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7 Oct 2015
THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy have resolved to deepen their collaboration with the aim of providing a safe and secured maritime environment for shipping activities.
7 Oct 2015
THE Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has advised relevant agencies in Nigeria to put in place comfortable business environment as part of measures to attract and ensure a vibrant sea trade.
30 Sep 2015
MORE than half of the fuel savings generated from larger ships were due to design changes for slowespeeds, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has said. The group suggested that fuel savings among mega-boxships come more from slow-steaming and less from its larger vessel size. According to d Vancouver’s Ship & Bunker, the…
30 Sep 2015
THE Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in collaboration with stakeholders in the maritime sector has initiated fresh step aimed at curtailing importation of substandard products into the country. According to SON, the step involves use of e-platform and integration of its services and certificates into the Nigeria Integrated Customs Information System (NICIS). Besides, the agency…
29 Sep 2015
A Norwegian-flagged ship that was held in Kenya for more than a week over undeclared weapons belonging to the United Nations has been released, the owners of the vessel said. Kenyan authorities boarded the ship at the port of Mombasa on Sept. 17 and uncovered undeclared weapons in a U.N. shipment destined for peacekeepers in…
23 Sep 2015
MAERSK unit, APM Terminals' (APMT) is to build a new $400 million container terminal at Petkim port on Turkey's western shore that will handle general cargo as well.
23 Sep 2015
THE Federal Government should explore the possibilities of using waterways as alternative to evacuating cargoe from seaports, the Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM) has said.
22 Sep 2015
THE International Maritime Organization (IMO) has cautioned ship masters of the possible dangers associated with carriage of bauxite.IMO explained that the development is based on investigation over the loss of the 10-year-old Bahamas flag bulk carrier, Bulk Jupiter that carried 46,400 tonnes of bauxite when it sank rapidly with 18 fatalities in January 2015.
22 Sep 2015
TO successfully implement 6am to 9pm restriction order placed on truck drivers operating within Lagos metropolis, Terminal Operators have appealed to the State Government to grant a three-year moratorium.
21 Sep 2015
SOVERIGN Trust Insurance Plc has announced a gross premium income of N7.2 billion for the year ended December 31, 2014, showing a decline of 16 per cent over the pervious year of N8.6 billion. The Chairman of the company, Chief Ephraim Faloughi, addressing shareholders at the 20th yearly general meeting of the company in Lagos,…
16 Sep 2015
FORMER Minister of Interior, Capt. Emmanuel Ihenacho has called for the review of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) enabling law.
16 Sep 2015
THE Shipping Association of Nigeria has identified policy summersault as one of the challenges confronting stakeholders in the maritime sector.

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... says Nigerians have chosen LP candidate as their next president ... insists status quo must give way Supporters of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi, on Saturday, assured him of 25% constitutional requirement votes in at least twenty-four states of the federation in the 2023 election. The assurance was…
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In furtherance of the development of industries, and in particular the commencement of operations in Lekki Deep Sea Port, which will impact traffic flow along the Lekki/Epe corridor, the Lagos State government has met with transport stakeholders to discuss strategies to improve and manage traffic in the axis.
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Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Enugu chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has assured of its readiness to bring disruptive change to governance in the state. This was disclosed on Saturday after the party's ward-level consultative meetings were held simultaneously across the 260 wards. Speaking to newsmen after a tour of…
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The White House on Saturday blasted a court ruling in Arizona that imposes a near-complete ban on abortions in the southwestern US state as "catastrophic, dangerous and unacceptable."
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Powerful storm Fiona knocked out electricity to more than 500,000 homes Saturday as it lashed east Canada with strong winds and heavy rains in conditions that police said were "like nothing we've ever seen."