Ships & Ports

Maritime Cup Update: Customs defeats ENL

Defending champions, Nigeria Customs Service, today defeated ENL Consortium to book a place in the final match of the ongoing 5th Ships & Ports Maritime Cup...

NCS has only 2 officers trained under the ISPS Code, says Port & Cargo HSSE Mngr

If the claims are anything to go by, the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) may only have two officers trained under the International Ship & Port Facility Security Code...

5th Maritime Cup Competition: NIMASA, Customs, ENL, Ocean Star sail into Semi-Final

Maritime Millionaires – the football team of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) – yesterday qualified for one of the two...

Floods wreak havoc in Apapa, other parts of Lagos

It might not yet be Uhuru for long-suffering Lagos residents, as yesterday’s downpour left many parts of the state flooded in its wake. Like many parts of Nigeria,...

NPA pledges support for Corruption Risk Assessment Project

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has pledged its unstinting support for the Corruption Risk Assessment Project studying selected ports across the country. The Managing...

IMPORTATION: Nigeria spends N88bn on rice, sugar in 3 months

The princely sum of N88.15 billiion was expended by Nigeria in importing rice and raw cane sugar in the last quarter of 2012, according to the Fourth Quarter 2012 Trade...

PIRACY: Security experts raise alarm over MEND’s threat

Rampaging sea robbers struck recently off Nigeria’s coast, pouncing on a Laliotis-controlled MR products tanker, the 45,879-dead weight Sea Hermes (built 2004)....

REVEALED! How banks frustrate CVFF disbursement

There are strong indications that the banks selected as primary lending institutions (PLIs) by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) may be...

Shipping confidence reaches highest level in 2 yrs – Shipping Confidence Survey

Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry recovered to their highest level in two years in the three months ending February 2013, according to the latest...

MIMA 2013 holds Sat in Lagos

The eagerly-awaited 16th edition of the Maritime Industry Merit Awards (MIMA), which coincides with the annual Shipping World Lecture, organised by Maritime Media...

MARITIME CUP: 4 Quarter final matches ignite Sportscity tomorrow

The excitement of the ongoing 5th Ships & Ports Maritime Cup Competition knows no let, as four quarter final matches are played tomorrow at the National Stadium,...

2013: FG sets N1.4trn target for Customs

The Federal Government has set the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) the onerous task of collecting the sum of N1.4 trillion as revenue for 2013 fiscal year. This is even as...