Still on the ‘hijack’ of Turkish Ship El-Hiblu 1

A few weeks ago, precisely on March 27, 2019, the world was jolted by the report…

Piracy: The cheery news from IMB

A fortnight ago, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), a specialized department of the International Chamber of…

The sad story of another floating dock

Dry docking is an integral part of shipping business. Ships must be in good shape to…

IMO 2020: Nigeria and Impending freight hikes

January 1, 2020 will mark the full implementation of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 regulations…

NIMASA’s ‘basket of incentives’ to ship owners

In a recent interaction with journalists, the director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency…

Attracting cargoes to Eastern ports

  Eastern ports are the seaports located in Calabar, Port Harcourt, Onne, Warri, Sapele, Koko, and…

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