways and means as well as strategies to live a drug-free life and how to avoid pitfalls of juvenile delinquencies. The programme, …

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MWUN Sends Eid Mubarak Felicitations, Pirates Kidnap 5 Members

MWUN Sends Eid Mubarak Felicitations, Pirates Kidnap 5 Members

By Kenneth Jukpor The leadership and entire membership of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) felicitate with all Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion of the celebration of eid Mubarak. In a statement obtained by our correspondent, the President-General, …

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PCC Boss Urges Nigeria To Balance International Trade

Folarin Urges Nigeria To Balance International Trade

The Chairman, Ports Consultative Council (PCC), Otunba Kunle Folarin has encouraged the nation to strike a balance between import and export trade and attain a true reflection of international trade. Folarin, who made this statement in a paper presentation titled …

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China Connects 1,980km Oil Pipeline From Niger To Benin Republic

Pipeline vandalism reduced by 37.21% in January – NNPC

Nigeria may have lost out on a multi-billion dollar oil pipeline contract following the decision of Chinese investor to move the project to neighbouring Niger Republic after it reportedly first tried to site it in Africa’s most populous country. The …

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Piracy Declinces In GoG As IMB Releases Q2 Report

Maritime Security: NIMASA Describes Kidnapped MWUN Workers Incident As Setback

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has given credence to Nigeria’s efforts in combating piracy in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) including the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure also called the Deep Blue Project of the Federal Government of …

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NDLEA Makes NIWA Lagos Boss An Ambassador

NDLEA Makes NIWA Lagos Boss An Ambassador

The Lagos Area Manager, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Engr. Sarat Braimah, has been appointed as Ambassador of War against Drug Abuse, by Brigadier General, Buba Marwa (Rtd), Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA). At very brief ceremony, …

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FRSC Deploys 35000 Officers, 736 Patrol Vehicles, 120 Ambulances, Others

FRSC Deploys 35000 Officers, 736 Patrol Vehicles, 120 Ambulances, Others

Arising from the need to enhance visibility and guarantee safe travels for all road users before, during and after the 2021 Eid-El Kabir celebrations in Nigeria, which has been declared to hold on 20th July, 2021, the Federal Road Safety …

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States, Local Govts Should Own Seaports – Bello

States, Local Govts Should Own Seaports - Bello

By Kenneth Jukpor The immediate-past Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Mr. Hassan Bello has encouraged state governments and local governments to develop seaports. Bello was speaking during a celebration organized to honour him by the National Association of …

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Deep Blue Project Driven by Competent Manpower – NIMASA

Deep Blue Project Driven by Competent Manpower - NIMASA

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, has reiterated that assets deployed under the Deep Blue Project, recently launched by President Muhammadu Buhari, are manned by proficient officers from the Nigerian security …

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Jime Commends NSC Cooperative Society For Transparency

Jime Engages NSC Cooperative Society Executives

By Kenneth Jukpor The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr. Emmanuel Jime has engaged the leadership of the Council’s Staff Multi-purpose Cooperative Society in a bid to prioritize worker’s welfare. Jime, held talks with the Bashir-Ambi led Cooperative …

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Amaechi Leads Maritime CEOs To Inspect Lekki Deep Seaport

Amaechi Leads Maritime CEOs To Inspect Lekki Deep Seaport

  The Minister of Transport, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi led some Chief Executives of maritime agencies for an inspection of the Lekki Deep Seaport project over the weekend.                          

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Sea Sunday: MTS Lagos To Improve Apapa Seafarers Centre

Sea Sunday: MTS Lagos To Improve Apapa Seafarers Centre

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to demonstrate gratitude to seafarers for their valuable contribution to global trade, The Mission to Seafarers, Lagos has promised to improve the Seafarers Centre in Apapa, Lagos. The Chairman of the Management Committee, …

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Edo Inland Dry Port’ll Create Multiple Economic Benefits Nationwide– Obaseki

Edo Inland Dry Port'll Create Multiple Economic Benefits Nationwide– Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the Edo Inland Dry Port will create a new vista to boost economic growth in Edo State and nationwide, with emphasis on export promotion. Governor Obaseki made the submission at the …

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How Nigerian Leaders Can Quell Breakup Agitations – AfDB President

‘Dangote’ll be largest rice exporter in five years’

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr. Akinwumi Adesina has proffered advice on how Nigeria’s diversity can best be managed to stop the agitations for secession. Adesina revealed this during an impassioned speech at the graduation ceremony of American …

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AfCFTA: Policy Experts Must Close Gender Gaps – WISTA

L-R: President, African Women in Maritime (WIMAFRICA), Mrs. Jean-Chiazor Anishere (SAN), CEO, Lelook Nigeria, Mrs. Chinwe Ezenwa, former General Manager at Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mrs. Carol Ufere, President, WISTA Nigeria, Mrs. Eunice Ezeoke and a former Director at Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Hajia Aisha Musa; during WISTA Annual Business Luncheon in Lagos, yesterday.

By Yusuf Odejobi Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria has charged African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) policy experts and trade negotiators to successfully integrate identified gender concerns into AfCFTA provisions. The President of WISTA Nigeria, Mrs. Eunice …

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