The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has called on governments and operators to expand and upgrade port infrastructure, transport connections and accelerate trade facilitation reforms. UNCTAD also urged developing countries to improve port performance, productivity and upgrade capacity as well as strengthen regional transport connections, UNCTAD, while reviewing maritime transport in 2022,…
16 Oct 2022
Seaborne business in Nigeria is set to receive a boost as the Lagos State Government has got approval to build the Badagry Deep Seaport.
20 Jul 2022
The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has assured the new transportation ministers of the full cooperation of port terminal operators in the discharge of their duties.
17 Feb 2021
Mercury Maritime Concession Company (MMCC) is conceptualising a $2.9 billion Escravos Seaport Industrial Complex (ESIC) in Delta State in partnership with the Port of Antwerp international.
10 Feb 2021
Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, has urged the United States of America (USA) and its investors to partner with the state in the development of the Ibom Deep Seaport.
18 Dec 2020
Rep. Onofiok Luke (PDP-Akwa Ibom), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the Ibom Deep Seaport project in the state.
27 May 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is not a threat to jobs in the maritime industry; rather, it holds opportunities for Nigeria to fully exploit the port potential
6 Nov 2019
As unchecked arbitrary charges that have bedevilled Nigerian seaports bite harder, some concerned operators have resolved to withdraw their operations, if urgent actions are not taken to halt the trend.
11 Oct 2019
Among other irregularities witnessed in the Nigerian seaports, port officials have been identified as a factor that contributes to inefficiencies at the country’s ports.
5 Dec 2018
A commissioner in the West Africa Commission on Drugs (WACD), Adeolu Ogunrombi, has urged the Federal Government to regulate permits being given to certified individuals for the importation of drugs, particularly Tramadol, into the country. Ogunrombi, who spoke with The Guardian yesterday in Abuja, said the seizure of Tramadol is a reflection that we have…
6 Sep 2018
Unlike Cote d’Ivoire’s seaport that intersects with service industry and give Cote d’Ivoire over 60 per cent of its GDP, Nigeria’s seaport does not exceed 30 per cent and it is a seaport looked up to service about four landlocked neighbouring countries which could make it more cost effective for them than they currently experience.…
26 Jul 2018
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday appealed to the Federal Government to ensure that seaports in other parts of the country become functional to decongest Apapa ports and environs. He argued that besides helping government to save funds spent on managing the traffic and regular repair of roads damaged by articulated vehicles, this will end…