Category: Maritime

SIFAX Group to Build, Operate Multi-Million Dollar Dry Port in Gambia

……..targets other investments in the country Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group and Adama Barrow, President, Republic of Gambia  (middle), with officials of SIFAX Group and Gambian government during the signing of the MoU for SIFAX Group to build and operate a multi-million dollar dry port in GambiaSIFAX Group, a multinational company…

NIMASA to create ship chandling jobs

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is contemplating creating jobs through ship chandling. The move, it was gathered, will save the government the huge revenue being wasted on ship supplies. Ship chandling – supplying equipment and goods – is a lucrative venture, in which NIMASA is determined to train many Nigerians. For traditional…

Shippers laud NPA’s initiative on gridlock

The Shippers’Association of Lagos State has praised the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) for taking steps to address the Apapa gridlock. Its President, Mr Jonathan Nicol ,  in an interview with The Nation  hailed NPA for addressing the traffic challenge. “In fact, it will ground the economy for a while. The action will definitely affect cargo throughput as…

Reps to probe NPA, NIWA for alleged malpractices

The House of Representatives on Monday opened up of its investigation into the alleged malpractices in the Maritime sector, with respect to agencies such as Nigerian Ports Authority and National Inland Waterways. The investigative hearing which was held in Abuja by the House of Representatives Committee on Ports, Harbours and Waterways, followed several motions calling…