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59 Years after, Maritime Sector Still Struggling

Eromosele Abiodun writes that despite the gains of ports concession, the Nigerian maritime industry has been held back by corruption, policy inconsistencies and decaying infrastructure With its 853 nautical miles of coastline located on the coastline corridor of Gulf of Guinea and the Bright of Benin, 200 nautical miles of …

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Calabar Port Receives First Container Vessel

Eromosele Abiodun The Calabar Port Complex, located in Cross Rivers State has received its maiden Marguisa Shipping Line’s container vessel, several years after its concession.  The port has suffered patronage of container liners due to draft limitations on the channel. Currently, Calabar channel has a draft of 6.4 meters at …

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NPA boss reveals why vessels avoid Eastern ports

– NPA’s managing director, Hadiza Bala-Usman, revealed three key reasons why vessels avoid Eastern ports – According to the NPA boss, insecurity, poor access roads and rail linkages, shallow draft of the channels are the reasons why the ports are avoided – Bala-Usman said this at a meeting with 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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Warri port sustains upbeat activity as 13 ships billed to berth

By Samson Echenim Nigeria’s sea port of Warri has kept an upbeat activity following an improved outlook that began in July, as no fewer than 13 ships laden with various cargoes, including fuel, fish and glass are expected to berth at the port this month. According Nigerian Ports Authority data …

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Government tackles challenges militating against utilisation of Eastern ports

The Federal Government has expressed commitment to guarantee optimal utilisation of the Eastern ports.The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, who made this known during the oversight function of members of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc committee on Ports and Habours in Lagos, said that the authority …

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Warri port reaping from Executive Order — NPA

There is a tremendous improvement as regards ship handling operations and an increase in ship traffic and revenue, such that over 200 vessels now berth in Delta Ports, Warri. Chairman of NPA Board of Directors, Mr Emmnauel Olajide Adesoye (middle), Mr S. O. Okeke (seated extreme left), management staff of …

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NPA to tackle challenges around Warri Port operations Vanguard News

BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME   WARRI: CHARMAN, Nigerian Ports Authority,NPA,  Mr Emmanuel Adesoye  has assured that management of the NPA, will address challenges  around the Warri Port to enhance  smooth operations of the place. Speaking at a forum of stakeholders and his board, at the Port in Warri, Delta state, the …

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200 ships now berth in Warri ports – NPA DG

This was made known during a Stakeholders Forum held on Monday at the Warri Ports. The forum was at the instance of the visiting Chairman, NPA Board of Directors, Mr Emmanuel Adesoye, who was on an on-the-spot assessment tour of the the port facilities. The Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Usman was represented …

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OIL-PRODUCING STATES TO BUHARI: Don’t scratch N’Delta problem

… East-West Road, Koko/Ogheye/Lekki Road, Eastern ports top demands By Jimitota Onoyume, Assistant News Editor The underdevelopment of communities in the Niger Delta region has been at the root of agitations in the zone. President Muhammadu Buhari Following the appointment of Chief Godswill Akpabio as Minister of Niger Delta Affairs …

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