RFQ Issued for Ibom Deep Seaport as Procurement Process Commences


Nigeria’s quest to become the preferred transhipment hub for the West and Central Africa subregion has received a massive boost as the procurement process for the Ibom Deep Seaport (IDSP) Project is scheduled to commence in January 2018 with the advertisement of the Request for Qualification (RFQ) from reputable private sector port operators in partnership with the Akwa Ibom State Government and the Federal Government of Nigeria. 

Maritime stakeholders hail NIMASA's capacity building initiative

…Pledge support for NSDP Cadets
The capacity building initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) through the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) has again received commendation from Stakeholders and industry players in the Nigerian maritime sector.
This is coming on the heels of the flag-off ceremony of the first phase of the NIMASA fully sponsored sea time training for the cadets of the NSDP scheme, held recently in Lagos.

NNPC set to begin repairs on Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is set to begin repairs on the burnt Excravos-Lagos Pipeline System, which disrupted gas supply to five power stations.       The national grid collapsed last Tuesday night following a fire incident reported by the Nigerian Gas Processing and Transportation Company Limited (NGPTC) on its Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System near Okada, Edo State.     

Petrol may sell above N175 as Kachikwu backs marketers

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday that the perennial petrol scarcity and price instability would only stop when the Federal Government removes the disparity between pump price and landing cost of the product.
Making a presentation at a public hearing on the fuel crisis jointly organised by the Senate and House of Representatives, Kachikwu described as shameful government’s failure at getting oil sector businesses right.

The clean energy revolution

THE issue of climate change did not get so serious in the past, like it is now all over the world. Nigeria is a big part of the climate change mitigation campaign. The idea of clean energy is not new to Nigeria. However, we have not made any serious, ambitious decision to exploit the many great benefits that are in the use of clean, renewable energy, even though Nigeria is a signatory to the Kyoto’s protocol, as well as a founding member of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition.  

TCIPC FIRE: NPA sympathizes with victims, reiterates commitment to safety

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed concern while sympathizing with those affected in the unfortunate fire incident which occurred at locations in the Tin Can Island Port Complex (TCIPC), Apapa during which no lives were lost.
The Management stated this against the back drop of the fire outbreak of Tuesday, the 2nd day of January, 2018 which engulfed part of the PTML Terminal as well as the “National” areas both in the Port.