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IMO Council: Onyema, Amaechi woo foreign diplomats for Nigeria’s election

  .Says NIMASA rates Nigeria’s opportunity to win Council seat high   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to ensure that Nigeria wins the re-election into one of the highest decision making body of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), an arm of the United Nation (UN) responsible for global maritime regulation, the Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister ...

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NPA takes new measures to ease Apapa gridlock- ADVERTORIAL

 (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) after consultations with major stakeholders, hereby issues the following directives critical to the effective management of the traffic situation around the Apapa Area of Lagos, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. With effect from November 23, 2017, all shipping companies MUST house their empty trucks at their holding bays outside of the port location pending the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman engages Nigerian Editors on port reforms

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has said that the Authority will partner the Nigerian Guild of Editors with a view to having a stronger communications channel to convey the gains of the current Port Reforms at the nation’s seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The current Port Reforms at the ...

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Apapa gridlock: Local Government seeks partnership with NIMASA

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to find a lasting solution to the Apapa gridlock, the Apapa Local Government Chairman, Honourable Adele Owolabi has sought partnership with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in order to restore sanity to the Apapa community, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Chairman while on a courtesy visit to the Agency bemoaned the danger ...

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Lawyers key to development of maritime sector-Peterside

  . Tasks Legal experts on Maritime Law updates (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has charged practitioners of law in the maritime sector on the need for regular updates on the knowledge of the sector, due to the dynamism of maritime law regulating the industry, which is key to ...

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Efficient Seaport path to global industrialization- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has informed all relevant Stakeholders in the Maritime sub Sector and the general public of the readiness of Management to invest resources in Capacity Building and building an efficient Port system towards the growth of the nation’s economy and global industrialization, TRADE ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman inspects Calabar Port- Photos

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Trade Fair: LCCI recognizes NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman’s contributions- Photo

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NIMASA DG Dakuku Peterside calls for more women participation in maritime sector

  .Says collaboration key to Maritime Development (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for more female participation in the Nigerian maritime industry, adding that their contribution is key to the development of the sector for the growth of the Nigerian economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at the ...

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Maritime Safety and Security key to industry, national growth-Amaechi

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transportation Rt. Honourable Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has said that Maritime Safety and Security is key to the growth of industry and the nation at large, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Addressing Stakeholders and Newsmen at the occasion of the world Maritime day celebration held in Lagos, the Minister assured Stakeholders in sub-sector of government’s co-operation ...

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We need political will to move maritime sub-sector forward- NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has stated that there is need for a strong political will in the interest of the nation to move the Maritime sub-sector forward, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.. She was speaking at the World Maritime Celebration held in Lagos under the theme: “connecting Ships, ...

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2017 World Maritime Day: Chieftains of NPA, NIMASA and NSC discuss way forward for Nigerian maritime sector-Photo

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Maritime dev: Shipping Position Newspaper celebrates 10th year anniversary at orphanage home

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Lagos-based Nigerian leading Maritime tabloid ‘Shipping Position Daily Newspaper’ cum Shipping Position Live, a maritime Radio programme, has celebrated its 10th year Anniversary at the orphanage home aimed at putting smiles on the faces of the less privilege in the society, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Shipping Position Daily Newspaper and Shipping Position Live were on 30th October, 2007 ...

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Economy: Agriculture, ICT, greater than Oil -Rainoil MD

.Says Agric next economic boom  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A major player in the downstream segment of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector and Managing Director of Rainoil Nigeria Limited, Engr. Gabriel Ogbechie has made a strong case for massive investments in the agricultural sector of the nation’s economy by Nigerians, saying that there are huge returns in the sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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Maritime labour: NIMASA commended on sustained Industrial peace, as MWUN rules out picketing

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The President General of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju has commended the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) led by Dr. Dakuku Peterside, for creating the platform for sustained Industrial peace in the entire maritime sector as enjoyed by both employers and employees therein, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement ...

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NPA‘ll partner Women in ANLCA on improved Port operations- Hadiza Bala Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), headed by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Agency, Hadiza Bala Usman, is ready to partner Women in ANLCA (Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents) on how to further improve Ports Operation in order to serve them among other stakeholders better, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Hajia Usman, a strong believer in a ...

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Search and Rescue: NIMASA moves to further strengthen enforcement of regulations

    .IMO commends Agency’s Regional Search and Rescue Coordination operations (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has restated the Agency’s commitment towards the enforcement of strict safety regulations at sea, in order to ensure the protection of Marine Environment and Safety of assets, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Search and rescue (SAR): ...

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Organisational Development: NPA Management, employees brainstorm on ‘best’ way forward for Authority

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Executive Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) led by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has met with employees of the Organisation as part of efforts to chart a forward for the development of the Agency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Organisational Development: is a planned, systematic approach to improving organisational effectiveness,  one ...

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NPA MD assures investors on ease of doing business at ports

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured the Business Community in Nigeria, especially the Maritime sub-Sector that Authority has put in place appropriate measures that would enable it facilitate business activities at the nation’s Seaports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the General Manager, Corporate ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman unveils modern marine pollution equipment to proactively cater for future challenges

  . Pledges to build staff capacity (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has unveiled drones among other modern marine pollution equipment as part of proactive measures taken to cater for environmental challenges that might emanate in future, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This was done during the passing out ceremony of ...

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NPA partners SON to strengthen operational efficiency- Photo

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NIMASA appeals NLNG tax holiday judgment

  .Wants court to stop NLNG from enforcing judgment (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court Lagos in the matter between Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), Attorney General of the Federation, Global West Vessels Specialists Ltd and NIMASA, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Agency filed the appeal with an ...

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Regional collaboration: Nigeria, Ghana sign mou on maritime operations

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In line with its vision to enhance regional integration to develop capacity, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghanaian Maritime Authority to enhance duo’s maritime operations, GMA, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.. At the official signing of the MoU at the Nigerian Maritime Resource Development Centre in ...

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Blue economy, world’s fastest growing sector yearning for exploitation- NIMASA DG

  .Charges Nigerian investors to take opportunity (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr.Dakuku Peterside, has charged Nigerians to key into the opportunities afforded by the Blue economy stating that it is the fastest growing sector in the world with enormous business potentials, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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INTELS: ‘NPA acted in accordance with the Constitution’- ADVERTORIAL

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigerian Ports Authority is compelled to issue this statement in reaction to questions raised by the general public on the threat by our erstwhile agents, Intels Nigeria Limited, to fight the recent termination of its boats pilotage monitoring and supervision agreement, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. To start with, we must inform our stakeholders and the general ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman charges Professional Women on effective performance

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman has yet again charged women professionals in the Maritime sub-sector to invest more in themselves in order to be indispensable in their field of endeavors, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Hadiza Bala Usman gave this charge in a key note address at the opening session of ...

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Professional women in maritime sector strategic to Nigerian port competitiveness- NPA Board Chairman

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE ): The Board chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye, has professional Women in the Maritime and Port sector to brace up and contribute most meaningfully towards Nation building in order to make Nigerian port competitive and to operate in line with best international best practices, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Adesoye in his goodwill message ...

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NPA partners FRSC to entrench compliance with safety standards in Port operations

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), led by a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Agency, Hadiza Bala Usman, is collaborating the Federal Roads Safety Corps to entrench compliance with safety standards in all operations at the nation’s Seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. She expressed this commitment in her remarks at the opening ceremony of a Capacity Building Workshop ...

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NIMASA Institutes Essay Competition to Commemorate World Maritime Day

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of activities marking the 2017 World Maritime Day Celebration, the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the institution of an essay competition to commemorate the event, TRADE NEWSWIRE repoports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Isichei Osamgbi,the essay competition titled “Connecting ...

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NLNG tax holiday: ‘NIMASA to appeal federal high court judgement’

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside, has expressed the Agency’s dissatisfaction with the judgment of the Federal High Court by Justice M. B. Idris, delivered on Tuesday in the case between NIMASA and the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, (NLNG), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Consequently, Peterside has stated the Management’s ...

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Blue Economy: Maritime a dependable sector for transformation of Nigerian economy- NIMASA DG

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the nation’s maritime industry is a dependable sector that is capable of transforming Nigeria to achieving a Blue economy, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside equally stressed the need for stakeholders to actively participate in the Nigerian maritime sector in order ...

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NIMASA-Stakeholders’ Communiqué for investment-friendly regulatory activities to achieve blue economy

  NIMASA shall create enabling environment for shipping investment Facilitate disbursement of Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) NIMASA to provide sea time berths for NSDP cadets NIMASA to pursue Maritime Administration (MARAD) mandates To battle against piracy and other criminal activities in Nigerian waters To create regime of concessions and policy initiatives for stakeholders’ benefit To launch Zero tolerance programme ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman receives award at WiLAT Conference – Photos

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Goje assumes duty as NPA image maker

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The new General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications Division of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Alhaji Aliyu Abdullahi Goje has assumed duties, TRADE NEWSWIRE. Goje was the General Manager, Eastern Zone of the Authority but deployed to the Division recently following the scrapping of the Zonal structure. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Asst. ...

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FG to aid port operational efficiency with infrastructure development-NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has again reiterated the commitment and readiness of the Federal Government towards providing an enabling environment for relevant Stakeholders and Port users in for the enhancement and actualization of best practices across the nation’s Seaports, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by ...

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Site tour: NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman inspects rehabilitation works on Apapa port access road first-hand

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, embarked upon a facility appreciation tour of the ongoing Federal Government’s rehabilitation efforts concerning the ports access roads in Apapa, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Asst. Gen. Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, Ibrahim Nasiru, on ...

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Meaning and benefits of Sukuk

    What is a ‘Sukuk’ A sukuk is an Islamic financial certificate, similar to a bond in Western finance, that complies with Sharia – Islamic religious law. Since the traditional Western interest-paying bond structure is not permissible, the issuer of a sukuk sells an investor group a certificate, and then uses the proceeds to purchase an asset, of which ...

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NIMASA partners INTERPOL, says prosecution will curb maritime crimes

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has disclosed that proper legal frame work, synergy and information sharing amongst government Agencies and Stakeholders will help curb the issues of criminalities in the nation’s territorial waterways and the Gulf of Guinea,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports Peterside who stated this during the 1st specialized meeting on ...

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Joint efforts required to curb effect of Climate Change- NIMASA DG

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stressed the need for collaborative efforts to tackle the scourge of climate change, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate Communications, NIMASA, Isichei Osamgbi, NIMASA DG stated this while speaking at an event ...

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Executive order: NPA MD Hadiza Usman boosts public confidence on rehabilitation of port access roads

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In the consonance with the sustenance of the implementation of the federal government’s Executive order concerning the Ease of doing business at the nation’s sea ports a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, [NPA] Hadiza Bala Usman has inspected the progress of work at the ongoing reconstruction sites at Apapa, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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NPA Management takes over Agura Hotels ownership

.Chief Michael Ajayi appointed interim General Manager, as NPA MD chairs the hotel (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has finally taken over the ownership of Agura Hotels, Abuja after a legal judgement was given in favour of the NPA against Fasel Services Limited, Omeire Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry Limited, Chief M.O. Kanu and Daniel Kanu, TRADE NEWSWIRE ...

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’I will stick to government regulations in the discharge of my duties’ –NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has asserted that she would continue to stick to laid down regulations and adhere to Government policies in the discharge of her duties, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking, when she received the visiting President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Alhaji ...

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NPA charges HSOP on safety, security in Nigerian waters

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated Management concern over the safety and security of operations and activities on the nation’s territorial waters, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the General Manager, Corporate &Strategic Communications, NPA, Abdullahi Goje, NPA MD said this ...

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Policing: An integral part of maritime security- NIMASA DG

  .Assures Nigerian Police Force of continuous collaboration   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that effective policing is an essential component of the Maritime security, with a multiplier effect on the development and growth of the Nigerian maritime sector, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by ...

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FG praises NIMASA for outstanding performance on revenue generation

.Finance Minister, AGF Acknowledges Agency’s Increased Contribution to CRF (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Federal Government through the Ministry of Finance and the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation has commended the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its revenue performance in the past one year, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head ...

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NPA prepares staff ahead for a stress free retirement

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reaffirmed its position on preparing its workforce towards an appreciable and stress free retirement, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Addressing cross section of the upcoming set of retirees in a sensitization and awareness programme held recently in Lagos,  a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the NPA Ms Hadiza Bala ...

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‘NPA committed to improving access to Apapa Ports’

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Over the past couple of weeks, stakeholders have expressed concern over the state of access roads to the Lagos Port Complex in Apapa, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Asst. Gen. Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, Ibrahim Nasiru on behalf of the General Manager, the dilapidated state of the road, which ...

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Management promotion: NPA elevates Managers

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Management of Nigeria Ports Authority NPA has approved the elevation of some of its managers to the rank of Assistant General Manager (AGM), in line with its commitment towards operational efficiency, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Amongst those affected are Ibrahim Nasiru of the Public Affairs Division which has been rechristened Corporate and Strategic Communications under the new ...

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Amaechi, Sultan of Sokoto, NIMASA DG, Tambuwal others brainstorm at 15th NCT Meeting in Sokoto- Photos

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon Rotimi Amaechi; The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad SA’AD Abubakar; The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside; and the Governor of Sokoto State, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, among others brainstormed the progress of Nigerian transport system at the 15th National Council on Transportation Meeting in Sokoto, ...

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‘Our goal is to have 100% compliance on ISPS Code implementation’- NIMASA DG

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the Agency would not rest on its oars until 100% compliance of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code is achieved in all port facilities across the country, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The Director General who spoke ...

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NPA Management embarks on facility tour of Ports in Lagos Pilotage district-Photo

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NPA reshuffles Management team for operational efficiency, effectiveness

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In a bid to re-jig its operations, the Nigerian Ports Authority managed by a Socio-Economic Reformer Hadiza Bala Usman, as approved by the Board of the Authority, has re-shuffled its management team with immediate effect for efficient and effective operations, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Principal Manager, Corporate & Strategic Communications, ...

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NPA Board approves new structure-Advertorial

    Scraps zonal structures Redeploys General Managers The Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved a new organisational structure and the commencement of a Business Process Re-engineering initiative that will create synergies to improve efficiency. It has also approved the redistribution of all General Managers in its employment. The far reaching initiatives which are aimed at making ...

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Shippers express confidence in administration of NIMASA DG, as Peterside reiterates commitment to safe maritime domain

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):The Shipping Association of Nigeria (SAN) has expressed confidence in the transformation strides in the maritime sector by the Dr. Dakuku Peterside led Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The Chairman of the Association, Mr. Val Usifoh who made this disclosure during a courtesy visit to the Agency with other members of the association, ...

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NPA strengthens business relationship with establishments, foreign firms – MD NPA Hadiza Usman

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has announced the collaboration of the Authority with relevant establishments and foreign firms towards increased trade ties for mutual benefits, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Speaking at the tenth anniversary of NIMPORT annual maritime conference, holding at the Oriental Hotels, Lagos, the Managing Director who was ...

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Cabotage: NISA commends NIMASA NCCS initiative

  .Dakuku extols ship owners’ role in maritime sector (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The recent moves by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to ensure full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003 through the New Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) has continued to receive commendation from Stakeholders, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. This is coming on the heels of the visit to the ...

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NPA meets Lagos State Safety Commission on intermodal transportation model

[TRADE NEWSWIRE] The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) welcomed Executive members of Lagos State Safety Commission today in Marina, Lagos, TRADE NEWSIRE reports The dual organizations engaged in an interactive session over effective safety of lives and properties on the state roads, the implementation of this, as well as the sustenance of the implementation. The discussion prioritized intermodal transportation model. ...

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Disclaimer on fake employment exercise in NIMASA- Advertorial

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The attention of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been drawn to the misinformation making the round in media, particularly online platforms, that there is an ongoing recruitment exercise in the Agency. It is imperative to state, in the interest of the unsuspecting public, that the Agency has not launched a recruitment campaign of any kind ...

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NIMASA DG commiserates with Nigerian Police over demise of AIG Maritime

  (TRADE NEWSIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, commiserates with the Inspector General of Police; Mr. Ibrahim Idris, the immediate family and the entire Police Force on the demise of the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of maritime command, AIG Pius Imue, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside who expressed ...

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Liberation: NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman receives Nigerian Women Journalists- Photos

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (3rd right), the National President, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWJ), Ifeyinwa Omowole (4th right), and stakeholders during an interactive session between the two organizations at the Corporate Headquarters of the NPA, Marina, Lagos.

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Nigeria to benefit from deep sea mining- Peterside

  .Seeks support on capacity building   (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that Nigeria is set to benefit from the deep sea mining through effective harnessing of the opportunities by working with the International Seabed Authority (ISBA), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The NIMASA DG who made this ...

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NPA partners Women Professional Group on manpower, canvasses for national development

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority [NPA] Hadiza Bala Usman, has reiterated management position concerning developmental programmes and goals initiated by credible Women Organizations across all spheres of national endeavour  especially in the area of manpower development,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from I.S Nasir, on behalf of the ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Bala Usman hosts Republic of Korea’s Ambassador

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Cabotage implementation: NIMASA Introduces new compliance strategy

.Seeks more opportunities for Nigerians   (TRADE NEWSWIRE):In continuation of its quest to ensure full implementation of the Cabotage Act, 2003 for the benefits of Nigerians, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has introduced New NIMASA Cabotage Compliance Strategy (NCCS) towards the actualization of a successful coastal and inland trade regime,TRADE NEWSWIRE, reports. Speaking with newsmen recently, Dr. ...

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Executive Order: NPA Commissions 24/7 Emergency Clinic

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): In order to ensure effective implementation of the Executive Order concerning the ease of doing Business at Ports, the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commissioned a 24 hour emergency clinic to cater for health concerns, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, who declared open the clinic located ...

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Africa set to tackle piracy, other maritime crimes- Peterside

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that Maritime Administrations (MARADs) in Africa are set to tackle the twin issue of piracy, sea crime and illegal migration in the continent, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The AMAA Chairman who disclosed this to maritime journalists at the sidelines of the International Maritime Organisation ...

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Alleged 282 Missing vessels: ‘Vessels are not needles’- Advertorial

.Even needle can be sighted when it drops off hand if painstakingly looked for, not to talk of 282 vessels disappearing (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Following allegations that 282 Vessels got missing under the watch of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) between 2010 and 2016 by the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, the management of the NPA wishes to issue the ...

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Amaechi, NPA MD Hadiza Usman attend NIWA International Conference & Exhibition -Photos

   

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NIMASA DG graces African Day of the Seas and Oceans celebration- Photos

   

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African seas, oceans posses huge economic opportunities- NIMASA DG

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): At a well-attended event by stakeholders and experts in the maritime sector to commemorate this year’s “Africa Day of Seas and Oceans”, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has disclosed that Africa seas and oceans possess huge economic opportunities that can take the continent to the next level, TRADE ...

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Nakilat concludes half year 2017 with net profit of QR 409 million

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nakilat recorded its financial results for the first half of the year ended 30 June 2017 with a net profit of QR 409 million compared to QR 501 million of the same period last year in 2016,TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The lower profit was mainly attributed to the lower number of charter hire days in the current ...

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Executive Order: NIMASA commences 24-hour turnaround time for issuing Debit notes

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In compliance with the Presidential directive on the resumption of 24 hour port operations in Lagos ports, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced a 24 hour turnaround time for analysing cargo manifests and issuing Debit Notes to Shipping Agents, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of ...

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Allegation: Nigerians should stop registering with nucdeng.top, its fraud-like – investigation

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Haven painstakingly followed the website http://nucdengi.top and http://ahadengi.club to actually unravel the authenticity of the e-commerce site, ordinarily, the investigation would have been carried out independently without informing the public, but it will be a hard task to do without getting the public involved in their activities because of the number of referrals demanded before payment could ...

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9mobile to Host Abuja SMEs at its Market Access Forum

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): In further demonstration of its commitment to the growth of start-up businesses, innovative and customer-friendly telecommunication company, 9mobile in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre of the Pan Atlantic University will host Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Abuja and environs at the 17th edition of its quarterly business networking and empowerment session, Market Access ...

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FSRU Project: Nakilat in strategic alliance with Höegh LNG for ‘flexible delivery’ of LNG to global market

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nakilat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Höegh LNG to collaborate on the utilisation of Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) as part of its strategic solutions to diversify and explore opportunities for effective and efficient delivery of LNG product to the global market  on Tuesday in Qatar, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. (Floating Storage and ...

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Executive Order: NPA commences Single Interface Cargo Examination in ports

    .No more other cargo examinations outside single interface .Approved govt agencies to implement Single Interface Cargo Examination in their designated locations at ports . Single Interface Cargo Examination to be implemented at ports across Nigeria (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Following the commencement of 24-hour port operations born out of Executive order issued by the Federal Government of late, a Socio-Economic ...

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Environmental protection: Let’s conserve marine ecosystem to sustain ocean resources- Peterside

      (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called on stakeholders to conserve marine ecosystem for the sustenance of ocean resources so as to engender environmental protection, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who made this appeal while speaking at a two-day Regional Conference on Marine Safety and Fisheries Protection ...

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Admirality law: No maritime sector without legal framework- NIMASA DG

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that there can be no maritime sector without admiralty law considering its strategic importance in the governance of every aspect of shipping, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who stated this when the Executive members of the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA), ...

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Symbol of Unity: Nakilat installs ‘Tamim Al-Majd’ portrait in solidarity with Qatar

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nakilat has installed a mural board- (portrait) of the artwork ‘Tamim Al Majd’ on Monday at its Head Office in Shoumoukh Tower, as a symbol of Unity to all Qataris and those residing in the State of Qatar, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADENEWSWIRE from Nakilat, present during the installation of the mural ...

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Fire breaks out at London’s Camden Lock Market

LONDON: Firefighters have brought under control the blaze in a building in London’s Camden Market, the London Fire Brigade said on Monday (Jul 10). The cause of the fire was unknown and there were no immediate reports of any injuries or casualties. The London Fire Brigade said on Twitter the “fire is now under control but crews will be damping ...

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COSCO Shipping, Orient Overseas shares leap after lofty US$6.3 billion bid

SHANGHAI: COSCO Shipping’s and Hong Kong’s Orient Overseas International Ltd’s (OOIL) shares leapt on Monday after the Chinese shipping giant made a US$6.3 billion offer for its smaller rival on Sunday. Analysts said the pricing of the deal, at a 31.1 percent premium to OOIL’s previous close, was high given the global container shipping industry is only just beginning to ...

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NIMASA Executive Director, 23 others bag NSE Fellowship

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Executive Director in charge of Operations in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Engineer Rotimi Fashakin, has been conferred with the Fellowship of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), the umbrella body of the Engineering profession in Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from the Head of Corporate ...

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Nakilat assumes management of LNG Al Sheehaniya

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Flex LNG carrier Al Sheehaniya from STASCo (Shell Trading and Shipping Company Ltd.) with effect from 6 July 2017, as part of the planned and phased transition announced on 19th October 2016, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from Nakilat Shipping Qatar ...

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Performance review: NPA MD Hadiza Usman receives report on implementation of 24-hours Port operation

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE):  A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has received a Joint Stakeholders Committee report on the 24-hours port operation so far implemented for performance review, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Upon receipt of the submitted Joint Stakeholders Committee report, NPA MD had consequently put in place effective machinery to comprehensively review the ...

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France takes guns from people on list of might-be militants – minister

PARIS: France is confiscating weapons from roughly 100 people on a watchlist of potential Islamist militants, the interior minister said on Thursday, two weeks after state prosecutors said an assailant inspired by Islamic State had been a gun-club member. Minister Gerard Collomb was speaking ahead of a parliamentary vote to extend emergency search-and-arrest powers given to police after Islamist gunmen ...

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Transparency of operations: NPA welcomes Senate’s investigation of its JV Enterprises

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of her supports for transparent operations, a Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, has welcomed the decision of the Nigerian Senate to look into the activities of the Joint Venture Enterprises of the NPA with contracting companies, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The contracting companies in this regard are ...

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GE closes Baker Hughes deal, becomes No. 2 oilfield service provider

HOUSTON: General Electric Co on Monday completed its buyout of Baker Hughes Inc, merging it with its own oil and gas equipment and services operations to create the world’s second-largest oilfield service provider by revenue. The new company, to be called “Baker Hughes, a GE company,” will begin trading on Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange under the stock ...

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Total signs major Iran gas deal, defying US pressure

TEHRAN: French energy giant Total was set to defy US pressure on Monday (Jul 3), signing a multi-billion-dollar gas deal with Iran, the first by a European firm in more than a decade. Total is to invest an initial US$1 billion (€880 million) in the South Pars offshore gas field as part of a consortium with Chinese and Iranian firms. ...

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China opens up US$10 trillion bond market in liberalisation step

SHANGHAI: China on Monday (Jul 3) widened access to its US$10 trillion bond market, which analysts said will boost Beijing’s drive to internationalise the yuan and more deeply integrate its markets with the world financial system. The new window for foreign investors was opened via Hong Kong, where “qualified investors” such as central banks, sovereign wealth funds and major financial ...

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Qatar responds to demands after deadline extended

KUWAIT: Qatar on Monday (Jul 3) responded to a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies after they agreed to give a defiant Doha another 48 hours to address their grievances. Details of the response were not immediately available, but a Gulf official told AFP that Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani had delivered it during ...

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Trump talks North Korea threat in calls with China, Japan leaders

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.: The threat posed by North Korea was a key topic in phone calls between U.S. President Donald Trump and the leaders of China and Japan, along with trade issues, the White House said on Sunday. Trump spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of expected meetings with the leaders of Asia’s two ...

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U.S. Warship Claims Freedom of Navigation

  The U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam on Sunday. The freedom-of-navigation operation was designed to challenge the competing claims of all three nations, a U.S. Defense Department official said. The vessel sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island, part of the Paracel Islands. ...

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Japanese Carriers Forge Ahead with Alliance

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line), Mitsui O.S.K. (MOL) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have formally established a joint holding company for their container business alliance. The new company, named Ocean Network Express, includes terminal operation businesses outside Japan. The three companies have received all the necessary approvals with local competition laws, except for South Africa. In South Africa, the new ...

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CMA CGM Sells Stake in Los Angeles Terminal

  CMA CGM has signed a binding agreement for the sale of a 90 percent equity interest in the Global Gateway South terminal in Los Angeles for $817 million. CMA CGM is selling the share to EQT Infrastructure III and its partner P5 Infrastructure but will retain a minority 10 percent share of the terminal, which it acquired last year ...

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Keppel Readies World’s First FLNG Conversion

    Keppel Offshore & Marine’s subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard will soon deliver the world’s first converted floating LNG (FLNG) to Golar LNG. The vessel was named Hilli Episeyo at a ceremony in Keppel Shipyard on Sunday. Upon completion, the FLNG will be put in operation offshore Kribi, Cameroon, for Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures and Perenco Cameroon, and will be the ...

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‘Govt working to commence academic activities in Nigeria Maritime University next session’

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Nigeria Maritime University (NMU), academic activities will possibly commence by next academic session owing to efforts of governments at both Federal and State levels to that effect, a Strategic Management Professional and Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. In a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from ...

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Day of the Seafarer: Shipowners should engage Nigerian Seafarers to aid cabotage trade – Peterside

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of events commemorating Day of the Seafarer, a Strategic Management Professional and Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has tasked indigenous shipowners to employ Nigerian seafarers as against the practice of engaging foreign seafarers to facilitate cabotage trade, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Peterside, who is also the Chairman of ...

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NPA MD Hadiza Usman reiterates support for export of non-oil products as Nigeria kick-starts yam export to UK

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): A Socio-Economic Reformer and Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has reiterated her commitment to the export of non-oil products through the nation’s ports, as Nigeria commenced exportation of yam produce to the United Kingdom through Lily Pond Container Terminal Apapa, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. She made this pledge at the official flag off ...

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International businesses caught in Qatar crossfire

DUBAI/DOHA: International businesses are being caught in the crossfire of Qatar’s dispute with its Arab neighbours as it delays shipments, lengthens travel times and prompts contingency plans in case the crisis deepens. The feud between Arab powers threatens to undermine the region’s progress in positioning itself as business friendly and raises concerns that some firms may be forced to pick ...

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Saudi Aramco unit buys into Irish wastewater company

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), the corporate venturing subsidiary of global oil giant Saudi Aramco, has acquired a major stake in Irish wastewater treatment technology company OxyMem. The Saudi group’s funding will help OxyMem to boost investment in product development and expansion of its manufacturing capacity and increase its sales force. OxyMem said its ground-breaking membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) ...

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