Ships & Ports

Crane hit by APL container ship collapses at Antwerp port 

Crane hit by APL container ship collapses at Antwerp port 

  A harbour crane Antwerp port collapsed in the afternoon of Monday after being hit by container vessel APL Mexico City. The 2014-built, 9,326-teu APL Mexico City...

Korea refutes claims it breached WTO agreement

Report: DSME, HHI merger facing full probe in EU 

  The proposed mega-merger of South Korea’s top-tier shipbuilders Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore...

Samsung Heavy, SKT develop 5G remote control test ship

Samsung Heavy, SKT develop 5G remote control test ship

  South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and compatriot telecommunications operator SK Telecom (SKT) have developed and verified a 5G-based...

2020 sulphur cap will be a regulatory game changer, says ICS

Rotterdam sees spike in sales of 0.5% sulphur fuel ahead of IMO 2020

  The port of Rotterdam has shared that sales of its very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) are generating increasing interest ahead of IMO 2020 with half of November...

U.S. wants IMO to implement 2020 sulphur cap rule in phases 

Iceland to enforce strict 0.1% fuel sulphur cap from 2020

  Iceland will enforce the use of 0.1% sulphur bunker fuels in its territorial waters from 2020, a sulphur cap that is more stringent that IMO 2020. The country’s...

Customs intercept N914m sex drugs in Sokoto

Customs intercept N914m sex drugs in Sokoto

  The Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto Area Command has intercepted 640 cartons of dangerous and unapproved aphrodisiacs (sex enhancement drugs) with the duty paid...

Qatar, EU to sign air services agreement

Qatar Airways to take 60% stake in new Rwandan international airport

  Qatar Airways has agreed to take a 60% stake in a new $1.3 billion international airport in Rwanda, the state-run Rwanda Development Board said on Twitter on...

President Cyril Ramaphosa

Rescue is the only way out for South African Airways — Ramaphosa

  South African Airways (SAA) had to be placed on “business rescue” because there was no other viable and financially workable option to secure a credible...

Arik Air

How Arik wasted $240m on two aircraft — AMCON

  The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has blamed the short life span of Nigerian airlines on what it called financial recklessness by the...

Indian engages Nigeria on 18 abducted seafarers 

Indian engages Nigeria on 18 abducted seafarers 

  The Indian Mission in Nigeria has reached out to the Nigerian Government to rescue the 18 Indians taken hostage on board a Hong Kong-flagged vessel near the...

168 Nigerians deported from Libya

168 Nigerians deported from Libya

  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received another batch of 168 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya. The Acting Coordinator, NEMA Lagos...

China shipbuilding boasts $4.2bn deals galore

China shipbuilding boasts $4.2bn deals galore

The world’s largest shipbuilder China Shipbuilding Corp has been on a roll over the past week bringing its orderbook to over USD 4.2 billion. The ordering spree has...