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Shippers’ Council hosts 9th African Shippers’ Day

Shippers’ Council hosts 9th African Shippers’ Day

Maritime, News Feature, Press Release
The nation’s Port Economic Regulator, Nigerian Shippers’ Council in collaboration with Union of African Shippers’ Councils (UASC) will hold the 9th edition of African Shippers’ Day in Lagos from Monday 16th January 2023 to Wednesday 18th January, 2023 at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The programme, with the theme ‘‘African Continental Free Trade Agreement: A Veritable Platform for African Shippers to Mainstream into Global Trade’’, will be declared open by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR while Engr. Mu’Azu Jaji Sambo, the Honourable Minister of Transportation is the Chief host. The Secretary General, African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Mr. Wamkele Mene is expected to make a presentation on the topic ‘‘AfCFTA: Vehicle for Africa’s Econ...
Why we chose Tompolo Maritime Man of the Year….Asu Beks

Why we chose Tompolo Maritime Man of the Year….Asu Beks

Maritime, News Feature, Press Release
High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, better known as Tompolo, and chief executive officer of TANTITA Security Services Limited, one of the companies contracted by the Federal Government to provide surveillance and protection serves for the network of crude oil pipelines in the Niger Delta region, has emerged the 2022 Maritime Man of the Year. Tompolo's emergence was announced by Maritime Media Limited, a media consultancy and publishing outfit with special focus on Nigeria’s maritime industry. It's publisher and editor-in-chief, Elder Asu Beks, unveiled the organization's winner in a special press release issued in Lagos. According to him, since President Muhammadu Buhari in August this year made the bold call to involve private sector organizations in pipeline surveillance and protecti...
Another Feather on His Cap as Jamoh is Honored for outstanding Contribution to Taxation

Another Feather on His Cap as Jamoh is Honored for outstanding Contribution to Taxation

Maritime, News Feature
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has received commendation for its corporate citizenship performance by the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, CITN, having received the 'Corporate Organization Award' just as the Agency's Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR, was recognized with the 2022 'Outstanding Service to Taxation Profession' award by CITN at a dinner in Lagos. NIMASA was recognized for its exemplary record of tax-compliance and corporate social initiatives including its nationwide distribution of relief materials to internally displaced persons as well as donations of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) equipment meant to uplift the economically challenged in various states of the federation. The Agency's DG, Dr. Jamoh OFR on the other ha...
Jamoh scores self high as CIoTA President.

Jamoh scores self high as CIoTA President.

Maritime, News Feature
Director of General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, and outgoing President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration, Dr Bashir Jamoh , has identified three key areas in which he gave himself high marks and thumbs up. He named the acquisition of a License for the body , Vigorous membership drive as well as a renewed advocacy ,as the hall mark of his tenure just as transport professionals are unanimous that his four stint as CIoTA President recorded monumental achievements . Speaking at the opening of the 4th National Transport Summit with the theme " Transport Safely and Security Administration in Nigeria",Jamoh said " CIoTA is the only statutory professional association in charge of Transportation Industry in Nigeria and therefore deserves to be ...
IMO SCRIBE , KITACK LIM, DUE NIGERIA ON SUNDAY

IMO SCRIBE , KITACK LIM, DUE NIGERIA ON SUNDAY

Maritime, News Feature
The Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization, His Excellency Kitack Lim, is scheduled to visit the Federal Republic of Nigeria from November 20th – 22nd 2022. During his visit, the Secretary General will attend the Nigeria International Maritime Summit 2022 where regional policies and operational perspectives to Decarbonization and Green House Gas Emissions in shipping will be the focus. The Federal Ministry of Transportation and its Agencies in collaboration with the organized maritime private sector under the auspices of Nigeria International Maritime Summit, are hosting the event. The Honorable Minister of Transportation Engineer Mu’azu Sambo says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring Nigeria becomes a major destination for global maritime players. ...
TOMPOLO IS MARITIME MAN OF YEAR 2022….

TOMPOLO IS MARITIME MAN OF YEAR 2022….

Maritime, News Feature
Gov Douye Diri to Chair Invesiture at Oriental Hotel SHIPPING WORLD, Nigeria's flagship Maritime journal , has named High Chief Government Ekpomupolo , aka Tompolo, the Maritime Man of the Year 2022. A statement signed in Lagos on Monday by the Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Media Ltd, Publishers of Shipping World magazine, Elder Asu Beks , stated that High Chief Government Ekpomupolo was nominated for the coveted award by the Advisory Board of Maritime Industry Merit AWARDS, MIMA, after a careful appraisal of his uncommon leadership as Chief Executive Officer of TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Ltd where he has demonstrated an uncommon leadership mandate after Federal Government awarded his Company, TANTINA SECURITY SERVICES , to provide crude oil and petroleum products pipeline-...
Trade Facilitation:ICC Nigeria seeks collaboration with Shippers’ Council

Trade Facilitation:ICC Nigeria seeks collaboration with Shippers’ Council

Business, Maritime, News Feature
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Nigeria has called for collaboration with Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC)to aid trade facilitation in Africa. The Chairman, ICC Global Customs & Trade Commission, Mr. Segun Olugboyegun made the call when he led a delegation on a courtesy visit to the NSC’s Headquarters in Lagos on Wednesday. Olugboyegun said ICC wants strong partnership with Shippers’ Council seeing as it has been promoting trade facilitation in the maritime sector. The Executive secretary, ICC Nigeria, Mrs. Olubunmi Osuntuyi who made a presentation on ‘‘ICC Global Customs & Trade Facilitation Commission’’, said the ICC is championing the adoption of digitalized Customs’ processes while emphasizing on the need for industry engagement on emerging policy issues wi...
WORLD MARITIME DAY: NIGERIA JOINS IMO ON GREENER SHIPPING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

WORLD MARITIME DAY: NIGERIA JOINS IMO ON GREENER SHIPPING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Maritime, News Feature
The Honorable Minister of Transportation Mu’ azu Jaji Sambo says Nigeria is committed to achieving greener shipping in line with the campaign by the International Maritime Organization, IMO, to attain sustainable development in the maritime industry. This is just as Nigeria joins the IMO to commemorate the 2022 World Maritime Day. Sambo said that Nigeria would not be left behind in the global move towards greener shipping, while also reflecting on the need for stakeholders in the maritime sector to begin exploring ways to transition into a greener and more sustainable future. On his part, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh noted that the Theme for this year’s world Maritime Day celebration is in line with the Agenc...
NPA BOARD CHAIRMAN , AKIN RICKETTS, CROWNED KING …

NPA BOARD CHAIRMAN , AKIN RICKETTS, CROWNED KING …

Maritime, News Feature
History was made today when the Chairman of the Board of Nigerian Ports Authority, Chief Akin Ricketts, stepped into the shoes of his late grandfather, Late Chief Ubi Ofem , as he was coronated OBOL KEPON, Village Head of Obioko Clan in Ijiman Ward , Ugep in Cross River State. By this coronation, Chief Akin Ricketts, thus becomes His Highness OBOL KEPON, VILLAGE HEAD of Obioko Ward . The ceremony attracted friends and well wishers from within and outside the State. Members of the Maritime Elders Forum wish the new king a glorious reign .