Southern California Port Employees Begin to Get Vaccinated

After repeated calls to add the dockworkers at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles to the priority groups for the COVID-19 vaccine, California authorities agreed and released the first batch of vaccines for the frontline workers who...

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...

The era of fraudulent activities has come to an end, NAFDAC warns clearing agents, importers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC), has warned clearing agents and importers operating at the nation’s ports to desist from fraudulent activities, stressing public health must be safeguarded. The warning was gave by the Director-General of NAFDAC,...

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...

Tension as Iran Accuses U.S. of Piracy Over Oil Cargo Seizure

Iran condemned U.S. move this month to seize a cargo of oil on the grounds that it came from Tehran was an act of piracy, adding that the shipment did not belong to the Iranian government. Washington filed a lawsuit...

FG urges IOCs to embark on new oil projects

International Oil Companies operating in the country have been urged to embark on new projects despite the delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill. The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, an agency in the Federal Ministry of...

Olam, BAT, others realized $100m from exports – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has revealed that 1o  exporters in the country exported non-oil goods worth $100.88m in November, 2020. The financial body made this disclosure in its latest monthly economic report. The statement reads; “Estimates of export proceeds of...

#EndSARS protests delayed reopening of Third Mainland Bridge – FG

The Federal Government has announced that the recent #EndSARS protest that took place on October 2020 is the major reason the Third Mainland Bridge will not be opened on Monday as initially scheduled. The announcement was made by the Federal...