Monthly Archives: August 2016

Fisheries department destroys 15 container-loads of imported unwholesome fish

Fisheries department destroys 15 container-loads of imported unwholesome fish

The Federal Department of Fisheries (FDF) on Saturday in Lagos, impounded and destroyed a total of 15 40-foot containers that shipped in unwholesome ‘Blue whiting brand of fish locally…

ANLCA will not support trade misconducts, says Shittu

ANLCA will not support trade misconducts, says Shittu

National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Prince Olaiwola Shittu, on Friday reiterated his association’s resolve not to support any dubious trade conduct by any…

Buhari approves governing boards of NPA, NIMASA

Buhari approves governing boards of NPA, NIMASA

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the composition of the governing boards of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). This is contained in…

Nigerian Navy warns against illegal maritime security agencies

Nigerian Navy warns against illegal maritime security agencies

The Nigerian Navy on Friday in Calabar issued stern warning to organisations operating in the maritime industry to stop patronising with illegal maritime security agencies. The Navy issued the warning…

3000 dockworkers lose jobs as 20 shipping companies vacate operations from Nigeria

3000 dockworkers lose jobs as 20 shipping companies vacate operations from Nigeria

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) on Thursday disclosed that no fewer than 3000 of its members had suffered job loss in the last one year, as 20 shipping…

Customs plans  ‘less-than-24 hours’ clearance process with Lekki Deep Seaport project

Customs plans ‘less-than-24 hours’ clearance process with Lekki Deep Seaport project

Projections by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) indicate that cargo clearance processes will take less than 24-hours when the Lekki deep seaport takes off. The Assistant Comptroller-General of…

Usman’s quest for professionalism and ‘real time’ news at the NPA

Usman’s quest for professionalism and ‘real time’ news at the NPA

The appointment of the media-savvy Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) may yet instigate a re-jig of…

Growing the Maritime Sector: Government-Stakeholder Model

Growing the Maritime Sector: Government-Stakeholder Model

Article by Ken Kirkbun Globally the maritime sector is passing through challenges but it also provides opportunities for growth especially in developing counties where nobody can talk of excess capacity…

Stakeholders insist Finance Minister remains Board Chairman of Nigeria customs

Stakeholders insist Finance Minister remains Board Chairman of Nigeria customs

If the ongoing review of the Customs and Excise Management Act (CEMA) buys into his opinion on the matter, the incumbent Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Colonel…

GPHA: Four firms in race for Takoradi dry bulk terminal concession

GPHA: Four firms in race for Takoradi dry bulk terminal concession

Four companies have been shortlisted to take part in the next stage of the concession award process for the proposed Takoradi Dry Bulk Terminal, according to the Ghana Ports and…