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The hunt for logistics talent goes beyond traditional education

The hunt for logistics talent goes beyond traditional education

Dive Brief: •Various logistics leaders spoke about the challenge of finding talent, and their strategies, at a trade show in Munich last week, as reported by The Loadstar. •Companies are…

Policy changes in port governance and development in Nigeria

Policy changes in port governance and development in Nigeria

The port industry in Nigeria recently experienced what could be described as a quiet tsunami with far reaching consequences on port services and charges in the country. According to a…

UPS to train drivers to spot and report human trafficking

UPS to train drivers to spot and report human trafficking

Dive Brief: •Working with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), UPS drivers will be part of an initiative in 2017 that seeks to increase awareness of signs of human trafficking, the Louisville…

Agbakoba’s letter to President Buhari on ‘Practical solutions to scale Nigeria’s recession’

Agbakoba’s letter to President Buhari on ‘Practical solutions to scale Nigeria’s recession’

I feel called upon to make my own contribution to the dialogue on a solution to the economic recession that Nigeria is undergoing. It is evident now that the oil…

Could global inequality be bad for shipping?

Could global inequality be bad for shipping?

By Paul Benecki Like many others, Dr. Carsten Wiebers, outgoing head of KfW IPEX-Bank’s Maritime Industries department, believes that the ongoing downturn in shipping is structural – not…

Opportunities and Constraints for East African Ports

Opportunities and Constraints for East African Ports

By Harry Valentine Plans are underway along the East African coast to expand existing maritime terminals and to develop new terminals, in particular along the Kenyan and Tanzanian coasts. Infrastructure…

NIMASA and global slowdown in the maritime industry

NIMASA and global slowdown in the maritime industry

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, could pass for the description ‘the man who saw tomorrow.’ When he was appointed, without…

Transport Sector: Amaechi’s Voyage And The Discovery

Transport Sector: Amaechi’s Voyage And The Discovery

By Kingsley Anaroke The appointment of Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi as the Transportation Minister on November 11, 2015 was received with mixed feelings in the sector; It was expected…

Video: Best ways to seeking maritime investors- Olaniyan

Video: Best ways to seeking maritime investors- Olaniyan

Mr Akin Olaniyan is the Chief Executive Officer of International Naval Surveys Bureau Office in Lagos, Nigeria. He calls this discussion ‘Home truth’ for sustainable investment partners…