Monthly Archives: May 2017

Customs intercepts cache of arms at Lagos Port

Customs intercepts cache of arms at Lagos Port

The Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday said that it intercepted a cache of pump action riffles totaling 440 pieces at the Port of Tin-Can Island, Lagos. The Customs Area…

Five die in RoPax Ferry fire off Indonesia

Five die in RoPax Ferry fire off Indonesia

Five people died in a fire on board Mutiara Sentosa I Ro-Pax ferry on Friday, May 19 while the Indonesian-flagged ship was underway in Masalembo waters of East…

Lagos to construct eight new ferry jetties

Lagos to construct eight new ferry jetties

The Lagos State Government is to construct eight new concrete ferry jetties in coastal areas of the state, according to an official. The Commissioner for Waterfront Development, Adebowale Akinsanya, said…

Nigerian Navy Day: Indian Warship arrives Lagos for drill

Nigerian Navy Day: Indian Warship arrives Lagos for drill

The Chancery of the High Commission of India in Lagos, on Monday announced the scheduled arrival of an Indian Naval Warship, INS Tarkash, to Lagos by the end of this…

N100 bn required for repairs of Apapa Port Access Roads

N100 bn required for repairs of Apapa Port Access Roads

The Federal Government has disclosed that the repair of the dilapidated Apapa port access roads will cost the sum of N100 billion. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr…

NPA, Port Health make efforts to check Ebola outbreak at seaports

NPA, Port Health make efforts to check Ebola outbreak at seaports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Port Health Services are making frantic efforts to ensure that the Ebola virus is not allowed to spread into the country through the…

The hunt for logistics talent goes beyond traditional education

The hunt for logistics talent goes beyond traditional education

Dive Brief: •Various logistics leaders spoke about the challenge of finding talent, and their strategies, at a trade show in Munich last week, as reported by The Loadstar. •Companies are…

Freight forwarders vow to tackle hindrances to trade facilitation

Freight forwarders vow to tackle hindrances to trade facilitation

Chieftains of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) and the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) at the weekend said that their joint initiative is aimed…

Maritime expert commends NIMASA’s wreck removal efforts

Maritime expert commends NIMASA’s wreck removal efforts

The reported wrecks removal initiative by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has received commendations from industry player and stakeholder in the maritime sector, Dr. Chris Asoluka. Speaking…

Photo News: World Bank visits NPA

Photo News: World Bank visits NPA

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (2nd left); Practice Manager, World Bank, Benedict Eijbergen (left); Senior Transport Spec., World Bank, Olatunji Ahmed (2nd right…