Tag Archives: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)

Dangote $11bn refinery raises fresh hope for indigenous shipowners

Indigenous shipowners have expressed optimism in the much expected $11 billion Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical Plant in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, which they said raises fresh hope of survival for them. They are also optimistic that the expect freights from the refinery to other parts of the country and abroad would be handled by Nigerian vessels in line with local content policy ...

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Prioritise maritime bills, expert tells National Assembly

The Chairman, Port Consultative Council (PCC), Kunle Folarin, has urged the National Assembly to prioritise maritime bills to improve infrastructure in the port industry. Folarin, a Maritime Economist, made the call, on Wednesday, in Lagos. He said “these are bills that are strategic to Nigeria’s economic development. “The bills are strategic to Nigerian maritime security and I believe there is ...

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