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Four injured as ship explodes off Gibraltar coast

  Four crew members were last Friday injured following an explosion onboard a Hong Kong-flagged bulker in Gibraltar waters. The ship in question is the 120,600 dwt CSSC Cape Town…

NPA, LASG to run three months trial of truck e-call up system

  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, disclosed plans to finally commence a three month trial on enforcement of the electronic call up system for…

Customs seizes 17kg gold bars at airport

  Customs officials on Monday said it seized 150 gold bars weighing 17.4 kg at Bangladesh’s Shah Amanat International Airport in seaport city Chattogram from a plane arriving from Abu…

Royal Caribbean’s quarterly loss hits $1bn

  Royal Caribbean Group lost more than $1 billion in the fourth quarter as the coronavirus crisis kept its cruise ships ashore, but pointed to strong booking trends for 2022.…

COVID-19 vaccine: Customs seeks collaboration with aviation authorities

  The World Customs Organization (WCO) has urged civil aviation authorities globally to collaborate strongly with Customs and other relevant stakeholders to facilitate safe and secure COVID-19 vaccine distribution worldwide.…

Customs implements slash in vehicle import duty

  The Nigeria Customs Service said it has commenced implementation of the reduced import levy for vehicles. The 2020 finance bill signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari provides for…

Maersk: Engine oil pressure triggered Eindhoven loss of propulsion

  Maersk has said that a loss of propulsion led to some 260 containers falling overboard from the Maersk Eindhoven in severe weather off the coast of Japan this week.…

Maersk Eindhoven loses 260 containers in rough weather

  A Maersk Line containership has lost about 260 containers overboard while en route from China to Los Angeles, the latest in series of container loss incidents to hit the…

IMO 2021 world maritime theme focused on visibility of seafarers

  The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has chosen to make 2021 a year of action for seafarers, who are facing unprecedented hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, despite their vital…

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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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