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Maritime

Apapa gridlock: Freight forwarders, truckers blames shipping firms 

Freight forwarders, truckers have accused shipping companies of causing gridlock at Apapa ports. They attributed some of the blame to extortion from security agencies and poor access roads. Concerned maritime stakeholders deliberated at the second series of a stakeholder forum focused on resolving...

Senate probes high shipping fees at ports

The Senate has directed the Committee on Marine Transport to discuss with relevant stakeholders in the shipping industry and the Nigeria Port Authority, with a view to curbing the exorbitant increase in shipping fees in the country. The resolution was in...

Maritime stakeholders condemn unfavourable government policies at ports

Maritime stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to address the anti-export policies of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other hiccups affecting clearing at the ports. The call was made last week, the stakeholders lamented that hundreds of...

Maritime firm plans $2.9 billion deep seaport project in Delta

Mercury Maritime Concession Company (MMCC) has revealed plans to set up a $2.9 billion Escravos Seaport Industrial Complex (ESIC) in Delta State in partnership with the Port of Antwerp international. While speaking to newsmen about the project at the Navy...

Nigerian Navy will create a conducive environment for maritime business – Rear Adm. Awwal Gambo

The Nigerian Navy has reaffirmed its commitment to restore normalcy in the nation’s maritime zone and entrench a conducive environment for maritime business to flourish. The above statement was made by the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Rear Adm. Awwal...

Kidnapped Sailors Return to Turkey, speaks on Death Threats and Forest Captivity

Fifteen Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates last month in the Gulf of Guinea arrived back in Turkey on Sunday and the ship’s captain described how they faced death threats and were held in a forest during their three-week ordeal. The...

Maritime industry should be Nigeria’s economic backbone – Engr. Emmanuel Ilori

Maritime Industry expert, Engr. Emmanuel Ilori, has called on industry stakeholders to have a change in attitude towards the development and optimization of the nation’s Maritime endowments, stressing that a subsector that should be the backbone of Nigeria’s economy is...

Prioritize access to COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers, Dr. Bolaji Akinola to FG

The spokesman of Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Dr. Bolaji Akinola, has called on Federal Government to prioritize access to COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers and dockworkers. Akinola made the call last week, he stated that seafarers and port workers had...

LASG constitutes Traffic Management Enforcement Team to resolve Apapa gridlock

The Lagos State Government has constituted Traffic Management Enforcement Team to resolve Apapa gridlock. The Committee Chairman, Hon. Oluwatoyin Fayinka, disclosed this in a statement signed by the Asst. Director Public Affairs of Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, Mrs Bolanle...

Lagos is the best state in Nigeria in terms of maritime safety – Bashir...

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has rated Lagos as the best state in Nigeria in terms of maritime safety. He made this known during a courtesy visit to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the Lagos...

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Maersk-chartered boxship cuts Greek minesweeper in half

The container ship Maersk Launceston and the Hellenic Navy minesweeper Kallisto have collided off Piraeus, resulting in heavy damage to the minesweeper and two...

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