Shipping Firms To Tackle Oil Transfers At Sea

Shipping Firms To Tackle Oil Transfers At Sea

Top oil shipping companies say they have tightened operational guidelines and deployed technology to prevent accidental breaches of sanctions, as the countries hit by ever tougher restrictions fight back with elaborate strategies to dodge them.Washington has ramped up shipping-related sanctions over...
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New Shippers’ Council Boss Seeks Staff Support

New Shippers’ Council Boss Seeks Staff Support

The newly appointed Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Emmanuel Jime, has solicited for support and cooperation of his members of staff to drive the agency. Jime made the call when he assumed duty at the Abuja liaison offic...
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NPA Receives 22 Ships Laden With Petroleum Products, Frozen Fish, Others

NPA Receives 22 Ships Laden With Petroleum Products, Frozen Fish, Others

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says 22 ships at the Lagos ports are discharging bulk wheat, general cargo, frozen fish, container, bulk fertilizer, bulk sugar, automobile gasoline, bulk salt, and petrol.    NPA is also  expecting 1...
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Seaport Terminal Operators List Challenges, Proffer Solutions

Seaport Terminal Operators List Challenges, Proffer Solutions

Dilapidated access roads, poor traffic management and manual examination of cargo by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) remain some of the major challenges facing port operations in the country, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), de...
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Shippers’ Council Visits Seaport Terminals As Operators Lament Poor Access Roads

Shippers’ Council Visits Seaport Terminals As Operators Lament Poor Access Roads

Seaport terminal operators have appealed to the Federal Government to hasten the construction of ports access roads as part of measures to reduce the cost of doing business.  The operators made the appeal when the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian...
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Visiting Sailors Receive COVID-19 Vaccination At Ports

Visiting Sailors Receive COVID-19 Vaccination At Ports

International ship crews arriving at the Port of Long Beach and neighboring Port of Los Angeles have received COVID-19 vaccinations to reduce the spread of the infection among seafarer communities. More than 450 crewmembers from 27 ships have received the...
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NPA To Fine-Tune Truck Call-Up System

NPA To Fine-Tune Truck Call-Up System

By citybusinessnews@yahoo.com — The Acting Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, has assured port users of the Authority’s commitment to speedily resolve all challenges associated with the electronic call-up system fo...
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IMO Unveils New Measures To Address Containers Lost At Sea

IMO Unveils New Measures To Address Containers Lost At Sea

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has agreed to initiate new measures to detect and report containers lost at sea, which may enhance their positioning, tracking and recovery. The UN maritime body agreed to establ...
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Bala-Usman: Award Of Coastline Terminals To Dangote Company Not True

Bala-Usman: Award Of Coastline Terminals To Dangote Company Not True

The suspended Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has decribed as false and misleading report of awarded of Coastline Terminals to Dangote’s Proxy firm.   In a statement on Sunday, Bala Usman said:”My attent...
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SIFAX Group To Partner Liberia On Port Development

SIFAX Group To Partner Liberia On Port Development

SIFAX Group, a group of companies with investment in Maritime, Aviation, Oil & Gas, Haulage & Logistics, Financial Services and Hospitality, has assured the Liberian government of its readiness to partner with the country in order to explore opportunit...
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Shipping Industry Records More Spike In Lost Containers

Shipping Industry Records More Spike In Lost Containers

Containers piled high on giant vessels carrying everything from car tires to smartphones are toppling over at an alarming rate, sending millions of dollars of cargo sinking to the bottom of the ocean as pressure to speed deliveries raises the...
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Port Of Antwerp Partners Nigeria Shippers’ Council On Training, Consultancy

Port Of Antwerp Partners Nigeria Shippers’ Council On Training, Consultancy

The management of the Port of Antwerp on Thursday offered training and consultancy opportunity on port efficiency to the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC).  Manager, Port Projects, Port of Antwerp International, Mr Philippe Droesbeke,  made thi...
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NPA Appoints 4 GMs, 8 AGMs

NPA Appoints 4 GMs, 8 AGMs

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has announced the appointment of four new General Managers (GM) and eight Assistant General Managers(AGM).  A statement issued by Assistant General Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, I. S. Nasiru exp...
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Minister, NPA Boss, NRC MD, Others Inspect Apapa Seaport Rail Track

Minister, NPA Boss, NRC MD, Others Inspect Apapa Seaport Rail Track

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi is to meet with experts and other stakeholders over some challenges facing the completion of the third rail track at the Apapa Port.  Amaechi made the disclosure on Monday in Lagos shortly after...
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