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British warship arrives Lagos for anti-piracy operation

British warship arrives Lagos for anti-piracy operation

A British Royal Navy warship, HMS Trent, and her embarked contingent of Royal Marines from 42 Commando, have arrived in Lagos as part of their three-month deployment to the Gulf of Guinea. Lagos is the first port that HMS Trent...
IPMAN Alerts FG On Fuel Price Hike By Private Depot Owners

IPMAN Alerts FG On Fuel Price Hike By Private Depot Owners

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano has alerted the Federal Government to the alleged decision by some private depot owners to increase fuel prices. The Chairman, IPMAN Kano Branch, Alhaji Bashir Danmallam, disclosed this in a...
Freight Forwarders Threaten Strike Over Alleged Extortion By Shipping Companies

Freight Forwarders Threaten Strike Over Alleged Extortion By Shipping Companies

Freight forwarders have issued a threat to down tool from the nation’s seaports in the next two weeks due to alleged extortion and high handedness by shipping companies. The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) disclosed this in...
Shippers Council, FG Committed To Reducing Shipping Cost – Jime

Shippers Council, FG Committed To Reducing Shipping Cost – Jime

Mr Emmanuel Jime, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment through the council to reduce the cost of shipping in the country. Jime said that the most important component in doing business, particularly trade “is...
FG Scraps DPR, PPPRA, PEF, Sacks Ceos, Inaugurates New Agencies

FG Scraps DPR, PPPRA, PEF, Sacks Ceos, Inaugurates New Agencies

It also said while workers of the three agencies would be protected, their chief executives had been relieved of their various appointments. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, stated this while speaking on the side-lines of...

NPA To Support Digital Revolution Of African Ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority has been working steadily to digitalized operations at all port locations in the country, towards optimal efficiency, elimination of corrupt practices and service excellence, so says the acting Managing Director, Mohammed Bello-Koko Mohammed-BelloKoko He stated this when...

Four companies threaten to sue NPA over award of boat service contract

Four different companies have issued a pre-action notice to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over alleged plans by the Authority to award boat service contracts in the four pilotage districts to an entity that did not participate in the...
How will you rate the Nigerian maritime industry at 61 years?

How will you rate the Nigerian maritime industry at 61 years?

Dr. Muda Yusuf (Former DG, LCCI) The Maritime industry has been facing a lot of challenges since independence. The investment in the infrastructure of the maritime industry has not kept pace with the growth of the economy. So we find...

64,000 port trucks failed NPA’s minimum safety standard — Bello-Koko

The Acting Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, has disclosed that a total of 80,000 trucks have so far registered on the authority’s electronic call-up system known as ‘eto’ out of which only 16,000 met the...

Reps Summon NNPC GMD Over Alleged Award Of Costal Shipping Contract To Foreign Ships

The House of Representatives has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, over alleged award of a coastal shipping contract to a foreign company. Rep. Legor Idagbor, the Chairman, House Committee on...

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Nigeria records 0.51% economic growth in Q1

Nigeria recorded a marginal increase of 0.51 per cent in its economy in the first quarter of 2021, the National Bureau of Statistics has...

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