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JTF destroys 436 illegal refineries, frees kidnapped oil workers

Army dislodges Delta oil thieves, seizes 60 boats

The Nigerian Army has smashed one of the biggest camps operated by oil thieves in Delta State, destroying about 60 Cotonou boats, 150 storage tanks, 700 drums used by...

Fake travel agent docked for N265,000 visa fraud

Men plead guilty to displaying offensive weapons in Apapa

By John Omoaka Two men namely, Taoreed Olowe (20) and Isiaka Idowu (28), were on Wednesday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly displaying...

Oman opens its ports to U.S. warships, aircraft 

Oman opens seaports to U.S. warships

Oil-rich Oman says it has signed an agreement with the United States that allows the use of its sea and airports by US warships and aircraft. The deal gives America more...

11 die in Samos Island boat mishap

11 die in Samos Island boat mishap

No fewer than 11 people have been confirmed dead in the water off the Greek island of Samos. Samos is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is a separate regional...

VIDEO: Cargo ship runs into Korean bridge

VIDEO: Cargo ship runs into Korean bridge

A Russian cargo ship has collided with a bridge in southeastern Korea. The Korean Coast Guard said the 5,998-ton Seagrand sailed into the side of the Gwangan Bridge at...

Atiku Abubakar

Atiku accuses APC of destroying economy 

By Omotilewa Quadri  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Sunday in Kano said the country is witnessing...

Reduced appetite for ultra large ships will benefit shipping industry — Drewry 

Reduced appetite for ultra large ships will benefit shipping industry — Drewry 

Shipping consultancy firm, Drewry on Tuesday said the industry’s supply-demand balance will benefit from a reduced appetite for ultra large container vessels (ULCVs)...

Comrade Adewale Adeyanju

Maritime union hails terminal operators for dockworkers new wage deal

The President-General, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Adewale Adeyanju, has described the newly signed Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between...

Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess (Dr.) Vicky Haastrup

Sound bite

“The situation in Apapa particularly as it relates to access to the port is a monumental national disgrace.” Princess Vicky Haastrup, Chairman, Seaport Terminal...

Stakeholders’ Comments on the 2018 Maritime Cup Competition

Stakeholders’ Comments on the 2018 Maritime Cup Competition

It is an amazing competition put together by the organisers; I commend them for it. I am from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency’s (NIMASA) team...

NSE sustains growth for second day, trade hits N21bn

Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday sustained a positive growth for the second consecutive day as the market capitalisation appreciated by...

Tanzanian ferry death toll rises to 100

Update: Tanzanian ferry death toll rises to 100

The death toll in a Tanzanian ferry mishap, MV Nyerere, in Lake Victoria, has risen to more than 100 on Friday. This is as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with...