Amaechi tasks NIMASA’s board on mandate

December 1, 2016

THE Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi has urged the members of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to assist the Management of the Agency discharge its […]

Pirates attack ship off Nigeria’s coastline

November 24, 2016

A Maersk Line container vessel came under attack from Nigerian pirates recently according to a report by a security broker. The Singapore-flagged, 61,614 dwt boxship, Maersk Cotonou, was attacked in Rivers State, Nigeria close to […]

NIMASA charges ECOWAS to eradicate maritime piracy

November 24, 2016

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has charged member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to eradicate the scourge of piracy in the […]

NPA MD impressed with facilities at Onne port

November 3, 2016

The Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman  said  recently that she was impressed by the high quality of facilities and services provided by Intels Nigeria Limited at Onne Port Terminal, Rivers […]

Shippers Council to partner ICS on capacity building

November 3, 2016

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has expressed its readiness to partner Nigerian Chapter of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers  as part of measures to ensure effective training and capacity development. Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer […]

NPA to introduce tenancy for agencies at ports

October 13, 2016

As part of measures to generate additional revenue, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is considering renting out all spaces hitherto occupied by Government and private agencies at the nation’s seaports. NPA’s Executive Director in charge […]

Charkin Maritime Academy admits new intakes

October 6, 2016 David

One of the foremost maritime training institutions in the country, Charkin Maritime and Offshore Safety Centre has begun taking new intakes for the 2016/2017 academic session.Situated in the Rivers State capital, Port Harcourt, the school […]

Shippers lampoon SON over sampling technique

September 15, 2016

Shippers under the aegis of the Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) have lampooned the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) over its sampling method which according to the chippers is gradually turning the Federal Government […]

We are ready for healthy competition —PTML MD

August 25, 2016

On the allegation of the unhealthy rivalry amongst terminal operators at the Tin-Can Island Port in Lagos following the expansion of Ports & Cargo Handling Services (P&CHS) Limited from a majorly container handling terminal to […]

Sifax Group witnesses slump in 2016 H1 performance

August 11, 2016

Managing Director of Sifax Group, John Jenkins, met with journalists recently in Lagos and revealed that the conglomerate witnessed a slump in its business; projections in the first half of 2016. According to Jenkins, the […]

‘Nigerian ports are very porous’

July 21, 2016

The port concession of 2006 was expected to block all unauthorised loopholes leading into the ports. In this interview with TOLA ADENUBI, the President-General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Tony Nted […]

Dispute resolution: MAAG, STOAN advocates use of ADR

July 7, 2016

Following the strain and bitterness that has trailed maritime dispute resolution between seaport operators and regulators, members of the Executive Council of the Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria (MAAN) and the Seaport Terminal Operators Association […]

Former MWUN President General declared wanted

July 7, 2016

An Apapa Magistrate Court has declared a former President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) ; Comrade Ukaumunna wanted in connection with May 2016 attempted invasion and mayhem at the national secretariat […]