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Nigeria Customs faces off with suspected smugglers @ Seme

Nigeria Customs faces off with suspected smugglers @ Seme … Steps up surveillance The Seme Border Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has reiterated...

Insecurity on Nigerian waters worsening, says US Govt

The insecurity situation on Nigeria’s territorial waters is worsening, according to the American Government. Consul-General of the United States Embassy in...

IGP Abubakar creates Maritime Police Command

Indicative of the intention of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for a better coordinated approach to securing the nation’s maritime domain, the Inspector-General of...

Judiciary workers’ strikes frustrates trial of agents

The strike by workers under the aegis of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), which was called off yesterday, affected the trial of some suspected touts...

ISAN foresees brighter days, Commends NIMASA for repairing ships

The Chairman, Indigenous Shipowners Association of Nigeria (ISAN), Chief Isaac Jolapamo, has commended the Federal Government for its commitment to improving the lot of...

Shipping sector needs competition to grow, says Ezekwesili

Taking a studied look at the sector, which has contended with stunted growth in Nigeria, former Vice President of Africa Region, World Bank, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili,...

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are forced to accept new contracts below cost levels, a significant share of the building capacity has been withdrawn or removed,...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