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  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority, managed under a “Landlord” model, has put all necessary arrangement in place to encourage prospective investors, both local and foreign in the Nation’s seaports. This information was disclosed by Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director, Malam Habib Abdullahi, during a recent visit of Moody’s Investors Services officials to Lagos. According to Abdullahi, […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In June 2014, the navigable draft at the Port of Yuzhny (Odessa, Ukraine) has increased to 18.5 m thanks to the dredging program performed in the operational water area and the approach channel. On June 22, 2014, the Capesize KANARIS set the course from the Port of Yuzhny to China carrying iron-ore concentrate produced by […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Nigerian Ports Authority said it will continue the dredging of Nigerian waterways to enable more big vessels to call at the nation’s ports. The Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi, disclosed this during the inaugural call of West Africa Maximum (MAFWAS) to Onne Port in Rivers State. Abdullahi said that the Federal Government […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Malam Habib Abdullahi has recently identified efficient port services and upsurge in cargo throughput in the nation’s seaports as some of the positive impact of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the nation’s ports. He also identified a reduction in cargo dwell time in ports operations, improved […]

  • 3 March 2014

    APM Terminals, the leading global port operator based in The Hague, is currently present in 12 out of the top 20 countries predicted by United Nations to become the biggest countries by population in 2020. “In 2013, APM Terminals invested over USD 1 billion in port infrastructure developments and updates. We will continue to participate […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Union is set to support with €4 million from the TEN-T Programme adjustment works on the Ferrarese waterway, in order to improve the economic efficiency and competitiveness of inland navigation in the region. The project, selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Programme, aims, within the framework of the Mediterranean corridor, to […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CMA Terminals, 100% subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, and ICTSI have announced their future cooperation in Nigeria by signing a deal for ICTSI to sell 25% of the Lekki International Container Terminal Services LFTZ Enterprise (LICTSLE) to CMA Terminals. LICTSLE will be providing a solution to current congestion for the local market in Nigeria […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s 3rd Maximising African Port Capacity conference (4th and 5th June, 2014, Lagos, Nigeria) will address the key challenges faced by African ports when faced with operational change and site expansion. “This will include issues in construction, infrastructure, access, hinterland and storage. Hear case studies of how ports have faced and overcome these challenges and […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the preparedness of the Authority to partner with the United States Agency for International Development on economic activities that will be mutually beneficial to Nigeria and the United States of America (USA). The Managing director spoke in Lagos while receiving a delegation […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Larger vessels of above 232.33 meters with capacity of 4,500 TEUS requiring draught of 13.5 meters have started visiting the Nation’s seaports. This has provided shipping companies with a high level of efficiency and economic space which has enhanced their turnover and turnaround time. Generally, stakeholders and shipping companies have confirmed that the channel management […]

  • 13 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stone Harbor Beach Project Passes Halfway Mark (USA) Stone Harbor’s massive reconstruction of its entire beachfront is more than 50 percent complete and could finish at the end of July.   Layer of Stones to Protect Connection Cables at Danish Offshore Wind Farm On Wednesday 19 June 2013 around noon, DONG Energy’s technicians confirmed that […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Senior APM Terminals leaders met with the Nigerian Federal Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga and a delegation of government officials and advisors in The Hague as part of ongoing discussions on port infrastructure investment to promote Nigerian economic development through access to world-class logistics capabilities. Overall African port utilization currently exceeds […]

  • 3 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ackermans & van Haaren: Annual Results 2012 (Belgium) The board of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (group share) for the year 2012 amounts to 167.5 million euros (compared to 177.5 million euros in 2011).   Nigeria: Eko Atlantic Celebrates Land Reclamation Milestone Eko Atlantic, the visionary new […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Eko Atlantic, the visionary new city for Lagos, Nigeria drew high-level presidential praise from both the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan and the former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton during a dedication ceremony to mark a milestone event. Describing the development of Eko Atlantic as an outstanding initiative President Jonathan said, ‘This […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Nigeria: Sand Dredger Killed in Lagos Explosion An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured.   Nigeria: Lagos Police Arrests Suspect for Explosion The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo […]

  • 20 February 2013

    In spite of the “water no get enemy” mantra that is plastered across the blue and white pipelines of Lagos, Nigeria is in danger of falling short of targets it set more than a decade ago to provide clean water and sanitation to the majority of citizens. However, increased government funding for water management and […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited has announced that, on 29 December 2012, through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, China Merchants Holdings (Djibouti) FZE it entered into a share purchase agreement with, among others, Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority, to acquire 23.5 % of the issued share capital in Port de Djibouti S.A. at a […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 4, CHEC won the bid for the multi-purpose terminal project of Apapa Port on Greek Road, Nigeria, with a contract value of 78 million USD and a construction period of 20 months. Located in Apapa Port in Lagos State, Nigeria, with a terminal length of 580 meters, the project involves a container and […]

  • 19 December 2012

    APM Terminals Apapa was named the winner of the 2012 Terminal Operator Award by the Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria at their annual Maritime Excellence Awards ceremony. APM Terminals Apapa, which assumed operational control of the facility in 2006, is now the busiest container terminal in West Africa, with an estimated throughput of 720,000 TEUs […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, has said that the Federal Government is committed to the development and completion of the Ibaka Deep Sea Port because the existing ports have been over-stretched. Umar, who said this at a workshop in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, said the situation in existing sea ports in the country calls […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and its consortium partners have announced plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in Nigeria’s Lagos State, 55 km (34 miles) west of Apapa and the Port of Lagos on the Benin-Lagos Expressway. At full build-out, the deep-water full-service port will be one of the largest […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Idris Umar, the Minister of Transport, has assured businessmen in the Calabar that Calabar River will soon be dredged. “Government was not only going to dredge the channel but also looking for a channel manager that would manage same after it had been dredged, as was done with the Lagos and Onne channels,” said […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The commencement ceremony of the early start-up engineering of Lekki Deepwater Port Project in Nigeria was held on the scene of proposed port area of Lagos Free Trade Zone on July 17th, 2012. The value of contract for the port project is around USD 680 million and the construction duration is 42 months. In its […]

  • 10 August 2012

    The sub-concession has been signed for the container terminal, Lekki International Container Terminal Services (LICTS), at the Tolaram [email protected] ICTSI was granted the concession to develop and operate the container terminal on an exclusive basis for a 21-year period. Tolaram [email protected] is promoted by Tolaram Group in partnership with the Nigerian Port Authority and the […]

  • 17 July 2012

    United States-based organisation, Nzuko Igbo, USA (NI-USA) has called on the Federal Government to make more the seaports in Nigeria viable for business rather than focus all attention on Lagos seaports alone, reports thisdaylive.com. The organisation hopes that inland water-way dredging of Rivers Niger and Benue will result in a significant development of Nigerian Ports. […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The Punch reports that Mr. Julius Oloro, the Chairman of Ojodu Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, on Wednesday appealed to the state government to dredge the waterways in the area. Oloro said the call became necessary because of the devastating effects of floods occasioned by the blockage of two major waterways in the community […]