Resource Papers in "Maritime Library"
EXPORT (INCENTIVES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT

Posted on : May 18, 2020

 

As an exporter you can benefit from certain export incentives in Nigeria. These are monetary, tax or legal provisions designed to encourage you to export certain goods and services. Our incentives are provided to help exporters in keeping their products competitive in global markets. There are several Nigerian export incentives established by the export incentives and miscellaneous act.

These incentives give you numerous advantages when exporting:

  • the provision of financial grants lets you expand exports more easily
  • cost of production support makes your products more competitive in global markets
  • financial support lets you facilitate greater / faster market penetration

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Credit: Nigerian Export Promotion Council

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NOSDRA Report on Investigation into the Recent Mass Fish Kill in the NigerDelta

Posted on : May 15, 2020

 

Following reports of a massive fish kill along the coastlines of Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers State in the Niger Delta region, the National Oil Spill Detection & Response Agency (NOSDRA) began and subsequently concluded investigation into the cause of the mass fish kill.

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AFRICA’S 2020 GROWTH PROSPECTS -CHIEF ECONOMIST AFREXIM BANK

Posted on : April 24, 2020

 

Strong consumer spending supported by decent income growth and improved financial conditions was not enough to allay the powerful headwinds that dominated the end of the 2010s: escalating global trade tensions, heightening geopolitical tensions, and fear of a no-deal Brexit. Download document to read

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Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

Posted on : April 22, 2020

 

Consolidated text established by the International Labour Office, including the Amendments of 2014 and 2016 to the Code of the Convention.

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Source: ILO

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ILO- Statement of the Officers of the STC 1 on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

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The global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is creating dire circumstances for the shipping industry and seafarers. Daily life in many countries has been heavily restricted, yet societies still need their supplies of food, medicine and everyday goods, and factories require materials and logistics to ship their products. This underlines the need for robust international supply chains and emphasizes the critical importance of maritime trade to the global economy, which relies on shipping for 90 per cent of all goods.

Source: ILO

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WHO: Operational considerations for managing COVID-19 cases or outbreaks on board ships

Posted on : April 3, 2020

 

This document has been prepared based on current evidence about the transmission of COVID-19, that is, human-to-human transmission via respiratory droplets or direct contact with an infected person. It is recommended that this guidance be used with the World Health Organization (WHO) Handbook for management of public health events on board ships.

 

The target audience for this document is any authority involved in the public health response to a COVID-19 public health event on board a ship, including International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Points (NFPs), port health authorities, and local, provincial, and national health surveillance and response systems, as well as port operators and ship operators.

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SHIPPERS’ COUNCIL’S NOTICE TO AFFECTED STAKEHOLDERS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON THE RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT OF PERSONS

Posted on : April 1, 2020

 

 

To ensure uninterrupted supply of crucial commodities, the following services shall remain open during this period, albeit with minimal operations to enable the ports function, while access will be restricted and closely monitored. The agencies/organizations/services exempted are…

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COVID 19: We Did Not Contradict the NCDC- NPA Mgt

Posted on : March 28, 2020

 

Following public reactions to attempts by the Nigerian Ports Authority to get full details of COVID-19 cases said to have been found on a vessel, the Authority made clarifications on what happened. Click to read Press Release in full.

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HOW TO PREVENT CORONA VIRUS SPREAD

Posted on : February 28, 2020

 

As the world works towards finding lasting solutions to the corona virus crises, people can help one another by preventing the spread and teaching others to prevent it too. This is what you need to do! Download the file for the step by step expert instruction.

Educate someone today. Report any suspected case(s) so it does not spiral beyond control.

Prevention is better.

 

 

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A NATIONAL POLICY ON ARBITRATION IN NIGERIA

Posted on : February 22, 2020

 

The article was jointly written by  Dr. Wole Akinyeye and Ridwan Bello, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Olisa Agbakoba Legal.

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