Nigeria: FG gives conditions for new port development for sustainable blue economy

WorldStage Newsonline– As the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) embarks on the process of developing a port development master plan that would set out policy on port infrastructure development to match the current and future economic expectations/national goals and objectives, the Federal Government has revealed its position to discourage unsolicited port development proposals that are not based on viable projects and future developments contained in the infrastructure development plan of government under the National Transport Policy and programmes of the agencies.

Nigeria: FG gives conditions for new port development for sustainable blue economy Read More

Global economy needs Nigeria – Kitack Lim

The Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization, His Excellency Kitack Lim has declared Nigeria as a very important country not only to Africa, but to the global economy. He stated this on arrival in the country at the meet and greet reception hosted in his honor by stakeholders in the Nigerian maritime industry.

Global economy needs Nigeria – Kitack Lim Read More

Niger Delta Blue Economy: UN group identifies $1.5trn blue opportunities, as expert raises environmental concerns

As Nigeria Blue Economy Stakeholders step up engagements through the Niger Delta Blue Economy Investment Forum to change the dynamics of the crude oil dependent region to a new future that is green and sustainable with practical projects, the United Nations Global Compact has drawn an attention to some blue investment opportunities that can be harnessed at a time when global sustainable bond issuance is sets to surpass $1.5 trillion in 2022.

Niger Delta Blue Economy: UN group identifies $1.5trn blue opportunities, as expert raises environmental concerns Read More

World Maritime Day: Nigeria joins IMO on greener shipping for sustainable development

The Honorable Minister of Transportation Mu’ azu Jaji Sambo says Nigeria is committed to achieving greener shipping in line with the campaign by the International Maritime Organization, IMO, to attain sustainable development in the maritime industry. This is just as Nigeria joins the IMO to commemorate the 2022 World Maritime Day.

World Maritime Day: Nigeria joins IMO on greener shipping for sustainable development Read More

Maritime Labour: NIMASA launches e-Platform for dockworkers registration

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) today launched the electronic registration platform for maritime labour and issuance of Biometric Identity Cards to Dockworkers. The Agency’s Director General Dr Bashir Jamoh described the e-platform as a major step towards attaining full automation of all its processes adding that it was conceived out of the need to establish an independent, robust, integrated information, verification and communication platform that would serve as a system database generation on maritime labour in Nigeria.

Maritime Labour: NIMASA launches e-Platform for dockworkers registration Read More