FG condemns armed private security guards onboard vessels



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The Federal Government has declared having armed private security gaurds onboard vessels in Nigeria as illegal, even though they are meant for the protection of crew and vessels.

Rolls-Royce, Finferries to optimise Ship safety and efficiency


UK-based Rolls-Royce and Finnish shipowner Finferries will jointly develop strategies and solutions to optimise the safety and efficiency of marine operations.

Dakuku seeks stakeholders’ commitment to ensuring safer maritime domain

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, DG NIMASA


 …Says Regional Maritime Security is also Paramount to Nigeria’s Economic Development



The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside has stated that security in the Nigerian Maritime domain is a work in progress that requires the commitment of all stakeholders to ensure optimum safety of all investments in the sector.

Nigerian Navy acquires 179 speed boats in one year in fight against insecurity



The Nigerian Navy acquired a total of 179 high speed boats  in one year to boost its capacity for tackling insecurity on the nation’s territorial waters, the Navy has disclosed.

Starzs Investment offers seatime training to best graduating maritime students

Engr. Greg Ogbeifun


The best Nigerian student in Nautical Science, and Marine Engineering across maritime institutions and departments across Nigeria will be offered opportunities for seatime training, courtesy of Starzs Investment Company Ltd.

Access into PTML Terminals must be free, says NAGAFF




Following the disagreement over requirement for entry into Ports and Terminal Multiservices Ltd. (PTML) Terminals, the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has restated its position that the “PTML Management respect the Ports Order’s on matters of access control.”

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.