Ships & Ports

Trump axes duty-free status for Rwanda's apparel exports

Trump: I’m very happy with the trade war

US President Donald Trump said he was “very happy” with the trade war he’s fighting with China, vowing to ensure that China does not become the world’s top...

Malta impounds second migrant rescue ship

Italy impounds migrants rescue ship Sea-Watch 3

Italian authorities have impounded the charity vessel Sea-Watch 3 after 47 migrants aboard were disembarked at the port of Lampedusa. The migrants were transferred onto...

Nigeria owing IOCs $5.1bn

NNPC: Why we replaced top management cadre, by NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has explained the recent staff movements in the Corporation, saying it was normal replacement and backfill exercise to...

Venezuela files WTO complaint over Colombia's fuel import rules

WTO quarterly trade growth indicator remains at nine-year low

The World Trade Organization (WTO) quarterly outlook indicator showed on Monday that global goods trade growth was likely to remain weak, with a reading of 96.3,...

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ITF alleges inhuman treatment of seafarers on Blumenthal ships

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has shared details provided by current and former seafarers regarding alleged exploitative working conditions...

Nigeria records 2.38% GDP growth in Q4 2018 - NBS

Nigeria’s economic growth slows in Q1 as oil sector shrinks

Growth in Nigeria’s fragile economy slowed to 2.01% in the first quarter as the country’s dominant oil sector shrank, the National Bureau of Statistics said on...

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Togo arrests pirates for attempted hijacking of tanker

Togolese naval forces have prevented a hijacking of product tanker Djetona 1 in the Gulf of Guinea. Data provided by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy...

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FEC approves N1.8bn for rehabilitation of railway village

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved N1.8billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of buildings of railway village in Agbor, Delta. The...

Maersk targets carbon neutrality by 2050

Maersk orders five 2,200 TEU feederships at Jiangnan Shipyard

The world’s largest container shipping company A.P. Moller–Maersk has signed a contract five 2,200 teu feederships with Chinese shipbuilding company CSSC Jiangnan...

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Customs CG Hameed Ali says rice imported into Nigeria is poisonous

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has described rice imported into Nigeria as poisonous, advising Nigerians to stop consuming it. “A chemical must have...

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Wike accuses Major General Jamil Sarhem of oil theft, illegal bunkering

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday accused the General Officer Commanding 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem, of oil theft and...

Houston channel reopens after ship collision 

Houston ship channel reopened

The Houston Ship Channel reopened to two-way traffic on May 15, less than a week after a collision between a K Line tanker and a tug pushing two barges closed the...