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Agbakoba asks FG to merge Customs with Immigration

  Founding President of the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping and a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba, has advised the Federal...

Do you think port users are taking enough safety measures against COVID-19 infection?

Do you think port users are taking enough safety measures against COVID-19 infection?

Not at all. A visit to many of our ports will reveal that many port users are so lackadaisical in the way they are carrying on with their duties at the port. One is...

FG cancels meals on domestic flights

FG cancels meals on domestic flights

  The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that food will no longer be served on domestic flights when operations resume. Speaking on Monday at the daily...

FG shuts Third Mainland Bridge July 24 for repair

FG shuts Third Mainland Bridge July 24 for repair

  The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland...

Wike accuses FG of deliberately abandoning Rivers ports

Wike lifts Bonny, Onne lockdown 

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has lifted the lockdown he imposed on the oil-rich Bonny Island and Onne to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic....

Maersk expands inland logistics with acquisition of Customs broker 

Maersk expands inland logistics with acquisition of Customs broker 

  Maersk said on Monday it had agreed to buy Sweden-based customs broker KGH Customs Services for 2.6 billion Swedish crowns ($281 million), as the container...

It is illegal for Transport Ministry to move cabotage vessel fund — Akinpelumi

It is illegal for Transport Ministry to move cabotage vessel fund — Akinpelumi

  Captain Taiwo Akinpelumi is a member of the Nigerian Shipowners Association (NISA) Steering Committee. In this interview with Shulammite Foyeku, he shares his...

Reps probe NPA over $1bn ‘secret account’ 

  The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged secret account being kept by the Nigerian Ports Authority with a balance of over $1 billion....

Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Pirates kidnap 9 Nigerians from FPSO

  Pirates attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria in the early hours of Thursday and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals, the ship’s owner BW Offshore said. ...

NSCDC to boost inter-service collaboration against oil theft

NSCDC arrests 11 suspected oil thieves in Delta

  The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Delta State Command, has impounded three trucks loaded with stolen crude oil and arrested over 11 suspects...

US seeks to seize gasoline in Iran tankers bound for Venezuela

US seeks to seize gasoline in Iran tankers bound for Venezuela

  US prosecutors have filed a lawsuit to seize the gasoline aboard four tankers that Iran is shipping to Venezuela.  John C. Demers, Assistant Attorney General,...

ICS asks ships to sound horns on July 8  

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is calling on all ships to sound their horns again at 12 noon on 8 July, the day before a summit meeting on crew change on 9...