NPA Upgrades Control Tower

NPA Upgrades Control Tower

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is poised to ensure optimal utilisation of its facilities across the nation’s seaports,  Acting Managing Director, Mohammed Bello-Koko has said.  He made this known in a statement on Monday in Lagos, saying that...
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AfCFTA: NPA Reiterates Support For Intra-African Trade

AfCFTA: NPA Reiterates Support For Intra-African Trade

By ebosele@hotmail.com  All seaports in Nigeria are being repositioned as efficient and reliable gateways as part of measures to optimise trade interconnectivity with other countries under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, A...
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Shipping: Amaechi Charges Committee To Eliminate Delays, Corrupt Practices

Shipping: Amaechi Charges Committee To Eliminate Delays, Corrupt Practices

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Tuesday In Abuja charged the Committee of Experts, Union of African Shippers Council (UASC) to ensure all elements of cost relating to delays, corrupt practices are eliminated from the system.  Amaechi, who was re...
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Adesina Flays Extortions At Nigerian Seaports

Adesina Flays Extortions At Nigerian Seaports

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com — The President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has advised the Federal Government to clean up what he described as administrative bottlenecks at the nation’s seaports.  Speaking on Monday...
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Adesina: Why Nigerian Seaports Lag Behind In Africa

Adesina: Why Nigerian Seaports Lag Behind In Africa

By Mosess Ebosele,  ebosele@hotmail.com  — Today, the leading ports for West Africa are in Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin Republic, President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has said. According to Adesina, ...
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NPA Explains New Measures To Address Apapa Gridlock

NPA Explains New Measures To Address Apapa Gridlock

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has introduced various measures to address the endemic vehicular gridlock in Apapa, it’s acting Managing Director, Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, has said.  A statement by Mr Olaseni Alakija, General Manager, Corporate and St...
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NPA Appoints Three Port Managers, Redeploys Others

NPA Appoints Three Port Managers, Redeploys Others

As part of measures to rejig Port operational efficiency, the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko has approved the appointment of three new Port managers.  The new appointees are Yitnoe Stanley Magaji,  Technical Assistant...
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NPA Explains Fire Outbreak At Headquarters In Lagos

NPA Explains Fire Outbreak At Headquarters In Lagos

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Wednesday, said there was fire incident at a wing of its headquarters in Lagos.  General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Mr Olaseni Alakija,  in a statement explained that the fire incident ...
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Shippers’ Council Boss Implore Stakeholders On Port Reforms

Shippers’ Council Boss Implore Stakeholders On Port Reforms

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) on Tuesday urged maritime stakeholders to embrace the many reforms put in place by the council to help bring sanity to the port system.  Mr Emmanuel Jime, NSC Executive Secretary, made the appeal at the...
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APM Terminal Provides Over 1,000 PPE To Truck Drivers

APM Terminal Provides Over 1,000 PPE To Truck Drivers

The AP Moller Terminal (APMT), Apapa, has provided over 1,000 truck drivers in Lagos with Personal Protective Equipments (PPE), to mark the 2021 Global Safety Day.  The Chief Operating Officer and Head of Terminal, APM Terminals, Apapa, Mr Steen Knudsen,....
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NIMASA Automates Verification Of New Ship Registration Certificates

NIMASA Automates Verification Of New Ship Registration Certificates

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced the electronic verification of the new Ship Registry Certificates it introduced on July 1.  The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh disclosed this in a statement issued...
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‘Construction Of Bonny Deep Seaport To Commence Soon’

‘Construction Of Bonny Deep Seaport To Commence Soon’

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says work will soon commence for the construction of Bonny Deep Seaport.  Amaechi, in a statement by the Director of Press and Public Relations,  Ministry of Transport, Mr Eric Ojiekwe, disclosed thi...
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Lagos Insists On Wharf Landing Fees

Lagos Insists On Wharf Landing Fees

By citybusinessnews@yahoo.com — The Lagos State Government has debunked speculation making the rounds that it has scrapped the collection of wharf landing fees on imported vehicles at the ports operating in the state.  It said all categories of veh...
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NPA UNVEILS AN ULTRA-MODERN RECORDS CENTRE

NPA UNVEILS AN ULTRA-MODERN RECORDS CENTRE

As part of measures to sustain operational efficiency, the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commissioned a state-of-the-art ultra-modern e-Documents Management and Records centre at its Corporate Headquarters in Marina Lagos. Acting Managin...
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