Monthly Archives: April 2017

Russian Ship sinks after collision near Bosporus Strait

Russian Ship sinks after collision near Bosporus Strait

A Russian military vessel sank near the Bosporus strait following a collision with the Togo-flagged livestock carrier Youzarsif H on April 27, according to the Turkish Coast Guard. The…

NPA upholds safety and security concerns

NPA upholds safety and security concerns

… says information is priority The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has restated the Organisation’s determination to boost its operations through infrastructure development and…

Ship Owners Association supports Peterside’s leadership to reviving Africa’s maritime

Ship Owners Association supports Peterside’s leadership to reviving Africa’s maritime

The Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) has given its support to Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) to lead African…

MD NPA advocates commitment to attaining global best practices

MD NPA advocates commitment to attaining global best practices

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman has charged the Executive and Management teams of the Organisation to work harder in order to make Nigeria’s…

Sharp decline in idling Boxships

Sharp decline in idling Boxships

As of 3 April 2017, the idle container shipping fleet stood at 0.97 million TEU, according to Alphaliner’s data, totaling in 4.8 percent of the total fleet…

Re: South-East discrimination case filed by Olisa Agbakoba

Re: South-East discrimination case filed by Olisa Agbakoba

Press Release I have read recent reports about the Fundamental Rights Case filed against the Federal Government for discrimination of the South East Geo-political zone of the country. May…

Unregistered dockworkers at private jetties is security risk—PG MWUN

Unregistered dockworkers at private jetties is security risk—PG MWUN

Private jetties operating in Nigeria may just be an avenue to heighten insecurity, as such operators engage unregistered dockworkers, the President-General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN…

Maritime Authorities join forces on E-Certs adoption

Maritime Authorities join forces on E-Certs adoption

Danish, Norwegian and Singapore maritime authorities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote the adoption of E-Certificates for the shipping community. Signed by the Danish Maritime Authority…

FG, Lagos State talk on possible relocation of tank farms from Apapa

FG, Lagos State talk on possible relocation of tank farms from Apapa

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that it had initiated talks with the Federal Government on how to relocate oil tank farms from the residential areas of the Apapa…

Olisa Agbakoba  Legal (OAL) appoints new partners

Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL) appoints new partners

Press Release Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL) has elevated Victor Akazue Nwakasi and Adebola Sobowale as Associate Partners with effect from April 4, 2017.They joined the firm in 2005 and…