The clamour for the review of ports concession agreements may soon take effect, as the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) opens dialogue with the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) on the 11-year old document.
‘Diversity, inclusion drives innovation at Maersk Group’
The Head, Diversity and Inclusion of A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, Rachel Osikoya, said the priority attention accorded the concept of diversity and inclusion has been key to driving innovation at the multinational group.
New import process guidelines take effect July 11
The new guidelines are primarily to avert unnecessary delays at the ports, as processes become cumbersome at the ports due to the haphazard manner in which goods are packed in containers.
Women In Maritime Africa group berths in Nigeria
The newly- elected President of Africa Women in Maritime (WIMA), Nigeria chapter, Mrs Jean Chiazor Anishere, in her acceptance speech said her regime would alleviate the hardship confronting women in the maritime industry
‘Nigerian ports cannot be world-class overnight’
It was unexpected and shocking for many key stakeholders in the maritime sector to hear from the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi that the Nigerian ports cannot assume the rating...
Chamber of Shipping embarks on local content enforcement
As part of efforts to correct the imbalances in local participation in the country, the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping (NCS), has vowed to engage the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board...
Pathway to effective trade facilitation, by APM Terminals boss
The Country Manager of APM Terminals Nigeria, David Skov has highlighted four principles, which he said are capable of facilitating trade in the country.
Between the two gateway ports
Seaports and airports are undoubtedly major gateways to any nation. The duo access points however play critical role in the developmental goals of economies across the world.
Liberating Nigeria, others from ‘sea blindness’
For Nigeria, the advent of commercial oil automatically shifted the interest of Africa’s largest country away from agriculture, and maritime businesses for decades, with attendant implications on the ailing economy.
Seme Customs revenue drops over ban on land borders vehicles importation
Its Public Relations Officer (PRO), Selchang Taupyen, who confirmed the figures in a statement, said the recent development (ban on vehicle importation through the land borders) had a negative impact on the revenue drive of the Command.