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20-year-old Crude Carriers are here to stay?

20-year-old Crude Carriers are here to stay?

By 2020, some 100 very large crude carriers (VLCCs) will be over 20 years old, hinting that the time may be ripe now to replace that tonnage especially since the…

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…

Agbakoba prescribes liberal economy with strong social regulation as way out of recession

Maritime Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, speaks on the best economic solutions for Nigeria to get out of the present recession. “The Central Bank of Nigeria…

African Day of the Seas and Oceans: NIMASA, Industry roadmap strategy for ‘Blue Economy’ benefit

African Day of the Seas and Oceans: NIMASA, Industry roadmap strategy for ‘Blue Economy’ benefit

Critical stakeholders in the maritime industry who gathered to celebrate the 2016 African Day of the Seas and Oceans on Monday in Lagos, shared the importance of the need for…

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…

Hydrography: Support to Shipping and Navigation

Hydrography: Support to Shipping and Navigation

In this discussion; third in the series, Olumide Omotoso talks on the key role of hydrographic operations in smooth running of the ports, especially with having ships navigate easily and…

One ‘great thing’ seafarers do for the world

One ‘great thing’ seafarers do for the world

Emmanuel Popo serves humanity working as a seafarer, a job he has given his all, even to the point of denying loved ones time they need. But he is glad…

Upgrade seafarers training institutions, expert tells FG

Upgrade seafarers training institutions, expert tells FG

On this ‘Day of the seafarer,’ Marine Engineer, Kuzi Onyibe, has called on the Federal Government to ensure that the nation’s institutions concerned with the training of seafarers…

Hydrography is key to well-managed seas, safe shipping- Omotoso

Hydrography is key to well-managed seas, safe shipping- Omotoso

Olumide Omotoso has vast experience working as a hydrographer with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). First in this series, he talks on the importance of hydrography in safe navigation, as…

Marine Customs foils N380m marijuana smuggling attempts along Badagry creeks

Marine Customs foils N380m marijuana smuggling attempts along Badagry creeks

The anti-smuggling operations by the Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command, have largely been success against activities of smugglers moving their wares, particularly marijuana, along the Badagry creeks in…