Monthly Archives: January 2017

Drewry: LNG shipping rates to improve from 2018

Drewry: LNG shipping rates to improve from 2018

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipowners are facing a tough period as rates are expected to remain under pressure during 2017, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. This year has started on…

Nigerian Navy arrest nine suspected oil thieves, vandals

Nigerian Navy arrest nine suspected oil thieves, vandals

No fewer than nine suspected oil thieves and operators of illegal crude oil refining camps have been arrested in the last one week as the Nigerian Navy embarked on Operation…

Nigeria Customs intercept 661 pump-action riffles in Lagos

Nigeria Customs intercept 661 pump-action riffles in Lagos

The Comptroller General of Customs, Retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Monday told newsmen in Lagos that the Federal Operations Unit of the Customs Service intercepted a cache of arms in…

NIMASA, NUJ seek partnership to support economic diversification

NIMASA, NUJ seek partnership to support economic diversification

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged the media, especially the maritime press to support the government’s drive to…

N408 bn approved for Lagos-Ibadan rail project

N408 bn approved for Lagos-Ibadan rail project

The Export-Import Bank of China has approved $1.275 billion (about N408 billion) loan on behalf of the Chinese Government for the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line. This…

Amaechi blames Wike, Jonathan for stalling clearance of Rivers helicopters

Amaechi blames Wike, Jonathan for stalling clearance of Rivers helicopters

Transportation Minister, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Nyesom Wike for the inability of the state to take possession of the two helicopters, which were…

Photo News: MD NPA visits Customs Boss

Photo News: MD NPA visits Customs Boss

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (3rd from Right), in a group photograph with the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ibrahim Ali…

Report: Tanzania to get funds for Dar es Salaam port expansion

Report: Tanzania to get funds for Dar es Salaam port expansion

Tanzania’s port of Dar es Salaam has taken a step toward a major expansion project as the World Bank agreed to provide the country with funds for a number…

NIMASA seeks stakeholders’ input in port reforms

NIMASA seeks stakeholders’ input in port reforms

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has called on Maritime stakeholders to make input in the ongoing Port Reform Agenda of…

NPA, Customs collaborate on Single Window at Ports

NPA, Customs collaborate on Single Window at Ports

To promote trade, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Customs Service ( NCS) are collaborating to introduce the much-awaited Single Window (SW) platform at the ports. The Managing…