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PIL fined $3m fine for dumping oily waste in Guam harbour

  Singapore’s shipping company Pacific International Lines (PIL) has been sentenced for illegally discharging oil into Apra Harbour, Guam, and for maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharges…

Port of Hamburg cargo volumes down 7.6% in 2020

  A bounce back in volumes in Q4 2020 was not enough to stop the Port of Hamburg seeing a 7.6% drop in cargo handled last year. The Port of…

Lagos, NPA direct trucks to vacate Apapa roads by 4pm today

  Ahead of the commencement of the electronic call-up that will henceforth define the movement of trucks into Apapa, the Lagos State Government and Nigerian Ports Authority have jointly ordered…

Gunmen hijack boat, kidnap 11 passengers in Rivers

  Gunmen suspected to be sea robbers have hijacked a passenger boat conveying eleven travellers from the Bille Jetty in Port Harcourt to Bonny Island in Rivers State. Chairman of…

Police in Germany, Belgium seize record 23 tons of cocaine

  German customs authorities Wednesday announced the largest seizure of cocaine in European history, more than 23 tons discovered in two raids this month at ports in Hamburg, Germany and…

41 migrants drown in the Mediterranean

  At least 41 people drowned when their boat capsized in the Central Mediterranean on Saturday, the latest shipwreck involving migrants and refugees fleeing conflict-stricken Libya and seeking a better…

NDLEA intercepts container-load of tramadol in Apapa port

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has intercepted a container-load of tramadol at the Apapa port in Lagos, just as its operatives have arrested 90 persons,…

Samsung Heavy pays $149m to dodge Brazil Car Wash probe

  South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has agreed to pay a settlement in a leniency deal with authorities of Brazil to settle a corruption investigation. According to reports, federal…

Crew of seized South Korean tanker return home

  The crew of the South Korean chemical tanker Hankuk Chemi, which was seized by Iranian authorities back in January, are on their way home, the International Transport Workers’ Federation…

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On principled transition to next level

Elections are over. The deluge of hate speeches have receded. Tensions have largely abated. The tempestuous wind of socioeconomic uncertainties has subsided. Normalcy reigns. Gladly, the confidence of international investors…

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Benefits of developing our inland waterways

By Capt. Chris Nezianya   Nigeria is blessed with many rivers, most of which are navigable. The two major rivers are Rivers Niger and Benue. They provide livelihood for the…

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