Ships & Ports

One dead, seven missing after boat capsizes

One dead, seven missing after boat capsizes

  A man has been found dead inside a capsized fishing boat off northern Japan, with seven other crewmembers missing. The 29-tonne Keieimaru No.65 with eight...

China jails ex-transport officer 13 years for bribery

China jails ex-transport officer 13 years for bribery

  Zhou Shu, former Director of Transportation Department of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking...

Again smugglers attack Customs operatives in Ogun, injure 2 

Two killed as Customs chase suspected smuggler in Ogun

  Two persons were crushed to death in Akinale village in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, on Tuesday, by a bus driver, who carried cartons of...

Four die, three missing as boat capsizes in Senegal

Four die, three missing as boat capsizes in Senegal

  At least four people died and three were missing after a boat carrying dozens of tourists capsized under heavy storms in Senegal, authorities and emergency...

China jails ex-transport officer 13 years for bribery

China jails ex-transport officer 13 years for bribery

  Zhou Shu, former Director of Transportation Department of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking...

Fallen container kills two, several injured in Lagos

Container falls off truck, kills two, injures several others in Lagos

  A fallen container from a truck has allegedly killed two people and injured several others at Ikorodu area of Lagos state on Monday. Director-General, Lagos State...

India busts Nigerian-Afghan heroin cartel 

2 Nigerians, 4 others arrested in India for drug deal 

  India’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has seized Afghan Heroin worth more than Rs 30 crore (about $4.2million) and arrested six persons, including two...

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SPDC deploys cameras to track spills, crude theft

  The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) said it has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection and response...

NSCDC impounds 55,000 litres of illegally refined diesel

NSCDC impounds 55,000 litres of illegally refined diesel

  The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Bayelsa Command, has announced the seizure of about 55,000 litres of illegally refined diesel in the state....

Lawmakers probe Transportation Secretary Chao’s ties to family shipping business

Lawmakers probe Transportation Secretary Chao’s ties to family shipping business

  A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Monday demanded documents from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao as part of a new investigation into whether she has...

India busts Nigerian-Afghan heroin cartel 

India busts Nigerian-Afghan heroin cartel 

  India’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has seized Afghan Heroin worth more than Rs 30 crore (about $4.2million) and arrested six persons, including two...

Italy allows migrant rescue ship to berth 

Italy allows migrant rescue ship to berth 

  Italy’s new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of the uncompromising, closed-door policy...