The International Freight Forwarders Association (IFFA), has vowed to deploy strategic mechanisms to ensure that activities boomed again at the Lillypond Container Terminal Limited.
52 incidents of pirates attacks offshore Nigeria recorded in 2016
The Gulf of Guinea definitely remains one of the most dangerous waters in the world for merchant shipping, as the latest report by EOS Risk Group stated that pirate’s incidents rose to 52 attacks last year.
‘Nigeria has not fully explored ports potential’
Nigeria is said to still posses huge potential that are yet untapped in the maritime sector, as stakeholders demand new policy initiatives, which could further deepen its impact on the economy.
Hope dims for higher Asia-West Africa container trade
Carriers in the Asia to West Africa container trade may experience another bout of poor demand trend this operating year, as the container traffic on the route continues to decline.
Echoes of change rocks maritime adminstration agency
When the Federal Government introduced the ‘change’ mantra to the maritime sector, the first point of focus was the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), which was engulfed in series of corrupt practices before coming into power of this political dispensation.
NPA’s new spokesman assumes office
The Principal Manager, Public Affairs of NPA, Mr Ibrahim Nasiru, said on Friday that Nduonofit took over from Chief Michael Ajayi, who retired and handed over the mantle at the Corporate Headquarters of NPA in Lagos.
‘Why Nigerians are yet to enjoy gains of port reforms’
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Hassan Bello, identified some factors mitigating port reforms to include; Inadequate infrastructure, inadequate plants and equipment...
LADOL, Samsung prepare to receive $3.8b Egina FPSO
Already, LADOL has further dredged its waters to about 11.5 meters depth to allow for a confortable sail away of the giant vessel that would be coming from Geoje, South Korea.
Maersk takes CSR to classrooms, donates books to school in Lagos
Maersk Nigeria Limited demonstrated its commitment to supporting the community through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes as it donated 1,000 exercise books to State Nursery and Primary School, Arakan Barracks, Apapa.