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Two issues Total Upstream must address as Egina FPSO arrives LADOL facility

Total Group

Just as excitements grow for the successful arrival of the $16bn Egina Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, industry analysts have started looking at critical challenges that may frustrate the concluding fittings of the facility at Samsung Yard (SHI-MCI FZE quayside) in Lagos. Egina FPSO, funded by Total upstream, arrived in Nigeria from South Korea for 200,000 barrels oil ...

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NPA mulls partnership with Kaduna Chamber of Commerce on growth

NPA Hadiza BU

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured full participation of the agency in the forthcoming 39th Kaduna International Trade Fair scheduled to hold between 23rd February to 4th March, 2018. She gave the assurance in Lagos on Wednesday, while receiving a delegation from the organizers of the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and ...

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Collection of fuel pricing template charges in dollars frustrating—IPMAN


Another factor hobbling the early end to the intractable fuel scarcity squeezing the nations since December last year has been revealed by the leadership of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN). President of IPMAN, Mr. Chinedu Okoronkwo, who briefed journalists at the National Assembly in Abuja revealed that multiple charges in the importation of petroleum products especially those ...

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NPA commiserates with ANLCA on inferno, sets up investigative panel


The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has expressed sympathy to the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) over the recent fire incidents which consumed some official documents at its Tincan Island Port Complex (TCIP) locations. She assured the association that NPA management will always make sure that the security of lives and property which ...

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NPA suspends operation of service boats to IOCs, debtor companies

NPA Usman

…Nigerian waterways access to Egina FPSO in doubt The expected berthing of Total’s $16b Egina FPSO at LADOL Yard in Lagos for further integration of facilities before takeoff to the high sea is now in serious doubt as the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has, with immediate effect, suspended service boats operations in all its pilotage districts. In a statement, the ...

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Group of clearing agents casts doubt on NPA’s ports infrastructure delivery

NPA railPort

Barely two years after the appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as the substantive managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), has rated the agency low in the ports infrastructure delivery and maintenance. However, the cliam is coming at a time several industry groups and stakeholders’ are hailing the reforms and leadership intelligence ...

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Purchasing power of Nigerians far from made in Nigeria vehicles—NPA MD

NPA Usman

More reasons have emerged on why the 2015 Auto Policy of the federal government may be reviewed in the nearest future. Before now, several auto stakeholders had been decrying the negative imports of the policy introduced in December 2015. According to the policy, importation of vehicles shall attract 70 per cent tariff duties from former 20 per cent. Whereas the ...

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NPA celebrates 567 staff for 25 years of meritorious service, bravery

NPA Services Award 2017

It was pump and pageantry on Saturday in Lagos as the management and staff of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), took to the dancing floor and celebration galore of about 567 officials of the agency for their dedication, tenacity and strategic contributions in the observed progress of the agency over the years and 2017 in particular. In her excitement laden ...

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NPA thinks health, flags off vaccination against Meningitis in Lagos

NPA Health

The Management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has embarked on a programme for the vaccination of its employees against Meningitis as part of drive to maintain fitness for the workforce. Flagging off the exercise at the Authority’s corporate headquarters in Lagos, the Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman averred that a healthy workforce is not only an asset to the Authority ...

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Shippers’ Council mocks NPA, other agencies, gives award to INTELS

hassan bello, NSC

At a time about four Federal Government agencies are tactically working on INTELS Nigeria Limited, a logistics firm linked to former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar, to do the needful while carrying out its business, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has honoured the company with the ‘Most Outstanding Terminal Operator in Corporate Social Responsibility’ Award. INTELS had in the last few ...

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