Ships & Ports

AREFFN targets North

The Association of Registered Freight Forwarders, Nigeria (AREFFN) has said that it would, this year, establish a strong presence in the northern part of the country....

Imposition of fines not solution to Apapa traffic chaos

The Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) has said that only the construction of a befitting truck terminal will solve the perennial traffic chaos at Apapa and...

2013: Maersk Line N’Asia CEO optimistic on global economy

“We’ve been on a real roller-coaster,” says Maersk Line’s North Asia Chief Executive Officer, Tim Smith, but he is “hopeful that the good strong shipments...

TRAGEDY! Container-laden truck crushes man to death at Lagos airport

Tragedy struck again in Lagos on Monday as the rear tyres of a container-laden truck rolled over the head of a man crushing it to a pulp killing him instantly. The...

Anyanwu: There is Anarchy in Maritime Sector

Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Chris Anyawu, has raised the alarm over what she described as “anarchy in the maritime sector” and called for an urgent...

Police bars officers from cargo clearance

The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Alhaji Mamman Tsafe, has directed police officers under the zone to desist from interfering in cargo...

Ghana bans tokunbo fridge

Ghana is enforcing a ban on the importation of second-hand refrigerators, which the West African country says consume too much electricity and harm the environment. The...

Poor roads: Apapa residents lament government neglect

Residents of Apapa community under the aegis of the Apapa GRA Residents Association (AGRA) have lashed out at the federal government over dilapidating public...

NPA BOARD: Anenih replies critics

The former Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, has urged Nigerians to ignore what he described as...

ISAN declares 2012 a disastrous year for Nigerian ship owners

ISAN declares 2012 a disastrous year for Nigerian ship owners • Paints gloomy picture of 2013   The Indigenous Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (ISAN) has...

Indeed, There Was a Country

I have just finished reading my copy of Chinua Achebe’s controversial book and civil war memoir, There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra. I honestly fail...

Mr.Ziadeke Patrick Akpobolokemi

NIMASA is alive to its responsibilities Appointed Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in the twilight of last year, Mr.Ziadeke...