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Drewry: West African Port Projects in uncertain waters

Drewry: West African Port Projects in uncertain waters

Most West African port projects are in uncertain waters amid a change in the location and nature of transhipment hubs serving the region’s port market, according to shipping consultancy…

Survey: Majority of seafarers lack proper Internet connectivity when at sea

Survey: Majority of seafarers lack proper Internet connectivity when at sea

Barely six percent of seafarers have sufficient internet connectivity for video calls when at sea, despite often being away from their families for months, based on a Nautilus survey of…

FG gives truckers 7 days to vacate Apapa

FG gives truckers 7 days to vacate Apapa

The Federal Government on Wednesday directed truck drivers blocking roads in Apapa to vacate within seven days to enable the reconstruction work on Wharf Road to start. The government also…

Nigeria loses N140 billion to Apapa gridlock weekly, says Dangote

Nigeria loses N140 billion to Apapa gridlock weekly, says Dangote

The President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has lauded the decision of the Federal Government to reconstruct the failed Apapa-Wharf road. With its grim state serving as an embarrassment…

Lagos-Kano Rail Line ready by December, says Amaechi

Lagos-Kano Rail Line ready by December, says Amaechi

…as Kaduna inland dry port sets for commissioning soon The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, on Tuesday said that the Lagos-Kano rail line as well as the…

Abu Dhabi Ports signs concession deal for Fujairah Port

Abu Dhabi Ports signs concession deal for Fujairah Port

Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports has entered into a 35-year concession agreement to develop, manage and operate the port of Fujairah, Emirates News Agency informed. Under the…

APM Terminals Gothenburg to lay off 160 workers

APM Terminals Gothenburg to lay off 160 workers

APM Terminals Gothenburg has served a notice of termination to 160 staff members, out of a total of 450 employees, due to “a sharp fall in volumes over the past…

Hadiza in midnight assessment of Lagos Ports operations

Hadiza in midnight assessment of Lagos Ports operations

…charges agencies at ports on commitment to 24-hr operations The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman, has, in a midnight assessment of operations at…

FG to shut section of Apapa Wharf road for 12 months reconstruction project

FG to shut section of Apapa Wharf road for 12 months reconstruction project

The Federal Government has said that the Apapa Wharf road reconstruction project would require shutting down a section of the road for the 12 months period that the work is…

ECSA & ETF: Digital solutions in shipping needed to decrease administrative burden

ECSA & ETF: Digital solutions in shipping needed to decrease administrative burden

Shipping is urgently better served by smart digital solutions to finally alleviate administrative workload on crew and companies, it was highlighted by ECSA and ETF on the occasion of the…