NPA upholds collaborations for safeguarding nation’s territorial waters


The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman presents a plaque to the Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral, Obed Habila Ngalabak, who paid  her a courtesy visit at the NPA Corporate Headquarters, Marina, Lagos.


The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated the determination of the Management of the Authority to collaborate and corporate with all stakeholders responsible for safeguarding the nation’s territorial waters within budgetary limitation.

Truck operators want transit parks, port automation to end Apapa gridlock



Truck operators on Friday blamed gridlocks in Apapa on lack of transit parks and ineffective regulation by relevant authorities for the operation of trucks at Lagos ports.

Isoko women protest relocation of DELSU engineering faculty to Abraka campus



A number of  Isoko women on Tuesday protested against the planned relocation of the Engineering school of the Delta State University(DELSU)as well as its 100 level students from Oleh campus to Abraka.

IMO releases ship and port emission toolkits


The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued a new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports.

WIMAfrica sets for conference on improving intra-continent trade

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The Women In Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica) will be holding its second Continental Conference and Annual General Meeting with the theme “Trade Facilitation For African Integration: Prospects and Challenges.”

Seafarers’ jobs not threatened by autonomous ships


There will be no shortage of jobs for seafarers, especially officers, in the next two decades, as a result of the introduction of autonomous ships, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) reassured, citing data from a new study.

Maritime is catalyst for Nigeria’s industrialisation, says Dakuku Peterside

… Stakeholders commend NIMASA’s Leadership Role in Africa


The Managing Director National Inland Waterways Authority, Senator Olorunibe Mamora, The Director General NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, The Minister of State for Works, Engr. Mustapha Baba Shauri and the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation Mr. Sabiu Zakari at the 2018 World Maritime Day Celebration in Lagos  on Tuesday 


Nigeria needs to develop her blue economy in order to effectively  move away from an oil-dependent economy, and industrialise.
That was the position of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, and other top players in the maritime industry, at the 2018 World Maritime Day celebration held on Tuesday in Lagos.

Photo News: NPA at World Maritime Day Celebration

L-R: The representative of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Dr. Sokonte Huttins Davies, the representative of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Minster of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, and the Permanent Secretary, FMOT, Alh. Sabiu Zakari during the World Maritime Day Celebration in Lagos

World Maritime Day : FG bemoans criminal activities at sea

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The Federal Government on Tuesday lamented that in spite of the numerous achievements in the maritime industry, the industry in Nigeria and globally has come under siege of criminal elements who still engage in acts of piracy, sea robbery, arms proliferation, crude oil theft, terrorism, migration, illegal and unregulated fishing in the Gulf of Guinea and within Nigeria’s territorial waters.

Stakeholders decry unprofessionalism among Freight forwarders, Customs brokers

At Prince Olayiwola Shittu's 68th birthday celebration in Lagos.


Stakeholders in the maritime industry have condemned the freight forwarders and licensed customs brokers over unprofessional practices in the cause of their operations at the ports.