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.

Photo News: NPA hosts Committee on haulage operations

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) hosted the Inter-Ministerial Sub Committee for the Implementation of a Work Plan of Action on Haulage Operations in Nigeria in the Organisation’s Corporate Headquarters in Lagos on Thursday.


The Representative of the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the Executive Director, Engineering and Technical Services, Prof. Idris Abubakar (right) and the Chairman of the Sub Committee, Asst. Corp Marshal, Victor Nwokolo after a courtesy call on the Managing Director at the NPA Corporate Headquarters in Lagos .

Cabotage implementation: NIMASA, stakeholders move to achieve five-year waiver cessation plan


Former Director General, NIMASA, Mr. Temisan Omatseye; Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, NIMASA, Mr. Gambo Ahmed; Head, Cabotage, Mr. Victor Egejuru; Director Maritime Labour, Mr. Ibrahim Jibril; Director General, Nigerian Chamber of Shipping, Mrs. Obi Obiageli; and Deputy Director, Western Zone, Mrs. Irene Macfoy, after a meeting between NIMASA and maritime industry stakeholders on a five-year Cabotage cessation plan in Lagos. March 19, 2019.

As part of efforts to actualise the full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003, which aims to promote indigenous participation in shipping in Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and key industry players have mapped out a plan to end Cabotage waivers for non-indigenous ship owners within the next five years.

FG looks to 2028 for complete eradication of open defecation in Nigeria




The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment towards ensuring total eradication of open defecation in Nigeria by 2028.

Nigerian Shippers’ Council holds one-day seminar on “Ethic and Integrity in Shipping Trade”




The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in collaboration with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) will hold an enlightenment seminar on Ethics and Integrity in Shipping Trade at Golden Tulip Hotel FESTAC Town, Lagos today Thursday, 21st March, 2019 by 9a.m.

184 traders benefit from Taiwo Afolabi free dental outreach at Ibadan Market




A total of 184 traders (men and women) have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the Taiwo Afolabi Free Rural Dental Outreach, which was held recently at the popular Dugbe Market in Ibadan.

NPA restates commitment to women empowerment


Rep of the Managing Director, NPA, the General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Engr. Adams Jatto, (middle) the Asst. Gen. Manager, New Business Development, NPA, Nana Yakubu (2nd from left), the Founder, MMS WoFHoF Initiative, Kingsley Anaroke (2nd from right) and the Asst. Gen. Manager, Environment, NPA, (right) and the Senior Manager, C & SC, Victoria Tarfa (left)at the event.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed its continual support to the welfare of women, particularly of women in the maritime sector.

Navy set to tackle illegal, unregulated fishing in Nigeria



The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Tuesday said that it had concluded plans with the Federal Department of Fisheries to acquire dedicated vessels to deal with the problem of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing in Nigeria’s maritime domain.

FG reiterates commitment to effective service delivery in MDAs

  NIMASA, Stakeholders sign Service Level Agreement


L-R: Rep., of the Special Assistant to the President on the Ease of Doing Business, Mrs. Jumoke Oduwole, Mr. David Uzozike; National Coordinator of SERVICOM, Mrs. Nnenna Akajemelu; DGl NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside; and ED Finance and Administration, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, at the Service Level Agreement (SLA) signing ceremony in Lagos. March 13, 2019.
The Federal Government has restated its commitment to prompt and effective service delivery, especially in its Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), saying it is an essential condition for economic development.