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  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three foreign sailors that were kidnapped last week by pirates in the oil-rich south of Nigeria have been rescued in a marathon gun battle, the Nigerian Navy reports. The three – two Russians and one Indian – were saved in an operation late Tuesday by the Special Troops of the Nigerian Navy in the southwestern […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has been appointed by the Nigerian Ports Authority to carry out the Project Management and Co-ordination of Dredging and Channel Design Optimization studies for the country’s primary rivers. These include the Calabar, Bonny/Port Harcourt, Lagos and Escravos pilotage districts. Under the agreement, ADBP will assist with the procurement and supervision […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of its efforts to combat the perennial flooding problems ravaging various parts of Nigerian Ondo State, the State Government has acquired new amphibious excavator CAT 320D2. Commenting the latest news, the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, said that the amphibious excavator is required in the state for dredging and clearing of […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, has successfully delivered their 450hp multipurpose workboat to a customer in Nigeria. The vessel, equipped with one set 40KN hydraulic crane for lifting purpose, will work in pair with a cutter suction dredger JLCSD500, also built by Julong. Due […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has announced that the agency has secured an approval to dredge the Warri Port in Delta State at a cost of approximately $137 million, local media reports.  NPA Managing Director disclosed this information yesterday in Lagos, during the 68th birthday celebration of the […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 12th Nigerian Dredging Summit and Exhibition is set to take place from September 24 – 28, 2018, in the Rockview Hotel in Abuja. Nigerian seaport operations have made tremendous strides in recent years although the main challenge now includes adaptations for pre-eminence amongst rival West Africa ports. Since 2017, problems arising from traffic gridlock […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed optimism that the long-awaited dredging of the Escravos Bar would begin in the following months, The Sun Nigeria informs. The Escravos Bar dredging program is part of measures being put in place to make the Warri Port commercially viable. Managing Director of the NPA, Ms Hadiza […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Senate will look into the alleged improprieties of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) related to the spending of $3 billion for the dredging of the Calabar, Lagos and Bonny channels 11 years ago. Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, has welcomed the decision of the Senate to look into the activities of the Joint Venture Enterprises […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Nigerian customer has added his 9th Damen dredger to its fleet. The CSD500 type cutter suction dredger was chosen due to the excellent availability of Damen Field Service in Nigeria. This local presence was very practical as well due to the challenging assembly conditions. The Damen Shipyards Group has a spares stock available in Nigeria […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a world leader in dredge technology, has delivered its second new 18-inch x 18-inch Marlin Class dredge along with a DSC multipurpose workboat to a contractor in Nigeria. These Marlin Class dredges are being used primarily on channel dredging, land development and reclamation as well as mining sharp sand out of the […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority in its Quarterly report of 1st Quarter, 2013 has witnessed increased gross tonnage of coastal vessels and Cargo traffic over the same period in 2012. Available statistics shows that Gross tonnage of coastal vessels was 2,237,822mt, an increase of 23% over 1st quarter 2012 figure of 1,810,423. Laden Container Throughput was […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority in its yearly report of 2012 has witnessed increased empty Container throughput (TEUs) and laden Container throughput (TEUs) as against the same period in 2011. Available statistics show that the empty Container stood at 1,575,194TEUs which showed an increase of 11% over the same period of 2011 figure of 1,413,276TEUs. Laden […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during the courtesy visit of the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ibok Ibas, the Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi informed the […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Another CSD500 has been delivered to William Lloyds Co by Damen Dredging Equipment. This is the second Damen cutter suction dredger for the company, which deploys both dredgers for deepening and maintaining one particular stretch of the Niger River. The dredger has been named “Hand of God”. The standard CSD500 has been fitted out with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2012

    As The Nation reports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is studying the best way for utilising the channels leading to the Koko port in Delta State. Mr Omar Suleiman, the Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director, stated that NPA is collaborating with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and other investors to revive the Koko port. […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been organising training camps for its key personnel, including field crews and management…   (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, January 31, 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 […]

  • 19 December 2011

    For Nigeria to become a regional maritime hub, the Nigerian Ports Authority is embarking on the development of new deep seaports and …   (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, December 19, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    The Federal Government is now being called upon to facilitate action on the dredging of the River Niger to open the inland waterways for the transportation of goods and movement of people. The president of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Mr. Oluuyiwa Ajibola, made the statement at a press briefing before the National Engineering […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Before the 2006 concession, vessels that berthed at the ports could not carry more than 1,000 containers (TEUS) because of the limited …   More info: thenationonlineng By OLUWAKEMI DAUDA [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, November 23, 2011;

  • 10 November 2011

    Insecurity, community restiveness, improper land speculation and encroachment into port land, siltation and non-proper maintenance…  (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, November 10, 2011;

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Ukrainian dredgers plant “BBB ST” fulfilled the order for a customer in Nigeria – Dredge NSS 400/20-К with capacity of 600 m3 for the shift.  Depth of the development of the dredger – 15 m. In this week’s dredge will be sent to Nigeria. The company further plans to work from customers in different […]

  • 24 October 2011

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, hosted Nigerian Minister of Transport, HE Senator Idris Umar, on a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port. The two sides discussed areas of possible mutual cooperation, especially in the trade and the ports sectors during a visit by the Nigerian Minister and his accompanying delegation […]

  • 8 September 2011

    A firm, Jan De Nul Limited, has accused the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, and its consultants, Messrs AIM Consultants of breaching due … By Ifeyinwa Obi (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, September 8, 2011;