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Committee recommends merger of Customs, FIRS

Committee recommends merger of Customs, FIRS

The Federal Government- constituted National Tax Policy Review Committee has recommended the merger of the Federal Inland Revenue Service and the Nigeria Customs Service. The committee, headed by Prof. Abiola…

How passenger ferry, MF Onitsha, was used, abandoned at Oyingbo Jetty… turns squatters’ home

How passenger ferry, MF Onitsha, was used, abandoned at Oyingbo Jetty… turns squatters’ home

Looking worn-out from decades of service as Nigeria’s one-time biggest passenger ferry, flagship of the National Inland Waterways Authority(NIWA), the MF Onitsha, may have been given…

Marine Environment Protection: DG NIMASA canvases preparedness against oil spill

Marine Environment Protection: DG NIMASA canvases preparedness against oil spill

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has described preparedness and core training as panacea for handling oil spills in the maritime…

Moore Stephens: Shipping Confidence Sees Further Rise

Moore Stephens: Shipping Confidence Sees Further Rise

Shipping confidence, notably on the part of charterers and managers, improved for the second successive quarter in the three months to end-August 2016, according to the latest Shipping Confidence…

Amaechi inaugurates NIMASA Board …charges members on accountability

Amaechi inaugurates NIMASA Board …charges members on accountability

The Honorable Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi has charged members of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on accountability and formulation of…

NAGAFF warns  against trade misconducts

NAGAFF warns against trade misconducts

Founder of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) Dr. Boniface Aniebonam, has charged members of the association on the need to shun trade malpractices, and avoid facing…

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…

Photo News: Amaechi receives  EU delegation in Abuja

Photo News: Amaechi receives EU delegation in Abuja

L-R….. Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi with Head of Delegation, European Union Delegation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to the Economic Community of West African…

Robbers ransack boxship off Guinea

Robbers ransack boxship off Guinea

Six robbers armed with guns boarded and fired upon the duty crew on board a container ship at Conakry anchorage, Guinea, on Wednesday, September 21, according to IMB. The vessel…

Egypt arrests crew of capsized migrant Boat

Egypt arrests crew of capsized migrant Boat

Egyptian authorities have arrested four crew members of a boat carrying almost 600 migrants which capsized off Egypt’s coast, killing at least 43, judicial sources said on Thursday…