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Nigeria Navy Dockyard Partners Energy Firm To Construct Coastal Gas Barge

Nigeria Navy Dockyard Partners Energy Firm To Construct Coastal Gas Barge

In a move to boost Nigeria’s maritime and energy sectors, Naval Dockyard Limited has signed a partnership agreement with Dateline Energy Services for the construction of a 4,000 metric tons Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Coastal…

Minister Seeks Rehabilitation Of Apapa, Tin-Can Seaports

Minister Seeks Rehabilitation Of Apapa, Tin-Can Seaports

The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, said there is a need for immediate rehabilitation of the critical infrastructure at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports to forestall collapse. The minister made this…

Technology Crucial To Maritime, Blue Economy: Peterside

Technology Crucial To Maritime, Blue Economy: Peterside

With several countries across the world looking towards the maritime and blue economy sector, the immediate past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside on Monday said developing…

Chamber asks FG to disburse $700m CVFF

The Nigerian Chamber of Shipping (NCS) has lamented the delay in disbursing the $700 million Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF). The chamber said that the since the CVFF fund was established nearly two decades no…

FG slashes extortion of shipping firms by 79%

FG slashes extortion of shipping firms by 79%

The strict joint boarding and inspection regime overseen by the Port Standing Task Team (PSTT) in the last two years have not only improved compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Nigerian Port Process Manual…

Robbery, abduction return to Gulf of Guinea

Robbery, abduction return to Gulf of Guinea

International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has expressed fear over the resurgence of incidents of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) waters. In its mid-year report for 2023, the bureau said that 65 incidents of piracy…

Terminal operator insures facilities, equipment to prevent losses

Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited, Tin Can Island Port, Lagos has insured all its equipment and facilities. It noted that the decision was to protect the terminal, vessels, workers and importers cargoes from losses.…

Singapore Launches Invisible Submarines

Singapore Launches Invisible Submarines

The first of four Type 218SG submarines custom-made to suit Singapore’s needs has arrived at the Republic’s shores and will undergo local sea trials before becoming fully operational. The Ministry of Defence on Thursday said…

Brazilian police rescue 4 Nigerians from ship rudder

Brazilian police rescue 4 Nigerians from ship rudder

Barely two weeks the Spanish coastguard rescued two Nigerians, who stowed away in the rudder of a container ship in the Canary Islands, another four Nigerians have been rescued off Brazil’s southeast coast after spending…

New Customs Act: Opening flanks for positive trade facilitation

New Customs Act: Opening flanks for positive trade facilitation

Sixty three years after, the new Nigeria Customs Service Act (NCSA) 2023 is to speed up trade facilitation, economic growth, improve stakeholder confidence and transparency of Nigerian business climate in the global market place. Basis…