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Executive Order: NPA launches 24/7 Emergency Clinic

Executive Order: NPA launches 24/7 Emergency Clinic

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has launched a 24-hour emergency clinic to cater for health concerns, as part of initiative to ensure effective implementation of the…

Tincan Island Customs Command trains officers on NICIS 11

Tincan Island Customs Command trains officers on NICIS 11

The Nigeria Customs Service, Tincan Island Command has commenced training of its officers and men for the advanced stage of automation of the Nigeria Integrated Customs Information System 11(NICIS…

ANLCA-NAGAFF Initiative for tackling trade matters threatened

ANLCA-NAGAFF Initiative for tackling trade matters threatened

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has disclosed likelihood to pull out of its collaborative initiative with the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) on tackling…

Association advocates punishment for Customs Officers who release goods faulted by FOU

Association advocates punishment for Customs Officers who release goods faulted by FOU

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) on Wednesday expressed concern over seizures of goods released at the ports by the operatives of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU…

New Ballast Water Initiative for Ships calling Saudi Aramco Ports, Terminals

New Ballast Water Initiative for Ships calling Saudi Aramco Ports, Terminals

Starting from August 16, 2017, all ships from international waters will be required to provide a ballast water sample and report when calling at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals, Inchcape…

Supply chains benefit as ports adapt to freight industry shifts

Supply chains benefit as ports adapt to freight industry shifts

As ports are often the first to feel the effects of market shifts, it takes great foresight to keep supply chains running. Few would be surprised if a shipper left…

“Ignore 7 days ultimatum by Lagos State”, NIWA tells operators

“Ignore 7 days ultimatum by Lagos State”, NIWA tells operators

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) in a rejoinder on Tuesday, directed boat operators, dredgers and all stakeholders in the inland waterways sector in Lagos to “Ignore the seven days…

Interview: Right legal framework vital to harvest wealth of Nigeria’s maritime industry, says Asadu

Interview: Right legal framework vital to harvest wealth of Nigeria’s maritime industry, says Asadu

The Chairman, House Committee on Ports, Harbours and Waterways, Dr. Pat Asadu, says instituting relevant legal framework to drive Nigeria’s maritime industry is the primary focus of his committee…

Africa set to tackle piracy, other maritime crimes, says Dakuku Peterside

Africa set to tackle piracy, other maritime crimes, says Dakuku Peterside

The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that Maritime Administrations (MARADs) in Africa are set to tackle the twin issue of piracy…

Inland Waterways: LASG gives Boat Operators, Dredgers 7-day ultimatum

Inland Waterways: LASG gives Boat Operators, Dredgers 7-day ultimatum

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday issued a 7-day ultimatum to boat operators, dredgers and all stakeholders in the inland waterways sector to comply with all the applicable laws…