Oyetola harps on collaborative stakeholder engagement to boost international trade

Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, has assured Nigerians of his ministry’s unwavering commitment to collaborative engagements with stakeholders in the international trade community. Oyetola gave the assurance at the 2024 International Customs Day organised by the…

NIMASA, Dangote Refinery unveil committee to tackle operational concerns

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Dangote Refinery have set up a special committee to address the operational concerns of the refinery. The two parties gave the committee a two-week timeline to provide a report that…

NNPC, NSCDC Inspect Illegal Vessel Intercepted in Warri

On Monday, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) conducted an inspection of an illegal crude oil vessel loaded with thousands of metric tonnes of crude oil. The vessel was intercepted by Tanita Security Services, a private security firm,…

Ministers, customs CG deliberate on phasing out physical inspection of cargo

The ministers of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, Transportation, Sen. Ahmed Alkali and Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adeniyi has agreed phasing out physical inspection of cargoes at the ports. They, in a resolution in Lagos on Monday noted…

Jumbo Offshore awarded mooring pre-installation contract by MODEC for the FPSO Errea Wittu

Jumbo Offshore Installation Contractors B.V. (“Jumbo Offshore”) has been awarded a contract by MODEC Guyana Inc. (“MODEC”) for the pre-installation of the mooring spread of the FPSO Errea Wittu, which will be located   offshore Guyana. The FPSO “Errea Wittu”, the…

Alternative Fuel: Stakeholders x-ray realities of Nigeria’s energy transition

The BusinessDay / MOMAN Policy Intervention Series once again played host to an impact oriented stakeholder group; who came together to x-ray the entire gamut of the energy transition and what Nigeria must do to overcome the challenges to smooth…

Association rallies stakeholders to address maritime crimes in GoG

The Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria (MARAN) plans to proffer long-term, sustainable solutions that will effectively address maritime crimes in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG). Mr Godfrey Bivbere, President MARAN, said this in a statement in Lagos, on Saturday. According…

NIMASA DONATES PROTECTIVE KITS TO LAWMA

In a bid to support the efforts of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has donated 1800 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to street sweepers, at the Authority’s headquarters in Ijora-Olopa. The kits comprise…

Sahara Group invests $142m in New LPG Vessels

Sahara Group, the energy conglomerate controlled by Nigerian tycoon Tope Shonubi, has recently completed a deal to acquire two liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) vessels. The two LPG carriers, valued at $71 million each, will bolster Sahara Group’s strategic investments to…

Lagos Free Zone Company and the Nigerian Conservation Foundation partner on sea turtle conservation

The Lagos Free Zone Company (LFZC) is partnering with the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to protect and conserve sea turtles around its operational area in Lagos State. LFZC is a free trade zone developer and management company responsible for the…

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