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8 Sep 2015
THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has advised stakeholders to take advantage of its ongoing automation processes. Meanwhile, the National Vice President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and Chairman Dala Inland Dry Port, Kano,  Ahmad Rabiu has commended NPA for the initiative. Rabiu, in a statement said: “We are happy with…
2 Sep 2015
TO accommodate larger vessels and rising global demand, container port terminals are investing significant resources to boost capacity.
2 Sep 2015
CHALLENEGS confronting the global dry bulk freight market may take another one year, the latest Platts survey of shipping market participants has said.
1 Sep 2015
Therefore, Establishment of “Maritime Examination and Certification Board” (MECB) will give more credibility to the COC issue in Nigeria and this board will be responsible for the update on seafarer training, examination and certification in line with the International Convention on standards of Training, and watch keeping for Seafarers, 1978 and the 2010 amendments referred to as the Manila amendments.
1 Sep 2015
APM Terminals Apapa has honoured thirteen retirees who worked with the company between six and nine years. Some of the retirees also worked at the Apapa Container Terminal for several years before its concession to APM Terminals in 2006.
25 Aug 2015
MARITIME transport is essential to the world’s economy as over 90% of the world’s trade is carried by sea and it is, by far, the most-effective way to move huge volumes of goods and raw materials around the world.
25 Aug 2015
AS Nigerian economy struggles with oil price volatility in the international market, stakeholders in the maritime sector are calling on the Federal Government to put measures in place to adequately harness other sources of income.
25 Aug 2015
FOR the first quarter of 2015, not less than 5,139 oceans going vessels with a total Gross Tonnage (GT) of 61,990,999 called at Nigerian Ports compared with GT of 57,034,338 recorded in 2014.
19 Aug 2015
Breakdown of the seizures revealed that among the vehicles were six Land cruiser Prado, Land cruiser VXR, Toyota Fortuner, Lexus LX 570 and Mercedes Benz CLS 350, “all 2014/2015 model”. The development is coming barely one week after the units made seizures of forty-two (42) various contraband goods with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of…
19 Aug 2015
THE Executive Vice Chairman, ENL Consortium, Princess Vicky Haastrup has identified policy summersault as a major challenge confronting the maritime industry in Nigeria. Speaking in Lagos, Haastrup said stakeholders in the sector needs an enabling environment to operate and contribute their quota to the development of Nigeria’s economy. Haastrup said: “We need an enabling environment.…
19 Aug 2015
DESPITE oil price turbulence and falling container rates, Maersk Group has insisted on a forecast of a $4billion profit for 2015. Group profit for the second quarter was $1billion, down from $2.3billion in quarter two 2014; revenues also fell from $11.9billion to $10.5billion. At APM Terminals, profit for the quarter fell to $161million from $223million…
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19 Aug 2015
APM Terminals Apapa has announced the appointment of Olufemi Ransom-Kuti as its Deputy Managing Director. A statement issued by the company explained that Olufemi brings to this role 14 years of experience in supply chain operations and project management. Before joining APM Terminals, he worked with Lafarge WAPCO where he served as the General Manager,…

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