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FG inaugurates committee to expand export facility

  The Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated the steering committee for the implementation of the Export Expansion Facility. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, who inaugurated the committee…

SIFAX rewards 46 staff with long service award

  SIFAX Group has rewarded 46 of its staff at its annual long service award ceremony. They were rewarded with cash gifts for their meritorious, consistent and outstanding service to…

Onne Customs rakes in N118.9bn in 2020

  Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Area 2 Command, Onne Port, Rivers State, said it generated the sum of N118.94 billion between January and December, 2020. The Customs Area Controller, Mohammed Auwal, disclosed…

Ship insurers to raise rates after Red Sea attacks

  Insurers are set to raise the cost of providing cover for merchant ships through the Red Sea after a series of incidents that have hit vessels around Saudi Arabian…

Maersk extend partnership with Ocean Cleanup by three years

  The Dutch environmental organization The Ocean Cleanup and A.P. Moller- Maersk have extended their relationship by three more years. The organization’s mission is to develop advanced technologies to rid…

Philippines expands temporary crew change ban to 33 countries

  The Philippines list of countries from which it temporarily bans international crew change from if the vessel has visited in the last 14 days has grown to 33 from…

Panama Ship Registry closes 2020 with 230m GT

  The Panama Ship Registry has reached 230,577,081 GT with 8,516 vessels, a growth of 6.22% compared to 217,083,822 GT at December 2019, according to IHS MARKIT. It is the…

Groups demand review of tariff on imported vehicles

    Following Federal Executive Council (FEC), approval for tariff review on importation of vehicles into the country, auto manufacturers, under the auspices of Nigerian Automotive Manufacturers Association (NAMA), have…

Adm Ndubuisi Kanu dies at 77

  A retired naval chief and former Military Governor of Lagos and Imo States, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd), has died at the age of 77. Until his death, he…

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On principled transition to next level

Elections are over. The deluge of hate speeches have receded. Tensions have largely abated. The tempestuous wind of socioeconomic uncertainties has subsided. Normalcy reigns. Gladly, the confidence of international investors…

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Benefits of developing our inland waterways

By Capt. Chris Nezianya   Nigeria is blessed with many rivers, most of which are navigable. The two major rivers are Rivers Niger and Benue. They provide livelihood for the…