Vandalism, oil theft on TFP make alternative evacuation system indispensable, says Ezuka
In the last 45 years, oil producing companies have used the 200km-long Trans Forcados Pipeline in transporting crude oil to the Forcados Oil Terminal.
NIMASA honours firm
For the second year running, Charkin Offshore Training and Safety Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has won the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) recognition award.
2019: Rivers APC candidates will be on the ballot — Peterside
• Efforts To Reconcile Warring Factions On Course The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has expressed optimism that governorship and other candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State will be on the ballot in the 2019 general elections. Speaking to journalists on arrival at…
President Buhari declines assent to five more bills
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five more bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly between November and December last year.
Government urged to exploit maritime potential for alternative revenue
The Federal Government has been urged to fully exploit the huge potential in the maritime sector for alternative sources of revenue for the nation.
Many travails of maritime sector in 2018
Just like a fresh wind in the early morning cast, Nigeria’s maritime sector oozed towards the anticipation of a fulfilling year. Great, indeed was the journey...
Nigeria’s poor economy and the blame game
A declaration the other day by President Muhammadu Buhari, after a meeting with the 36 state governors that the Nigerian economy is in a bad shape, though worrisome did not come to many as a surprise. This newspaper did call attention recently to the deteriorating state of the economy in a number of editorials including…
FG reads riot act as NNPC, others withhold N2.7tr operating surplus
The Federal Government may soon sanction revenue-generating agencies for infractions in the 2007 Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA), as contained in Executive Order Number Two, which spells out clear penalties for such infractions.
Government moves to reduce tariff on vessel acquisition, maintenance
The Federal Government is planning a new structure that would see the reduction in tariff on vessel acquisition, and importation of spare parts for vessel maintenance.