February 14, 2016

News

NPA certifies 1,500 trucks so far for port operation

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  • February 12, 2016

In its determination to enforce implementation of minimum standard of trucks operating at the ports, the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) has reached out to the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) and the National Association of ...

Eight die in another boat accident

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  • February 12, 2016

At least eight people drowned in Jigawa when a canoe ferrying traders capsized and panicked passengers in another boat jumped into the river, a government official said Thursday. The first canoe was carrying traders to a local market in Jahun ...

Partnership with EFCC essential to curb oil theft – Army

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  • February 12, 2016

The Commander, 2 Brigade Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Brig Gen S. O. Olabanji, has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) remains pivotal in the military’s efforts to check oil theft and pipeline ...

FG won’t accept job loss in oil, gas sector, says Ngige

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  • February 12, 2016

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has emphasised that the Federal Government will not accept any job loss in the oil and gas sector. He assured unions in the sector that the government would forestall any threat to ...

FG to partner Germany on LNG

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  • February 12, 2016

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said on Thursday that the Federal Government would partner the German Government to ensure effective supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Kachikwu made the announcement in Abuja at a ...

Photo: NPA team visit to NAGAFF Headquarters in Apapa

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  • February 12, 2016

L-R: Port Manager, Lagos Port Complex Apapa, Mrs. Eunice Ezeoke; National President, National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Chief Eugene Nweke; General Manager Nigerian Ports Authority Western Ports, Chief ...

IMO says no reason for trade restrictions amid Zika outbreak

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  • February 12, 2016

There is no justification for restrictions on travel or trade due to the outbreak of the Zika virus, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said in a circular letter. The conclusion was reached at the Emergency Committee of the World ...

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Feature

Is it the right time to buy secondhand dry bulk tonnage?

  • February 8, 2016

By Peter Shaw-Smith from Dubai Dry bulk is still a smart move if you have equity in your pocket, but buy existing tonnage, rather than newbuilds, ...

Periscope

Cadet life on the flip side

  • February 8, 2016

By Bolaji Akinola The rain stopped as Jude turned into the road that went up through the football field; coming out on to a narrow street. There ...

Layman Views

What do you know about NIMASA?

  • February 1, 2016

As I have heard and read, NIMASA is the top promotional and regulatory maritime agency. They were merged together with two former parastatals of ...

Interview

Policy inconsistency bane of maritime industry – Haastrup

  • February 8, 2016

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of ENL Consortium Limited and Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess (Dr.) Vicky ...

Editorial

Cancellation of import duty waivers

  • February 8, 2016

The charging and waiving of Customs duty are an integral part of the tax system in any country which governments routinely use in the attempt to ...