SOAN 2019 Election: McGeorge Onyung emerges President

Ship Owners Association votes in Lagos to elect new executives
The Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) on Tuesday in Lagos elected Dr. McGeorge Onyung, the Managing Director of Jevkon Oil & Gas, as its new president.

Maersk joins alliance supporting low-carbon transport

Dive Brief:
  • A.P. Moller-Maersk joined the Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (GIA), a public-private partnership "tackling the challenges of decarbonizing the shipping sector," according to a flyer from the alliance. 

Customs Service says malpractices limiting trade facilitation

Nelson Ochai, Head of Export Desk, Apapa Customs Command

The Nigeria Customs Service has blamed some trade malpractice such as false declaration, under-declaration and over-valuation of goods as key reasons that combine to hinder trade facilitation.

Photo News: NPA MD receives delegation from Port of Douala

A delegation from the Port of Douala, Cameroon led by the Secretary General, Onana Ndoh Lin Dieudonne, on a working visit to Nigeria, paid a courtesy call on the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman in her office in Lagos on Monday.

 The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (middle) the Secretary General, the Port of Douala, Cameroon, Onana Ndoh Lin Dieudonne (3rd from left) and other Cameroonian delegates including other Top Management of the NPA during the visit.

Pirates take Bonny, NPA takes Lagos as Gov't issues promisory note on Warri Anchorage

File Photo

Pirates and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) have seemingly shared the souls of the nation's anchorage, with the bandits taking over Bonny, the NPA taking over Lagos, even as Government gives Promissory note on Warri Anchorage.

Deep Blue Project will end criminalities in our waters – FG

...As NIMASA, Military Pledge Commitment to Maritime Security

The Representative of the Minister of Transportation/Director Maritime Safety and Security, Danjuma M. Dauda,Presenting a certificate to the best graduating studentAbdul Razaq Lawal Mohammed while the Director General NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, looks on during the Graduation ceremony of C41 intelligence System Operator Course held in Lagos

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to rid the Nigerian territorial waters of criminalities through the Integrated Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project.

NIMASA Reaffirms Commitment to Sea Time Training for Nigerian Cadets

                       … Signs MOU with Maritime Academy of India

R-L: Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside and Managing Director, TMC Shipping Pvt. Limited and the Maritime Academy of India, Neeraj Kumar displaying the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NIMASA and the Maritime Academy of India for on-board sea time training of some graduates of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) at the Headquarters of the Agency in Lagos.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to partnerships with international institutions for sea time training of Nigerians under the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP).

World Water Day 2019: This community is left behind

By Hope Orivri
The 2019 theme for the World Water Day celebration says “No one is left behind." But this is far from being correct when you see the condition of this community. 

Maersk in partnership with Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition for maritime biofuel pilot

 A group of Dutch multinationals - FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever - all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), will join forces with A.P. Moller - Maersk to take a tangible step towards the decarbonization of ocean shipping, as they are convinced of the urgency to act on climate.

Trade Talks: Shippers’ Council, SON charge stakeholders on best practices

      ...As stakeholders kick over cumbersome procedures at SON

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council in collaboration with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Thursday urged the trading public including importers, customs licensed agents and other key stakeholders to ensure they carry on their business operations with integrity.