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.

Senate, Transport Ministry push for maritime alternative

R-L: Member Senate Committee on Marine Transport, Senator Kabir Gaya, Director-General,Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside , and the Chairman, Ship owners Forum, Barrister (Mrs.) Margaret Orakwusi at a maritime stakeholders assembly tagged a Lunch with the Senate held in Lagos.
The Senate Committee on Marine Transport and the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMOT) have called on stakeholders to join the Government in its recent efforts to pay more attention to the development of the maritime sector as it has enormous resources that can boost the economy of Nigeria.

Agbakoba, others seek special ministry for maritime sector

The National Assembly has been urged to champion the complete reforms going on in the maritime sector by sponsoring and enacting a bill that will lead to the creation of Ministry of Maritime Industry (MoMI).

Shipowners welcome push toward European Maritime Single Window environment

The European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) have welcomed the adoption of a General Approach on the proposal for a European Maritime Single Window environment (EMSWe) by Transport Ministers.

FEC approves N551m for construction of freight office at Jibia

Vice-President  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, approved N551.8 million for the construction of national freight office in Jibia, Katsina State.

Maersk targets Zero CO2 emission by 2050

Maersk has announced that it aims to become a carbon neutral company by 2050.
The company said that in order to achieve this goal, carbon neutral vessels must be commercially viable by 2030, and an acceleration in new innovations and adaption of new technology is required.