Ports seek more funding to handle multimodal freight spike



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  • Just after the House Appropriations Committee released its Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Funding bill that sets aside $250 million for port projects, the American Association of Port Authorities released its State of Freight III report reiterating ports' need for infrastructure funding.

Only 8 agencies allowed in Nigeria's Ports, says NPA



The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday said that only the eight agencies of government listed are to have physical presence in the ports, while others should vacate the ports.

Customs Airport Command hands over seized Tramadol capsules valued at $181,000 to NDLEA


 
CAC MMIA Command, Mrs Jayne Shoboiki handing over the seized cartons of tramadol to NAFDAC

The Nigeria Customs Service, Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command, on Thursday handed over seized 180 cartons of tramadol capsules to authorities of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Airport.

NPA boosts efforts to check attacks on vessels berthing at Lagos Ports

Rep of the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the Executive Director, Marine & Operations, Dr. Sokonte Huttin Davies (2nd Right); the General Manager Engineering, Ahmed Rufai Mohammed (Right); the General Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, Abdullahi Goje (2nd Left) and the General Manager, Security, Mohammed Anas (Left) during the NPA Management Meeting with Stakeholders in Apapa, Lagos.


The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Thursday expressed concern over attacks on vessels berthing at the Lagos Port Complex, saying efforts were on to checkmate the unhealthy development.

IMO welcomes World's Smallest Island Country



The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has welcomed a new member, the Republic of Nauru.

Customs FOU 'A' shatters smuggling ring, recovers over N1.10 bn in seized goods including 30 exotic cars


·        Arrests 14 suspects connected with 125 seizures
·        Moves 42 trailers of seized rice, other items to IDP camp

Comptroller Mohammed Uba briefing newsmen on the FOU 'A'  recent anti-smuggling operations 


The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit Zone A, Ikeja in its sustained anti-smuggling operations has hunted down some smugglers and recorded over One billion, ten million(N1.10 billion) Naira as duty paid value for the seized items.

Intercargo: Bulker Casualties Claimed 202 Seafarer Lives in Last 10 Years


A total of fifty-three bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt have been identified as total losses over the past ten years, according to the latest edition of International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners’ (Intercargo) Bulk Carrier Casualty Report.

FG, CCECC sign $6.68 bn contract for implementation of Ibadan-Kaduna segment of Lagos/Kano rail line

Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, at the signing of the contract 


The Federal Government on Tuesday signed a Contract of $6.68 Billon on the Ibadan – Kaduna Railway Segment of the Lagos-Kano Railway Line with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CC.ECC).

MD NPA advocates healthy, efficient maritime workforce



Participants at the NIPOSA games celebrating their victory

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L-R: Mr. Taiwo Adelu, Project Director, Fesco Agalu Limited; Dr. Fola Rogers-Saliu, Executive Director, HR & Admin, SIFAX Group; Mr. Remi Kolajo, Special Adviser to Osun State Governor on Agriculture & Food Security; Mr. John Jenkins, Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group;  Dr. Isaac Aluko, Coordinating Director, Ministry of Agriculture & Food Security, Osun State and Mr. Saheed Lasisi, General Manager, Business Development, SIFAX Group, during a courtesy visit of the AGRITECH Nigeria Osun 2018 Exhibition & Conference Local Organising Committee to the Corporate Head office of SIFAX Group.