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CIoTA President Advocates Safer Road Transportation

CIoTA President Advocates Safer Road Transportation

Maritime, News Feature, Port News
 Commiserates with Families of Container Accident Victims                              Dr. Bashir Jamoh President of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has restated the institutes commitment to safety of all modes of transportation in the country, especially those operated within the port environment. Jamoh stated this on Tuesday in Lagos while reacting to a recent incident where a container fell from a truck and landed on a commercial vehicle, killing the occupants, including two employees of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The CIoTA president, who is also Dir...
NIGERIA IS TARGETING A WORLD CLASS SHIP REGISTRY – DAKUKU

NIGERIA IS TARGETING A WORLD CLASS SHIP REGISTRY – DAKUKU

Breaking News, Maritime, Port News, Press Release
·        Receives report of review committee Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has received the report of the committee on the review of the Nigerian Ship Registry, with a declaration that the Agency’s target is to have a world-class ship registry. Dakuku said the goal was for Nigeria to have a ship registry that will meet international certification standards and compete favourably with the best in the global maritime community. Dakuku spoke yesterday in Lagos, while receiving the report of the committee tasked with reviewing the activities and operations of the Nigerian Ship Registration Office. “NIMASA is working at giving Nigerians a Ship Registry that is respected acro...
Save our ports system from collapse, NAGAFF tells FG

Save our ports system from collapse, NAGAFF tells FG

Breaking News, Business, Port News
The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders, NAGAFF, has called on the federal government to urgently address the issue of high port charges imposed on cargoes by shipping companies in order to save the port system from imminent collapse. It further stated that there were official hindrances deliberately put on the path of ports in the Eastern axis, thus making them unenviable and unattractive. These assertions were made in a memo sent to the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman. In the said letter, NAGAFF stated that the port access roads leading into the Apapa premier port had become a national eyesore. "It is now a national shame that the primary gateway access road to the nation's economy is in crisis and a disaster...
Agge Sea Port: Gov. Dickson Visits Amaechi

Agge Sea Port: Gov. Dickson Visits Amaechi

Business, Port News
The Bayelsa State Governor, Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson on Thursday, led a high-powered Bayelsa delegation to visit the Minister of Transport, Honorable Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi to seek collaboration on the Deep Seaport in Agge, International Cargo Airport and Coastal Railway in Bayelsa State. The Governor urged leaders and government functionaries to always work for the good of country. He said once elections are over, political actors must close rank irrespective of party affiliations to work for the security and the development of the country. While stressing that the Agge Deep Seaport will be viable, Governor Dickson said the Deep Seaport and the Airport will open up the state and make Bayelsa play an active role in the Gulf of Guinea since Bayelsa is on the tip of the Atlant...