Category: Editorial

Amaechi: Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll ready in June

HLSI maritime security contract and Amaechi

The former Minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, stunned the maritime industry a fortnight ago when he said that whether HLSI Security Systems and Technologies...

IMO condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz

Shipping industry under threat in Strait of Hormuz

Recent attacks on a number of vessels and the seizure of a British- registered tanker undermine the right of transit passage and threaten the maritime security of all...

imported goods

Ending the scourge of foreign goods and services

The world over, Nigeria wears the tag of an importing nation. The average Nigerian loves foreign made goods, and this has been one of the banes of the nation’s...

PHOTOS: Buhari presides over FEC meeting

The long wait for Buhari’s cabinet

Once again, the nation is being kept in suspense as it awaits the constitution of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) that will help President Muhamadu Buhari run the...

Godwin-Emefiele-CBN.

CBN’s trade monitoring system and Nigeria’s non-oil exports

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently announced that it would launch a Trade Monitoring System (TRMS) in October. TRMS is an automated system that will reduce the...

IMO 2020 starting to rock oil market

They may still be six months away, but new rules on marine fuels are already sending shock-waves through the little-known world of refinery feedstocks. The price of...

Power transformers

Nigeria’s intractable power sector

Nigeria’s business mogul, Aliko Dangote, asked a critical question recently at the gathering of some of Nigeria’s critical stakeholders in Lagos. The gathering was...

Apapa gridlock

Wharf landing fees and Apapa gridlock

No law in Lagos State, in recent time, has elicited as much public outcry and resistance as the Wharf Landing Fees Law No. 5 of 2009. The law was introduced during the...

NRC to test run Lagos-Abeokuta rail line

The intractable high cost of projects in Nigeria

There is no gainsaying that one of the major reasons for infrastructure deficit in Nigeria is the high cost of projects execution. Every project in Nigeria is believed...

warri-port

Proposed Warri port and Nigeria’s quest for new seaports

Amidst the dwindling fortunes of Nigerian ports, manifesting in drop in ship and cargo traffic, Nigerian authorities are pushing for development of new seaports. Modern...

Apapa Gridlock

Addressing the root cause of Apapa traffic congestion

So much has been written and said about the infamous Apapa gridlock. In fact, no subject has attracted as much protracted attention and press coverage in Nigeria over...

Breaking down stereotypes in a male-dominated industry

Breaking down stereotypes in a male-dominated industry

Breaking down gender stereotypes in the maritime industry is not just important in its own right, it is also beneficial for the industry as a whole. That was one of the...

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!