Major stakeholders in the nation’s maritime industry have advised government on ways to reposition and refocus the Nigeria maritime industry in the face of dwindling oil fortunes. The industry practitioners under the aegis of the Nigerian Ports Consultative Council (NPCC), at a roundtable gathering in Lagos during the week said ...Read More »
Foremost terminal operator, APM Terminals Apapa has set a new productivity milestone for container terminals operations in Nigeria. Official notice from the organization issued by its spokesperson, Bolaji Akinola, indicates that the feat was achieved precisely on June 29, 2015, in which it recorded an unprecedented productivity level. The company ...Read More »
President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi as Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). A statement by Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the President on media and publicity, the termination of Mr. Akpobolokemi’s appointment takes immediate effect. “He is to hand ...Read More »
The Country Manager, APM Terminals Nigeria, Mr David Skov, has said the company had invested not less than $350 million (N80.5 billion) in yard expansion since port concession commenced in 2006. Skov said this in a paper entitled, “Building Economic Capacity through Maritime Infrastructure Development – The APM Terminals Perspective’’, ...Read More »
Stakeholders and experts in the maritime industry, who gathered at the fifth edition of the on-going Nigeria Maritime Expo (NIMAREX), holding in Eko Hotel, Lagos, have called for a sustained development in capacity building in order to enhance the industry to take its pride of place in boosting the nation’s ...Read More »
CONSUMERS OF IMPORTED FROZEN CHICKEN, TURKEY WARNED OF HEALTH HAZARDS …As Customs Destroy 8,000 Cartons Of Poultry.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko Inde has warned of the potential health hazards in the consumption of imported frozen poultry product, beyond the negative impact of the nefarious business on local agriculture development in the country. The Customs boss gave the warning Tuesday, when he ...Read More »