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National fleet: Shipowners call on FG to review tax laws

National fleet: Shipowners call on FG to review tax laws

More than two years after the Federal Government announced plans to float a national fleet, setting a deadline of six months, there are strong indications that the much...

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Shipowners move to revive NIMAREX

The Nigerian Shipowners Association (NISA) has hinted of plans to revive the moribund Nigerian Maritime Conference and Exhibiton (NIMAREX), four years after the last...

Shipowners raise alarm over ‘missing’ Cabotage fund

The Nigeran Shipowners Association (NISA) has called for investigation into the more than $300 million it said accrued into the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF)...

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Shipowners fault NIMASA claim of registering 4,255 vessels 

The Nigerian Ship owners Association (NISA) has faulted the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) over the status of 4,255 vessels registered under...

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Shipowners tasks NIMASA on 4,000 registered ships

  Shipowners under the aegis of the Nigerian Shipowners Association (NISA) have asked the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to reveal the...

Piracy: Shipowners lament high cost of security on Nigerian waters 

Piracy: Shipowners lament high cost of security on Nigerian waters 

The Nigerian Ship Owners’ Association (NISA) has lamented the loss of one third of their annual earnings to guarding against pirates’ attacks on Nigerian waters. In...

Greeks remain world's largest shipowners with fleet worth $99.6bn

Greeks remain world’s largest shipowners with fleet worth $99.6bn

Led by Greek owners, the global fleet continued to grow in 2017, albeit at a slower rate than for most of the last decade. Though life remains challenging for those in...

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Shipowners laud moves to rejig Nigeria’s oil trading terms

Plans by the Federal Government to change Nigeria’s crude oil trading terms from Free On board (FOB) to Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) has received the commendation...

Shipowners Forum chair, Margaret Orakwusi loses son two days to New Year

Shipowners chair, Orakwusi loses son two days to New Year

The family of the Chairman of Shipowners Forum, Barrister Margaret Onyema-Orakwusi was thrown into mourning weekend when one of her children, Orao, died suddenly in...

Shipowners get two-year reprieve for ballast water convention

Shipowners get two-year reprieve for ballast water convention

Shipowners have been given a two-year reprieve on the retrofitting of ballast water treatment systems as the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has decided to...

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Shipowners back Dakuku to lead African maritime revival

Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) has given its support to Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency...

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Disburse Cabotage fund now, shipowners tell NIMASA

The Shipowners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) said it has written to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on the need to immediately disburse...