Home » MARITIME

MARITIME

Buhari Commissions Lekki Deep Seaport Today as First Vessel Berths

Ahead of the commissioning of the Lekki Deep Seaport by President Muhammadu Buhari, today, the first commercial consignment, described as the largest container vessel has berthed at the port. On the official Twitter handle of the NIgerian Ports Authority (NPA), the authority, on Sunday, announced the arrival of the vessel owned and operated by French shipping firm, CMA/CGM. “Ahead of ...

Read More »

NPA Awaits 23 Ships Load of petroleum Products, others in Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Saturday said 23 ships conveying petroleum products and other goods were expected at Lagos ports. It listed the items expected at the port as bulk sugar, frozen fish, bulk coal, automobile gasoline, jet fuel, bulk urea, base oil, bulk gypsum, general cargo, butane gas, palm oleum, container and petrol. The NPA also said that ...

Read More »

Apapa Customs Generated N1 Trillion in 2022 – Comptroller

The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has said that between January to December 2022, the command collected revenue worth N1tn. Addressing journalists at the command in Apapa, Lagos on Thursday, the Customs Area Comptroller, Malanta Yusuf, said that the figure was 16 per cent higher when compared to N870bn collected by the command in the previous year. ...

Read More »

NPA Boss Performance Validated by BPSR, Alleged Blackmail by CSOs

Mohammed Bello Koko, Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) performance has been validated by Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), howover he kicks over allegation of blackmail by some unknown civil society organisations (CSOs) using a section of the media to blackmail him and his family Describing the blackmailers as faceless, he said this had made it difficult ...

Read More »

NPA Debt: Reps Committee Relocates to Lagos for Probe

The Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives said it is temporarily relocating to Lagos to launch investigation into an alleged indebtedness to the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA). The Committee Chairman, Wole Oke, who made the disclosure, said the idea of temporary relocation was informed by the need to take the investigation close to the NPA. “The parliament will ...

Read More »

ENL Consortium, Sinoma Cargo Sign Agreement to Strengthen Trade Ties Between Nigeria and China

Sinoma Cargo International Nigeria Limited has signed an agreement with Nigeria’s leading terminal operator, ENL Consortium Limited, to boost shipping trade between China and Nigeria. The agreement was signed in Lagos at the 5th China-Nigeria Logistics Special Line Platform Supply Chain Conference. The conference, which is held annually, was organised by the Lianyungang Port Holdings Group Co.,Ltd, Sinoma International (Nanjing) ...

Read More »

Gastech: Hyundai Group Showcases Eco-friendly Maritime and Digital Technologies

.,……Showcases Hydrogen powered Ships……………by Amaka Praise….Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group is showcasing eco-friendly technologies for a sustainable future as well as state-of-the-art digital technologies at this year’s Gastech, a global platform showcasing new products, solutions and technologies across the gas, LNG, hydrogen and energy value chain. Hyundai said it participating in this year’s world’s largest event for gas to showcase ...

Read More »

NPA May Grant 30 Percent Tariff Relief on Shipments to Eastern Ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has indicated its intention to increase tariff relief by as much as 30 percent for service providers, as part of a multi-pronged approach to attract more vessel and cargo traffic to the Eastern ports. NPA’s Managing Director, Mohammed Bello Koko, disclosed this while addressing a stakeholders’ forum on an assessment tour of facilities in Port ...

Read More »