Ships & Ports

Australia revokes national shipping line law

Australia revokes national shipping line law

  Australia has removed laws that protect the country’s shipping industry with the repeal of the Australian National Line (ANL) Act, according to the Maritime...

VLCC rates may edge up on floating storage, August charters

VLCC rates hit $300,000 a day in robust yet volatile market

  Freight rates of VLCCs have surged to a high of $300,000 a day in a market boosted by a quick succession of unrelated incidents, as the different events have...

Niger Republic bans rice export to Nigeria

Border closure: Niger Republic frets, bans rice export to Nigeria

  Niger Republic has banned the exportation of rice to Nigeria following the closure of nation’s borders. This was disclosed by the Comptroller-General of...

Border closure: Customs now rakes in N5.8bn a day — Ali

Customs bans import, export of all goods through land borders

  The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) says no item can be imported or exported through the nation’s land borders anymore. Customs Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali,...

Navy gets 250 boats to fight maritime crimes 

Navy gets 250 boats to fight maritime crimes 

  The Nigerian Navy has acquired 250 boats as well as other offshore patrol vessels and seaward defence boats in sustained fortification of its fleet to tackle oil...

Customs Area Controller, Aliyu Saidu

Customs collects N81bn in three months at Onne

  The Port Harcourt Area 2 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Onne, said on Friday that it generated a total revenue of N81.1 billion in the third quarter of...

NIWA pulls down shanties, clears water hyacinth in Lagos 

NIWA pulls down shanties, clears water hyacinth in Lagos 

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Lagos Area Office, has pulled down shanties around Iddo waterfront to secure the area for navigation. The...

Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt airports not affected by strike 

Passenger dies at Lagos airport after news of wife’s death

  A 44-year-old passenger, Jude Oladapo, has slumped and died while undergoing boarding procedures at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. MMIA...

Cruise ship passenger falls to his death 

Cruise ship passenger falls to his death 

  Spanish authorities weekend recovered a body of a cruise ship passenger in the Gulf of Cadiz. The passenger reportedly fell from the ship’s deck 8 in the...

Saudi Arabia denies involvement in Iranian tanker attack 

Saudi Arabia denies involvement in Iranian tanker attack 

  Saudi Arabia has said it had no involvement in Friday’s attack on an Iranian oil tanker. The National Iranian Tanker Company, which owns the Sabiti tanker, said...

‘Proper identification of goods through laboratories crucial for Customs’

‘Proper identification of goods through laboratories crucial for Customs’

  The Director, Tariff and Trade Affairs Directorate, World Customs Organisation (WCO), Ping Liu has said that there is need for Customs authorities globally to...

Nigerian Customs Handover Military Equipment To US Official

Customs returns seized military wares to U.S.

  Six mine-resistant multipurpose military vehicles were on Friday in Yola, Adamawa State, handed over to the Deputy Chief of Mission, United States Embassy in...