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NIMASA, BOI Secure Single Digit Facility for Shipowners

NIMASA, BOI Secure Single Digit Facility for Shipowners

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says it has worked out a single digit interest loan for Nigerian shipowners in partnership with the Bank of Industry (BOI) NIMASA’s Director-General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside gave…

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Most of Our Boat Captains Are Illiterates, NIWA Raises Alarm, Sets to Conduct Training

Most of Our Boat Captains Are Illiterates, NIWA Raises Alarm, Sets to Conduct Training

By DAPO OLAWUNI The Lagos Area Manager of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Eng Sadat Braimah has said that most Captains of tug boats and passenger boats on the inland waterways are illiterates who…

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NIMASA Takes CSR To Another Level, Donates Materials to 10 Secondary Schools

NIMASA Takes CSR To Another Level, Donates Materials to 10 Secondary Schools

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to another higher level, even as it has donated educational materials to schools in the South-South and South-East geopolitical zones. Recall…

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NPA Defends N202b Budget for 2020

NPA Defends N202b Budget for 2020

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has defended a budget of N202b it intends to spend for the coming year 2020. The NPA Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman while defending the budget before the House of Reps…

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NIWA: Moghalu Storms Lagos, Seeks Synergy with Maritime Stakeholders

NIWA: Moghalu Storms Lagos, Seeks Synergy with Maritime Stakeholders

By DAPO OLAWUNI The Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Chief George Moghalu has expressed readiness to synergize with maritime stakeholders and relevant agencies in his bid to reposition the agency for…

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Amaechi Says FG will Mainstream Maritime for Economic Development

Amaechi Says FG will Mainstream Maritime for Economic Development

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi has disclosed that the Federal Government of Nigeria will ensure the maritime sector gets into the mainstream of economic strategy as it will engender economic growth and…

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PORT PASS: Tension At Tin Can Island Port As NPA Deny Port Users Access

PORT PASS: Tension At Tin Can Island Port As NPA Deny Port Users Access

By DAPO OLAWUNI There was tension at the Tin Can Island Port today as the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) denied port users access into the port over their lack of port pass. DAILY TREND NEWS…

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Sixty Two Seafarers Kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea in 2019

Sixty Two Seafarers Kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea in 2019

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has said that about sixty two seafarers have so far been kidnapped in the Gulf of Guinea in the year 2019.The body subsequently called for urgent global and regional cooperation to…

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How Secure Anchorage Area Saves Shipping Companies $225,000 on each Call at Lagos Ports

How Secure Anchorage Area Saves Shipping Companies $225,000 on each Call at Lagos Ports

…Maritime Stakeholders Urge Govt to Sustain Contract By DAPO OLAWUNI Fresh indications have revealed that the the Secure Anchorage Area (SAA) operated by Ocean Marine Services Limited was saving shipping companies $225,000 on each call at Lagos…

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Nigerian Institute Of Shipping Renews Pursuit for Charter, Sets to Build Shipping House

Nigerian Institute Of Shipping Renews Pursuit for Charter, Sets to Build Shipping House

The Nigeria Institute of Shipping (NIS) has said that it is set to renew its pursuit to get its charter bill which has been pending before the National Assembly (NASS) even as it revealed plans…

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