Year: 2020

FG backs SIFAX’s new ‘model’ container terminal

Project Coordinator/Consultant to SIFAX Container Terminal, Capt. Iheanacho Ebubeogu (left), explaining a point to the Ministerial Implementation Committee of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, led by the Director, Maritime Services, Auwal Suleiman, during their visit to company’s new container terminal at Ijora Courseway, Lagos Impressed with the standards that SIFAX […]

#EndSARS: More crisis for Nigerian ports as clearing agents reject fresh demurrage, storage charges

Maersk Line…one of the concerned shipping lines A prolonged disruption of business activities at the nation’s seaports is imminent as clearing agents have rejected the demurrage and storage charges imposed by shipping lines and terminal operators on cargoes trapped in the ports since the #EndSARS protest began. Vowing to resist […]

WACT advances ‘Eastern Gateway’ quest with new $15m MHCs, reach stackers at Onne Port

Seeks FG’s support in security, overtime cargo, port roads The West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) has boosted cargo handling operation and efficiency at the Onne Port in Rivers State with two new state-of-the-art Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHCs) and two Reach Stackers worth $15 million. The additional container handling equipment brings […]

Buhari commissions, directs linking of Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri railway to Eastern, Western ports, north

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, flanked by some government and traditional authorities, cutting the tape during the commissioning of the facility at the Gooodluck Jonathan Railway Complex at Agbor in Delta State…Tuesday To improve Nigeria’s transportation and overall economic capacity, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of […]