September 2, 2015

News

Foremost Master Mariner, Capt. Abiodun Omoteso dies at 72

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  • September 1, 2015

One of the nation’s foremost master mariners, Capt. Solomon Abiodun Omoteso is dead. He died on Monday after a protracted illness. He was the Director of African Maritime Events Limited and a Marine Consultant. Born on the 24th December ...

FG announces plan to review import policy on rice, others

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  • September 1, 2015

The Federal Government has announced plans to review the import policy on staple food items such as rice, wheat and fish into the country. It described the policy as “unfavourable,” adding that it would ensure that Nigeria was self ...

Police repel attack on passenger boat in Bayelsa

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  • September 1, 2015

The Bayelsa Police Command on Sunday said its Marine Division in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state had repelled an attack by sea pirates on a passenger boat in the area. Asinim Butswat, an ASP and spokesman of the Command, said in ...

NNPC shuts Warri refinery over vandalism

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  • September 1, 2015

Barely a month after it resumed production, the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (WRPC) has been shut down again, a situation that may constitute a setback to the new administration’s current efforts at shoring up local ...

Photo: Social Media Training held at Rockview Hotel,

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  • September 1, 2015

General Manager Public Affairs, Nigerian Ports Authority, Captain Iheanacho Ebubeogu (4th from left on front row) and NPA Public Affairs officers with facilitators at the Social Media Training held at Rockview Hotel, Apapa Lagos.

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Feature

South Korean shipyards struggling as offshore strategy fails

  • August 31, 2015

The deep-ocean strategy is coming back to bite South Korean shipyards. Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering ...

Periscope

Help, no water to drink in Otuoke

  • August 31, 2015

Otuoke is the village of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan – the immediate past President of Nigeria. Jonathan was in power for more than five years as ...

Interview

CBN forex rules, other government policies harming port operations – Haastrup

  • August 31, 2015

The Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess (Dr.) Vicky Haastrup, in this interview speaks about the ...

Editorial

Wake up call from Tianjin

  • August 31, 2015

The multiple explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday August 12 is a stark reminder of the dangers lurking around the ...