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  • 15 June 2012

    According to The Nation, the Lagos State Government has arraigned 13 persons for alleged illegal sand dredging. The violators were arrested by the monitoring team of the Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure, in collaboration with the State Taskforce Environmental and Special Offences. The monitoring team arrested Henry Akinwunmi, a worker at RHS Dredging Engineering […]

  • 31 May 2012

    According to the Vanguard, the Nigerian Ports Authority has attributed its inability to dredge the channel leading to the ports in Lagos further than 13.5 meters to the nature of the port. „The quays of the Lagos ports are about 14 meters and should the channel be dredged to or above 14 meters, they would […]

  • 28 May 2012

    Michael Ajayi, the Nigerian Ports Authority general manager, said that Nigerian port container throughput has increased in the first quarter by 5.7 per cent to 210,057 TEU laden due to investments by the NPA and terminal operators. The concession programme starting in 2006 led to a massive marine improvement in port infrastructure which involved the […]

  • 30 April 2012

    According to Businessday, operators in the gas distribution channel have raised alarm over what they termed threat to the gas pipelines particularly in the Badagry axis of Lagos State, by the activities of illegal sand dredgers. Adesegun Oniru, the state commissioner for Waterfront Development and Infrastructure said: “Sand dredgers are depleting the sand along the […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Ilo-Awela River needs dredging to prevent the river from over flowing its banks whenever it rains, according to the citizens of Ilo-Ajegunle community in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. The leaders of the Ilo-Ajegunle Community Development Association met last week with Mr Tunji Bello, the Commissioner of Environment, who appointed the Permanent […]

  • 20 March 2012

    As National Mirror reports, the Federal Government has commenced dredging and opening up of Magodo canal as one of the constituency projects inherited by Lagos East Senatorial District. Senator Gbenga Ashafa stated that this dredging project is to address erosion and flood in the area which, if not checked could wreak ecological havoc on lives […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE) and International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the operation of the container terminal of Tolaram [email protected] ICTSI has been selected as the preferred operator for a sub-concession to equip and operate thecontainer terminal on an exclusive basis for a 20 year period, […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The adhoc committee set up by the Lagos State House of Assembly to probe and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos… By Oziegbe Okoeki (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, February 27, 2012; Image: pexgol

  • 10 February 2012

      In a world where slow growth is the norm for many countries, the International Monetary Fund has forecast an economic growth rate of 5.5% for sub-Saharan Africa in 2012 as a region. More importantly, Liberia’s GDP of approximately $1 billion USD has been forecast to expand by 9.4% for the year, among the highest […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Lagos State Government has appointed Drainage Maintenance Officers (DMO) in all local governments to ensure maintenance, clearing …   By Kazeem Ugbodaga (pmnewsnigeria) [mappress] Source: pmnewsnigeria, January 24, 2012;

  • 22 December 2011

    The Federal Government has hinted of new measures to address the lingering problems in the production and supply of petroleum products to most Nigerians. Besides the ongoing repairs of the four refineries, which have been operating at epileptic level, the government said that the Greenfield refineries it planned to set up in Bayelsa, Kogi, and […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has announced it would investigate alleged illegal dredging in Addo Community, Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Mr. Joseph Ororo, Manager, Lagos Office, NIWA, stated that the authority would carry out investigation into the rumour involving alleged illegal dredging activities along the community’s shoreline. ‘Lagos NIWA […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The Chairman Ad Hoc Committee on illegal dredging in Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Rotimi Abiru, has ordered Ibile Holdings to produce…   (nigerianobservernews) [mappress] Source: nigerianobservernews, December 13, 2011;

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar adopted the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework for enabling the private sector to invest in the transportation sector. At the 11th National Council of Transport in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the Minister restated the Government’s enormous investment in dredging of the Lower Niger. He also stressed that considerable private […]

  • 25 November 2011

    The dredging of the port channels and the wreck withdrawal conducted by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in cooperation with Lagos Channel Management Company as its technical partners, have been praised by the stakeholders. They stressed that the venture will make the country appealing to investors since the ports are deep enough to take huge […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has ordered the suspension of all forms of surface mining in Badagry area of Lagos, southwest …   By Kazeem Ugbodaga (pmnewsnigeria) [mappress] Source: pmnewsnigeria, November 24, 2011;

  • 22 November 2011

    President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to develop new ports in some major cities like Lagos, Calabar, and Port Harcourt to enable the… By Oluwakemi Dauda (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, November 22, 2011

  • 3 November 2011

    Nigeria gave a 20-year concession for part of Apapa Port in Lagos to Eco Support Nigeria Ltd., which will spend $124 million over the next…  (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, November 3, 2011;

  • 28 October 2011

    Danish shipping and ports operations giant, AP Moller-Maersk Group, has concluded plans to expand its ports operations in Nigeria… By John Iwori (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, October 28, 2011

  • 27 September 2011

    After careful consideration, Ellicott has chosen to partner with Geoplex Drillteq Limited of Nigeria for its first ever Parts Depot outside the USA. The Ellicott/Geoplex Parts Depot is located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and has the capability to ship parts to the Lagos area daily. Wole Ogunsanya, Managing Director and CEO of Geoplex, commented, “We […]

  • 23 May 2011

    Ten new waterfront schemes, developed by the Lagos State Waterfront Infrastructure Development, will soon be unveiled by the state governmen… (234next) [mappress] Source: 234next, May 23, 2011;

  • 24 March 2011

    In a bid to further decongest the ports in Lagos and bring shipping operations closer to people in the South Eastern part of the country… By Godfrey Bivbere (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, March 24, 2011  

  • 2 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      APM Terminals Liberia has officially started operations on schedule with the first port call of the CHARLOTTA. APM Terminals has taken over the 25-year concession agreement to operate the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, based on the government ratification in October 2010. The concession agreement also includes rehabilitating the quay wall, developing the container and general cargo activities and […]

  • 14 January 2011

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service has opened a new office in Sousse, south of Tunis and conveniently located between Tunisia’s main ports. The new facility will service a growing market in the region, including vessels calling on Tunisian ports and a number of offshore customers, with Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s range of agency services and Unitor marine products. The […]

  • 12 January 2011
    Vessels

    With a recent supply of an SGT 600 heavy duty dredger to Giorgio Dredging Nigeria Ltd, Italdraghe continues a trail of successes with dredge supplies to Africa, a venture that began first in the early 1970s when it supplied a small SGT 200 B cutter suction dredger to another Italian company that had won a Nigerian tender for a […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]