Police arraign four clearing agents for N18m container theft
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Police arraign four clearing agents for N18m container theft

The police on Friday arraigned four clearing agents before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a 40ft container containing five cars at Tin Can Island Port, Apapa, Lagos.  The clearing agents are Stephen Okwuemu (27), Bolaji Manuwa (48), Augustine Manuwa (46) and Dele Ipinumidun (41).  They are facing a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy...

October 15, 2018October 15, 2018by
APM Terminals Rotterdam launches rail connection with Venlo
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APM Terminals Rotterdam launches rail connection with Venlo

APM Terminals Maasvlakte II has set up a new rail shuttle to the Cabooter Terminal in Venlo. Under the new schedule, a total of three trains will be loading and unloading at this terminal every week. The trains will carry both import and export cargo. The new initiative doubles the number of rail connections between...

October 8, 2018October 15, 2018by
Banjo, Boyo disagree over reasons for airlines’ short lifespan
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Banjo, Boyo disagree over reasons for airlines’ short lifespan

OVERLAND Airways Managing Director, Captain Edward Boyo and former Director General of Institute of Directors, Mr Victor Aderenle Banjo have aired contrasting views over why the lifespan of airlines in Nigeria is short. They gave their views separately at the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative Quarter 4 2018 Quarterly Business Breakfast Meeting with the theme, ”Short...

October 5, 2018October 15, 2018by
Nigeria Air was conceived on power point, died on Twitter – Stakeholders react
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Nigeria Air was conceived on power point, died on Twitter – Stakeholders react

As industry brainstorm on lifespan of Nigerian airlines INDUSTRY players have reacted to the suspension of the national carrier project ‘Nigeria Air’ with a seeming general consensus that the airline was never meant to fly as it was ‘conceived on power point, shared on Adobe and died on Twitter’ These players made this known at the...

October 4, 2018October 15, 2018by
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Fire guts Maersk Boxship again, Crew safe

A fire has been reported on board the Maersk Kensington while the 6,188 TEU containership was en route from Salalah, Oman, towards Suez, Maersk Line said.   As informed, the fire erupted in one of the containers in a cargo hold of the ship on March 16. All 26 crew members are safe and accounted...

October 4, 2018October 15, 2018by
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How Hack-Proof Is Nigeria’s Maritime Industry?

In last couple of years, Nigeria’s Maritime Sector consciously began to move from operating a core analogue system to a digital one. As much as this metamorphosis is applauded for the many advantages of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), one wonders how aware the sector is of the challenge of cyber vulnerability. ICT is the...

October 4, 2018October 15, 2018by
Maritime Sector to take a Lead in Economic Diversification – President Buhari
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Maritime Sector to take a Lead in Economic Diversification – President Buhari

The Nigerian maritime sector is being repositioned to take a leading position as one of the viable alternate sources of revenue for growing the economy, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.   The President who was the Special Guest of Honour at a public book presentation titled: Harnessing Nigeria’s Maritime Assets – Past, Present and Future,...

October 4, 2018October 15, 2018by
Air Peace explains AOG of B777, urges government to stop multiple designations to protect local airlines
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Air Peace explains AOG of B777, urges government to stop multiple designations to protect local airlines

GROWING concerns over Air Peace’s acquired Boeing 777-200/300ER being Aircraft on Ground (AOG)  has led the airline’s Chairman, Chief Allen Onyema to clarify the true reason why the aircraft are yet to be put to use. Onyema also decried federal government’s multiple designation policy stating that no country opens its flanks for its economy to be...

October 1, 2018October 15, 2018by
Akinkuotu tasks energy sector on local production of Jet A1
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Akinkuotu tasks energy sector on local production of Jet A1

AS aviation fuel continues to gulps over 30% of operational cost of airlines in the country, Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Capt. Fola Akinkuotu has charged the oil and gas sector in Nigeria to consider critically the production of the product in line with the Nigerian Content Development initiative of the Buhari...

October 1, 2018October 15, 2018by