Enyeribe Anyanwu

Customs to commerce electronic cargo tracking in 2019- Ali

Scanners, 100% examination and Nigeria Customs Service

From all indications, what gave rise to the recent deployment of another Customs unit, known as Customs Strike Force, to the ports was the perception by the Customs high...

Buhari signs anti-monopoly law

NIWA bill, other maritime bills and presidential assent

Recently, President Mohammadu Buhari denied assent to the National Inland Waterways Authority Amendment bill. The bill, which seeks to amend the existing National...

Customs to commerce electronic cargo tracking in 2019- Ali

Customs Strike Force and uneasy calm at the ports

Customs Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali, has again stirred the hornet’s nest at the ports with the latest directive to his Strike Force to re-examine goods inside the...

Olorunnimbe-Mamora

NIWA: The burden of unfulfilled mandate

Exactly two years ago, the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi tasked the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on delivery of its mandate. The minister...

Still on the ‘hijack’ of Turkish Ship El-Hiblu 1

Still on the ‘hijack’ of Turkish Ship El-Hiblu 1

A few weeks ago, precisely on March 27, 2019, the world was jolted by the report of the “hijacking” of a Turkish ship, El Hiblu1, a cargo ship, in European waters....

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Piracy: The cheery news from IMB

A fortnight ago, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), a specialized department of the International Chamber of Commerce, released its report for the first quarter of...

The sad story of another floating dock

Dry docking is an integral part of shipping business. Ships must be in good shape to crisscross the world’s vast oceans. To ensure that a ship is always seaworthy, the...

Taiwan ports to enforce 0.5% sulphur cap from 2019

IMO 2020: Nigeria and Impending freight hikes

January 1, 2020 will mark the full implementation of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 regulations reducing sulfur oxide emission from 3.5 percent m/m...

Shipowners tag NIMASA industry forecast ‘extremely unrealistic’ 

NIMASA’s ‘basket of incentives’ to ship owners

In a recent interaction with journalists, the director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said his agency...

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Attracting cargoes to Eastern ports

  Eastern ports are the seaports located in Calabar, Port Harcourt, Onne, Warri, Sapele, Koko, and Burutu. All these ports played significant roles in the colonial...