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Senate Committee uncovers financial scam at Shippers’ Council

Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) may face problem ın the presentation of its 2013 budget as Senate Committee on Marine Transport has uncovered a large scale fraud and illegality ın the 2012 budget implementation.

Container weights debate hit rock

The challenges facing those who want to introduce the mandatory verification of shippers’ declared weight of loaded sea containers  have been laid to rest  in London as the build-up to next year’s International Maritime Organization meeting on the topic began.

Customs upgrades facilities at Western marine command

The Controller in charge of Western Marine Command of Nigeria Customs Service, Mr Zakka Audu, has said that facilities at the command were being upgraded for effective monitoring of the high seas.

Transport Minister inaugurates committee for Ibaka Deep Seaport

Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, has inaugurated a Project Development and Steering Committee (PDSC) for Ibaka Deep Seaport in Akwa-Ibom State.

NPA to berth 87 ships September, October at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is to berth 87 ships at the Lagos Ports Complex (LPC), Tin Can Island Port Complex (TCIPC) and jetties in Lagos.

Local content: Nigeria records $2.8b investment inflow

An estimated $2.8 billion worth of investment has been attracted into the Nigerian economy in the last two and half years following the implementation of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act.