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Gearbulk, Grieg Star to form Dry Bulk Shipping JV

Gearbulk, Grieg Star to form Dry Bulk Shipping JV

Switzerland-based shipping company Gearbulk and Norwegian Grieg Star have unveiled plans to enter into a joint venture (JV) to establish a world-wide dry bulk shipping company. The JV…

Maritime operators owe NIMASA $420.5m, says Dr. Peterside

Maritime operators owe NIMASA $420.5m, says Dr. Peterside

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that debts owed the Agency by some operators in the maritime industry from 2004 till date amount to about 420…

Amaechi refutes Justice Okoro’s  allegation

Amaechi refutes Justice Okoro’s allegation

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has described as false the allegation by Justice Inyang Okoro of the Supreme Court that he requested his assistance to help influence any case…

Agbakoba writes National Assembly: “strengthen institutions that support democracy”

Agbakoba writes National Assembly: “strengthen institutions that support democracy”

Nigeria’s democracy is fragile. Recent happenings in the country make it imperative for the National Assembly to strengthen national institutions that support democracy. Specifically, institutions like the INEC, Police…

Proposed Customs, FIRS merger faces criticisms

Proposed Customs, FIRS merger faces criticisms

The proposed merger of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) by the Ministry of Finance has come under fierce criticism, and described as wrong…

African Heads of State sign Charter on Maritime Security

African Heads of State sign Charter on Maritime Security

African leaders have adopted and signed a draft Charter on Maritime Safety, Security and Development. The agreement is aimed at establishing a roadmap on maritime security in Africa and causing…

Peterside assures of maximizing coastline benefits for trade facilitation

Peterside assures of maximizing coastline benefits for trade facilitation

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has highlighted the importance of maximizing the benefits of Nigeria’s vast coastline to facilitate…

FG pledges  effective implementation of IOPC Fund

FG pledges effective implementation of IOPC Fund

The Federal Government has expressed commitment to the implementation of the 1992 International Civil Liability Convention and the 1992 International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Fund. The Director General of the…

NPA, Navy collaboration eyes improvement in waterways security

NPA, Navy collaboration eyes improvement in waterways security

A collaborative effort between the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) and the Nigerian Navy is aimed at improving the security of the maritime sector, especially the nation’s waterways. Managing Director…