Ships & Ports

Former NPA image maker, Sam Opesanwo, is dead

Former Assistant General Manager, Public Relations of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Rev. Sam Opesanwo, is dead. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by Mrs....

How Nigeria can stop rice importation by 2015

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Chief Operations Officer, Dr. Patrick Agboma, has expressed optimism that Nigeria can stop the importation of rice by 2015, if the...

Suspected Nigerian pirates attack Walvis 7

Suspected Nigerian pirates attack Walvis 7 … Kidnap Master, Engr In yet another incident in the spate of attacks in recent months signposting the West African...

INSPECTION: Dismiss foreign agents, Reps tell Customs

The House of Representatives yesterday asked the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to disengage the services of Webb Fontaine, COTECNA, SGS and Global Scan. The foreign...

Ex-Naval Officer, 2 others arrested for Navy recruitment scam

The Benue State Police Command has arrested a dismissed Naval officer and two others for allegedly collecting money from unsuspecting job seekers, especially youths,...

Customs is not at war with NESREA, says Apapa CAC

Customs Area Controller (CA) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Apapa Area One Command, Comptroller Mohammed Umar, has said that he is not aware of officials of the...

10 ships to discharge fuel @ Lagos ports

No less than 10 ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals in the Lagos ports, according to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). A...

JTF impounds 7 vessels, destroys 23 illegal refineries

The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield, Tuesday arrested two ocean-going vessels and five barges for illegal oil bunkering activities in the Niger Delta...

NIMASA trains staff on implementation of FOI Act

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) yesterday held a training programme for some of its staff on how to handle requests from the public in...

Calabar Port’s condition worries monarch

The Obong of Calabar, Okon Abasi Otu, has expressed dissatisfaction with the dormant state of Calabar Port and urged the Federal Government to speed -p action on its...

NAGAFF faults NESREA’s presence @ ports

The National Association Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has frowned at alleged unauthorised presence of officials of the National Environmental...

MARITIME SAFETY: Marine insurers seek more info on container content

As the world grapples with safety security challenges, marine insurers are pressing for more information to be provided about the content of containers as part of...

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