Ships & Ports

15 Nigerians arrested in Malaysia for fraud 

15 Nigerians arrested in Malaysia for fraud 

Malaysian police have arrested 15 Nigerians in one fell swoop on suspicions of being engaged in the business of swindling people. Of the 15, three are women. The...

Ghana, Sao Tome and Principe get visa-free entry to South Africa

Ghana, Sao Tome and Principe get visa-free entry to South Africa

The Department of Home Affairs says the country’s new eVisa system will launch in November 2019, and it has added new nations to the list of countries that can enter...

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Buhari directs NSPMC to produce Nigerian passports in-country 

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the production and personalisation of all Nigerian e-passports and related documentation shall be the sole responsibility of...

Tunisia recovers 38 more bodies from sunken migrant boat

Tunisia recovers 38 more bodies from sunken migrant boat

A humanitarian official on Thursday said Tunisia’s navy has recovered 38 additional bodies from a migrant boat that sank off the Tunisian coast. According to Mongi...

Ferry with 217 passengers catches fire

Ferry with 217 passengers catches fire 

A TT-Line ferry with 217 passengers on board caught fire while en route from Trelleborg, Sweden, to Travemünde, Germany. The fire broke out just before the Peter Pan...

A.P. Moller Holding enters renewable energy sector

A.P. Moller Holding enters renewable energy sector

A.P. Moller Holding, that controls Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, has unveiled its first step into the renewable energy industry with the planned acquisition...

Fire erupts on Philippine roro ship

Fire erupts on Philippine roro ship

A Philippine roll-on/roll-off (roro) vessel caught fire while docked and under repair at FF Cruz Wharf, Mandaue City, Cebu around 4 a.m. local time on June 10. The...

Containership market witnessed contrast in 2018 — Alphaliner 

Alphaliner: Containership giants to continue driving fleet growth

Over the last decade, overall containership fleet growth has been driven by demand for larger ships – a trend that is not expected to be reversed soon, according to...

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Expect names of Buhari’s ministers this week — Lawan 

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will submit the list of ministerial nominees for the consideration and approval of the...

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Senators kick against dominance of foreign airlines in Nigeria

The Senate on Wednesday frowned at the dominance of foreign airlines on multiple routes in the country and passed resolutions to protect indigenous airlines from going...

Tunisia rescues 71 Italy-bound migrants in Mediterranean

Tunisia rescues 71 Italy-bound migrants in Mediterranean

Tunisian authorities rescued 71 migrants as their boat began to sink after setting out from neighbouring Libya for Italy, the National Guard said Tuesday. Monday...

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