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BELLO KOKO UNVEILS PLANS TO STOP APAPA GRIDLOCK AS NPA PARTNERS LAGOS STATE ON “OPERATION GREEN”

BELLO KOKO UNVEILS PLANS TO STOP APAPA GRIDLOCK AS NPA PARTNERS LAGOS STATE ON “OPERATION GREEN”

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The Nigerian Ports Authority, in collaboration with the Lagos State Government and relevant security agencies will commence a full scale clean-up operations at the two Lagos Ports on Monday 5th July, 2021. The excercise tagged "360 Degrees Cargo Clearance" is expected to cover all entry approaches to the Tin Can Island Complex, Lagos Port Complex, Kirikiri Lighter Terminals I&II and the port corridor crisscrossing Tin Can – Coconut – Sunrise – Mile 2 – Orile – Ijora Sifax – Ijora Olopa – Lilypond – Area B – Wharf Road – Creek Road – Old Dockyard Road – Seaplane – Apapa Wharf Gate. The operations will ensure the clearance of shanties, kiosks, abandoned vehicles, machineries, equipment, containers obstructing the free flow of traffic as well as those constituting environmental ...
Hassan Bello pays working visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Hassan Bello pays working visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Breaking News, Press Release
The Executive Secretary/CEO of the Nigerian Shipper's Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello, along with some directors today, paid a working visit to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu in his office in Alausa. CEO of the Nigerian Shipper's Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello The ES/CEO disclosed that the purpose of the meeting was to brief the governor on some key issues like multimodal approach to cargo delivery & evacuation, 24-hour Port Operations, Digitalisation of the Port and Traffic Management. He emphasised the importance of synergy and coordination further stressing that provision of infrastructure must be prioritised. According to the ES, “if infrastructure is not coordinated or integrated, very little progress will be made”. Commending both Lagos State and the Fede...
NIMASA May Roll Out  Tougher Sanctions Against  Uncertified Boat Skippers

NIMASA May Roll Out Tougher Sanctions Against Uncertified Boat Skippers

Breaking News, Maritime, News Feature, Port News, Press Release
Dr. Bashir Jamoh Against the background of recent fatal boat mishaps on the country’s inland waterways, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has said the Agency would get tough with untrained and uncertified boat skippers, who often ignore safety procedures and endanger the lives of passengers. Jamoh stated this in Lagos during a courtesy visit to the Agency by General Manager of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr. Oluwadamilola Emmanuel. The Director-General also suggested the development of cohesive safety enforcement guidelines and regulations for implementation across the littoral states. He said the harmonisation of standards and procedures for safety in the territorial waters would go a long way in ...
Ports: FG, Lagos Set Up New Joint Task Force to Address Apapa Gridlock

Ports: FG, Lagos Set Up New Joint Task Force to Address Apapa Gridlock

Business, Law, Maritime, Politics
As Apapa local government seeks partnership with NIMASA on tackling logjam The federal government and the Lagos state government Wednesday set up a new Joint Security Task Force that will tackle the Apapa gridlock. This was as the state government hinted of plans to enforce the 2012 Lagos Road Traffic Law. The new move followed the current menace of tankers and trucks that have made traffic unbearable for residents and people doing business in Apapa. The decision to set up a Task Force was reached during a Security Council meeting held Wednesday and chaired by the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. Among those who attended the meeting were Lagos Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal: Commander of Ikeja Cantonment, Brig Gen. Elias Attu; Commander of NNS Beecroft, Commodore...