Published on 15 Dec, 2017

  On Tuesday the Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo commissioned the largest mega oil tank farm in sub-Saharan Africa at Ibefun, Ijebu-Ode, in Ogun State. Osinbajo described the tank farm as deserving and important  for Nigeria. From the point of view of government on downstream objectives in the petroleum sector, this investment is of […]

Published on 15 Dec, 2017

  Different agencies in the maritime world such as the Prevention of piracy, armed robbery against ships and illicit maritime activity in west and central Africa has agreed to a meeting of the G7 Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea in Lagos Nigeria. The meeting took place on the 11th of December to the […]

Published on 15 Dec, 2017

  The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, announced on Monday that Nigeria lost the election into Category `C’ of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) due to late preparations. The election was held from Nov. 27 to Dec. 8 in London. According to the director-general, He said that Nigeria did not send […]

Published on 13 Dec, 2017

  Two West Africa ports are among the global ports that showed the highest improvement levels in berth productivity, according to the latest port call data collected by The Journal of Commerce. What’s more, ports in the Middle East and Oceania are also well represented in the top improvers globally in average berth moves per hour (BMPH). […]

Published on 13 Dec, 2017

  On Tuesday December 5, at the 12th African economic conference which took in… the event which is tagged “deepening regional integration towards effective governance and structural transformation”. The session focused on researches finding in two of Africa largest regional blocs on the continent. The economic community for West African states (ECOWAS) and the common market […]

Published on 11 Dec, 2017

  The Western Africa’s Gulf of Guinea is presenting a number of security challenges in the maritime industry. Captain of the Ghanaian Navy and long-time member of the Centre for Maritime Law and Security, Dr. Kamal Deem Ali raised the issue of security in the industry when it comes to trade on seas from Nigeria, […]

Published on 6 Dec, 2017

  South Africa has been re-elected to serve on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) council for 2018/19 – maintaining its unbroken service record since 1999, the transport department said on Sunday. Voting to elect new member states to the IMO council took place during the 30th regular session of the IMO assembly in London in […]

Published on 4 Dec, 2017

  Liberia has again been reelected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization for the 2018-2019 biennium. The election was held as part of the 30th session of the Assembly of IMO, convening in London. Liberia has consistently maintained a Category C seat on the IMO Council since 2012. The Council is the Executive […]

Published on 4 Dec, 2017

  Kenya has been elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization under category C, which is reserved for 20 member states which have special interests in maritime transport or navigation. Other African Countries elected are Egypt, Morocco, South Africa and Liberia. The Kenyan delegation was led by Nancy Karigithu, Principal Secretary for Maritime […]

Published on 4 Dec, 2017

  The Ghana Shippers Authority in collaboration with the Union of African Shippers Councils (UASC) has held the 8th African Shippers Day at the Ghana Shippers House in Accra. Welcoming participants from 18 African member countries of the Union of African Shippers Councils, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers Authority, Benonita Bismark, said […]