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Registering Ships In Saudi Arabia Now Takes Less Than 2 Minutes

The growth of the Saudi Arabian flagged fleet by 28 percent in 2018 can be largely attributed to improvements achieved by the country’s maritime authority, Vice Chairman of the General Authority for Transport for the Maritime Transport Sector, Farid...

MSC Rejects Pollution Claims

Swiss container shipping major MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has reiterated its commitment to the environment after it was called out as one of the EU’s top ten polluters. Last week, the Brussels-based environmental NGO Transport & Environment said, referring to...

Report: NPA Cancels $133.28M SAA Fees

...shipping companies hail move ...Insists Navy, NIMASA, statutorily required to secure country’s waters Concerned by threat to national security and the cost of doing business at the country’s seaport, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has notified the Nigerian Navy of its...

Iran Denies Seizing Second Vessel

Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route, according to...

Maritime Body Condemns Recent Attacks On Ships

The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has condemned recent attacks on commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman at its meeting in London held July 15-19. After debate, the IMO Council decided to condemn...

Navy, Shippers Council, Collaborate To Tackle Insecurity On Waterways

Worried by the menace of armed robbers and sea pirates disturbing the activities at the Nigeria waterways, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and the Nigerian Navy have agreed to collaborate to tackle these menace. This was revealed yesterday when...

Optimism Meets Nigeria-Sai Tome & Principe Development Initiative

Hopes have been reignited that a 40-year treaty signed 17 years ago for a Joint Development Zone (JDZ) between Nigeria, and Sao Tome & Principe, may become economically viable going by the level of renewed efforts by the countries. ...

NIMASA Place Ban on Seafarers Infected with Hepatitis

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that there is an increase in the number of Nigerians, especially the seafarers who are infected with Hepatitis B infection. Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside stated this at...

MWUN CONDEMNS TROPICAL WEST AFRICA OVER ALLEGED REVENUE LEAKAGES

Maritime Workers' Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has tasked  the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) , Hadiza Bala Usman to mandate Tropical West Africa, an offshore company to pay its normal dues to the federal government as...

NPA Seeks Collaborations To Improve Inter Modal Freight Transport

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has said that a lot still needs to be done particularly in synergising efforts and fine-tuning grey areas in order to ensure continuous improvement in the nation’s inter modal freight...

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Nigeria ‘abandons’ Lagos Airport Facility Repairs, Maintenance

Owing to the neglect by government, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos is in a sorry state. Passenger services at the airport may...

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