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Port Consultative Council Set To Remedy Apapa Gridlock

Port Consultative Council Set To Remedy Apapa Gridlock

By Oyeniyi Iwakun The Apapa traffic gridlock was top on discussion as an urgent need requiring a lasting solution at the 2017 fourth quarter meeting for stakeholders in the port sector, organized by the Ports Consultative Council (PCC) in Lagos. ...

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Diversification Will Bring More Benefits, Says Guinness MD

Diversification Will Bring More Benefits, Says Guinness MD

The ongoing efforts to diversify the economy from dependence on crude oil will enhance national development and create more opportunities for Nigerians, Guinness Nigeria Plc Managing Director, Mr Peter Ndegwa, has said. He said the diversification of the economy and ...

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FORECAST: Nigeria’s Maritime Industry To Grow By 5% In 2018

FORECAST: Nigeria’s Maritime Industry To Grow By 5% In 2018

The Nigerian Maritime industry is projected to grow by 2.5 – 5 % within the period 2018-2019 and a projected increase in demand for maritime services in Nigeria during the period of projection. This was contained in the Nigerian maritime ...

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Shipping Companies Pledge To Make Nigerian Dry Ports Successful

Merging Talks With Action In Nigerias Maritime Industry

…Stakeholders Call For Efficient Rail system By Kenneth Jukpor Amid fears that the emerging dry ports in the nation may be seen as a threat to the profitability of seaports terminal operators and shipping lines in the country, major shipping ...

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NIMASA Awards Automatic Employment To 33 First Class NSDP Cadets

NIMASA Awards Automatic Employment To 33 First Class NSDP Cadets

Stakeholders dole out N7.6m donations By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to reward excellent cadets from the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has awarded automatic scholarship to thirty-three (33) first-class NSDP ...

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CILT Nigeria Inducts 145, President Commends Influx Of Professionals

CILT Nigeria Inducts 145, President Commends Influx Of Professionals

By Kenneth Jukpor The Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics (CILT), Nigeria has inducted 145 persons into the Institute, even as the National President, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril commended the influx of professionals into the sector in recent times. Eighteen (18) ...

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Amaechi Spearheads Development Of National Policy On Blue Economy

Don’t run parallel management, Amaechi tells NPA board

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to ensure Nigeria maximises its enormous potentials in the maritime sector, the Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has initiated plans to create a national policy on blue economy. The national policy on blue ...

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Ikeja Customs Records N2Billion Seizures, Parades 4 Suspects

Customs Intercepts Pangolin Scales Worth N10billion

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone “A”, Ikeja of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) last week showcased seizures worth two (2) billion naira and paraded four (4) suspects recorded in intensified anti-smuggling operations in one Month. Addressing journalists while conducting them ...

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IMO Council Elections: Dakuku Gives Excuses For Nigeria’s Failure

AfCFTA: Nigeria Can Become Supplier Of Transport Professionals - Dakuku

By Oyeniyi Iwakun The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has given the reasons for Nigeria’s loss in the Category “C” at the just concluded International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council elections. Speaking to ...

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Ease Of Doing Business: NPA Commissions 24 Hours Port Eatery

Ease Of Doing Business: NPA Commissions 24 Hours Port Eatery

As part of efforts to ensure compliance to the executive orders on the 24 hours ports operations and to ensure the ease of doing business at the nation’s seaports, the management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commissioned a 24-hour ...

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Ship-Repair Market Next Boom Cycle Expected In Second Half Of 2018

Ship-Repair Market Next Boom Cycle Expected During Second Half Of 2018

Although the current state of the ship-repair market has been slow, the latest reports of Interyards SA says that the ship repair market has matured and is ready to balance the highly volatile demand for ship repairs with packed period ...

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Slippery Coating Could Save Global Maritime Industry $40 Billion Annually

Slippery Coating Could Save Maritime Industry $40 Billion A Year

Slippery coating has been tipped to save the global maritime industry $40 billion by keeping pesky organisms such as mussels and algae off ships. These organisms, which increase fuel consumption by causing frictional drag and are difficult to remove, are ...

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NPA Debunks Rumours Of Secret Staff Recruitment

NPA Suspends Maeskline, MSC  From  Operating In Nigeria

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reacted to a report in the Monday, December 11, 2017 edition of Daily Sun with the headline: “NPA commences secret staff recruitment”, stating that the alleged fresh recruitment was false. The report insinuated that ...

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NPA: How The Contract-Bribe Syndicate Operates

NPA Suspends Maeskline, MSC  From  Operating In Nigeria

It is no longer news that some officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) are on the “fast lane” by always eating from where they work. What is news is that they don’t just do it but have now thrown ...

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Tin Can Customs Generates N262.3bn In 11 Months

Tin Can Customs Generates N262.3bn In 11 Months

Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N262.3 billion revenue between January and November 2017. The Customs Area Comptroller (CAC) in charge of the command, Compt. Yusuf Bashar made the disclosure while receiving a delegation ...

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Nigeria Needs A National Logistics Policy

Nigeria Needs A National Logistics Policy

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to address the myriad of challenges facing Logistics and Supply Chain in Nigeria, the African Centre for Supply Chain (ACSC) has called for the development of a National Logistics Policy in the country. The ...

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Apapa Gridlock: NPA Takes Fight To Shipping Companies, Truckers

Apapa Gridlock: NPA Takes Fight To Shipping Companies, Truckers

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to resolve the Apapa traffic gridlock, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has directed all shipping companies to house their empty trucks at their holding bays outside of the port location pending the time for ...

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Catamaran Logistics Loses Ibadan Dry Port To Chinese Firm 

Investor to provide $10bn for Nigeria’s speed rail projects

Kano, Abia ICDs to start work in December Kaduna to begin operations in November Obaseki receives report on Gelegele seaport   By Kenneth Jukpor Few months after the Federal Government signed a new agreement with the concessionaires of the Inland ...

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SCMA Nigeria Institutes Annual Lectures/ Luncheons

SCMA Nigeria Institutes Annual Lectures/ Luncheons

Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates (SCMA) Nigeria has established an Annual Lecture and Luncheon Program Series with the intention of providing a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) event and a get together to promote and sustain the professional fraternity. According to ...

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Gelegele Seaport: Gov. Obaseki Lauds Technical Committee

Gelegele Seaport: Gov. Obaseki Lauds Technical Committee

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has received the technical report on the proposed Gelegele Seaport, which is envisioned to serve as a key artery for the state’s economic diversification efforts. The governor received the report at the Government House, ...

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