Leading Nigerian Mariner tells NIMASA, c’ttee, proposed shipping register must generate revenue

By Samson Echenim In order to achieve success and attract overseas vessels and shipowners to the Nigerian ship register currently being put together by a committee, the register must meet world class standards and existing international frameworks, a first class marine engineer, Josiah Wassa has advised. Such international frameworks include UNCLOS requirements, UN Conditions For […]

NIMASA’s joint c’ttee on cabotage, game changer, say shipowners’ group

By Samson Echenim A joint committee made up of officials of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), shipowners, bankers and technocrats in the maritime sector have been described as a game changer. Mkgeorge Onyung, president of Shipowners Assocaiation of Nigeria (SOAN) told business a.m. in Abuja, that the committee which is led by […]

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 released on Wednesday, eight vessels […]

PTOL rejigs management team, appoints South African maritime expert as MD

Ben Eguzozie, in Port Harcourt Ports and Terminal Operators Limited (PTOL) Nigeria, an indigenous firm operating in the nation’s maritime industry, has taken steps to reposition the company for optimal performance, with the coming on board of a new management team to be headed by Denrick Moos as managing director. Moos, a South African maritime […]

SIFAX Group appoints Olusinde executive director, legal services

By Samson Echenim SIFAX Group, one of Africa’s fastest growing multinational corporations with diverse interests in maritime, aviation, haulage & logistics, oil & gas and hospitality, has appointed Olutunji Olusinde as the new executive director, Legal Services and Company Secretary. Until his appointment, Olusinde, who joined the company in 2006 as the head, Legal/Claims, served […]