Tag: Maritime Sector

Admiral Akpan: Nigeria must eradicate ‘sea blindness’ at its National Assembly

Rear Admiral Francis Akpan, Managing Director of FRADAN says unless Nigeria gets out of ‘sea blindness’ it would continue to remain in the dark about the potential of its maritime sector. At the recently concluded Global Maritime Security Conference, Rear Admiral Akpan describes ‘sea blindness’ as not knowing the treasures embedded in its maritime domain and not making attempts to identify them. He joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.

How this scuba diving academy is uplifting the SA’s youth

It is still a rare sight in South Africa, young blacks turning from ordinary villagers to scuba divers. It is now a business that contributes largely to the country's maritime sector. CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana went to Mzansi Scuba Academy to hear their story.

Transnet’s Nozipho Sithole on opportunities for women in the maritime sector

At this year's Forbes Women Africa "Leading Women Summit", Forbes Africa spoke to Nozipho Sithole, Chief Executive at Transnet Port Terminals about the importance of the Maritime business and technological opportunities available to women.

Nigeria terminates multi- million dollar contract with Intels

Nigeria terminates multi- million dollar contract with Intels