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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

 NAGAFF Compliance Team Will Adopt Fierce Approach In 2021 - 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 sets up Diving Governing Board

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

External reserves dip by $269.47m in five weeks

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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APFFLON Rebukes Aviation Ministry Over N1bn Chinese Loan

APFFLON Warns Shipping Companies, Terminals Against Arbitrary Charges

By Kenneth Jukpor The Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has lambasted the Ministry of Aviation over its failure to publicize the details of the N1billion Chinese loan collected to repair airports and how the ...

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CRFFN Urges Trading Public To Verify Status Of Freight Forwarders

CRFFN Boss Exposed: Registrar  Spends N36million On Beauty Pageant, Others As CSR

POF collection begins at Western ports By Kenneth Jukpor The Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) has admonished Nigerian port users to only engage registered freight forwarders at the ports. The Registrar of CRFFN, Barr. Samuel ...

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NIWA Facilitates Trial Containers Through Onitsha River Port

NIWA To Establish Boat Operators Training School In Lagos

National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) recently commenced test running of moving containers from Onne Port to Onitsha River port. Speaking during the arrival of some of the containers from Onne at Onitsha River Port the Managing Director of NIWA, Chief ...

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SIFAX Opens New Terminal, Targets Export, Dissipates Port Access Traffic

SIFAX Opens New Terminal, Targets Exports, Dissipates Port Access Traffic

By Kenneth Jukpor SIFAX Group has opened a new container terminal situated along the Ebute Metta Creek, Ijora, Lago Causeway, Ijora, Lagos, to facilitate exports and reduce the traffic gridlock that characterizes the Lagos port access roads. The terminal which ...

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