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  • ISPS Code: 31 Nigerian Ports, Jetties Unsafe – NIMASA

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    About 31 ports, jetties and terminals in Nigeria are currently not yet compliant with the International Ships and Facilities Security (ISPS) Code, thereby making them unsafe for marine operations. Disclosing this at a world press conference yesterday, director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside revealed that Nigeria currently has…

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  • Ship-owners Engage NIMASA On Disbursement Of Cabotage Fund

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    Members of Shipowners Association of Nigeria (SOAN) have written to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on need to disburse the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF). President of the association, Engr. Greg Ogbeifun told newsmen at the pre-election press briefing of the association in Lagos, weekend that the association was determined to ensure…

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  • What Customs Did To Auto Assembly Plants, Warehouse

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    The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has sealed-off a warehouse filled with foreign parboiled rice allegedly smuggled into the country and two auto dealers, assemblers in Lagos for infractions on their import transactions. The Customs in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the unit, Jerry Attah,…

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  • Nigerian Ports, Capturing Cargoes From Neighbouring Countries – Shippers’

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    The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has once again stressed the need for competitiveness at the nation’s ports, saying that Nigerian ports are now capturing cargoes from neighboring ports. executive secretary/executive officer of the Council, Barr Hassan Bello made the observation in Lagos recently while assessing the volume of cargoes garnered from neighboring countries. Recall that…

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  • NPA Assures Stakeholders Of Transparent Budget Implementation

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    The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has assured stakeholders that it would ensure a most efficient budgetary implementation in all ramifications. Executive director, finance and administration of the authority, Mohammed Bello Koko who represented the managing director HadizaBala Usman gave the assurance during the visit of members of the House of Representative Committee…

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  • Reps Seek Improved Funding Of Maritime Agencies

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    House of Representative committee on Marine Transport, Ports and Harbourhas made case for increased revenue allocation to maritime agencies insisting that such was necessary for Nigeria to become hub in West and Central Africa. The Chairman of the committee, Dr Patrick Asadu, made the call during the committee oversight visit to the Nigerian Shippers’ Council…

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  • Arms Container: Customs Released 661 Rifles Without Inspection

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    The container laden with 661 pump-action rifles intercepted by the federal operations unit (FOU) zone A Ikeja, Lagos of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) last week, was released by some officials of the Nigeria Customs Service without the mandatory inspections that ought to have been carried out, LEADERSHIP findings have revealed. Checks by our correspondent…

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