Editorial

June 28, 2015 - 07:07:47 pm

History has that in May 25, 1975,  15 West African countries came together to form the Economic Community of West African States...

June 21, 2015 - 04:58:19 pm

For the past six years or thereabout, June 25 of every year has come to stay as the world’s day of celebrating the seafarer. It...

June 14, 2015 - 04:53:58 pm

From available statistics, there more than 5,000 cadets of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria(MAN), Oron who though completed their...

June 07, 2015 - 03:15:52 pm

Nigeria's natural endowment in inland water transport system stretches across more than 10,000 kilometres of navigable waterways...

May 31, 2015 - 03:04:00 pm

Once again, the ever-present suspicion among the five registered freight forwarding associations has come to the fore, no thanks...

May 25, 2015 - 09:40:57 am

Since 1999, May 29 has become a public holiday in Nigeria. It is the nation’s democracy day, and in a few days Nigeria will roll...

May 17, 2015 - 07:25:50 pm

When former President Olusegun Obasanjo came into office in May, 1999, he made it unambiguously clear that his government was...

May 10, 2015 - 07:46:12 pm

Historians say port operations and development in Nigeria began in the middle of the 19th century and that efforts towards the...

May 03, 2015 - 06:31:42 pm

At inception, it was christened Indigenous Shipowners Association of Nigeria (ISAN). A little over one year ago, it was...

April 27, 2015 - 09:40:35 am

Their number is growing, and as at the last count, the maritime industry has produced a state Governor, Senators, House of...

April 19, 2015 - 03:14:23 pm

After a few months delay, the Federal Government has announced the flag-off of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET). By...

April 12, 2015 - 02:20:34 pm

The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) was adopted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in February 2006, but it was...

March 29, 2015 - 02:42:09 pm

After almost three years of intense horse trading and very costly delays, parties to the conflict over collection of what was...

March 22, 2015 - 07:09:46 pm

Speaking ahead of the elections that brought him into power late last year as the second President of Nigeria Shipowners...

March 15, 2015 - 02:36:35 pm

Recent revelations that the Nigerian Shippers’ Council will transmute into the National Transport Commission (NTC) isn’t new. As...

March 08, 2015 - 03:36:20 pm

With an annual loss, said to be in the neighborhood of N100Billion, there is certainly no doubt about the need to indigenize...

March 01, 2015 - 03:17:22 pm

Upon its ‘birth’ on August 1, 2006, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) had a clear mission statement...

February 22, 2015 - 04:38:34 pm

From its official website, organizers of the Nigeria Maritime Expo, popularly called NIMAREX says it “was borne out of a desire...

February 15, 2015 - 06:06:15 pm

It is a known fact that Nigeria is a vehicle importation-dependent economy; a business that is divisible into two broad...

February 08, 2015 - 03:03:18 pm

The phrase ‘new port order’ is a mantra that has been made popular by the Shippers Association of Lagos State, especially since...

February 01, 2015 - 01:24:40 pm

Last week, the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarders (CRFFN) opened up on its plans to introduce uniform fees to be...

January 26, 2015 - 09:33:17 am

In May 25, 1975,  15 West African countries came together to form the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with...

January 18, 2015 - 02:13:20 pm

Last week, while on campaign tour of Oyo state, President Goodluck Jonathan’s attention was called to an issue that he may not...

January 11, 2015 - 07:18:19 pm

Unlike the years before it, one might be tempted to say that, 2014 was indeed a year like no other. Whether one likes it or not...

December 22, 2014 - 11:22:09 am

Every year is unique; it’s never like those before it and won’t be like those coming after it. But will that be correct about...

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