Hadiza Bala Usman
NPA pursues ISO 9001 certification
The Managing Director, Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has expressed commitment to achieving the ISO 9001 & OHSAS 18001 certification, with a view to accelerating efficiency in the system. Usman has, therefore, issued a 90-day ultimatum to the relevant divisions and departments in NPA to accomplish all the identified critical requirements needed to…
NPA boss advocates enhanced cargo clearance framework
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has advocated an African framework, targeted at enhancing the conveyance of cargoes, and the quality of logistics in a more predictable manner.
Losses mount, chaos reigns as infrastructure decay robs Lagos ports of shine
The answer is a big no, and I will give you an example with what is happening in our firm ENL Consortium Limited as I speak to you. When you have cargoes in your stacking area for a long time, your ability to handle more ships is actually incapacitated.
NPA promises collaboration to safeguard Nigerian waters
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has affirmed the determination of the Authority to collaborate and corporate with all stakeholders responsible for safeguarding the nation’s territorial waters...
NPA shifts blame for lapses in cargo clearance, wants agencies under single window
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) should not be solely blamed for lapses in cargo clearance at the nation’s seaport, Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman has said.
FG to conclude ports concession review agreement by December
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has disclosed that the review of ports concession agreements have reached advanced stage and would be signed in by December.
‘How rail system will save Lekki from congestion’
The extension of a rail system to the Lekki area of Lagos will help the state avert another traffic disaster in the next few years, the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has said. Given the multiplicity of mega projects in the area, such an infrastructure will guarantee sanity and flow of…
IAPH to chart path to ports efficiency in Africa
All is set for stakeholders in the maritime sector to gather in Abuja and chart path to ports efficiency in the continent. The forthcoming Africa regional conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) scheduled to hold in Abuja from 17th to 19th September, 2018, would provide a veritable platform for…
Nigerian ports record increase in cargo throughput, as ship traffic drops
Nigerian ports are currently experiencing dwindling fortunes, and recorded about 8.6 per cent increase in cargo throughput, while ship traffic slides 2.3 per cent and container traffic decreased by 7.1 per cent in the first quarter(Q1) of 2018 against the fourth quarter 2017.
Calabar Port idle with shallow water channel
Expectations are high on the Federal Government, particularly the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), to dredge the Calabar Port channel, to diversify available infrastructure and reduce...