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Amaechi, Obaseki, others for critical economic discussions at SOAN annual dinner

Amaechi, Obaseki, others for critical economic discussions at SOAN annual dinner

The Honourable Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, will be hosting the Executive Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki to a Workshop and Dinner today, in furtherance of Government’s new…

Customs FOU ‘A’ seizes 64 assorted cars, 13,333 bags of rice, others valued over N1.595bn

Customs FOU ‘A’ seizes 64 assorted cars, 13,333 bags of rice, others valued over N1.595bn

The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday made public its seizures of smuggled goods including 64 exotic cars, 13,333 bags of foreign parboiled…

Customs Zone ‘A’, NAGAFF hold talks on improving trade procedures

Customs Zone ‘A’, NAGAFF hold talks on improving trade procedures

… ACG plans establishment of Conflict Resolution Desks …NAGAFF proposes working document to guide operations The Nigeria Customs Service, Zone ‘A’ and the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF…

Transport Minister, Amaechi, receives Draft National Transport Policy

Transport Minister, Amaechi, receives Draft National Transport Policy

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday received the report of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for the finalisation of the Draft National Transport Policy (NTP). While receiving the report…

Police catches drunken Captain steering Ship in Kiel Canal

Police catches drunken Captain steering Ship in Kiel Canal

Captain of a Malta-flagged ocean-going ship has been caught steering the vessel under the influence of alcohol in Kiel Canal, water police in Germany’s Kiel informed. In…

Fitch Ratings: Gloomy outlook for Global Shipping amid overcapacity woes

Fitch Ratings: Gloomy outlook for Global Shipping amid overcapacity woes

The outlook for the global shipping industry remains negative, according to Fitch Ratings, as the rating agency doesn’t expect a material improvement in market fundamentals in 2018 due to…

Badagry Women get N750, 000 LSG grant for water hyacinth recycling

Badagry Women get N750, 000 LSG grant for water hyacinth recycling

Fifty women selected from across different localities in Badagry, Lagos State have received N15,000 takeoff grant each from the State Government, after undergoing five days intensive training on recycling…

Nigeria loses election into IMO Council

Nigeria loses election into IMO Council

Nigeria, at the weekend, lost at its third attempt to get re-elected into the ‘Category C’ of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council seat. Nigeria won its IMO Council…

Maritime Workers Union threatens industrial action against Saipem over $29m debt

Maritime Workers Union threatens industrial action against Saipem over $29m debt

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has threatened to shut down the operations of Saipem in Nigeria over the company’s indebtedness running into more than $29 million (N10…

Medical Student wins NIMASA Maritime Essay Competition

Medical Student wins NIMASA Maritime Essay Competition

Miss Elizabeth Ezekiel, a second year medical student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State has emerged the winner of the Essay Competition organised by the Nigerian Maritime Administration…