Containers are unloaded from the Hanjin Gdynia cargo ship berthed at the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. Bankrupt Hanjin Shipping Co.'s efforts to unload vessels in the U.S. while it goes through bankruptcy in South Korea are meeting with complaints from cargo owners and from the companies that service and equip its fleet. Photographer: Tim Rue/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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.
Recent reports of plastic rice in Nigeria were untrue as the suspicious shipment merely contained a significant amount of contaminants, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has said.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has again reiterated its commitment to the development of maritime capacity for the growth of the Nation’s maritime sector.
AKOR SYLVESTER, Asst. News Editor
NATIONAL Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) yesterday said it has concluded plans to deploy mobile laboratory technology to borders and other entries to the country to identify substandard and rejected products that are imported into the country.