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Shippers urge FG to suspend import policy on “palletisation’’

The President, Shippers Association in Lagos State (SALS), Mr Jonathan Nicol, has urged the Federal Government to suspend the import policy on “palletisation’’ to make Nigerian ports more attractive. Nicol made the plea in Lagos on Friday. TBI Africa reports...

Five ships arrive Lagos ports with fuel, other commodities

 One of the five ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports carries petrol, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has said. The port’s authority made this known on Wednesday in its daily publication “Shipping Position’’ in Lagos. NPA said the remaining...

42 ships laden with fuel, food items to arrive Lagos ports

Forty two ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos from January 5 to January 30. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication,...

Amaechi, Obaseki commend NIMASA chief’s leadership style

  *Say he reduced Agency’s operating cost by 50% The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has described the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside as an epitome of good governance and great character, evident...

NIMASA to acquire more vessels for maritime security

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to acquire strategic maritime safety and security assets including vessels. This is in line with the recent approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in Abuja. According to a statement...

NPA suspends service boat operations of debtor foreign oil firms

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has suspended service boat operations to debtor International Oil Companies (IOCs) and other beneficiaries of the services. NPA spokesman, Abdullahi Goje, said the suspension, which took immediate effect, affected all its pilotage districts until full...

ICRC, NPA set to review port concession

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) are doing an in-depth study on the best mechanism for the review of 11 years old port concession. The acting Director-General of ICRC, Mr Chidi Izuwah, made this known...

6 ships with petroleum products, others, arrive Lagos

Two of the six ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports contained petrol, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has said. The port’s authority made this known on Wednesday in its daily publication “Shipping Position’’ in Lagos. NPA said the remaining four ships...

28 ships arrive Lagos ports with fuel, food items

Twenty-eight ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive at Apapa and Tin Can Island ports in Lagos from Tuesday, December 27 to January 4, 2018. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in...

Marine engineer urges  review of seafarers’ programme

 Mr Olu Akinsoji, former Sole Administrator of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) in Oron, Akwa Ibom, has urged the Federal Government to review the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP). Akinsoji, former Nigeria’s Alternate Permanent Representative at the International Maritime Organisation...

Ships laden with products, food items, to arrive Lagos 

No fewer than 30 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from December 15 to December 30. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its...

NPA identifies waste as major cause of pollution in Lagos Lagoon

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday identified municipal waste as major materials causing pollution in Lagos Lagoon. Mr Yunusa Ibrahim, the Principal Manager, Environment Department of NPA said this in Lagos. According to him, most municipal waste that ends up...

30 ships laden with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos ports

 Thirty ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from December 13 to December 30. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’,...

Our ongoing recruitment is transparent – NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said its ongoing recruitment is transparent, as it followed the procedures laid down by the Federal Government. The General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Alhaji Abdullahi Goje, made the clarification on Tuesday in Lagos. Goje...

Medical student emerges winner in NIMASA’s essay competition

A second year Medical student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State, Miss Elizabeth Ezekiel, has emerged the winner of the Essay Competition organised by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to commemorate the 2017 World...

NIMASA chief bags award of credence from NYP

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has bagged the award of credence just as the Nigerian Youth Parliament passed a vote of confidence on him. This award was conferred on the DG during...

Ship owners call on NIMASA to release $100m Cabotage Fund

The President, Nigerian Shipowners Association (NISA), Mr Aminu Umar, has called on the Federal Government to intervene in delayed disbursement of the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) to sustain shipping business. Umar made the call in Lagos on Sunday. Ship...

NPA, Cross River discuss illegal structures at Calabar Port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Cross River State Government have entered discussion on how to tackle the challenge posed by the proliferation of illegal settlements around the Calabar Port. The Managing Director of NPA, MrsHadiza Usman, disclosed this...

NIGERIAN MARITIME ADMINISTRATION AND SAFETY AGENCY (NIMASA) PRESS RELEASE ...

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that capacity building initiatives and sectoral reforms are critical elements that can address maritime security issues in the Gulf of Guinea. Peterside stated...

Bill to establish Maritime Security Agency passes second reading

A Bill for an Act to establish Maritime Security Agency on Wednesday passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The Bill, sponsored by Rep. Eta Mbora (Cross River-PDP), seeks to enhance security in the country’s waterways. Leading the debate on...

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Obasanjo successfully completes PhD programme at NOUN

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is among 14,771 persons expected to receive honours at the 7th convocation of the National Open University of Nigeria...