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Nigerian Seaports, Land Borders Exposed By Lack Of Functional Scanners

The interception of 661 pieces of pump-action rifles by the operatives of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) A, Ikeja of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is one out of the many contrabands -arms, ammunition, substandard products, fake drugs -that are exiting Nigerian seaports and...

Apapa port records N36bn export in first quarter

The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said its record shows that a total of 280,000 metric tons of various export with a total Free on Board (FOB) value of $115.1 million (about N36 billion) was shipped through the Lagos Port...

CMA CGM signs deal to operate in Nigeria’s Lekki Port’s future container terminal

Lekki Port: Nigeria’s first deep sea port and Sub-Saharan Africa’s deepest port •A strategic choice for the development of CMA CGM’s operations in Africa’s largest economy and West Africa’s first consumer market •CMA CGM, second shipping company in Nigeria and on the African market The CMA CGM...

AP Moller Terminals, Oyo Govt in N3.2bn logistics hub partnership

THE Management of A. P. Moller Terminals and the Oyo State Bureau of Investment Promotion are currently in talks over the establishment of a logistics hub in the state. In an exclusive interview with Vanguard Maritime Report, the Chief Executive of the Bureau, Yinka Fatoki,...

NIMASA targets 10% increase in ship tonnage for 2019

THE Federal Government through the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA said that it has projected a ten percent, (10%) increase in ship tonnage in the nation’s shipping sub-sector for the 2019. Speaking yesterday at the agency’s maritime industry forecast held in Lagos,...

Benefits of Lekki Deep Seaport To Nigerian Economy – Osinbajo

170,000 direct and indirect jobs Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has explained how the Lekki Deep Seaport will benefit Nigerians and the nation’s economy. Professor Osinbajo spoke on Thursday at the official flag-off ceremony for the construction of the port in Lagos, the nation’s commercial capital. He...

Maritime University to begin academic activities in October – NIMASA DG

by Yetunde Kolawole 02 July 2017, Naija247news, Lagos — After years of uncertainty, the Federal Government has given the management of the Maritime University of Nigeria Okerenkoko, Delta state the go-ahead to commence academic activities. While disclosing this in Port Harcourt yesterday at the celebration of...

Cross River partners China to develop Bakassi Deep Seaport

The Cross River State government thursday signed a construction agreement for preliminary works at the Bakassi deep seaport with China Harbour Company. The Bakassi Deep Seaport project which is one of the signature projects of governor Ayade is expected to serve the North-eastern part of...

NPA 25-year Port Master Plan will replace obsolete business laws – MD

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is committed to concluding the 25-year Port Master Plan. The Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Usman, said this at a two-day retreat organised by the House Committee on Ports, Harbour and Waterways, the Federal Ministry of Transportation and its...

Nigerian ports undergo critical reforms to boost operations, trade

Globally, the efficiency of ports operation of a country is its major driver of trade and economic activities. In Nigeria, revenues from ports are about the third highest, behind oil and revenues generated by the Federal Inland Revenue Service. Though the Nigerian ports are considered...
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