Dakuku calls maritime, logistics, heartbeat of globalisation


…Bags CILT Fellowship Award


National President, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Mr. Ibrahim Jibril presenting a plaque to the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and an inductee, Dr. Dakuku Peterside during the CILT Leadership Impact Programme (CLIP) and the induction of new fellows held in Lagos. 

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has described the maritime sector and logistics as the driving force behind globalisation, stressing that everything about trade and development is centred on maritime transport and logistics.

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The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman receives a plaque of honor and recognition as a  Fellow of The Charted Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT), from the National President of the Institute, Ibrahim Jibril during the 2018 CILT Leadership Impact Programme (CLIP) in Lagos.

SOAN AGM: Stakeholders consider fresh perspectives for sustainable maritime industry growth

SOAN President, Engr. Greg Ogbeifun

Maritime industry regulatory agencies including the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) have upheld stakeholder engagement among new strategies for growing the maritime industry.

FG approves $22. 99m for maritime security


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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved 22.995 million dollars (N7.14 billion) to enhance security of the nation’s Maritime sector.

Uphold professionalism, NPA Boss tells fire officers

The Representative of the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Dr. Sokonte H. Davies receives an appreciation award from the General Manager, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), Engr. Abdulbaki Ishola during the Passing Out Parade of Squad 50 of the Fire Service Department at the Training School in Apapa, Lagos



The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman has called on Officers and Men of the Fire Service Department to rededicate themselves to the vision, mission and core values of the Authority by displaying professional ability and agility and demonstrating high sense of responsibility in the discharge of their duties in line with the management thrust of operational efficiency.

SIFAX Group rewards 60 staff at Long Service Award


L-R: Dr. Fola Rogers-Saliu, Executive Director, Human Resources and Administration, SIFAX Group presenting an award plaque and other prizes to Mrs. Chinelo Nwobi, Assistant General Manager, Human Resources and Administration, who has spent 10 years in service at the SIFAX Group 2018 Long Service Award, which was held at Apapa recently.


SIFAX Group, a multinational corporation with diverse interests in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas and Hospitality, has rewarded and honoured 60 staff at its 2018 Long Service Award.

Customs seizes N5.1b contraband in Lagos, Ogun



The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizing of various exotic cars, foreign parboiled rice, Indian hemp, Tramadol and other contrabands worth about N5.1 billion in the last four months.

Naval Chief tasks newly-promoted officers on maritime security



The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, has charged newly-promoted Rear Admirals to further distinguished themselves in finding workable solutions to myriad of maritime challenges confronting the nation. 

Expert calls for established Port Community to boost sector efficiency





The maritime industry in Nigeria needs to have an effective Single Window System to enable the regulatory agencies perform optimally to support the trade systems for global competitiveness.

SON seizes over N22.7bn substandard products in 1 year



The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), said it seized over N22.7 billion substandard products both destroyed and awaiting destruction in the last one year.