Shippers’ Council sets for new policy on freight rate, begins sensitization of stakeholders




The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is set to introduce a new policy on freight rate.
This was disclosed in Lagos by Otunba Seyi Oduntan, the Chairman, Sub-Committee on Freight, a statement from the Council reads.

VP Osinbajo visits flood victims in Delta, Anambra



Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday visited Asaba, the Delta State capital, for an assessment  of the damage caused by the flooding in Delta and Anambra States’ communities.

Buhari re-appoints Amaechi DG of his campaign organisation

Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi



President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the Secretary/Director General of his campaign organization for re-election in 2019.

ICPC advocates joint vessel inspection by maritime agencies


…As Dakuku says transparency, integrity crucial to maritime growth  


The DG NIMASA,  Dr. Dakuku Peterside (middle) presenting copies of the Agency’s in-house Voyage Magazine to the Director, Public Enlightenment and Spokesperson of the ICPC, Mrs. Rashidat Okoduwa, Mni, while the Director, Legal Services of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Mr. Samuel Vongtau looks during a joint courtesy visit by the ICPC and NSC to the Management of NIMASA in Lagos.

The Acting Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Musa Usman Abubakar has stressed the need for all government agencies in the maritime sector to carry out joint inspection of vessels at the ports in order to fully actualize the Ease of Doing Business initiative of the Federal Government.

Customs' Strike Force seizes 11 trucks of foreign rice in South West Nigeria

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The Strike Force Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Wednesday seized 11 trucks loaded with smuggled foreign parboiled rice in the South West.

Train crushes policeman, another to death in Lagos



A police Inspector, Philip Kolo, and a commercial motorcyclist were Wednesday morning crushed to death by a train.

UPS to team with tech firms for study on truck congestion





Dive Brief:
  • UPS will team with a handful of tech companies — including Microsoft, Accenture, City Tech Collaborative, and HERE Technologies — for a four-month study in Chicago on the role delivery trucks play in the city’s traffic congestion, and to find possible solutions, reports the Chicago Tribune

Armed pirates abduct two crew members from fishing trawler





Pirates armed with M16 rifles boarded the fishing trawler F/B Sri Dewi 1 while the vessel was underway off eastern Sabah, Malaysia, and abducted two Indonesian crew members on September 11, 2018.

NPA, Guangzhou Port Authority(GPA) sign MoU on efficient port operations

MD Nigeria Port Authority, Hadiza  Bala Usman (right) and the Deputy Director General, Guangzhou Port Authority, China Yue Yuan (left) during the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on establishing sister Port relationship between the two ports at the 2018 IAPH Conference in Abuja.


The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Guangzhou Port Authority, the largest comprehensive hub Port in Southern China have entered into a sister Port Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning greater efficient port operations.

Port Concession Agreement review to be completed in 3 Months- NPA MD

His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR (2ndfrom left), the Chairman 2018 International Association for Ports and Harbours ((IAPH) Conference, and former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar, RTD, (left), the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi (3rd from left), the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (right) during the opening ceremony of the IAPH Conference and Exhibition in Abuja

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, on Tuesday said that the review of the port concession agreement would be completed in the next three months.