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Togo arrests pirates for attempted hijacking of tanker

Togolese naval forces have prevented a hijacking of product tanker Djetona 1 in the Gulf of Guinea. Data provided by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy...

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FEC approves N1.8bn for rehabilitation of railway village

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved N1.8billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of buildings of railway village in Agbor, Delta. The...

Maersk targets carbon neutrality by 2050

Maersk orders five 2,200 TEU feederships at Jiangnan Shipyard

The world’s largest container shipping company A.P. Moller–Maersk has signed a contract five 2,200 teu feederships with Chinese shipbuilding company CSSC Jiangnan...

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Customs CG Hameed Ali says rice imported into Nigeria is poisonous

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has described rice imported into Nigeria as poisonous, advising Nigerians to stop consuming it. “A chemical must have...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,

Wike accuses Major General Jamil Sarhem of oil theft, illegal bunkering

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday accused the General Officer Commanding 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem, of oil theft and...

Houston channel reopens after ship collision 

Houston ship channel reopened

The Houston Ship Channel reopened to two-way traffic on May 15, less than a week after a collision between a K Line tanker and a tug pushing two barges closed the...

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Korean metal workers oppose DDSME, Hyundai Heavy merger

The Korean Metal Workers’ Union and union members from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) submitted a petition to the Fair Trade Commission on...

Alphaliner: Boxship scrubber retrofits to surge ahead of IMO 2020

Singapore authorities advise on scrubber waste reception facilities

The Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has issued advice on reception facilities from waste from closed-loop scrubbers, which is classified as toxic. When...

CBN asks importers to trade with yuan instead of dollar 

CBN: Senate confirms Emefiele for second term

Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, the Senate has confirmed Godwin Emefiele for a second term as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Senate confirmed...

Russia to limit re-exports of oil products via Belarus

Police alerts of politically motivated plots to destroy oil facilities

Force Headquarters has said it has uncovered plans to attack oil installations across the country. It said some subversive elements masquerading as climate and...

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Shippers’ Council seeks ECOWAS’ support in trade facilitation

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has called for the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in trade facilitation both within the country...

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Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil installations

Saudi Arabia’s defence minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil installations that Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi militia has claimed...