Maritime

TCN blames power challenges on Lagos ports congestion

Jan 23, 2019

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, yesterday said congestion at the seaport in Lagos, was responsible for delay in the installation of transformers to Kumbotso Transmission substation in Kano State. This came against the backdrop of the recent breakdown of TCN’s 150MVA 132/33kV power transformers in Kumbotso Substation, denying parts of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa…

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Ogun governorship aspirant promises to revive Olokola Free Zone

Jan 22, 2019

Ogun State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate Prince Dapo Abiodun, has pledged to rejig the Olokola Free Trade Zone(OKFZ) in Ode Omi in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area and make it one of the economic hubs, if elected. The multi-billion dollar OKFZ and Olokola Liquified Natural Gas (OKLNG) projects were started during the administration of…

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Piracy attacks soared in West Africa in 2018 – IMB

Jan 22, 2019

In its latest annual piracy report, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed that piracy increased on the global seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa which portend dangers to seafarers. Worldwide, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) recorded 201 incidents of maritime piracy and armed…

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Nigeria’s maritime industry spent $3.047bn on marine vessels in 4 years – NCDMB

Jan 21, 2019

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Wabote, has called on stakeholders in the maritime industry to take advantage of the opportunities in the sector, saying the amount operators spent on marine vessels was $3.047 billion (N1.096 trillion) over the period 2014-2018. Speaking at the 4th All Nigerian Ship…

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NIMASA, Ghana’s strongest partner in the Gulf of Guinea – Maritime boss

Jan 19, 2019

The Ghana Maritime Authority, GMA, has said that Ghana will welcome a Regional Coast Guard to help the fight against piracy in the region. Speaking on the sideline of the just concluded maritime industry awards hosted by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, the Director General of the GMA, Dr. Kwame Wusu, said…

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14 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, others

Jan 14, 2019

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Monday, said 14 ships had arrived at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports, Lagos, and were discharging petrol and other products. Three of the vessels are discharging petroleum products, while the other 15 ships are discharging buckwheat, frozen fish, bulk salt, containers, general cargo, diesel, bulk sugar and aviation…

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Nigeria lost $2.8bn to oil related crimes in 2018 – UN report

Jan 8, 2019

The United Nations says Nigeria lost an estimated 2.8 billion dollars in revenues in 2018, mainly due to oil-related crimes. This is according to a new ‘Report by the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel’ on Monday in New York. The report, which covered from July…

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Samsung eyes future opportunities in Nigeria following Egina FPSO project

Jan 8, 2019

With the successful completion of the Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) unit and the achievement of First Oil in the facility, Samsung Heavy Industries, together with partners, could be justified in spending time looking back with pride. According to a statement by the company at the weekend, the completion of the largest floating oil…

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Ensco ultra-deepwater drillship gets Shell extension offshore Nigeria

Jan 7, 2019

Ensco Plc has issued an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet. Offshore Nigeria, in particular, Shell has awarded a one-year contract extension to the high-spec ultra-deepwater drillship ENSCO DS-10. The ENSCO DS-10 commenced work with Shell offshore Nigeria in the first quarter 2018. The contract duration was originally for one year and includes five…

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18 ships laden with petrol waiting at Lagos ports

Dec 28, 2018

The massive importation of petroleum products better explained how the Federal Government avoided fuel scarcity this Yuletide season, even as 18 more ships laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol, are currently waiting at the Lagos ports to discharge products. It was gathered that eight of those vessels had arrived Nigerian shores…

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