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Alphaliner raises fresh hopes for container shipping recovery 

Iran, Oman to launch new shipping line by late April

Iran and Oman are set to add a new direct shipping route between their ports in the...

Junction Rain: U.S., Nigerian navies intercept 100 ships

Junction Rain: U.S., Nigerian navies intercept 100 ships

The Nigerian Navy with its United States counterparts have intercepted 100 vessels out of...

Captured Ukrainian sailors moved to Moscow prisons

Ukraine appeals detention of vessels, 24 sailors by Russia

Ukraine has submitted an appeal to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea...

Panama Canal sets new tonnage record

Panama Canal to welcome its biggest ever containership in May

The Panama Canal is set to welcome its biggest ever containership mid-May, according to...

Chinese firm signs contract to build $135m port in Bulgaria

Chinese firm signs contract to build $135m port in Bulgaria

China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) has signed a $135.5 million Bulgaria port...

FG approves $20m loan for Lagos transport plan

FG approves $20m loan for Lagos transport plan

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the loan of $20 million for Lagos State...

How seafarers battle loneliness at sea

How seafarers battle loneliness at sea

Loneliness is a feeling of depression resulting from being alone. It is known for its...

Buhari: Why Nigeria, other developing countries are no longer powerful in OPEC

Buhari asks Ministers to give account of stewardship

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for a comprehensive “status reports on policies,...

Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke

$2.1bn Malabu oil deal: Court orders arrest of Adoke, Etete, four others

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja has ordered the arrest of former...

EDITORIAL

Lagos-port

ISPS Code implementation and US sanctions on Nigeria

Barely one year after expressing satisfaction with Nigeria’s compliance level with the...

Buhari

Saving Nigeria from another debt trap

  Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Ms. Patience Oniha, last...

maritime-sector

Funding the new minimum wage through the maritime industry

The controversial N30,000 minimum wage has finally been approved by lawmakers, thus...

INTERVIEW

Nancy Freeborn

INTELS has trained and empowered more than 1,000 women — Freeborn 

Nancy Freeborn is the Project Head, Women Empowerment Programme Scheme Synergy (WEPSS), a...

Hassan Bello

Freight rate is a function of demand and supply — Bello

The Executive Secretary/CEO of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Barrister Hassan...

Nigeria, China sign $2bn deal on cotton value chain industry

How Customs, Minister of Trade frustrated auto policy — Official

A former Director of Policy and Planning, National Automotive Design and Development...

REPORTS

The sad story of another floating dock

Dry docking is an integral part of shipping business. Ships must be in good shape to...

Shipowners tag NIMASA industry forecast ‘extremely unrealistic’ 

NIMASA’s ‘basket of incentives’ to ship owners

In a recent interaction with journalists, the director-general of the Nigerian Maritime...

Inland waterways transportation and its saboteurs

Inland waterways transportation and its saboteurs

By Enyeribe Anyanwu The comatose state of inland water transportation remains a sad...

COLUMNS

OPINION

Will you risk travelling through the Mediterranean Sea to Europe?

I will never give it a try, never in my life. I have heard and read of so much that has...

What should the government do to make eastern ports more viable?

I think the government should be able to liberalise the ports, make it more effective for...

Buhari can proclaim self as petroleum minister- Court rules

Do you like it that President Buhari did not change his Ministers all through his first term?

 Compiled by Oluwatoyin Amao I like the fact that the President did not change them...