Monthly Archives: July 2017

International Maritime Politics: Africa wants greater representation on IMO Council

International Maritime Politics: Africa wants greater representation on IMO Council

… Seeks MoU on Capacity Building The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has called for increased representation of the continent on the International Maritime…

Transport Ministry takes delivery of 2 standard gauge locomotives

Transport Ministry takes delivery of 2 standard gauge locomotives

The Federal ministry of Transport on Thursday took delivery of two double-end-driver’s-cabin standard gauge locomotive engines from the Peoples Republic of China. The Minister of…

Terminal Operators condemn closure of Wharf Road without traffic control

Terminal Operators condemn closure of Wharf Road without traffic control

Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haastrup, has called on the Federal Government to urgently deploy traffic and security officials “in large numbers” to ensure free…

IMO: AAMA Chairman, Dakuku Peterside meets African Representatives

IMO: AAMA Chairman, Dakuku Peterside meets African Representatives

…Pledges better share of global maritime trade for Africa. The Chairman of Association of African Maritime Administration ( AAMA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has charged African stakeholders in the maritime sector to…

Control of Waterways: NIWA reacts to Lagos State Govt’s claim of supremacy

Control of Waterways: NIWA reacts to Lagos State Govt’s claim of supremacy

… LASG insists on regulatory rights The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has reacted to claims by the Lagos State Government (LASG) as the rightful authority in control of the…

“282 vessels not missing from ports,” NPA replies Senate

“282 vessels not missing from ports,” NPA replies Senate

…Demands verifiable documents for full investigation The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has stated that no vessel is missing from the nation’s ports, and demanded that the Senate Committee on…

Leaders kick as $1.5b loan for Lagos-Ibadan railway is stuck

Leaders kick as $1.5b loan for Lagos-Ibadan railway is stuck

•National Assembly delays approval of Chinese facility Federal lawmakers came under fire yesterday for delaying the $1.5 billion Chinese loan for the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard rail…

FG eyes PPP for sustainable River Port investments

FG eyes PPP for sustainable River Port investments

…Says new Bill to enhance NIWA capacity, boost revenue profile The Federal Government through its ministry of transport, on Tuesday expressed hope that a Public Private Partnership (PPP) would achieve…

Customs CG orders immediate removal of road blocks

Customs CG orders immediate removal of road blocks

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col Hammed Ali (rtd) has ordered officers and men of the various commands to immediately remove road blocks that were mounted nationwide…