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The Lagos Area Manager of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Mrs. Sarat Braimah, has charged boat operators and other waterfront transporters to embrace technology in all their operations on the waterways to boost the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the economy.
The Secretary-General of the Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa (MOWCA), Dr. Paul Adalikwu, has promised to facilitate seamless transit cargo movements from Nigeria’s dry ports to the Republic of Chad.
The Waterfront Boat Owners and Transporters Association of Nigeria (WABOTAN) has revealed plans to replicate the e-hailing model on the country’s waterways with water taxis.
The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo has charged the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), to ensure prompt deployment of the N50 billion modular
Investors and enterprises operating in the country’s free trade zones (FTZ) will no longer pay duties, freight and demurrages on all locally-sourced raw materials, the Nigeria Customs Service
The West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) has awarded scholarships worth N30 million to 50 undergraduates drawn from Onne and Ogu communities in Rivers State.
Sinoma Cargo International Nigeria Limited has signed an agreement with Nigeria’s terminal operator, ENL Consortium Limited, to boost trade between China and Nigeria.
The South West Director, Merchant Seafarers Association of Nigeria, Capt. Williams Ogunshakin, has frowned on the proposed review of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency
The Namibian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Humphrey Geiseb has commended the Nigerian Ports Authority’s (NPA) commitment to making Nigeria’s seaports globally competitive by improving infrastructure
Truckers under the aegis of the Council of Maritime Transport Unions and Associations (COMTUA), have petitioned the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) over alleged corrupt practices
This comes as Nigeria recorded a total foreign trade of N12.84 trillion in the second quarter of 2022, whereas the inland waterway, as a mode of transportation, contributing not a dime to the trade.
Concerned freight forwarders in the country have bemoaned the inconsistency of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) portal for over 16 years of operation by Webb Fontaine, an Information Technology (IT) firm.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) have agreed to deepen existing interagency collaboration with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on seafarers’ travel document, amongst others.