Ships & Ports

World’s largest LNG bunker vessel completes sea trials

World’s largest LNG bunker vessel completes sea trials

  A giant LNG bunker vessel, which will be operated by French energy giant Total and owned by Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), has completed sea...

World Contained Index down by 5.6%

World Container Index down by 2.8%

  The composite index decreased 2.8% this week and, conversely 5.4% up when compared with same period of 2019. The average composite index of the WCI, assessed by...

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SON to prosecute importers, manufacturers of substandard products 

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has said that it has no fewer than 15 cases of defaulting importers and manufacturers of substandard products awaiting...

Customs suspends fuel supply to border filling stations 

Ogun lawmaker laments extortion at border area 

  A member representing Ipokia Constituency in Ogun State House of Assembly, Sikiratu Ajibola has lamented increased prices of goods at Idiroko and other border...

Cocaine found aboard containership in Ecuador 

Cocaine found aboard containership in Ecuador 

  Ecuadorian authorities have discovered eighty-eight parcels of cocaine on board a containership in Puerto Bolivar. As informed, the shipment was hidden in four...

South African military plane catches fire in Congo

South African military plane catches fire in Congo

  A South African military transporter carrying 67 people caught fire on landing Thursday in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma but there were no casualties, the UN...

UAE arrests man for smuggling diamond 

UAE arrests man for smuggling diamond 

  Authorities in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE) have arrested a yet to be identified African who attempted to smuggle 297 grams of raw diamonds in his gut, the...

Nigerian-economy

Nigeria’s economy to grow by 2.1% in 2020 – World Bank

  The World Bank has predicted that Nigeria’s economy will grow by 2.1 percent in 2020, adding that growth in the West African Economic and Monetary Union is...

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Liberian Registry simplifies vessel registration process

  The Liberian Registry has announced its Expedited Registration Process, or ERP, effective as of 01 January 2020, in an effort to further streamline the...

Air traffic controllers decry poor landing equipment at Lagos airport

Air traffic controllers decry poor landing equipment at Lagos airport

  Air Traffic Controllers have raised the alarm over poor navigational and landing equipment at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, which have compelled some...

Cruise ships avoid Australia’s Port of Eden amid raging bush fires 

Cruise ships avoid Australia’s Port of Eden amid raging bush fires 

  Operations at the Australian small seaport of Eden have been impacted by the major bush fires raging across the South Coast region of New South Wales, threatening...

Crew member in fatal accident off Durban

Crew member in fatal accident off Durban

  A Brazilian crewman suffered fatal injuries in the accident that occurred on board an unidentified heavy lift vessel off South Africa, which called for assistance...