Low-sulfur fuel sales rise as Shipping Industry responds to IMO 2020

The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of high-sulfur fuel oil (HSFO) sales as the industry transitioned into compliance with the IMO 2020 sulphur cap, according to international shipping association BIMCO.

NRC resumes Lagos-Ogun train service soon

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says its suspended Lagos–Ogun mass transit train service will resume operations soon.

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L-R: Winnie Uloghobui, Executive Assistant, Bravo Points International, Producers of The Next Titan Show; Adekunle Oyinloye, Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group; Amifeoluwa Yakubu, Winner, The Next Titan, Season 6; Mide Kunle-Akinlaja, Executive Producer, Bravo Points International, Producers of The Next Titan Show; Adetutu Folashade, Executive Assistant, Bravo Points International, Producers of The Next Titan show and Olumuyiwa Akande, Group Head, Corporate Communications, SIFAX Group at The Next Titan appreciation visit to SIFAX Group head office recently.

Maritime can strengthen Nigeria’s economy – Dangote

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Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President, Dagote Group of Companies

The President of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has identified the maritime industry as a key element in the efforts to restimulate the Nigerian economy. 

Customs FOU ‘A’ seizes N67m contraband in one week

Some of the seized items

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’, on Wednesday disclosed that it intercepted contraband worth N67 million between January 7 and 14.

Marine setting pace for prosperous Nigerian Economy

...Awards now Maritime Industry Oscars, says SIFAX Vice Chairman

Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group
The numerous transformative initiatives introduced in the maritime sector by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have established a standard that other sectors have to follow in the drive for national economic prosperity over the next decade. 

Navy arrests six suspects, 1,439 bags of smuggled rice

...Commissions female hostel in Cross River

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The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Council, Akwa Ibom State, has arrested six suspected smugglers and seized 1,439 bags of smuggled rice from them.

Effective call-up system: Shippers' Council tasks terminal operators on figure of trucks they can accept daily

Executive Sec. Nigerian Shippers' Council, Mr. Hassan Bello

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has called on terminal operators at the nation’s seaports to be precise on the number of trucks they can accept into their terminals daily, in order to ensure an effective truck call-up system.

Senator seeks probe of Nigeria Customs over N1.6 bn spent on recruitment exercise of 3,200 personnel

The CGC, Retired Col. Hameed Ali

The Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Customs, Ade Fadahunsi, has called for probe of the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, accusing him of paying N1.6 billion to a consultant for the recruitment of 3,200 personnel into the service.

Lagos-Ibadan railway ready for commissioning May- Amaechi

The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi

The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed plans for the commencement of the Lagos-Ibadan railway service in May.