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Shallow sea draft hinders eastern ports, says Holm

Anna Okon The Managing Director of Hull Blyth Nigeria Limited, Mr Christian Holm, has confirmed that the shallow sea draft at the eastern ports of Calabar, Rivers, Warri and others prevented large vessels from berthing in them and thereby hinders their economic viability. Holm gave this explanation while addressing members …

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NPA engages consultants on Port Harcourt port infrastructure

Anna Okon The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala-Usman, has engaged consultants to determine the level of investment needed to improve the infrastructural capacity of the Port Harcourt port. She disclosed this while hosting members of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Ports and Harbours in …

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Sea trade increases by N260.6bn in Q2

Anna Okon The total value of trade realised at the seaports in the second quarter of 2019 increased by N260.6bn over the value recorded in the first quarter, data from the National Bureau of Statistics have shown. The value of trade in the second quarter was N7.85tn against N7.58tn recorded …

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Economy: Our priority is to decongest Lagos ports – Yakubu, Reps’ Probe C’mttee Chair

By Levinus Nwabughiogu Literally, Lagos as a city is full. The population is huge. The infrastructures are overstretched. The traffic is usually serpentine and frustrating. Man hours are wasted and life is made unbearable and unlivable. •Yakubu From the airports to the seaports, commercial activities of national and international significance …

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Warri port channel: NNPC sets up committee

By Godfrey Bivbere FOLLOWING complaints about the absence of channel management outfit for maintenance dredging of Warri port and the shallow channel of the port caused by the pipelines belonging to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the Corporation’s management has constituted a committee to find lasting solutions to the problem. …

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How to decongest Lagos seaports — NPA, NIMASA- Vanguard News

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA — The best way to speedily decongest Lagos seaports is to make eastern ports operational in their full capacity, critical stakeholders in the maritime sector told an ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives yesterday. The stakeholders include the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Nigerian Maritime Administration …

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Stakeholders question absence of channel management outfit in Warri port

By Godfrey Bivbere STAKEHOLDERS operating in Warri port have questioned the absence of a management outfit for regular maintenance of the channel leading to the port as it is obtainable in Lagos and Bonny. Warri Port Former national financial secretary of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Service, ANLCA, Prince …

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Reviving Delta state’s ailing ports

By Paul Orie DELTA State is endowed with the highest concentration of seaports in the country. They are old and new Warri ports, Forcardos, Burutu ports and the Sapele port, ceded to the Nigeria Navy. The State also has Koko port, the deepest natural harbour in West Africa. These ports …

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FG hands over Warri port terminal to concessionaire

Everest Amaefule and Anna Okon The Bureau of Public Enterprises has handed over Terminal B of the Warri Old Port to the private concessionaire, Ocean Cargo Terminal Services Limited. The privatisation agency disclosed this in a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja on Wednesday by Head, Public Communications, …

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SIFAX assures of improved service delivery at Warri Port

by NEWS AGENCIES 0 Comments 3 views The SIFAX Group-led consortium, Ocean and Cargo Terminal Services Limited, has assured the federal government and other stakeholders that it would turn around the fortunes of the Terminal B, Warri Old Port before long. This assurance was given by the consortium’s Chairman, Dr. …

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