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NPA increases staff gratuity to 280%

UGO AMADI

Seaports are major facilitators of deal, and frequently described as the engine of economic development. They are also major generators of employment. The critical socio-economic and strategic importance of ports is even more pronounced in Africa, where over 60 per cent of the government’s revenue is generated through Customs duty and taxes.

NPA increases staff gratuity to 280%

Nigerian Ports Authority, Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman has reiterated the agencies commitment in tackling major hindrances to the development of maritime industry in the country, calling on maritime administrators to collaborate and synergize in order to tackle the problems.

Terraz, Wabote, others for OGTAN Conference

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote on Thursday in Lagos performed the re-christening of ‘ADABA’, a dynamic positioning system vessel owned by NIGERSTAR7, valued at $10 million.

NPA, Guangzhou Port Authority (GPA) sign (Mou) on efficient Port Operations

Ugo Amadi

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Guangzhou Port Authority, the largest comprehensive hub Port in Southern China have entered into a sister Port Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning greater efficient port operations.

In a bid to ensure safe and secure shipping on the Nigerian territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has warned all owners of abandoned ships/vessels to urgently remove same from the Nigerian territorial waters on or before April 28 or risk sanctions ranging from forfeiture or removal by the agency at the owner’s expense.

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