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Shipowner seeks national fleet re-establishment to advance local participation

Shipowner seeks national fleet re-establishment to advance local participation

President of the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) Engr. Greg Ogbeifun, has sought efforts of indigenous ship owners in the re-establishment of a national fleet in order to…

Sixth Africa Shipping & Oil Roundtable to hold in Calabar

Sixth Africa Shipping & Oil Roundtable to hold in Calabar

The Annual African Shipping & Oil Roundtable/Award Dinner, facilitated by Africa Business and Logistics Support Services (ABALSS) UNLIMITED, a platform promoting Regional Integration and Economic Sustainability through Maritime and…

Transportation Minister, Amaechi, institutes systems for effective services at Nigerian ports

Transportation Minister, Amaechi, institutes systems for effective services at Nigerian ports

The Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi flagged off the launch of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Port Service Support Portal (PSSP) at Nigerian ports. Delivering his…

Port tariffs will be reviewed- Usman, MD NPA

Port tariffs will be reviewed- Usman, MD NPA

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Usman, on Friday said port tariffs would be reviewed and harmonised to give Nigerian ports competitive advantage over other ports within…

NPA insists on dollar payment for port services

NPA insists on dollar payment for port services

Payment for port services in Nigeria will continue to be done in the dollar, currency for international trade transactions, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) had insisted on Friday at a…

NPA to lead talks for review of automotive policy, other trade matters

NPA to lead talks for review of automotive policy, other trade matters

The Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) will be leading discussions concerning the review of the federal Government’s Automotive Policy, and other matters on trade development. The Managing Director of the…

Maritime stakeholders seek common front for compliance, port concession agreement review

Maritime stakeholders seek common front for compliance, port concession agreement review

Various stakeholders who gathered to rub minds at the one-day talkshop ‘Decade of Port Concession,’ organised by the Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria(MARAN) agreed that the port concession…

NPA to partner Railway Corporation for  more efficient cargo movement

NPA to partner Railway Corporation for more efficient cargo movement

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, on Wednesday disclosed plans by the Authority to partner the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to improve rail…

IMO commends Nigeria on ISPS Code compliance

IMO commends Nigeria on ISPS Code compliance

The International Maritime Organisation(IMO) has commended NIMASA’s efforts at ensuring that Nigeria complies with the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security(ISPS) Code. Speaking at…

Stakeholders insist Finance Minister remains Board Chairman of Nigeria customs

Stakeholders insist Finance Minister remains Board Chairman of Nigeria customs

If the ongoing review of the Customs and Excise Management Act (CEMA) buys into his opinion on the matter, the incumbent Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Colonel…