Infrastructure Maritime News & Reports

FG to Install Large Size Cargo Scanners in Onne & Tin Can Ports

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed, also revealed that the Council approved a variation of 18.12million dollars and additional N3.25billion for the supply and installation of three Rapsican mobile Cargo Scanners. “Today at council, we presented two memos, the first memo was for seeking council’s approval for the revision of …read more →

Maritime News & Reports

Waterways Protection Infrastructure to Secure All Anchorage Areas – FG

THE Federal Government has concluded arrangements to make the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, also called the Deep Blue Project, the central security structure for all anchorage areas in the Nigerian maritime domain. This is to reduce the cost of shipping goods into the country. Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala …read more →

AFRICAReports Infrastructure Maritime News & Reports Transportation

NPA Boosts Berthing Capacity …..Commissions New Tugboats

Two new tugboats worth millions of dollars, MT Musawa & MT Ikoro-Ekiti, purchased by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) were on Friday, commissioned by the Minister of Transportation, Hon Rotimi Amaechi. At the event, which took place at the Dockyard Apapa, the Managing Director of the NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, noted that the equipment would …read more →

Infrastructure Maritime News & Reports

Onitsha River Port Set for Operations as FG brings Concessioning negotiation to a Close

The Managing Director, National Inland Waterway Authority, NIWA, Dr. George Mohgalu, has said that the operations of the Onitsha River Port will commence in due course. This is because the concessioning process for the effective take-off is about to be concluded. He said this in Onitsha, during the 2nd Sensitization Seminar of Stakeholders by NIWA …read more →

Infrastructure Maritime

Ibom Deep Seaport to Boost Trade in 25 African Countries

The Ibom Deep Seaport is designed to occupy 2,565 hectares of land with additional 1.565 hectares for future expansion. The Deep Seaport, with the investment capacity of $4.2 billion, will on completion serve Sao Tome Joint Development, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Angola, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger and Chad, making it to offer a multiple …read more →

AFRICAReports Infrastructure Maritime News & Reports

Ondo deep seaport to attract N500 billion investments

Succour is on the way for Ondo State as the government declares that the deep seaport project would attract over N500billion investments to the host communities in Ilaje Local Government Area, when completed. Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, who disclosed this at a stakeholders’ forum, said the deep seaport would generate more than N500billion new …read more →

Infrastructure Maritime News & Reports

Why N50 Bln Floating Dock Idling Away At Naval Dockyard – NIMASA Boss

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is yet to put into use the N50 billion floating dock acquired by the agency in 2018 due to its inability to secure an operational berthing space for the dock. According to the Director-General of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, the floating dock has not commenced operation due to …read more →

Economy Infrastructure Maritime News & Reports

We have greatly spurred economic growth – NIMASA DG

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said the Agency’s regulatory and promotional activities have been a major economic stimulus for the country, especially in the last one year. Peterside stated this at the weekend in Lagos during a world press conference ahead of NIMASA’s Annual Corporate Dinner …read more →

Infrastructure Maritime News & Reports

Nigerian govt changes name, location of Ibaka deep-sea port

The Federal Executive Council, EFC, has changed both the name and location of the proposed Ibaka deep-sea port Ibom deep-sea port in Akwa Ibom State. Before now, the Ibaka deep sea port was located in Oron Local Government has now been moved to ibiono-Ibom in Ibom Local Government Area. Confirming the development, the Chairperson of …read more →

ENERGY Infrastructure Maritime News & Reports

Obaseki Assures On Benin River Port, Refinery Projects

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured that the state government is on course on the Benin River Port and the Edo Refinery projects, as part of initiatives to industrialise the state. The governor said this during a visit by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) to the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical plant in …read more →