Nigerian Ports Authority
Stakeholders allege sabotage of port operations by shipping firms
Foreign shipping companies operating at Lagos Ports have been accused of sabotaging the Federal Government’s efforts at creating ease of doing business at the seaport, with many of them operating non-functional holding bays.
34 ships laden with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos ports
Thirty four ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos between Monday and April 27.
NPA advocates deployment of flat bottom vessel in low draught channels
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has advocated the deployment of Flat Bottom Vessels (FBV) in channels with low draught in the nation’s seaports. Specifically, Usman said the use of the FBV in some shallow draught channels would serve as a workable solution for the draught limitations in some channels especially…
Fuel wastage threatens operations at Calabar port
Calabar Port of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) may be sitting on gunpowder with palpable fears that the fuel fumes and wastages from the nearby tank farms may trigger an explosion at the port facility any moment.
NPA explores digital techniques to enhance efficiency
Poised to enhance its service delivery, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has embarked on the preservation and digital archiving of its important and epochal achievements. In this regard, the Authority has commenced a capacity building project aimed at developing strategies to make NPA very relevant, now and in many years to come. This will involve…
MD says NPA targets improved ports infrastructure to aid cargo evacuation
The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman, has expressed her determination to improve the present state of infrastructure to meeting world class standards towards ensuring the swift evacuation of cargo from the seaports across the country to the hinterlands through the rail lines. According to her, NPA was fully aware of…
33 ships laden with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos ports
Thirty three ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos from Jan. 29 to Feb. 19.
FG unveils intervention plan for Apapa ports access roads
The Federal Government has rolled out fresh intervention plan for the rehabilitation of the access roads to Apapa ports.The move, which is expected to bring respite to the residents and businessmen around Apapa and its environs, would see to reconstruction of the roads.....
Clearing agents threaten to sue NPA over fresh condition for port pass
Clearing agents under the aegis of National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA) have threatened to sue the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over alleged imposition of Council of Regulation of Freight Forwarders (CRFFN) requirements as condition for issuance of port pass.