NPA MD seeks greater collaboration for intermodalism

MD NPA,  Hadiza Balance Usman

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has said that a lot still needs to be done “particularly in synergising efforts and fine-tuning grey areas” in order to ensure continuous improvement in the nation’s inter modal freight transport and logistics value chain.

WISTA: Voice of Women in Shipping to be heard at IMO


The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) International has received an approval for consultative status from IMO.

Nigerian Shippers’ Council tasks terminal operators on automation


Wolfgang Schneider, General Manager, Five Star Logistics Ltd with Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary/CEO, Nigerian Shippers’ Council

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) will henceforth carry out periodic audit of terminal operators as part of its  efforts to ensure efficiency in ports operation.

10 Mariners missing after cargo ship sinks off Shanghai



Ten mariners are reported missing following a collision between a tanker identified as Yong An and general cargo ship Shun Qiang 2, which sank taking down 13 members of its crew with it.

Maerskline cries out over NPA suspension, says it has four Holding Bays


Maersk Nigeria Limited on Monday protested the suspension by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for not providing holding bays for empty containers.

Photo News: NPA hosts officials of China Habours


The Managing Director, (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman receiving a plaque from the Deputy General Manager, China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation, Zhou Shangzhi during the courtesy visit to the Nigerian Ports Authority’s Corporate Headquarters, Marina, Lagos.

Delta politician advocates good governance for economic growth



Mr.  Sunny Ofehe
By Nathaniel Obruthe

A gubernatorial aspirant in Delta, Mr. Sunny Ofehe,  has attributed the economic hardship in the country to bad governance.

NPA slams 10-day suspension on Maerskline, three others for failing to use holding bays



The Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) has announced a 10-day suspension of the services of Maerskline, Cosco Shipping, APS, and Lansal for their failure to comply with the Authority’s directives on the use of holding bays.

Intermodal transport system is essential to port efficiency, says Dakuku

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, DG NIMASA


The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has said that for any country to achieve efficiency at its ports, intermodal transport system is an essential factor to consider.

Holding Bay Issue: NPA to sanction erring shipping coys, terminal operators

Shipping companies and terminal operators who fail to comply with an agreement on the usage of holding bays will henceforth be subjected to very still sanctions, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has said.