Monthly Archives: June 2016

One ‘great thing’ seafarers do for the world

One ‘great thing’ seafarers do for the world

Emmanuel Popo serves humanity working as a seafarer, a job he has given his all, even to the point of denying loved ones time they need. But he is glad…

Technology is critical to grow maritime industry- Peterside

Technology is critical to grow maritime industry- Peterside

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)Dr. Dakuku Peterside has expressed the agency’s willingness to align itself with changes in technology, to grow…

UK Urged to Form New Free Trade Commission Due to Brexit

UK Urged to Form New Free Trade Commission Due to Brexit

(WMN)As the British people made a decision to leave the European Union, the UK should consider establishing a new Free Trade Commission in an effort to sign free trade…

Upgrade seafarers training institutions, expert tells FG

Upgrade seafarers training institutions, expert tells FG

On this ‘Day of the seafarer,’ Marine Engineer, Kuzi Onyibe, has called on the Federal Government to ensure that the nation’s institutions concerned with the training of seafarers…

‘Day of the Seafarer': Need to tackle security concerns in Gulf of Guinea

‘Day of the Seafarer': Need to tackle security concerns in Gulf of Guinea

As the world marks the ‘Day of the Seafarer’ on June 25, critical concerns of security breaches in the Gulf of Guinea cannot be wished away, but be…

ECSA insists CO2 emission reduction measures must be global

The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has called for global measures to reduce CO2 emissions that apply equally to all ships. ECSA applauded the European Commission’s decision to…

Standard Operating Procedures will enhance port efficiency –  Peterside

Standard Operating Procedures will enhance port efficiency – Peterside

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has disclosed that the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP…

Boss Mustapha is new MD NIWA

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Boss Gida Mustapha, as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority. Director (Press and Public Relations) in the…

Port Operations: FG positive SOPs, PSSP will promote transparency, efficiency, accountability

Port Operations: FG positive SOPs, PSSP will promote transparency, efficiency, accountability

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday described the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP) as very significant to the development of the national economy because…

Transportation Minister seeks immediate implementation of report by National Carrier Committee

Transportation Minister seeks immediate implementation of report by National Carrier Committee

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has directed that the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council, Mr Hassan Bello begins immediate implementation of the report of the committee…