ILO, MWUN seek incentives for seafarers over Covid-19
As the world today marks the International Day of the Seafarers, the Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN), has appealed that palliatives be given to seafarers to cushion their sufferings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
MWUN threatens to shut down ports over arrest of dockworkers
The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has threatened to shutdown the nation’s seaports, terminals and jetties by Wednesday if nothing is done to release...
Maritime workers suspend strike, as NPA assures of industrial harmony in ports
The three-day old strike action embarked upon by the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has been suspended. President General of the union, Adewale Adeyanju, who confirmed the development, yesterday...
Maritime workers to shut seaports today
Maritime workers, under the aegis of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) may embark on an indefinite strike from today, thereby shutting all ports to operations.
MWUN boss urges stakeholders to comply with laws guiding NSITF
President-General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Adewale Adeyanju, has urged concerned stakeholders to comply with all the existing law guiding the operations of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Bad roads, gridlock threaten ports operations
Notwithstanding the approval of the contract for the construction of the port access roads, operators said the situation is still posing a threat to lives and operations at the nation’s busiest seaports in Lagos. The access road leading to the ports is identified as the major challenge affecting the efficiency and competitiveness of the…
New hopes for seafarers despite concerns on mental wellness
For Nigerian seafarers, the decision to choose shipping service profession was never a mistake, it is indeed a blessing as hope for better days lies ahead of them.This played out recently as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) marked the Day of the Seafarers in grand style. Just as it was celebrated by…
Government may sanction erring shipping firms over seafarers’ welfare
The Federal Government has threatened to sanction ship owners who default in the implementation of the contributory pension scheme to aid the welfare of seafarers.