August 22, 2014

L-R: Chairman, Association of Nigerian Liscensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Delta/Eo Chapter, Chief Tony Okome; representative of the Executive Secretary/CEO, Nigerian Shippers' Council (NSC), Miss Adaora Nwonu; Deputy Director, Warri Port of NSC, Mr. Phillip Eduwa; President, Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria, Mrs Jean Chiazor Anishere; and former National President, Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM), Captain Adewale Ishola at the 8th Annual Shipping Career Summit 2014 held at the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Warri, Delta State yesterday.

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Nigeria loses N25.8bn to import duty waivers in five months

The Federal Government lost the sum of N25.8 billion to waivers and exemption between January and May this year, documents obtained from the Ministry of Finance have revealed. The country had lost the sum of N55.96 billion, N55.34 billion and ...

Shipping ‘next playground for hackers’ warns IMB

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has highlighted the increased risk of cyber-attacks on shipping and ports – the “next playground for hackers”. IT networks at ports and onboard ships are vulnerable to compromise via remote ...

Warri agog for 8th Annual Shipping Career Summit

Over 200 persons including youths and adults have been exposed to the numerous career and investment opportunities that abound in the nation’s maritime sector courtesy of the 8th Annual Shipping Career Summit tagged Warri 2014 organised by ...

Customs confiscated N117m items in one month

Acting Controller of the Federal Operations  Unit (F.O.U.), Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Usman Turaki, has said the command made 336 seizures of various goods and items valued at N117 million within the first 30 ...

NPA workers unions sing discordant tunes over strike

There is disagreement among the leaderships of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) branch and the Senior Staff Association of Communication, Transportation and Corporation (SSACTAC), Maritime branch over ...

Feature

Whaler

  • August 18, 2014

A whaler or whaling ship is a specialized ship, designed for whaling, the catching and/or processing of whales. The former includes the whale ...

Periscope

Patrick Sawyer’s undiplomatic behaviour

  • August 11, 2014

The Latin phrases De mortuis nihil nisi bonum (Of the dead, nothing unless good) and De mortuis nil nisi bene [dicendum] (Of the dead, nothing ...

Interview

‘My priority remains the advancement of NAGAFF’

  • August 11, 2014

The Tin-Can Island Chapter Chairman of the Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Azubike Ekweozor, says his priority ...

Editorial

The electricity ‘minus’ in socio-economic development

  • August 18, 2014

When the incident of the death of two children, aged 2 years each, who died in a fire outbreak resulting from a fallen candle was reported in the ...

Foreign News

Egypt Expects Suez Canal revenue to more than double in 4 years

  • August 22, 2014

Egypt expects revenue from the Suez Canal to more than double within the coming four years to more than $13 billion annually as it expands the ...