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NPA charged on commitment to single window, improved port service

NPA charged on commitment to single window, improved port service

The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has charged the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to be committed to the single window project, improve vessel traffic and fast track of…

Niger Delta leaders demand ownership of oilblocs, amnesty programme review, others for peace

Niger Delta leaders demand ownership of oilblocs, amnesty programme review, others for peace

Leaders of the Niger Delta who attended a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday presented 16 point demand from the region as part of the peace efforts in the area…

Senate Committee decries abandonment of billion naira cargoes in Ikorodu by NPA

Senate Committee decries abandonment of billion naira cargoes in Ikorodu by NPA

The Senate has decried the abandonment of overtime cargoes worth billions of naira at the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal by the Nigeria Ports Authority for over 10 years. Senators on oversight…

NPA tags Onne Phase 4B facility as ‘good to go’

NPA tags Onne Phase 4B facility as ‘good to go’

…24% of new facility to be commissioned for operations soon Barring any unforeseen hitch, part of the new capacity being added at the Phase 4B area of the Onne Port…

Moore Stephens: Ship Operating Costs to rise in 2016 and 2017

Moore Stephens: Ship Operating Costs to rise in 2016 and 2017

Vessel operating costs are expected to rise in both 2016 and 2017, with repairs, maintenance and spares set to record the most significant increase in each of the two years…

IMB: Kidnappings persists despite drop in piracy

IMB: Kidnappings persists despite drop in piracy

Kidnapping and hostage-taking persists off the coasts of West Africa and South East Asia, despite a 20-year low in piracy on the world’s seas, according data provided…

16 Dead in Shipbreaking Yard blast

16 Dead in Shipbreaking Yard blast

On Tuesday, at least 16 workers were killed and 58 wounded in an explosion at the Gadani shipbreaking yard near Karachi, Pakistan. A fuel tank exploded inside of a tanker…

NIMASA DG inaugurates Committee to review 3% freight benchmark

NIMASA DG inaugurates Committee to review 3% freight benchmark

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has inaugurated a committee to review the parameters for charging the three percent freight benchmark…

Concession as way forward for Railway Sector

Concession as way forward for Railway Sector

After decades of failed efforts by the federal government to have an efficient rail system, introducing a concession programme in the sector remains the only option at a time of…

NPA MD lauds Intels on quality facilities, services at Onne Port

NPA MD lauds Intels on quality facilities, services at Onne Port

The Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman at the weekend said that she was impressed by the high quality of facilities and services provided by…