Coronavirus : Ports, Terminals, Container Lines May Lose 97 Mn TEU in 2020
The global Ports , Terminals and  container shipping industry is on its way to sustaining a  loss of   97 million TEU in 2020 , a development similar to the financial crisis of 2008, due to the  impact of the coronavirus pandemic SeaIntelligence , a Copenhagen-based provider of container shipping... Read more
SIFAX Group Chairman, Dr Afolabi, Installed Grand Patron City Profs Educ Foundation
Sifax Group  Chairman, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi (MON), was recently installed  as the new Grand Patron of City Profs Educational Foundation (CPEF), a think-thank organization made up of senior citizens and eminent Nigerians with the mandate of advancing educational and vocational skills in Nigeria. Afolabi replaced the late Brig. Gen.... Read more
Shippers’ Council to Integrate Dry Ports into Nigeria’s Transport Master Plan
By Shola Fadeyi Comrade Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary/ CEO, Nigerian Shippers’ Council     The Nigerian Shippers’  Council has concluded arrangements to integrate the  establishment of  Dry Ports into Nigeria’s Transport Master Plan ,  as part of measures to accelerate the development of the facilities in the strategic locations... Read more
Coronavirus Impact: Princess Cruises Halts Global Operations for 2 Months
Princess Cruises, a cruise liner operator embroiled in the outbreak of the coronavirus on board its ships, will pause  global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months, the company announced. The ‘voluntary’ action was announced amid efforts to curb the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the... Read more
New DG, Dr Jamoh Says Management Will Take NIMASA, Maritime to Greater Heights
By Shola Fadeyi The new DG of NIMASA , Dr Bashir Jamoh receiving the hand over notes from the  former DG , Dr Dakuku Peterside , during a hand over ceremony which held at the Agency’s Headquarters in Lagos yesterday.     Dr Bashir Jamoh has taken over as... Read more
FG to Formally Announce Dr Jamoh as NIMASA DG Today, as He Assumes Duties Tuesday
…  Presidency Explains Emergence of New DG   By Shola Fadeyi         Dr Bashir Jamoh, New DG , NIMASA   To douse all speculations and satisfy officialdom , the Federal Government will today, formally announce , the name of  Dr Bashir  Jamoh , the erstwhile  Executive... Read more
Why President Buhari Should Appoint Special Adviser on Maritime – Graham
Says FG Should Source for Space for Additional Truck Transit Park By Shola Fadeyi Mr Don Graham, Managing Director, Surview Nig. Ltd.   The Federal Government has been told of the dire need for President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a Special Adviser on Maritime, as part of measures to... Read more
National Assembly Threatens to Sanction NIMASA DG, Dr Peterside
Dr Dakuku  Peterside , NIMASA DG   The National Assembly has threatened to sanction the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, if he fails to honour, by  appearing physically, at a  meeting  rescheduled  by its Joint Committee, which is investigating activities... Read more
Global Shipping Community Backs Nigeria’s  Anti- piracy Efforts  at Sea
Dr Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA DG   Key stakeholders  in the global shipping community have said that they are confident of the measures and satisfied with the effectiveness of Nigeria’s efforts to contain piracy and armed robbery on the country’s maritime environment. They also expressed confidence in the abilities of... Read more
Shippers’ Council Set to Reduce Cargo Dwell Time at Nigerian Ports to 7 Days
Shippers’ Council Set to Reduce Cargo Dwell Time at Nigerian Ports to 7 Days …As It Prepares to Meet , NPA, Customs, NEPC , others on March 24 By Shola Fadeyi The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC)  has put machinery in motion to reduce to seven days ,  this year... Read more