NIMASA boosting capacity building with undergraduate essay competition

Ahead of the 2019 World Maritime Day celebration, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has invited entries from undergraduates across the country for an essay on the topic, “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community,” to encourage youth participation in the maritime sector. Explaining the move, the NIMASA Director-General, […]

Afreximbank offers Nigerian manufacturers $500m over AfCFTA

MAN seeks comprehensive, robust industrialisation strategy President of Dangote Group and Africa’s Doyen of Manufacturing, Aliko Dangote (left), President and Chairman, Afreximbank Board of Directors, Prof. Benedict Oramah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment and representative of President Muhammadu Buhari, Niyi Adebayo, Chairman, Senate Committee on Industry, Bayo Osinowo, and […]

Sifax Group boosts P&G cargo handling with €18m cranes, expands investments

Subsidiary 5-star hotel opens in Lagos 2020 Q1 Executive Director, SIFAX Off Dock, Capt. Ibraheem Olugbade (left), Managing Director, Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited, John Jenkins, Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group, Adekunle Oyinloye, and Executive Director, Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited, Tobi Adekunle, at the company’s mid-year review […]

Thousands stranded, businesses frustrated as Nigeria shuts Seme, Idiroko borders over smuggling, insecurity

All cross-border movement and business transactions (including import and export) between Nigeria and Benin Republic suffered heavy toll Wednesday, with thousands of travelers stranded as a joint team of the Nigerian security agencies began an indefinite shutdown of the borders at the Seme and Idiroko axis. The move, according to […]

NIMASA launches C4I system, upbeat on maritime security, economy growth

NIMASA Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, Gambo Ahmed (right), Head, Maritime Safety and Seafarers’ Department, Sunday Umorem, Head, Shipping Development Department, Anthony Ogadi, and Micky Gnash of the Israeli contractor, Homeland Security International (HLSI) at the launch in Lagos…over the weekend Nigeria’s quest for a safe and secure […]

IOCs complying with ultimatum on dockworkers’ wages, says Adeyanju

Contrary to their earlier refusal to pay the outstanding debt to dockworkers employed by stevedoring contractors appointed by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the International Oil Companies (IOCs) have started complying with the Federal Government’s two-week ultimatum, effect from Wednesday, July 31, on the matter. The government directive was part […]