Friday, 9th December 2022
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16 Dec 2015
KALMAR, a subsidiary of Cargotec Corporation is to unveil fast charging solution for electric powered shuttle and straddle carriers in 2016.
16 Dec 2015
THE Acting Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Haruna Baba Jauro has reiterated the commitment of the agency to stamp out the activities of unscrupulous elements “who are bent on disrupting the peace in its areas of operation”.
16 Dec 2015
CHINA will introduce tough controls on ship emissions at three key port areas from January 2016 to reduce sulfur dioxide which results in acid rain, causing respiratory difficulties and sometimes premature death, said the Ministry of Transport.
15 Dec 2015
TO successfully tackle traffic gridlock along ports access roads in Lagos State, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Habib Abdullahi has called for the the provision of adequate rail lines from the ports to major cities in Nigeria.
15 Dec 2015
THE Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), located between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, will take delivery of new equipment and increase its overall annual container handling capacity from 1.9 million Twenty foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) to 2.5 million TEUs in 2016 and 2017, the terminal operator, Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has said.
9 Dec 2015
A Liberian-flagged cargo vessel, owned by Germany-based dry bulk operator MST Mineralien Schiffahrt, is being held in Duluth, Minnesota, for alleged violations of  United States  law related to the discharge of oily water. According to Maritime News, based upon current information in the investigation, it does not appear that the 2000-built vessel Cornelia discharged the water within the port…
9 Dec 2015
APM Terminals Onne Port facility, West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) has granted scholarships to 20 students in the Onne and Ogu communities in Rivers State as part of the company’s annual scholarship programme.   Managing Director of WACT, Martin Jacob was quoted in a statement as saying: “Every year, 20 students in Nigerian tertiary locations…
9 Dec 2015
THE Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, has advised African investors to collaborate and contribute meaningfully to the development of the continent’s maritime industry. Speaking as the guest speaker at the first African Congress for Transportation and Logistics, a Pan-African maritime conference, held in Morocco, Afolabi also identified lowering of tariffs and…
9 Dec 2015
THE  Chinese government is expected to approve by January a merger between its two state-owned shipping giants, creating the world’s fourth-largest container-shipping line. According to the Wall Street Journal, China Ocean Shipping Company  or Cosco Group, and China Shipping Group Company  have been working out a deal for months, centered on combining the two companies’ container-shipping units. They…
9 Dec 2015
C&I Leasing plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  with Floatel International, as part of measures to contribute its quota to the development of the maritime sector.   Speaking at the  signing ceremony in Lagos, the Group Managing Director of C&I leasing Plc, Emeka Ndu explained that the  new partnership has created a conducive atmosphere for the…
9 Dec 2015
A Three member Advisory Board has been raised by the management of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL).   Speaking in Lagos during the inauguration of the Advisory Board, Managing Director of LADOL, Dr Amy Jadesimi said the company is adequately positioned to take advantage of  business opportunities in 2016 and beyond.   Members of the…
9 Dec 2015
MEMBERS of the Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) have challenged the new Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi to find permanent solution to the perennial traffic gridlock along ports’ access roads in Lagos State. Speaking through its Chairman, Princess (Dr) Vicky Haastrup the association also advised the Minister to work harmoniously with the National…


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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged his successor to build on his legacies in the agricultural sector to achieve food security in the country
28 mins ago
The House of Representatives has applauded the partnership between Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited and Tantita security service Nigeria Ltd owned by Oweizide Ekpemupolo aimed at ensuring the security of oil facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of the country.
51 mins ago
The medical consultants under the auspices of the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association (MDCAN) have raised the alarm that the migration of the medical workforce from the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), is seriously affecting the survival of the tertiary health institution.
56 mins ago
Further to its commitment to the ban on commercial motorcycles within the nation's capital, Abuja, the joint enforcement team of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) crushed 432 seized motorcycles on Thursday.
1 hour ago
The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.