NIMASA won’t give cabotage waivers to oil firms

Dakuku Peterside, DG of NIMASA Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), will no longer encourage the application of any form of waivers under the Cabotage Act, particularly from the oil firms. Director general of the agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside said the practice of granting waivers does not help the growth of the Nigerian maritime More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Shippers’ council targets cost reduction at ports

Mr. Hassan Bello, NSC Executive Secretary The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) says it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with shipping companies on reducing the cost of doing business at ports to 35 per More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Crisis hits Apapa traffic call up system

—-as truckers threaten to shut ports over extortion by govt. officials The government officials of  Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Ports Authority  (NPA )and Lagos State Transport Management Authority  (LASTMA), More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

FG loses $300m annually to offshore vessel berthing

Mr Temisan Omatseye, former Director- General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says Nigeria is losing about 300 million dollars yearly for berthing five degrees East on Nigerian waters. Ship Omotseye More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

35 ships with petrol, others expected -NPA

Thirty-five ships carrying petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive at the Apapa and Tin Can Island ports in Lagos from Thursday to May 6. 35 ships with petrol, others expected – NPA The More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, April 16th, 2018

$200m Modern dry port: Shippers’ Council partners Oyo govt.

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has partnered with the Oyo State Government to establish a $200m modern dry port, as well as a truck transit park in the state. This is in collaboration with some Chinese investors. The More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Customs gets additional uniform for officers

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has approved additional set of uniform for its officers and men to give them options of uniforms depending on the weather and assignment to be executed. NCS boss Hameed Ali The More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Why Lekki Deep Seaport is important to Nigeria’s economy – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has explained the importance of the Lekki Deep Seaport to Nigeria’s economy. Amaechi The Minister said that the  Deep Seaport will improve and upgrade the capacity More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Nigerian Customs re-strategize operations to curb smuggling—Oyo/Osun Comptroller

By OLUSESAN LAOYE The comptroller of Nigeria Customs Service for Oyo and Osun Command, Comptroller Christopher Ogar Odibu, has said that the Nigerian Customs has re–strategized to deal decisively with smugglers More...