Stakeholders advocate swift implementation of policies to tackle crime on Nigerian waters
For Nigeria’s maritime industry to experience an exponential growth, there must be sustainable policies and implementation mechanism that would drive the industry.
SIFAX boss explains investment in The Gambia
Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, has explained that the desire to contribute meaningfully to the rebranding of The Gambian economy is pushing the group’s investment in the West African country.
How high ports charges engender bleak fortunes for Nigeria
Astronomical charges that make Nigerian seaports among the costliest in the world are currently throwing operators and importers off balance, and ultimately jeopardising the fortunes of the nation’s economy. Charges are a critical factor in the cost of doing business at the ports, and apart from the tariffs, levies and taxes, there are also computed…
Inherent risks of faulty cargo scanners at seaports, borders
It came as a shock. Many could not believe it; even the reporters find it difficult to believe until it finally dawned on all that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), actually intercepted 661 pump-action rifles outside the port in Lagos.
Sifax consortium stakes $25m to operate Warri Port terminal
Notwithstanding the highest score of 87.84 per cent by Ecomarine consortium, the SIFAX Group-led consortium, Ocean and Cargo Terminal Services Limited with 82.70 per cent score has been declared the preferred bidder to operate Terminal B, Warri Old Port.
Taiwo Afolabi’s son, Yinka, begins journey into holy matrimony
With the recent introduction ceremony, Yinka Afolabi, the first son of quiet billionaire, Dr. Taiwo Olayinka Afolabi, the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive of the Sifax Group, has kicked off his journey into holy matrimony. The introduction ceremony between Yinka and his heartthrob, Bisola Omisade, was purely a family affair, with only a few close friends…
SIFAX Group boss urges quick fix of TinCan-Coconut road
The Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, has urged the Federal Government to quickly intervene in fixing the Tin-Can/Coconut port access road to avoid imminent shut down of operations of the Port.
Stakeholders urge swift action on cargo scanners
Sequel to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) submission that new cargo scanners would arrive in Nigeria by next year, stakeholders in the sector have called for swift action by the Federal Government to ensure that the timeline is sacrosanct.
History, as largest vessel to call Nigeria berths
The Tin Can Island water channels recently played host to the largest vessel ever to call at any Nigerian port, as the ship berthed at the Lagos terminal of Ports & Cargo ...