Ships & Ports

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FG reduces petrol price to N123.5 per litre

  The Federal Government on Tuesday night reduced the price of petrol from N125/litre to N123.5/litre. Current petrol price indicates a reduction of N1.5 on every...

Navy seizes 3,574 bags of smuggled rice in Calabar 

Military intercepts smuggled rice, arrests four

  The maritime component of the Nigerian military, under Operations Calm Waters and Swift Response, has arrested four suspected smugglers and impounded 894 bags of...

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Ship escapes pirate attack south of Bonny Island

  Liberia-flagged containership MV Lana escaped pirate attack on Friday while sailing south of Bonny Island, Nigeria. A skiff with six people on board attacked the...

CBN asks importers to trade with yuan instead of dollar 

CBN suspends cheque clearing indefinitely

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed that cheque clearing should be suspended. CBN Director of Banking Services, Sam Okoreje, said the suspension is...

Navy hospital ship joins frontline of U.S. coronavirus battle

Navy hospital ship joins frontline of U.S. coronavirus battle

  In a hopeful image that captured the spirit of a national mobilization against the coronavirus, a Navy hospital ship docked in New York on Monday as the city...

Expanded Panama Canal handles its largest containership ever 

Panama Canal reduces workforce, booking cancellations surge

  The Panama Canal is set to operate with a reduced workforce for at least 14 days, and there has been a surge in booking cancellations primarily from the cruise...

Chinese quarantined at Lagos airport tests negative for coronavirus 

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 111

  Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of the coronavirus disease (covid-19), bringing the total number of cases in the country to 111. The Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Containership runs aground on lower Mississippi

Containership runs aground on lower Mississippi

  A 334-meter containership has run aground on the Lower Mississippi River near Poydras, Louisiana.  The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watch standers at Coast...

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NUPENG assures Nigerians of fuel supply 

  The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has assured Nigerians of uninterrupted fuel supplies nationwide as the nation battled to contain...

NNPC GMD, Mele Kolo Kyari

NNPC, 31 oil firms mobilise $30m coronavirus fund 

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and 31 upstream oil and gas industry companies on Friday announced a $30 million (N11.4 billion) intervention...

Four die on Holland America cruise ship

Four die on Holland America cruise ship

  Four passengers have died on board the MS Zaandam, a cruise ship currently off the coast of Panama with dozens of guests suffering from influenza-like symptoms,...

Agents seek import duty waiver on hand sanitizers, gloves 

Agents seek import duty waiver on hand sanitizers, gloves 

  The Shipping and Freight Forwarders Agents ssociation of Zimbabwe (SFAAZ) has urged the government to temporarily suspend customs duty on all imports of...