Amaechi inspects reconstruction of Port Harcourt International Airport

The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, during the Inspection of ongoing reconstruction of Port Harcourt International Airport, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. 
Sunday 19 August 2018. 

Maritime stakeholders seek workable policy, engagement to tackle issues on port costs, charges

 R-L: Major Henry Ajetunmobi (rtd), Executive Director , SIFAX Off Dock ; Dr. Adewale Olawoyin, Lecturer and Staff Adviser, Maritime Forum, UNILAG; Chief Adebayo Sarumi, Former Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority and Chairman of the Occasion and Mariam Afolabi, daughter and representative of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi (MON), Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group at the third edition of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference held at the University of Lagos.


Stakeholders at the third edition of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime (TAAM) Conference sought for effective trade policy by the government, and sustained discussions in order to address the issues concerning port costs and port charges.

Photo News: Customs FOU 'A' gets new CAC

L-R Out-going Controller,  Nigeria Customs Service FOU A Ikeja,  Compt. Mohammed Uba, handing over to the incoming Controller ,Compt.Mohammed Aliyu on August  17, 2018. Compt Mohammed Uba is now CAC Seme.

Salah Holidays: MARAN Seminar on Local Content now August 28

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor


Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN) has announced a shift in the date of its proposed two-day sensitisation seminar on local content development in the oil and gas and shipping industry.

Nigerian needs maritime data bank for economic growth – DG NIMASA


…Says Maritime Sector contribution to GDP deserves recognition

Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration & Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Adol Peterside flanked by Director, Maritime Labour Services, NIMASA Mr. Ibrahim Jibril (left) and the Head, Corporate Communication, NIMASA, (right) Mr. Isichei Osamgbi during an interactive session with the media, held in Lagos.

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency is pushing for a single data window system of all activities in the Nigerian maritime sector in such a way that data required will be available on a single platform, as a maritime data bank to help engender the nation’s rapid economic growth.

Pilotage Districts Board members recommend urgent review of 1999 Ports Act




Members of the newly reconstituted Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) Pilotage Districts Boards have recommended the urgent review of relevant sections on pilotage in the Ports Act of 1999, to reflect the present dynamics of the industry.

Amaechi pays condolence visit to family of Late Rivers Attorney-General


Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, signing the condolence register in honour of the Late Rivers State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Emmanuel C. Aguma at his residence in Ogbunabali, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.


NIMASA seeks tax review for vessel import by Nigerian shipowners

… Says $124 m in CVFF, to be disbursed soon

Left-Right: Director, Western Zone, NIMASA, Mr Olayemi Abbass, Director General, NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Adol Peterside, Director, Reform Coordination and Strategy , Mr Sani Muhammed and the Head, Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Mr Isichei Osamgbi during a media conference in Lagos.



The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Wednesday said it was working to ensure a review of vessel import taxes that Nigerian shipowners pay.

Nigeria to save N36bn annually using NIMASA floating dockyard- Dakuku Peterside


  …Facility to be operated on PPP Model
 
Left-Right: Director, Western Zone, NIMASA, Mr Olayemi Abbass, Director General, NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Adol Peterside and the Director, Strategic Reform, Mr Sani Muhammed at a Press Conference in Lagos.
Nigeria will be saved an annual capital flight of about N36 billion once the floating dockyard acquired by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) becomes operational soon.

SIFAX Group to build, operate multi-million dollar Dry Port in Gambia


targets other investments in the country



Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group and Adama Barrow, President, Republic of Gambia  (middle), with officials of SIFAX Group and Gambian government during the signing of the MoU for SIFAX Group to build and operate a multi-million dollar dry port in Gambia.
SIFAX Group, a multinational company with interests in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage & Logistics, Oil & Gas and Hospitality, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of Gambia to build and operate a dry port in the country’s capital, Banjul.