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Origin of mordern shipping in nigeria

mordernshippingThe foundation of modern shipping industry in Nigeria was laid by a Briton, MacGregor Laird, who formed the Royal African Steamship Company in 1849, with British subsidy and cargo support.

In the mid-1950s, the first modern indigenous shipping line, the “Nigeria Line” was established by a wealthy indigenous merchant, Mr. Patrick Osoba, in a joint venture with the Finnish firm of Nordstrom and Company.

First Power Generation Plant in Nigeria

sapele power plantPower generation started in Nigeria in 1896, with the first electricity project and power generation plant in Ijora, Lagos.

The plant has a 132/33KV Transmission Station and Installed Capacity of 13.02MW (Dual Fuel Gas Turbine)

Nigeria’s Largest Deep Water Development

agbamiThe $3.5bn Agbami oilfield project is Nigeria’s largest Deep water development. The field lies in OPL blocks 216 and 217, approximately 220 miles south-east of Lagos and 70 miles offshore Nigeria, in the central Niger Delta. Development of the field was unitised between the two blocks. Chevron Corporation (Chevron) has a 68.15% interest and operates the field through its Nigerian affiliate, Star Deep Water Petroleum. The remaining working interests are held by Statoil (18.85%) and Petrobras (13%).

The field is owned by the terms of a Deep water production-sharing contract (PSC) between Chevron and Famfa.

Good Time Management Skills

time managementWhy does it seem like there’s never enough hours in the day to complete tasks and projects? Have you ever wondered why some people achieve so much more with their time than others? The answer is simply “Good time management”.

The highest achievers manage their time exceptionally well, even when time is tight and pressures are high. Good time management requires an important shift in focus from activities to results. Spending your day in a frenzy of activity often achieves less, because you’re dividing your attention between so many different tasks. Good time management lets you work smarter – not harder – so you get more done in less time.

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