Ships & Ports

Customs impounds N500m smuggled goods

Customs impound N52m goods in Kaduna

  The Federal Operation Unit, Zone B of the Nigeria Customs Service, Kaduna, on Wednesday said it seized smuggled goods valued at N52.17 million in five days. The...

SON, UK agency sign MoU to reduce rejection of Nigeria’s exports

SON, UK agency sign MoU to reduce rejection of Nigeria’s exports

  The British Standard Institute (BSI) and Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reduce the rate at which...

Maersk revamps ‘Captain Peter’ 

Maersk revamps ‘Captain Peter’ 

  Maersk has released its revamped Remote Container Management (RCM) platform featuring the virtual assistant Captain Peter.  Since its launch to customers in...

BIMCO submits biofouling survey results to the IMO

BIMCO submits biofouling survey results to the IMO

  As biofouling is attracting an increasing amount of attention from states, shipowners, and port authorities around the world, BIMCO is continually working on...

New Zeland to adopt IMO air pollution convention

New Zeland to adopt IMO air pollution convention

  New Zealand revealed plans to sign up to new international maritime regulations to reduce ship emissions and lift air quality around ports and harbors, Julie Anne...

Simbi Wabote

NCDMB to extend local content to ongoing railway projects

  The Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Wednesday, stated that it is seeking a review of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development...

Ifeanyi-Ubah

Ifeanyi Ubah to face charges over N135bn AMCON debt

  The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against Ifeanyi Ubah and his Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited over an indebtedness of N135bn to the Asset...

FG opposes bail for suspected illegal arms importers

42-year old man docked for heroin trafficking 

  A 42-year-old man, Obinna Adindu, was on Wednesday docked at a Federal High Court in Lagos, over a drug trafficking charge preferred against him by the National...

Senate

Senate receives 2020 budget final report

  The Senate has received the final report for the 2020 budget. The chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Jubril Barau, presented the final report on...

U.S. blacklists six oil tankers in new Venezuela-related sanctions

U.S. blacklists six oil tankers in new Venezuela-related sanctions

  The Trump administration on Tuesday blacklisted six oil tankers involved in the shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba, the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at...

FAAN installs liquid explosive detectors at airports

FAAN installs liquid explosive detectors at airports

  The Federal Government has through the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) acquired devices to detect hazardous liquid at the airports. Speaking when the...

Shipowners tag NIMASA industry forecast ‘extremely unrealistic’ 

Senate queries NIMASA’s $198m maritime security contract 

  The Senate on Tuesday raised the alarm over a contract by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to an Israeli security firm, HSLI, to...