Ship manifest operation now by digital automation, says NIMASA 

Ship manifest operation now by digital automation, says NIMASA 

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has deployed a full digital manifest management regime for all vessels calling at all ports across the country as it aims to develop automation of  port operations, improve commercial shipping activities and promote ease of business in the maritime industry. Osagie Edward, NIMASA’s head of public affairs, […]

MAX raises $31m in Series B to scale across Africa in Q1’22

MAX raises $31m in Series B to scale across Africa in Q1’22

  Investment round led by Lightrock, Global Ventures   Metro Africa Xpress (MAX) has raised $31 million of new capital in a Series B close led by global private equity platform, Lightrock, for whom it is their first investment in the African mobility space, and UAE-based international venture capital firm, Global Ventures. This is in […]

Eonsfleet, Primero partnership to deploy tech-based solutions for Lagos transport

Eonsfleet, Primero partnership to deploy tech-based solutions for Lagos transport

Eonsfleet Prosolutions Limited (EPL), a leading technology service provider in Nigeria’s metropolitan transport system, has announced a partnership with Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, focused at optimising mobility solutions and reducing travel time for commuters in the nation’s most populous city.   Tokunbo Arannilewa, chief executive officer/co-founder of […]

NPA’s Port Harcourt port faces security breaches as aprons vandalised

NPA’s Port Harcourt port faces security breaches as aprons vandalised

  Amid lingering low patronage   The Port Harcourt Port, Nigeria’s oldest port terminal whose quay aprons was vandalised recently by port rats, has further threatened maritime activities in the port, after suffering severe disrepair. Businesses have been at a low ebb at the terminal, which forms part of the much-neglected Eastern Ports.   Till […]