Ships & Ports

21 die in Sokoto boat mishap

Six die in Kebbi canoe mishap

  Canoe mishap has killed six young girls in Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi state, News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Chairman of the council, Alhaji Umaru...

Marketers demand dredging of Escravos channel 

  The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) has appealed to the Federal Government to dredge the Escravos channel in order to ease...

Ship sinks in South China Sea

Ship sinks in South China Sea

  A Vietnam-flagged cargo ship sank in the South China Sea after being caught in stormy weather. The vessel, Toan Phat 68, capsized in the vicinity of Quy Nhơn...

Fitch: Global shipping outlook is negative

Fitch: Global shipping outlook is negative

  As the year winds down, forecasts are being made for 2020 and based on Fitch Ratings’ new report, there is little room for optimism. The rating agency listed...

Concerns in Singapore over Daewoo, Hyundai Heavy merger 

Concerns in Singapore over Daewoo, Hyundai Heavy merger 

  The creation of the shipbuilding super-power through the proposed merger of South Korean shipbuilding giants Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME)...

NCAA says Bayelsa airport not certified

NCAA says Bayelsa airport not certified

  The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has shed more light into why full commercial flight operation is yet to commence in Bayelsa International Airport, in...

India arrests another Nigerian for hard drugs

India arrests another Nigerian for possessing cocaine 

  India Police in Panaji, Goa arrested a Nigerian drug dealer Chinedu Onyedinma after a one kilometre chase on foot. According to a report by Times of India,...

FG committee visits Nigeria-Niger border 

FG committee visits Nigeria-Niger border 

  A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Monday arrived Katsina in continuation of its assessment...

Qingdao launches first hydrogen-powered 5G terminal 

Qingdao launches first hydrogen-powered 5G terminal 

  The world’s first hydrogen-powered 5G terminal project in China’s north port of Qingdao has been put into service. The terminal is the second phase project of...

Niras wins contract for Tanzania’s Tanga port

Niras wins contract for Tanzania’s Tanga port

  Danish consultancy company Niras has signed a contract for the study and design of a new oil terminal and the expansion of Tanzania’s second-largest port, the...

India accedes to ship recycling convention

India accedes to ship recycling convention

  India, one of the world’s five major ship recycling countries, has acceded to the IMO Hong Kong Convention, the treaty that will set global standards for safe...

Samsung Heavy Industries to build the world largest containerships

Evergreen signs contracts for four 23,000 TEU ships

Taiwanese shipping major Evergreen has signed contracts with Jiangnan Shipyard and Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding for the construction of four 23,000 TEU containerships....