Monthly Archives: November 2016

ITF, ETF Dockers to stage Unifeeder demonstration

ITF, ETF Dockers to stage Unifeeder demonstration

Hundreds of dockworkers from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) -affiliated unions plan to descend on the offices of Northern European logistics company…

Senate urges Nigeria to exit ECOWAS trade protocols

Senate urges Nigeria to exit ECOWAS trade protocols

Nigerian lawmakers have advised the government to suspend the trade liberalization scheme and common external tariffs of the regional body-ECOWAS. Senate’s resolution to suspend the ECOWAS trade protocols…

Maersk Line Looking to Buy German Container Shipping Operator Hamburg Süd

Maersk Line Looking to Buy German Container Shipping Operator Hamburg Süd

The shipping arm of Danish conglomerate A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S is looking to buy German peer Hamburg Süd, people with knowledge of the matter said, a deal…

Ports & Cargo Terminal receives largest vessel to call Nigerian ports

Ports & Cargo Terminal receives largest vessel to call Nigerian ports

History was made at Port & Cargo terminal, a subsidiary of Sifax group when the largest ship to call at any Nigerian port berthed at the terminal at Tin Can…

7 Coys bag Shippers’ Council ‘Recognition Award’ for contributions to maritime development

7 Coys bag Shippers’ Council ‘Recognition Award’ for contributions to maritime development

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has recognised seven shipping companies including Greenview Shipping Limited, Alraine Shipping Limited, PIL Shipping Ltd, Ports & Cargo Limited, Ports & Terminal Operators Ltd (PTOL…

Nigerians to pay more for data

Nigerians to pay more for data

…as NCC directs mobile operators to increase tariffs Data users in Nigeria will begin to pay more from Dec. 1, 2016, following the directive by the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC…

Buhari’s rigid leadership worsening Nigeria’s economy–Bloomberg

Buhari’s rigid leadership worsening Nigeria’s economy–Bloomberg

Bloomberg, a financial software, data, and media company, owned by Michael Bloomberg, the sixth richest man in the world, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s rigid leadership style is making the…

House Committee promises support for rebuilding process in NIMASA

House Committee promises support for rebuilding process in NIMASA

The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has resolved to support the rebuilding efforts of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in its quest…

Customs gets award for revenue generation

Customs gets award for revenue generation

The Zonal coordinator Zone “A” Assistant Comptroller General of Customs, ACG Charles Eporwei Edike has been honoured with the award of the ‘Best Administrative Drive in Revenue Generation.’ Coming from…

Port Access Roads: NPA appeals to N/Assembly, Minister to expedite action

Port Access Roads: NPA appeals to N/Assembly, Minister to expedite action

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) MS Hadiza Bala Usman has appealed to the Honourable Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) and members…