Importers kick against surcharge on cargoes by shipping firms

It’s economic sabotage – Shippers’ Council Importers in the country are currently groaning under huge surcharge imposed on them by international shipping firms on...

Performance: Peterside scores NIMASA management high

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has scored his management team high in terms of performance,...

Customs officers accuse Comptroller-General of economic sabotage

Some aggrieved senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have decried what they described as economic sabotage being perpetrated by the Hameed Ali-led...

Ibom Deep Port to commence before April – Presidency

Work on the proposed $2.5 billion Ibom Deep Seaport, a public, private partnership (PPP) project is slated to start on or before April 2019. When...

Senate set to probe NPA over N177bn unremitted fund

The Nigerian Senate has its readiness to probe the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) over an alleged unremitted N177 billion, mandating its committee on Marine...

NAGAFF founder, Boniface Aniebonam quits ports politics

Barring any last minute change of mind, the founder of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Dr. Boniface Okechukwu Aniebonam, will...

Heritage Bank, NIMASA partner on global maritime safety standards

Heritage Bank PLC, and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have joined forces to educate stakeholders about the maritime enforcement global benchmarks. The training...

Hapag-Lloyd focuses on growing market in Africa

• New office for West Africa officially opened in Ghana • Hapag-Lloyd services in West and East Africa off to promising start • Port expansion in Tema will...

Investment in ports, key to Africa’s growth, development – PwC

Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports and shipping sector if it is to realise its growth ambitions. Globally,...

Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with West African coast

Antwerp and Dakar port authorities are to collaborate more closely in the next few years. In this way Antwerp, the second-largest port in Europe,...

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