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NSML Gets First Sub-Saharan African Terminal Environmental Certification

NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML), manager of the Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) Bonny Terminal, has achieved the terminal’s Ecoport Port Environmental Review System (PERS) certification, making it the first certification of its kind in any port in Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NSML, Mr. Abdukadir Ahmed, the certification was an attestation that the ...

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Buhari Directs Timely Completion of Lekki Deep Sea Port

President Muhammadu Buhari has praised the efforts of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, towards making the Lekki Deep Sea Port a reality. He also directed the minister to consult and bring up a memorandum to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to link the facility with the railway network. The President’s media aide, Garba Shehu, in a statement said the ...

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Bello-Koko Appointed As Substantive NPA Managing Director

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mohammed Bello-Koko as the substantive Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). Bello-Koko’s appointment was contained in a statement issued by Director, Press & PR Federal Ministry of Transportation, Mr. Eric Ojiekwe. His appointment is coming barely 24hours after a report of a committee set up to investigate alleged financial misappropriation against the ...

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Amaechi Applauds Pace of Work on Lekki Deep Seaport Project

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has applauded the pace of work on the Lekki Deep Seaport project, and expressed hope that services would commence at the port by the last quarter of 2022. The minister, who undertook an assessment tour of the port site on Sunday, described the level of construction work as “very impressive”, and commended the ...

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Govt. Moves to Revive Six Moribund Ports

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council are set to revive six moribund ports whose contracts were signed in 2006. To commence the process, ICRC on Wednesday held a meeting with NSC, which is the owner of the projects, and the concessionaires, according to a statement. The purpose of the meeting was to get the six inland ...

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20 Ships Discharge Petroleum Products, Other Items at Lagos Ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday said 20 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging bulk wheat, general cargo, fuel, container, bulk sugar, trucks and frozen fish. According to a Nigerian Ports Authority shipping position report, the ships are also discharging automobile gasoline and butane gas. It added that 20 other ships laden with petroleum products, food items and ...

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NPA Appoints Ibrahim Nasiru GM and Siix Others for Service Excellence

The Nigerian Ports Authority has announced the appointment of Ibrahim Nasiru and six others as General Managers.The appointments include ,seven General Managers and ten Assistant General Managers. This NPA said is in line with the Management’s commitment to employees’ motivation and service excellence. The new General Managers includes Moltok Josephine Adar, formerly the Asst. General Manager – Overseas Office is ...

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NPA Remits Over N89.9 Billion Revenue into CRF in 6 Months

The Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) has remitted a cumulative sum of over N89.9 billion into the country’s Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) in the last 6 months just as it also remitted the sum of N62.66 billion to the same account for the year 2021 as at October 31, in compliance with the quarterly remittance of its operating surplus to the ...

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Marine accident: Inter Agency Collaboration Key to Solution – NIMASA DG

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, says inter-agency collaboration is key to sustainable resolution of the problem of accident in the Nigerian inland waterways, which has led to avoidable loss of lives and property. Jamoh made the assertion at an awareness forum in Lagos organised by the NIMASA in collaboration with the Nigerian ...

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Shell Looking for Up to 14 OSVs in Nigeria

Anglo-Dutch Oil rmajor Shell is in the market for up to 14 offshore field support vessels on a firm and call-off basis for its operations in Nigeria. Shell Petroleum Development Company has launched a prequalification call to interested offshore vessel owners to submit bids by October 25. Shell said it would utilise the vessels for shallow-water assets in its east ...

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