Sea Change in Africa's Coastal Laws Needed
The African Union's plan to introduce cabotage laws restricting foreign vessels in African coastal waters could be a major step towards economic independence, writes Think Africa Press.
A crew member prepares to board a tanker.
Nigeria: Expert Seeks Review of Maritime Laws
This Day, 21 December 2012
The Federal Government has been urged to review the "obsolete maritime laws" in the nation's Constitution of the country, to address the ills plaguing the maritime sector of the… Read more »
This Day, 14 December 2012
Director-General of the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping (NCS), Mrs. Ify Akerele, speaks with Francis Ugwoke on how the current efforts to review the nation's Cabotage law will address… Read more »
Vanguard, 10 December 2012
IN a move to checkmate the foreign dominance of the shipping industry in Africa, the African Union has concluded plans to put together an African Cabotage regime that will see only… Read more »
This Day, 25 November 2012
The plans by the Federal Government to finally float a $200m cabotage fund expected to boost local shipping operators' fleet expansion drive has raised hope in the shipping sector… Read more »
This Day, 18 November 2012
After nine years of failed implementation, shipping industry operators have renewed their call for an urgent review of the Coastal Shipping Law, otherwise known as cabotage regime,… Read more »