Monthly Archives: May 2017

Rolls-Royce develops new unified ship design

Rolls-Royce develops new unified ship design

UK-based engineering company Rolls-Royce has revealed a radical overhaul of its vessel design philosophy in an effort to optimise construction and operations without reducing the use of space…

Trade Relations: NPA, Port of Miami expect expanded economic gains from ties

Trade Relations: NPA, Port of Miami expect expanded economic gains from ties

The Nigerian ports Authority(NPA) and the Port of Miami, Miami Dade, United States of America have expressed hope of mutually beneficial commercial gains from its newly established trade relationship…

NSDP: Seatime training programme on course, says DG NIMASA

NSDP: Seatime training programme on course, says DG NIMASA

…Maritime capacity development on course– Experts The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has restated the commitment of the Agency to…

FG plans border closure over rice smuggling

FG plans border closure over rice smuggling

The Federal Government has threatened to shut some land borders if smuggling of rice continues from neighbouring countries. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, gave the warning…

Clarksons: Further OPEC cuts to influence tanker demand?

Clarksons: Further OPEC cuts to influence tanker demand?

Extension of oil production cuts until March 2018 could affect tanker demand, either via lower crude and product exports, or lesser import demand if high prices moderate demand growth. Global…

Chamber of Shipping calls for Canadian Gov’t triage on coastal management

Chamber of Shipping calls for Canadian Gov’t triage on coastal management

As a new report reveals that shipping is of great value to Canadians across the country, the industry, represented by the Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia (COSBC), seeks assurance…

Naval Chief promises sustained protection of Nigeria’s maritime domain

Naval Chief promises sustained protection of Nigeria’s maritime domain

The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS) Vice Adm Ibok-Ete Ibas, has promised that the Nigerian Navy will sustain its efforts to protect the nation’s maritime domain. The CNS…

ACG Edike bags ‘Integrity Man of The Year’ Award

ACG Edike bags ‘Integrity Man of The Year’ Award

Assistant Comptroller General of Customs, Eporwei Charles Edike, was at the weekend honoured with the ‘Integrity Man of The Year Award’ by the Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists (NACJ). Organisers…

NAGAFF tasks freight forwarders on proper description of import/export  goods

NAGAFF tasks freight forwarders on proper description of import/export goods

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has taken on the task of educating and enlightening freight forwarding practitioners on the need for proper documentation and description of…

Uber for freight has arrived but truckers’ feelings mixed on new app

Uber for freight has arrived but truckers’ feelings mixed on new app

Dive Brief: •With the roll-out of the new program Uber Freight, in which truck drivers are more easily able to locate shipments for transport, differing degrees of optimism and…