Ships & Ports

Nigerian passengers accuse British Airways of ill treatment 

British Airways tenders ‘unreserved apology’ to Nigerian passengers 

  British Airways on Thursday apologised to some of its Nigerian passengers over recent delays and diversions of flights occasioned by the inclement weather at the...

Nigeria-Customs-Logo

Customs eyes N140.2bn revenue at Onne 

  The Customs Area Controller of Port Harcourt Area 11 Command, Onne, Aliyu Saidu, has said the command was given a revenue target of N140,202,000,000 for the year...

Coronavirus: FG steps up vigilance at entry points  

Coronavirus: FG steps up vigilance at entry points  

  The Federal Government has directed port health officers to be vigilant and look out for travellers with visible signs of sickness at all the country’s...

Kelly Tolhurst

UK gets new Maritime Minister 

  The UK Government has appointed Kelly Tolhurst as new Maritime Minister to replace Nusrat Ghani, who was axed last week as part of Prime Minister Boris...

Coronavirus: Japan ends quarantine of Diamond Princess 

Coronavirus: Japan ends quarantine of Diamond Princess 

  The quarantine of the cruise ship Diamond Princess has officially ended and passengers have started to disembark, Princess Cruises, the owner of the cruise...

781 cruise ship passengers test negative for coronavirus 

781 cruise ship passengers test negative for coronavirus 

  The Cambodian Ministry of Health has announced that 781 passengers on board the cruise ship Westerdam have tested negative for coronavirus. As explained, health...

Singapore slashed port dues for passenger ships 

Singapore slashed port dues for passenger ships 

  The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is cutting port dues to provide relief to vessel owners and operators who have seen a drop in passenger volumes...

Another 70 coronavirus cases reported on Diamond Princess cruise ship 

Coronavirus: Japan ends quarantine of Diamond Princess

The quarantine of the cruise ship Diamond Princess has officially ended and passengers have started to disembark, Princess Cruises, the owner of the cruise vessel, which...

Missiles hit Tripoli port

Missiles hit Tripoli port

  Eastern Libyan forces said they attacked the seaport of Libya’s capital on Tuesday to target a weapons depot, signaling a new escalation in the battle for...

Ghost ship washes ashore in Ireland

Ghost ship washes ashore in Ireland

  An abandoned cargo ship has washed up in Ireland after more than a year adrift in the North Atlantic.  The M/V Alta first made made headlines in October 2018...

Port of Rotterdam throughput flat in 2019 

  Throughput at the Port of Rotterdam remained flat in 2019 amid “significant underlying shifts” in the various commodity sectors served by the Europe’s...

DP World kicks against termination of concession agreement by Djibouti  

DP World reverts to private ownership

  Dubai-based port operator DP World is returning to private ownership and delisting its shares from Nasdaq Dubai. DP World’s parent company Port and Free Zone...