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Maritime transport potential enough to absorb energy shock for Nigeria

By Godfrey Bivebere and Providence Adeyinka STAKEHOLDERS in the maritime industry have indicated that the industry was ready to absorb the imminent shock from global energy The stakeholders’ position is contained in a communiqué from the one day maritime symposium in honour of Greg Ogbeifun’s 70th birthday tagged “The Establishment of A Nigerian Global Trading
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Simulators’ launch will redefine maritime, oil and gas training —MAN Rector

THE Rector, Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Commodore Duja Emmanuel Effedua, retd, has said that workers in the nation’s maritime and oil and gas sectors no longer have any business going abroad for training in simulators, following the commissioning of the Academy’s multifunctional simulators, last weekend. Aside the state of the art simulators, Effedua said
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Maritime workers union decries unpaid benefits to ex-NNSL workers

***Says FG has abandoned retirees to die, suffer By Victor Ahiuma-Young Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, has decried the protracted delay in the payment of pensions and terminal benefits to the former employees of the defunct Nigerian National Shipping Line, NNSL, lamenting that the affected ex-NNSL staff have been going through untold hardships leading
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STRIKE: Shippers Council meets maritime union, cautions over economic impact

By Godfrey Bivbere At the backdrop of the moves by maritime workers to shutdown ports operations the Nigerian Shippers Council, NSC, has launched measures to starve off the strike actions. The workers are protesting the long-drawn traffic gridlock in the Apapa Port environment which has paralysed businesses for years now. Consequently, the Executive Secretary of
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Gridlock: 8.72km Apapa port link to Lagos-Ibadan railway project ready for take-off — Contractor

Apapa Gridlock: Maritime workers union orders members to shut ports operations

By Victor Ahiuma-Young – Lagos Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, has directed members nationwide to shut ports operations and begin a three-day warning strike from Monday, December 7, to protest the total take over of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway by heavy-duty trucks, inflicting untold hardship on other road users. The Union is specifically disenchanted by
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Maritime Security: FG plans to spend N8.9bn on boat rentals

By Godwin Oritse THE Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Transportation is proposing to spend a whopping N8.7billion annually as rentals for fast intervention boats with which it hopes to tackle maritime crimes on the nation’s coastal and territorial waters. In a Memo dated July 2020 and titled, “Memorandum seeking consideration and approval for
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Maritime academy gives reason for non-resumption, receives simulators

By Godwin Oritse & Eguono Odjegba THE Rector, Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Commodore Emmanuel Effedua, (Rtd), has said that the maritime training centre cannot open for school activities until the government sayotherwise. Speaking to  Vanguard Maritime Report  on the sideline of the just concluded World Maritime Day celebration in Lagos, Effeduasaid that the school
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