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Maritime bank will develop African economy — Amaechi

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Sept. 15, 2020 Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday said that having a Regional Maritime Development Bank would help develop African economy. Amaechi disclosed this when he declared-open the meeting of Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa (MOWCA) Committee...

COVID-19: Nigeria secures sea time for additional 400 cadets

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Sept. 14, 2020 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) had secured more sea time berths for 400 cadets in spite of limitations caused by COVID-19 pandemic. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, made the disclosure in a statement...

Peak Season: CMA CGM suspends shipping surcharge – NSC

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Sept. 8, 2020 The French Container Transportation and Shipping Company, CMA CGM, has announced suspension of the application of peak season surcharge on ships calling in Nigeria from Oct. 1. Mrs Rakiya Zubairu, Head, Public Relations, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC)...

NIMASA key in stopping country’s oil dependence – Gov. Diri

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Sept. 7, 2020 The Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Duoye Diri, on Monday said that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) was key in weaning Nigeria from its dependence on crude oil. Diri disclosed this in a statement signed by Mr...

Crude affreightment: NIMASA revives move to change terms of trade

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Sept. 6, 2020 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says it has revived efforts to change the Terms of Trade for the affreightment of Nigerian crude oil from Free on Board (FOB) to Cost Insurance and Freight (CIF). The...

Nigeria, Korea pledge to deepen cooperation in shipping

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Sept. 3, 2020 Dr Bashir Jamoh, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Thursday said that Nigeria and South Korea had agreed to intensify their collaboration in trade and shipping development. Jamoh made this known in a statement signed...

Nigerian Shippers’ Council inaugurates shipping insurance technical committee

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Sept. 3, 2020 Mr Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) on Thursday said that insurance was a good way to mitigate the risks and additional cost in shipping. Bello disclosed this during the inauguration of the NSC and National...

NPA expects 26 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos ports

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Aug. 29, 2020 The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 26 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods in Lagos ports, from Aug. 29 to Sept. 6. The NPA made this known in its publication, `Shipping Position’,...

NPA expects 27 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos port

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Aug. 28, 2020 The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 27 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Aug. 28 to Sept. 5. The NPA made this known in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of...

Shippers Council to develop SOP to aid export — Bello

By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Aug. 25, 2020 The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Hassan Bello, on Tuesday said that a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) was being developed to aid export in the country. Bello made this known during a sensitisation webinar on trade facilitation...
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