NIWA Decries Increased Boats’ Mishaps, Threatens Punitive Measures

NIWA Decries Increased Boats’ Mishaps, Threatens Punitive Measures

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has decried the increase in boats’ mishaps within the nation’s waterways, leading to loss of innocent lives.  NIWA’s Managing Director, Dr George Moghalu, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...
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NIMASA Harps On Marine Pollution Prevention  

NIMASA Harps On Marine Pollution Prevention  

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh has restated the Agency’s commitment to ensuring effective pollution prevention and control in the Nigerian Maritime domain in order to continue to create an enabli...
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Six Ships Waiting To Berth, 16 Others To Arrive Lagos Ports Before June 5

Six Ships Waiting To Berth, 16 Others To Arrive Lagos Ports Before June 5

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said six ships that have arrived at Laos ports are waiting to berth with petrol, bulk sugar and soya bean meal.  NPA, in its Daily Shipping Position, said that another 25 ships at...
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NIWA Targets Two Million Container Movements Through Inland Waterways

NIWA Targets Two Million Container Movements Through Inland Waterways

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Wednesday projected the movement of no less than two million containers through the Nigerian inland waterways annually by 2025.   The Managing Director of NIWA, Dr George Moghalu, said this while...
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Ministry Implores Maritime Women Practitioners On Collaboration

Ministry Implores Maritime Women Practitioners On Collaboration

Dr Magdalene Ajani, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, on Wednesday urged maritime women practitioners on the need for collaboration to achieve maritime safety, security and build capacity. Ajani made the call at the Women’s Interna...
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Samsung Secures Order For 11 New LNG Carriers

Samsung Secures Order For 11 New LNG Carriers

South Korean shipbuilders Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering and Samsung Heavy Industries have won orders for a total of seven new LNG carriers.   On 17 May, KSOE said it won a $910 million (1.17 trillion KRW) order to construct...
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NPA May Revoke Concession Agreement  

NPA May Revoke Concession Agreement  

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has disclosed that five terminal operators are being monitored to ensure they do the right things as regards their commitment and obligations as agreed under the Port Concession agreement.    Speaking at an interact...
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NPA Partners NLNG On Vessel Traffic Services

NPA Partners NLNG On Vessel Traffic Services

By  ebosele@hotmail.com The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is working closely with the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) to deploy Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) in Bonny.    Already, arrangements are being put in place for survey as part...
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NPA Boss: Automation Backbone Of Port Efficiency 

NPA Boss: Automation Backbone Of Port Efficiency 

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, at the weekend identified automation as the backbone of ports efficiency.  Bello-Koko who said this at a media chat with maritime journalists in Lagos noted that modern ports w...
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Shippers’ Council Partners NWUN, NARTO On Functional Ports’ Corridors

Shippers’ Council Partners NWUN, NARTO On Functional Ports’ Corridors

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), the lead agency for Port Standing Task Team (PSTT) is to collaborate with the National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN) to clear the port corridors of extraneou...
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Experts Urge Stakeholders To Harness Maritime Potential For Economic Growth

Experts Urge Stakeholders To Harness Maritime Potential For Economic Growth

Experts on Thursday urged stakeholders in maritime sector to harness its full potential to achieve the desired economic growth for the country.   The experts said this at a virtual forum of the Nigeria Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL...
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Ten Ships With Frozen Fish, Wheat, Petrol, Others Berth At Lagos Ports

Ten Ships With Frozen Fish, Wheat, Petrol, Others Berth At Lagos Ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Wednesday, said ten Ships had arrived the Lagos ports and were waiting to berth with petrol, bulk wheat, base oil, general cargo, bulk fertilizer and bulk sugar.   NPA also explained that another 20...
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NPA Awards Contract For Escravos Channel Dredging

NPA Awards Contract For Escravos Channel Dredging

As part of measures to revive the port in Delta State, the Federal Government has awarded contract for remedial dredging of Escravos channel.    Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko,  who disclosed this in ...
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Shippers’ Council Boss Reiterates Commitment To Non-Oil Export 

Shippers’ Council Boss Reiterates Commitment To Non-Oil Export 

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has reiterated its commitment to the promotion of the country’s non-oil export.  Executive Secretary, NSC, Mr Emmanuel Jime said this when Dr Ezra Yakusak, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NE...
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