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West Coast longshore workers ratify contract extension

West Coast longshore workers ratify contract extension

West Coast longshore workers at 29 ports in California, Oregon and Washingtonhave officially ratified a three-year contract extension with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), the International Longshore & Warehouse…

MMS Hall of Fame seeks Senate revisit of 35% Affirmative Action Bill

MMS Hall of Fame seeks Senate revisit of 35% Affirmative Action Bill

MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame(WoFHoF) Initiative, a Lagos based not- for-Profit organization, has called on the Nigerian Senate to revisit the rejected amendment Bill on 35…

Executive Order: NPA launches 24/7 Emergency Clinic

Executive Order: NPA launches 24/7 Emergency Clinic

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has launched a 24-hour emergency clinic to cater for health concerns, as part of initiative to ensure effective implementation of the…

Tincan Island Customs Command trains officers on NICIS 11

Tincan Island Customs Command trains officers on NICIS 11

The Nigeria Customs Service, Tincan Island Command has commenced training of its officers and men for the advanced stage of automation of the Nigeria Integrated Customs Information System 11(NICIS…

ANLCA-NAGAFF Initiative for tackling trade matters threatened

ANLCA-NAGAFF Initiative for tackling trade matters threatened

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has disclosed likelihood to pull out of its collaborative initiative with the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) on tackling…

Association advocates punishment for Customs Officers who release goods faulted by FOU

Association advocates punishment for Customs Officers who release goods faulted by FOU

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) on Wednesday expressed concern over seizures of goods released at the ports by the operatives of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU…

New Ballast Water Initiative for Ships calling Saudi Aramco Ports, Terminals

New Ballast Water Initiative for Ships calling Saudi Aramco Ports, Terminals

Starting from August 16, 2017, all ships from international waters will be required to provide a ballast water sample and report when calling at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals, Inchcape…

Armed pirates kidnap five crew off Nigeria

Armed pirates kidnap five crew off Nigeria

Five crew members were taken from a general cargo vessel identified as the Panama-flagged Oya 1 which was boarded by armed pirates while underway on July 30, around 15…

Inland Waterways: NIWA insists “Only FG has control rights”

Inland Waterways: NIWA insists “Only FG has control rights”

…Vows to protect operators against any harassment from LASG The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Wednesday at a stakeholders’ meeting in Lagos reiterated its earlier position that it is…

Supply chains benefit as ports adapt to freight industry shifts

Supply chains benefit as ports adapt to freight industry shifts

As ports are often the first to feel the effects of market shifts, it takes great foresight to keep supply chains running. Few would be surprised if a shipper left…