Marine economy contributes $397bn to U.S. GDP

  The U.S. government’s first official study on the economic impact of the nation’s marine economy…

World Bank raises Nigeria’s growth forecast to 1.8%

  The World Bank says Nigeria’s economy is expected to expand at a moderate rate of…

Ports reject Evergreen containership after Captain died of COVID-19

    Evergreen containership Ital Libera, whose Master died of COVID-19 is diverting to Europe as…

Spain joins IMO’s ship recycling convention

  Spain is the latest country to accede to International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) treaty for safe…

Amaechi canvasses death penalty for railway vandals

  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has proposed the death penalty for railway track vandals.…

Reps threaten to sanction CBN Governor, NIMASA DG, NSA 

  The House of Representatives on Monday threatened to invoke the relevant sections of the Nigerian…

China’s trade boom continues in May

  China’s exports continued to surge in May, although at a slower pace than the previous…

Indian to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers

  India’s federal junior minister of ports, shipping and waterways Mansukh Mandaviya has said that all…

Ship abandonments hit record in 2020 -ITF

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said on Monday that it helped seafarers recover nearly…

NPA will punish staff involved in Apapa gridlock extortion, says Bello-Koko

  The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has resolved to take punitive measures against its staff taking…

FG declares NATFORCE illegal, orders it to stop operation

  The Federal Government through the Office of the National Security Adviser has ordered the dismantling…

NDLEA arrests seven drug traffickers at Lagos airport

  Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested seven persons alleged to…

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