Category: Maritime

ENL Consortium, Chinese Firm Adopts Barges for Cargo Evacuation Due to Lagos Ports Gridlock

  Terminal operators are exploring options on beating the challenge posed by the collapse of the access roads to Lagos ports with ENL Consortium, operator of Terminals C and D,  Lagos Port Complex, Apapa leading the charge. It has initiated a partnership with a Chinese logistics giant, Sinoma Cargo International, to evacuate cargoes from the…

$44.861m Warri Channel Dredging Contract passes through due process says NPA MD

… Alleges Discredited Contractors Behind Serial Media Attacks L-R: General Manager,   Monitoring and Compliance, Nigerian Ports Authority, Managing Director; Hadiza Bala Usman, Executive Director; Engineering and Technical  Services; Idris Abubakar, Acting General Manager Corporate and Strategic Communication; Mr Isa Suwaid at a meeting with maritime journalists at the NPA head office on FridayThe Managing Director…

NIWA head office’s properties worth millions of naira has be destroyed by early morning rainstorm

The early morning downpour has destroyed properties worth millions of naira at the Lokoja headquarters of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). According to the report, the windstorm accompanying the rainfall blew off the roofs of many of the structures erected in the NIWA premises as well as other buildings in the neighbourhood. The NIWA…

Attah Silhouettes Nigeria Customs Service Achievements in Revenue Drive and Seizures

National Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Customs Service, Joseph Attah, spoke to Journalists in Lagos over unprecedented increase in revenue collection and seizures of high quantity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) Attah, a Deputy Comptroller of Customs, said the service is making accelerated progress in its core mandate due to a combination of technology, strategic…

Nigeria To Host International Association of Ports and Harbours, 2018 Regional Conference

Nigeria is set to host nine African countries for the 2018 regional conference of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) on Sept. 17 in Abuja. The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, said in Lagos on Friday that the theme of the conference was “African Ports and Hinterland…

Controversy Trails $44.861m Warri Channel Dredging Contracts by NPA

…BPP admits Authority’s procedural lapse Controversies have continued to trail the $44.861 million (about N16.150 billion) Warri Channel dredging contract awarded to Dredging International Services Nigeria (DISN) Limited, a subsidiary of Dredging International Services (Cyprus) Limited by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).   Addressing the media in Lagos yesterday, a legal counsel to Dredging Atlantic…