Year: 2020

Industrial Court stops maritime workers’ strike at INTELS

The National Industrial Court has stopped the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) and the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) from embarking on or continuing any industrial action against INTELS Nigeria Limited. The presiding Justice Faustina Iyabode Kola-Olalere gave the order of interim injunction […]

Shippers’ Council pushes for demurrage suspension over gridlock

Managing Director, Ports and Cargo Handling Services Ltd, John Jenkins (left), Lagos Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission, Olusegun Ogungbemide, and Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Hassan Bello (right), during the port access road inspection Reprieve is on the way for shippers as the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) said it […]

P&CHS rejects blame for cargo evacuation glitches, tasks FG on port access roads

Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Hassan Bello (left), and the Managing Director, P&CHS, Mr. John Jenkins, during the port economic regulator’s courtesy visit to the terminal operator in Lagos…Tuesday Against the allegation that its operational inefficiencies delay cargo evacuation from its terminal via barges, Port & Cargo Handling Services (P&CHS) […]

Gowon, others search for sustainable transport solutions as CIoTA summit opens Tuesday

CIoTA National President/Chairman of Council, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, flanked by the Deputy National President, Darlington Ofor (left), and Chairman, Planning Committee, Emmanuel Nwagbara (right), during the press conference in Lagos ahead the 2nd National Transport Summit in Abuja Industry stakeholders and experts from all relevant sectors will be brainstorming on […]

MAN laments loss of exports, AfCTFA competitive edge as border closure persists

Nigeria has lost huge export earnings, prospects and competitive advantage in the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to the worsening logistics hiccups from the continued closure of its land borders, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said. Though MAN commended the purpose of the closure, it condemned its unnecessary […]

NIMASA tackles maritime industry knowledge-gap with e-library

NIMASA Director-General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh (left), Head, Library, Aisha Askira, and Executive Director, Operations, Shehu Ahmed, during the opening of the NIMASA Knowledge Centre and e-Library at the Nigerian Maritime Resource Development Centre in Lagos Poised to enhance the maritime industry’s knowledge capacity through research-based initiatives to position it for […]