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Master Mariners charge FG to address duplication of functions by maritime agencies

Master Mariners charge FG to address duplication of functions by maritime agencies

…bemoan lack of seatime training for Nigerian cadets The Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM) has called on the Federal Government to put an end to the problem of duplication…

NPA implements Executive Order, sacks NAFDAC, SON from seaports

NPA implements Executive Order, sacks NAFDAC, SON from seaports

The Managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, on Wednesday said that the only agencies of government approved to operate at the ports include the…

Shipowners support EU-China in global climate deal

Shipowners support EU-China in global climate deal

After the United States backed out of the Paris Climate Agreement, shipowners have encouraged the EU and China leadership to intensify cooperation in achieving a global climate deal for shipping…

NPA dismisses group’s allegation, restates Management’s commitment to maritime sector growth

NPA dismisses group’s allegation, restates Management’s commitment to maritime sector growth

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Wednesday deflated claims by the Committee of Maritime Professionals (CMP) that the NPA Managing Director, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman was not…

Nigerian Maritime Sector strategic for investors, says Amaechi

Nigerian Maritime Sector strategic for investors, says Amaechi

…As Peterside woos investors, assures of conducive environment The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable Rotimi Amaechi has stated that the Nigerian maritime sector is a haven of opportunities for the…

NPA to enforce laws against port environmental pollution

NPA to enforce laws against port environmental pollution

… Charges staff on attitudinal change The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has charged its members of staff to optimize their contribution to the growth of the organisation in making use of…

Pressure mounts on Shipping as Trump pulls out of Paris Accord

Pressure mounts on Shipping as Trump pulls out of Paris Accord

The decision of the President Donald Trump on US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement exerts further pressure on all major industrial sectors to deliver their fair share of carbon cuts…

CNS, Ibas, says Navy needs $250m to refit NNS Aradu

CNS, Ibas, says Navy needs $250m to refit NNS Aradu

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ette Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy needs 250 million dollars to refit its war ship, NNS ARADU, for maritime operations. Ibas…

NPA set to further improve port operations, revenue generation through RIMS

NPA set to further improve port operations, revenue generation through RIMS

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has declared that the implementation of newly-launched Revenue and Invoice Management System (RIMS) is meant to improve both revenue generation and…

Class I railroads oppose Chicago freight bypass plan, but UPS approve

Class I railroads oppose Chicago freight bypass plan, but UPS approve

Dive Brief: •Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific have sent letters to the Surface Transportation Board saying they were “disinclined” to use a 261-mile freight train line that…