IMB reports 30% piracy drop as Nigeria’s Deep Blue Project kicks in




The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has reported a drop in piracy attacks in Nigeria in the third quarter of 2019. 

IMB said in its latest report, “Nigeria has reduced Q3 piracy attacks from 41 in 2018 to 29 in 2019," which represents nearly 30 per cent year-on-year reduction.

Photo News: Shipowners at the #GMSC2019

Chairman Shipowners Forum, Barrister (Mrs.) Margaret Orakwusi, and President of  Ship Owners Association of Nigeria, Dr. MkGeorge Onyung at the Global Maritime Security Conference, which held in Abuja recently.Credit: OnepageAfrica

30 blind students benefit from SIFAX ICT training

The students putting to practice what they have been taught

30 blind students have benefited from a digital/ICT skill training programme sponsored by SIFAX Group.

NPA Photo News

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (Middle), receives a portrait from Pilot Nkopuyo Abraham (2nd left), Pilot Abiodun Ogunpitan (left), Pilot Otobing Ekam (2nd right) and Pilot Jumbo Hope (right) paid a working visit on the Managing Director at the Organisation’s Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos recently.

LADOL MD gets P4G Award for Sustainable Special Economic Zones


 
Dr. Amy Jadesimi, (Middle) Mrs. Gail Klintworth (Right) and Mr. Robbie Marwick (Left) from Systemiq collected the P4G award for Sustainable Special Economic Zones recently in New York.​

The Managing Director of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistic Base, LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi, alongside Mrs. Gail Klintworth and Mr. Robbie Marwick from Systemiq collected the P4G award for Sustainable Special Economic Zones.

MD NPA advocates women inclusivity in core maritime careers

MD NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has called on stakeholders in maritime sector to include more women in professional services, in order to achieve a balance in the sector.

Germany Promotes Shore-Based Power to Cut Emissions in Ports



The German government is launching a set of measures to promote shore-generated power in an effort to make the country’s ports cleaner.

SIFAX Photo News: Dr. Taiwo Afolabi honoured for philanthropic services

Middle: Tobi Afolabi, Executive Director, Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited receiving the special recognition award from Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former Secretary General of the Commonwealth on behalf of Barr. (Dr.) Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, with them is Captain Ibraheem Olugbade, Executive Director, SIFAX Off Dock.