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Kaduna Dry Port

Shippers’ Council urges stakeholders to patronise Kaduna dry port

The Director, Abuja Liaison Office of Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Muhammad...

Gibraltar detains oil supertanker heading to Syria

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker to Aug. 15

Gibraltar’s supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities there...

Global container handling capacity projected to increase by 260m TEU

World Container Index up by 4.9%

The composite index increased 4.9% this week but, 7.6% down as compared with same period...

Carnival Panorama passes sea trials

Carnival Panorama passes sea trials

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Panorama, completed its sea trials in...

Cosco ship runs aground between Argentina and Uruguay

Cosco ship runs aground between Argentina and Uruguay

The 38,801 dwt bulk carrier Fu Xing Hai has grounded at Martin Garcia Channel, between...

IMO condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz

IMO condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz

The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has condemned recent attacks...

Construction work begins on Shenghong tanker terminal

Construction work begins on Shenghong tanker terminal

Construction has started of Shenghong Group’s liquid bulk cargo terminal project in...

Iran grain ships stuck in Brazil without fuel due to U.S. sanctions

Iran grain ships stuck in Brazil without fuel due to U.S. sanctions

Two Iranian vessels have been stranded for weeks at Brazilian ports, unable to head back...

Customs intercepts ambulance with N2.8m tramadol at Apapa port, arrests two suspects

Seized tramadol: Medbury suspends ambulance driver, backs further investigation

Medbury Medical Services, owner of the ambulance illegally used to convey 10 cartons of...

EDITORIAL

Godwin-Emefiele-CBN.

CBN’s trade monitoring system and Nigeria’s non-oil exports

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently announced that it would launch a Trade...

Power transformers

Nigeria’s intractable power sector

Nigeria’s business mogul, Aliko Dangote, asked a critical question recently at the...

Apapa gridlock

Wharf landing fees and Apapa gridlock

No law in Lagos State, in recent time, has elicited as much public outcry and resistance...

INTERVIEW

Anti-piracy law will not end maritime crimes in Nigeria — Ogbeifun

Anti-piracy law will not end maritime crimes in Nigeria — Ogbeifun

The immediate past President, Ship owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Engr. Greg...

Hassan Bello

Nigeria lost $9 billion in crude oil freight to foreign ships — Bello

The Executive Secretary/CEO of Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello, is at...

Maritime security contract with Israeli firm not transparent — IYC President

Maritime security contract with Israeli firm not transparent — IYC President

Eric Omare, a lawyer, is the President of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC). In this interview...

REPORTS

National shipping carrier: Revisiting another failed venture

National shipping carrier: Revisiting another failed venture

Former Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, stirred the hornet’s nest as he was...

Gulf of Guinea, East Africa record increased pirate attacks in 2017  

How to stop pirates plaguing West Africa 

Remember those Somali pirates? Earlier this decade, they brazenly hijacked giant oil...

How Petrogress MD faked pirate attack, abduction of seafarers — Navy 

MT Apecus ‘hijack’ and matters arising

The story of the reported hijack of a Palau flagged vessel, MT Apecus, off Bonny coast in...

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