Ships & Ports

Idle container ships reach highest level for a year – Report

he number of container ships that are currently idled at anchorages in various parts of the world has reached its highest figure in more than a year, according to...

JAN – MARCH 2013 Pirates attacks drop

JAN – MARCH 2013 Pirates attacks drop • IMB advises continued vigilance The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB)...

Customs wins Maritime Cup for keeps

Customs wins Maritime Cup for keeps …Snatches victory from Ocean Star with lone goal • ENL beats NIMASA for 3rd place The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday...

Bayelsa partners Polish coy on academy

The Bayelsa State Government last Friday in Abuja sailed closer towards actualising its dreams of establishing a world-class maritime academy in the littoral state when...

Mixed reactions trail Customs’ N1.4trn target

Following the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) declaration of its intention to collect N1.4 trillion as revenue target for 2013 fiscal year, a number of freight forwarding...

Customs, Ocean Star in battle royale

Customs, Ocean Star in battle royale … As NIMASA, ENL gun for 3rd position A clearing and forwarding company, Ocean Star Shipping, owned by Founder of the National...

Somali pirates cost global economy $18bn annually, says World Bank

The nefarious activities of Somali pirates contribute to raising global trade costs up by as much as $18 billion annually, it has been revealed by the World Bank....

NPA repositions Security Dept

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has perfected plans to boost the performance of its Security Department and enable it cope with the present challenges, according to...

MARAN organises retreat in Abuja

All roads lead to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), for all journalists covering the nation’s shipping sector in both the print and electronic media, Public...

NPA, NLNG move to mend fences

NPA, NLNG move to mend fences … Boost smooth sailing on Bonny Channel Smooth movement of ships in the Bonny Channel is expected to receive fillip, as the Nigerian...

5TH MARITIME CUP FINAL It’s Customs versus Ocean Star!

A clearing and forwarding company, Ocean Star Shipping, owned by Founder of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Dr. Boniface...

Lack of funds stalls Lekki Port Project

The long-proposed Lekki Port may remain the mere wishful thinking of its promoters, as banks and major financial institutions in the country have continued to shun...