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Condemnation Trails NPA Over its Implementation of Port Access Control

Condemnation Trails NPA Over its Implementation of Port Access Control

By DAPO OLAWUNI Following the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) decision to begin implementation of its port access control at the Tin Can Island Port on Tuesday, stakeholders have said that the exercise will fail, even…

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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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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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Hadiza Promises to Enhance Effective Service Delivery At Seaports

Hadiza Promises to Enhance Effective Service Delivery At Seaports

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has reiterated the agency’s commitment to ensure effective service delivery at all Nigerian seaports.  A statement issued by General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communication, Mr Adams…

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3 Freight Forwarders Die Inside Apapa Traffic, As Group Issues 14 Days Ultimatum

3 Freight Forwarders Die Inside Apapa Traffic, As Group Issues 14 Days Ultimatum

Within a spate of one week, three freight forwarders have died due to the unending traffic gridlock in Apapa, Lagos. While addressing the deaths, a maritime industry practitioners’ group; Concerned Freight Forwarders and Transporters (CFFT)…

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Illegal Bunkering: Nigeria Needs Secure Anchorage Area For Ship Bunkering

Illegal Bunkering: Nigeria Needs Secure Anchorage Area For Ship Bunkering

By DAPO OLAWUNI Globally, oil bunkering is regarded as a legitimate business that involves the process of supplying a ship with fuel. It is a process of transferring fuel from one vessel to another. This…

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Rep Wants NPA Officials Sacked From Port Gate

Rep Wants NPA Officials Sacked From Port Gate

A federal lawmaker representing Yagba-East/Yagba-West/Mopamuro Federal Constituency of Kogi State, Mr Leke Abejide has called for the sacking of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) from port gates, saying that since the ports have been concessioned, the…

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Anxiety Grips Nigerian Ports Over Delay In NPA Electronic Call Up System for Trucks

Anxiety Grips Nigerian Ports Over Delay In NPA Electronic Call Up System for Trucks

By DAPO OLAWUNI Even though the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) had announced that the electronic call up system for trucks would kick start by August 2019, the authority failed to commence the project as promised.…

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Truck Drivers Threaten to Abandon NPA Transit Park, Ijora Over Attacks by Hoodlums

Truck Drivers Threaten to Abandon NPA Transit Park, Ijora Over Attacks by Hoodlums

Following an early morning invasion of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Transit Truck Park at Ijora Lagos by hoodlums on Thursday, there are indications that traffic gridlock along the port corridor may fester as truck drivers…

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NPA, Stakeholders Sign MoU On Lekki Deep Seaport

NPA, Stakeholders Sign MoU On Lekki Deep Seaport

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) the China Development Bank and other stakeholders have yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the facility agreement for the Lekki Deep seaport. The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza…

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