Category: Maritime

Breaking: Fresh Container Of Arms Uncovered At Tin Can Port

Barely one week after it intercepted a 20-foot container load of 1,100 pump action riffles, the Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday uncovered yet another set of 475 riffles. It was gathered at the port yesterday that the pump-action rifles were discovered after the Customs Area Controller of the Command; Compt…

Four Dead As NNPC Jetty Catches Fire In Lagos

Four persons were feared dead in an inferno that rocked a petroleum jetty belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Apapa yesterday.  The inferno started around 3.00 am, when a petroleum-laden vessel was discharging fuels at the jetty. The jetty is also known as Petroleum Wharf Apapa (PWA) jetty.      The source at…

Customs, NDLEA Demand Whisky, Cigarette From Shipmasters At Ports – UK Magazine

A United Kingdom based publication, Guide to Port Entry has accused government officials of seeking bribes and gratifications before clearing vessels for berthing at Lagos seaports. The publication is the most accurate and comprehensive port information resource which assists crew in planning port calls to over 11,400 global commercial ports and terminals. The book features…

Fresh Trouble For LCM, BCM As Union Support Senate Probe

Fresh trouble for the management of Lagos Channel Management, the Bonny Channel Company, and the Calabar Channel Management Company Limited as the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies ( SSASGOC) has supported the decision of the Nigerian Senate to probe the activities of the Joint Venture Enterprises of the Nigerian Ports…

Hadiza Usman: Combating Corruption, Boosting Revenue at Seaports

The current Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) , Hadiza Bala Usman has justified the confidence reposed in her by President Muhammadu Buhari , which informed her appointment as she continues to implement reforms that have engendered transparency and accountability into the operations of the seaports and enhance their revenue level, says Shola…