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27 May 2015
THE book under review, Foundations of Shipping Operations and Transport Management written by Obed B. Ndikom, a lecturer in the Department of Maritime Management Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is one in the series of books written by the author.
22 May 2015
Twenty-nine ships are expected to offload their cargoes at the Lagos ports from May 22 to June 5, the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) said on Friday in Lagos.
20 May 2015
TO successfully tackle the chaotic traffic challenges in some parts of the country especially Lagos state, foremost automobile dealer and chairman Bras Marine & Yacht Services, Yomi Sonuga has advised Nigerians to take advantage of the nation’s waterways.
20 May 2015
ALL is now set for full construction activities to begin at the proposed Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos State. Situated within Lagos Free Trade Zone (LFTZ) in the Ijeju-Lekki area of Lagos State, the construction work is scheduled to last for 41 months.
13 May 2015
THE Australian Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Angela Tierney has stated her country’s desire to partner with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in the provision of technical support and human capacity development.
12 May 2015
A STUDY commissioned by two Brussels-based state-funded eco lobbies, Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment, has disclosed that new containerships built in 2013 are 10 per cent less fuel-efficient than those built in 1990.
12 May 2015
THE board of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) is collaborating with the institution’s management team to prepare the academy for a degree awarding status. Already, relevant infrastructures and skilled manpower according to MAN are in place while efforts have been intensified to secure more support from the federal government
29 Apr 2015
APM Terminals recently hosted a celebration attended by the Netherlands’ Monarch King Willem-Alexander, and 500 senior representatives from the global shipping industry and world governments in honour of the official opening of the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Rotterdam facility, regarded as the world’s most technologically advanced and environmentally sustainable container terminal.
29 Apr 2015
THE Baltic and International Maritime Council, BIMCO, has commended fresh efforts by European Union leaders to reduce increasing reliance on merchant shipping to rescue the growing numbers of distressed migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. The group also welcomed reported plans to fund rescue operations, adding that it appreciates the contribution of extra ships, planes and…
29 Apr 2015
MEMBERS of the Shipowners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) have pledged to provide not less than 100 training berth for cadets of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP)
28 Apr 2015
A NEW report has described African ports especially those in West Africa as the least efficient globally. However, the report explained that trade volume is on the increase despite the challenges.
28 Apr 2015
A PETITION calling for the probe of alleged illegal recruitments and promotions at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been forwarded to the Minister of Transport, Idris Umar. The petition, put together by “Concerned Staff” of NIMASA, alleged that some senior staff were allegedly employed illegally and assigned positions beyond their qualifications.


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NEW YORK, USA, 10 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-UN agencies appealed on Tuesday for $73 million over the next six months to provide food rations to more than 750,000 people seeking refuge in Ethiopia. The World Food Programme (WFP), UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and Ethiopian Government Refugees and Returnees Service (RRS) made the plea for assistance because without…
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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Permanent Secretary, Ecological Project Office (EPO), Dr Habiba Muda Lawal, as Special Adviser to the President, Policy and Coordination.
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Gov Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Wednesday directed Local Government Chairmen to reside within their domains and ensure peaceful coexistence in their communities.
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Igbo youths under the auspices of the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) on Wednesday warned groups and individuals promoting the presidential ambition of Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu to stay clear of the zone. President and Publicity Secretary of the group, Goodluck Ibem and Okay Nworu, in a statement, described as "unfortunate" how certain…
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A Chinese court rejected an appeal in a landmark sexual harassment case on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the country's fledgling #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan stepped forward in 2018 to accuse popular state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. Her case inspired many others…