Monthly Archives: December 2016

MSI: Tanker Market Entering Calmer Waters

MSI: Tanker Market Entering Calmer Waters

After a year of tumultuous political and policy upheaval, both oil and tanker markets are undergoing a process of rebalancing, according to Maritime Strategies International (MSI). The fourth quarter of…

Architect emerges winner of Ships & Ports annual essay competition

Architect emerges winner of Ships & Ports annual essay competition

A young architect, Sarafadeen Mayowa Bello has emerged best overall winner of the 2016 Ships & Ports Annual National Essay Competition. Bello emerged ahead of six other winners who got…

ANLCA wants FG reversal of ban on vehicle importation through land borders

ANLCA wants FG reversal of ban on vehicle importation through land borders

…says situation will cut 0.5 million jobs The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to reverse its ban on the importation…

GPHA calls for EOI for Takoradi Container Terminal

GPHA calls for EOI for Takoradi Container Terminal

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has invited parties to submit their expression of interest for the concession of an integrated container and multipurpose terminal in the port of…

ISPS Code Enforcement: NIMASA reopens three facilities earlier shut

ISPS Code Enforcement: NIMASA reopens three facilities earlier shut

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday said it had reopened three jetties and port facilities earlier shut. In a statement, NIMASA said the facilities were reopened…

Towage: Proposed Truckers’ Club to address exorbitant charges by LASTMA

Towage: Proposed Truckers’ Club to address exorbitant charges by LASTMA

Various trucking associations operating in Lagos, particularly those involved in port operations have arrived at an arrangement to float a club that would address the issue of high towage charges…

NIMASA’s clampdown on Starzs Jetty stalls completion of naval anti-piracy boats

NIMASA’s clampdown on Starzs Jetty stalls completion of naval anti-piracy boats

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has prevented timely completion of dry docking work on two anti-piracy Naval boats, following its clamp down on Starzs Marine operations…

Spotlight on Customs Zone ‘A’ performance

Spotlight on Customs Zone ‘A’ performance

A three-day tour, from Dec. 20-23, of the Commands under the Nigeria Customs Service Zone ‘A’ gave an x-ray of their performances during the 2016 work year…

Turkey opens first Floating LNG Import Terminal

Turkey opens first Floating LNG Import Terminal

Turkey’s first floating liquefied natural gas import terminal, ETKI LNG terminal, was inaugurated on December 23 by French energy distribution company ENGIE and the Turkish construction companies Kolin and…