FG plans demolition of parts of Lagos Ports to give way for standard, narrow gauges

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that efforts have begun to demolish parts of Lagos Ports Terminals to give way for both ongoing construction of standard and narrow gauge rail lines.

Nigerian Shippers Council seeks promotion of export trade

The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Barr. Hassan Bello on Thursday called for export promotion in the country as part of the efforts to diversify the national economy.

Maersk, four others in liner association to revolutionise the industry

IT executives from A.P. Moller – Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express are currently discussing the creation of common information technology standards which shall be openly available and free of charge for all stakeholders of the wider container shipping industry.

NDLEA uncovers 12 containers with 340 million Tramadol tablets

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has uncovered 340 million Tramadol tablets in 12 containers at the Apapa port in Lagos.

A.P. Moller - Maersk grows across the business

In the third quarter of 2018, A.P. Moller - Maersk progresses in the strategic business transformation, reporting growth in both Ocean and non-Ocean with a total revenue increase of 31% to USD 10.1bn, 12% excluding Hamburg Süd, the company has disclosed in a statement.

NIWA Area Offices decry security challenges, inadequate manpower

The Area Offices of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) in Onitsha, Warri and the Onitsha River Port have cried out over the lack of functional vehicles, inadequate staff and conflicts with sister agencies as their major constrains in their areas of operations.

NPA Photo News

 The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (left) presents a plaque to the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)in Nigeria, Fahad Al Tafaq (right), who paid her a courtesy visit at the NPA Corporate Headquarters, Marina, Lagos.

Interview: “How Maritime Agencies neglect Master Mariners to industry detriment in Nigeria”

Capt. Tajudeen Alao, President of the NAMM(Right) and Capt. Onyebuke, First Vice-President of the NAMM 

Expressing concern that maritime agencies in Nigeria have continually preferred engaging foreigners for jobs that they could handle, President of the Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM), Capt. Tajudeen Alao, in this interview, said that such foreign practitioners were never subjected to any professional clearance to ascertain claims of their expertise. He also talks on other industry matters including having the requisite education and practical experience to train the nation’s cadets on sea time according to global standards.