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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.
16 Sep 2015
CHINA COSCO Holdings Company Limited has placed an order for construction of eleven 19,000 TEU container ships worth $1.5. Billion.
8 Sep 2015
CMA CGM and Ocean three partners have harmonized operations as part of measures to adapt to the current market situation between Asia and Europe. They will offer a new optimised rotation.  According to the group, the new FAL 23 service will provide perfect answers to customers’ needs, including: Transit times amongst the best on the…
8 Sep 2015
AS part of measures to promote environmental awareness and make a sustainable difference in the communities in which they operate, leading container terminal and port operators have teamed up to launch the ‘Go Green,’ described as the first ever joint industry initiative. Global marine terminal operators DP World, Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH), APM Terminals,…
8 Sep 2015
THE Kaduna Inland Container Depot (ICD) is to commence full operations before the end of this year (2015). Already, the Federal Government has declared the facility as a port of origin and final destination. The declaration is contained in a government gazette No. 60 Vol.102 of 26th of May 2015 titled Kaduna Dry Port Declaration…
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.

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