Editorial

January 12, 2014 - 06:32:31 pm

Looking back, one might be tempted to agree that nothing has changed, that is between 2013 and 2014. May be, may be not,...

December 20, 2013 - 04:54:03 pm

Some might say; what is different between 2013 and the years before it, yes there may be no difference beyond the fact every...

December 13, 2013 - 05:00:01 pm

The idea of the scheme called Destination Inspection of imports was first mooted in 2001, with July of the same year fixed as...

December 06, 2013 - 04:45:30 pm

Nigeria has been a member of the global maritime body; the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for decades. But her...

November 29, 2013 - 05:11:45 pm

Since his recent revelations that more than 2000 vehicles have been abandoned at Port and Terminal Multiservices Limited PTML...

November 22, 2013 - 05:23:46 pm

In the last few weeks, there has been a rise in the number of attacks on seafarers and their ships; there have also been a few...

November 15, 2013 - 04:18:46 pm

One of the many reasons that were adduced to justify the 2006 merger of the National Maritime Authority (NMA) with the Joint...

November 08, 2013 - 04:41:15 pm

The recent one week training programme organised by the Maritime Reporters Association (MARAN) has drawn  attention to the Oron...

November 01, 2013 - 05:24:51 pm

When it was created in 2007 via an Act of the National Assembly, the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in...

October 25, 2013 - 05:08:58 pm

At the onset of the lobby to enact the Cabotage Act, we can recall quite vividly how the then-Nigerian Shipping Companies...

October 18, 2013 - 05:37:33 pm

Nigeria is a vehicle importation-dependent economy; a business that is divisible into two broad categories, namely: locally...

October 11, 2013 - 03:48:42 pm

Nigerian seafarers have indeed seen better days. Not only did first generation seafarers, notably marine engineers and master...

October 04, 2013 - 05:03:43 pm

Nigerian's natural endowment in inland water transport system is more than10,000km of navigable waterways. This water wealth...

September 27, 2013 - 05:32:14 pm

Nigeria is now 53 years old as a sovereign nation. And as it has been in the last couple of years, Nigeria, also about the...

September 20, 2013 - 06:16:10 pm

The nation owes ship owners a great deal of gratitude for the attention that has now been turned to the menace called piracy...

September 13, 2013 - 05:34:30 pm

Just when thoughts of it have started fading from our memories, the Nigerian Shippers Council has once again brought into our...

September 10, 2013 - 08:09:08 am

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

August 30, 2013 - 06:47:50 pm

The internet creates unlimited opportunities for commercial, social and educational activities for all, most especially the...

August 23, 2013 - 05:55:54 pm

The ISPS Code embodies a comprehensive set of security measures introduced by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)...

August 16, 2013 - 06:03:05 pm

Known as the ‘Seafarers Bill of Right’, the International Labour Organization’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC2006) comes into...

August 09, 2013 - 03:06:26 pm

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

August 05, 2013 - 09:14:59 am

Since his recent revelations that more than 2000 vehicles have been abandoned at Port and Terminal Multiservices Limited PTML...

July 26, 2013 - 05:01:29 pm

Even though it was to have come simultaneously with the port concession deal of 2006, it has nevertheless taken as much as how...

July 19, 2013 - 06:25:11 pm

It was the duo of Alhaji Sanni Kamba; erstwhile national president of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA)...

July 12, 2013 - 05:37:14 pm

In the last few weeks, there have been moves by prominent freight forwarders to refloat the cash-strapped and comatose Council...

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