Experts predict imminent boom for maritime industry

…as Dakuku confronts new challenges Funso Olojo A sense of optimism has slowly overtaken the Maritime industry as signs of an early recovery are becoming evident by the day. Industry operators have begun to express hope as the sector begins to record increased activities as against the devastating lull that dominated the industry a year ago. Analysts More...

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By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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NPA’s refusal to increase our pensions for over 10 years is wickedness – Pensioners

    For over a year now, the NPA pensioners have been in a running battle with the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over their demand for upward review of their pensions. To vent their grievances, More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Ports get harmonised support portal

  Maritime activities closed last Friday with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) saying the nation’s ports are ready to absorb increase in imported vehicles expected from government’s ban on importation More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
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Port security: IMO rates Nigeria high on ISPS Code compliance

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has rated Nigeria high on compliance with International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, two years after the United States government gave Nigeria an ultimatum More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
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Shippers Council: Eighty percent of imports are under-disclosed

About eighty percent of goods imported through the Nigerian ports are under-disclosed, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has said. Speaking on the activities of the More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Abdullahi, former NPA MD ran NPA like an Emperor —NPA staff

The organised labour in the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has described the recently sacked Managing Director of the agency, Habib Abdullahi as feudal lord who ruled over the agency with iron hands like an emperor. Speaking More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Freight forwarders rise against Italian shipping firm over racial practice

The Italian shipping firm, Grimaldi, operator of the Port Terminal Multi-Services Limited (PTML), Tin can Island in Apapa, Lagos, is currently battling to shake off a stigma of racial practice which the irate freight More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Congestion looms at ports as Customs scrap fast track scheme

The infraction has therefore pitted the organized Customs brokers against the Nigerian Customs service which was accused of causing distortions in the cargo clearing procedures. The crisis was kick- started by the More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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Government policy has negative impact on our revenue—NPA MD 

Interview Recently, the Managing Director of   Nigeria Ports Authority, Mallam Habib Abdullahi held an interactive session with select journalists in Lagos where he shed light on the operations at the ports. He More...