Senate committee raises alarm over oil tanks

The Senate Committee on Maritime Transport has frowned at the siting of petroleum products tank farms within the ports. It said the damage an accident from one of the facilities, could cause the country would be incalculable if the Federal Government fails to take precautionary steps.

It, however, lauded the Federal government’s efforts in repositioning the seaports to become a hub in West and Central Africa.… Read the rest

Senate C’ttee On Maritime Joins Force To Revamp Sector

The new impetus towards repositioning the maritime sector received a boost as the Senate Committee on Maritime Transport yesterday pledged to work with the federal government to achieve a total overhaul of the corruption-ridden sector.

The committee began a four-day familiarisation tour of the seaports and maritime transport facilities in the country, as well as industry stakeholders and agencies as part of its oversight functions, pledging to revamp the sector.… Read the rest