Ships & Ports

ICPC study unravels cause of corruption at Nigerian ports

A Corruption Risk Assessment (CRA) in the Ports jointly carried out by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC); the Technical Unit...

SON raids warehouses in Apapa

Just after destroying substandard goods worth over N2 billion, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) invaded warehouses in Apapa at the weekend. During the raid,...

FG grants fresh supply contracts to companies accused of fuel subsidy fraud

Nigeria has expanded its list of fuel suppliers to include companies previously named in a multi-billion-dollar subsidy fraud investigation, leaving large global trading...

Navy destroys illegally refined fuel, vessels in Warri

The Nigerian Navy, on Tuesday, in Warri, Delta State, destroyed illegally refined petroleum products worth millions of naira and boats, popularly known as Cotonou...

Why African freight rates are high – Ghana Shippers’ Authority

Taking a long and hard look at the operations of African ports, the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has concluded that these facilities contend with high freight...

FG gives NPA 2 weeks on Workers’ Salary Arrears

The federal government has given the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) two weeks to work out the arrears and modalities for payment of the 12 months’ salaries owed tally...

Apapa Council boss laments neglect of port community

The Chairman of Apapa Local Council of Lagos State, Mr. Joseph Ayodeji, has lamented the deplorable state of the area, especially the roads, the destruction of the...

IMO Scribe Emeritus, Srivastava, dies at 93

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Secretary-General Emeritus, Dr. C.P. Srivastava, has died in Italy, aged 93. IMO Secretary-General, Mr. Koji Sekimizu,...

Controversy trails N3.7bn Tin Can Port quay contract

Like a spectre that bodes no good to the various parties in the matter, controversy is trailing a N3,642,611,404.00 rehabilitation project at the Tin-Can Island Port...

The roles of government and other stakeholders roles in reviewing the Cabotage Act

Nine years after it enactment, the Coastal and Inland Shipping Act of 2003, otherwise called the Cabotage Act, is currently undergoing some amendments by the National...

Evacuation of containers from Apapa Port by rail commences in August

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said that it will commence haulage of containers from Lagos to Kaduna and Kano States in August. Similarly, the corporation...

ANLCA bags Best African Customs Broker Association award

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has won the Best Customs Brokers Association of the Year in Africa. The award was received by the ANLCA...