Ships & Ports

NEXIM Bank plans credit facility for exporters

The Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank plans to provide buyer-credit facilities to potential buyers of Nigerian non-oil products. The initiative is expected to boost...

4TH QUARTER 2012: Nigeria’s exports rise to N7.18bn

Nigeria recorded N7.18 billion worth of exports in the fourth quarter of 2012. This, according to figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), is a slight...

Global shipbuilding capacity still too high – Analyst

In a market where shipbuilders are forced to accept new contracts below cost levels, a significant share of the building capacity has been withdrawn or removed,...

PAPAL ELECTION: Seafarers’ Cardinal enters conclave

Amongst the cardinals who entered the conclave yesterday to elect the new pope was one who has a keen interest in the welfare of seafarers. President of the Pontifical...

YEAR 2012 PERFORMANCE REPORT Nigerian ports record increased container, vehicle traffic

YEAR 2012 PERFORMANCE REPORT Nigerian ports record increased container, vehicle traffic • No fire incident Last year, the nation’s seaports recorded increased...

NIGERIAN MARITIME: Obasanjo laments dominance of foreign vessels

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has bemoaned the dominance of foreign-flagged vessels in Nigerian waters. Speaking at the opening of the Nigeria Maritime Expo...

Mr. Dallas Hampton

‘Badagry port will check diversion of Nigeria-bound goods to Cotonou’ APM Terminals Apapa Limited, operator of the largest container terminal in sub-Sahara...

Mr. Hassan Bello

Shippers’ Council is not a toothless bulldog Mr. Hassan Bello is the Acting Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigerian Shippers Council. As...

Chief Olabode Ibiyinka George

My conviction was political – Bode George Chief Olabode Ibiyinka George served as Board Chairman of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) from 1999 to 2003. In August...

Dr. Amy Jadesimi

Image of Africa as place for charity, pity is false– Jadesimi Dr. Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) Base is the second Nigerian...

Chief Adebayo Babatunde Sarumi

Port charges were subsidised before concession’ The rise of public administration and the discovery of petroleum and natural gas are two major events seen to have led...

Rising piracy spells doom for Nigerian oil, gas industry

The ever-increasing spate of attacks on oil vessels and crew members in Nigerian waters may cause further loss in investments in the oil and gas industry. This is even...