The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has exercise of its powers as the Designated Authority (DA) for the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code shut the Magcobar Manufacturing Limited jetty at Reclamation Road Port Harcourt and Shoreline Logistics Limited at Old NPA Port, Marina Road Calabar.
Leading concessionaire at the nation’s seaport, the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) has granted scholarships to 20 students in the Onne and Ogu communities in Rivers State as part of the company’s annual scholarship program.
Amid the ongoing litigation against the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) over the imposition of Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) on shippers and manufacturers at a Lagos Federal High Court, indications emerging from the office of the Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haastrup, shows the readiness of the group to settle out of court should NSC approach them.
House of Representatives have asked the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) to halt forthwith plans to dispose 32 at Ibafon tank farms owed by non-performing loan defaulters.
Global maritime body, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) weekend elected a new set of 40 Council members to drive the activities of the body in the next two years.
Acting Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Haruna Baba Jauro has revealed that the agency jerked up its monthly returns to the federation account due to strategic reforms that have taken place at the parastatal recently.
Minister of Transportation, .Chief Rotimi Amaechi would embark on an on-the-spot assessment of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom State, next week, to evaluate the state of infrastructure in the institution.
Following the recent introduction of controversial Advanced Cargo Tracking Note (ACTN) by the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), importers and exporters under the aegis of the Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) have kicked against the payment of charges and are now considering instituting legal action against the NSC at the expiration of its seven-day ultimatum to the embattled federal agency.
THE National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has inaugurated a new 40- member Council that is to pilot its affairs.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved the continuation of efforts by the National Boundary Commission (NBC) to significantly expand the nation’s maritime boundaries.