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Amaechi: I’ve directed Gbemi Saraki to supervise maritime industry

Amaechi: I’ve directed Gbemi Saraki to supervise maritime industry

*Minister tackles HLSI over $195m maritime security contract     The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi, on Thursday said he has directed the Minister...

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Stakeholders blame maritime industry challenges on poor leadership

Stakeholders and operators in the maritime sector have expressed worry over the state of the country’s maritime industry, a situation they blame on lack of adequate...

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Funding the new minimum wage through the maritime industry

The controversial N30,000 minimum wage has finally been approved by lawmakers, thus ending the protracted labour battle. But paying the new wage presents a fresh...

NIMASA forecasts maritime industry to grow by 10 %

NIMASA forecasts maritime industry to grow by 10 %

The Nigerian maritime industry has been projected to grow by 10 percent within the next two years. This was contained in the Nigerian Maritime Industry Forecast covering...

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NIMASA to release maritime industry forecast

In a bid to continue to boost investors’ confidence in the Nigerian maritime sector, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to...

Saudi Arabia to boost maritime sector with $8.8bn

What are your expectations for the maritime industry in the year 2019?

The Federal government must ensure that this year comes with infrastructure facelift at the ports. This is a sure way of lifting the national economy, especially in...

Potential impact of Brexit on the maritime industry 

Potential impact of Brexit on the maritime industry 

Negotiations for Brexit have been a long time in the making and Britain is still uncertain as to what the outcome may constitute. However, the majority seem to be in the...

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Stakeholders tag 2018 ‘a terrible year’ for maritime industry

Stakeholders in the maritime industry have described 2018 as a terrible year for operators. The stakeholders said the maritime sector performed well below expectation,...

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MOL: IMO sulphur cap will have crucial effect on maritime industry

The enforcement of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 low sulphur regulations will have a crucial bearing on the success of the maritime transport...

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How has the maritime industry fared in 2018?

From the perspective of a freight forwarder, I can authoritatively say that 2018 has not being a good year in the industry. We had a spill over of issues from 2017 to...

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Has the 8th National Assembly impacted positively on the maritime industry?

Of all the Senate committees since 1999, we have not had a maritime committee that has been able to galvanise the interest of the various groups within the sector as...

Stakeholders lament ills plaguing maritime industry

Stakeholders lament ills plaguing maritime industry

Stakeholders in the maritime sector have expressed displeasure over the various ills plaguing the sector, which they said have affected the maximization of its huge...