NPA indicates interest in 39th Kaduna international trade fair

NPA indicates interest in 39th Kaduna international trade fair

The Nigerian Ports Authority [NPA] is to participate in the forthcoming 39Th Kaduna International Trade Fair scheduled to hold between  February 23rd  to  March 4th, 2018.   The Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman, gave the assurance in Lagos on Wednesday...
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Singapore seeks global maritime hub with $3.4b agenda

Singapore seeks global maritime hub with $3.4b agenda

Singapore has unveiled a new plan, the Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map (ITM), in an aim to grow the industry’s value-add by SGD 4.5 billion (USD 3.4 billion) by 2025. Specific initiatives have been laid out under the Sea Transport ITM,...
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Obaseki in China, signs MoU with CHEC on Gelegele Seaport development

Obaseki in China, signs MoU with CHEC on Gelegele Seaport development

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), for the development of the Gelegele Seaport and other transport infrastructure in the state.   The ceremony he...
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NPA reiterates commitment to safety, security standards

NPA reiterates commitment to safety, security standards

The Management of   Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed concern while sympathizing with those affected in the unfortunate fire incident which occurred at locations in the Tin Can Island Port Complex (TCIPC), Apapa during which no lives were lost.  ...
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APM Terminals waives charges on container for IDPs

APM Terminals waives charges on container for IDPs

APM Terminals Apapa Limited has waived handling and storage charges running into several millions of naira on a container load of fish which was donated by the Federal Government to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Yobe State.   The Federal...
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NPA suspends operation of service boats to IOCs, may restrict Egina FPSO’s access to Nigerian waterways

NPA suspends operation of service boats to IOCs, may restrict Egina FPSO’s access to Nigerian waterways

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has suspended service boats operations in all its pilotage districts until the full settlement of debts accruing from unpaid pilotage dues by IOCs and other beneficiaries of the services.   This is coming just as...
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HSH to sell shares in FSL Trust

HSH to sell shares in FSL Trust

Godan GmbH, the controlling unitholder of First Ship Lease Trust (FSL Trust), is in discussions with investors for a potential sale of all of its shares in FSL Holdings, the sponsor of the trust. FSL Holdings, through FSL Asset Management, owns all...
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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Demand to Outstrip Supply in 2018

BIMCO: Dry Bulk Demand to Outstrip Supply in 2018

Next year promises to provide some breathing space for bulker owners as the dry bulk fleet is likely to grow at the slowest pace seen since 1999, according to BIMCO, which expects global demand to outstrip supply growth in 2018....
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NPA Photo News

NPA Photo News

Representative of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the Executive Director, Finance and Administration Mohammed Bello-Koko (6th from left), top Management of the NPA and Stakeholders when the Association of Nigerian Licensed Custom A...
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Attaining set goals at NPA

Attaining set goals at NPA

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com  –   Gradually, Hadiza Bala Usman has consolidated her role as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).    At the outset of her assumption of office, not many believed that she had the capacity to p...
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NIMASA DG at Shippers’ Council, seeks maritime framework for Africa

NIMASA DG at Shippers’ Council, seeks maritime framework for Africa

The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that in order to harness the opportunities derivable from the Blue Economy in Africa, there is a need for a proper framework and structure...
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