Ships & Ports

19 killed in Iranian missile training accident in Gulf of Oman

19 killed in Iranian missile training accident in Gulf of Oman

  One Iranian warship accidentally struck another with a missile during an exercise, killing 19 sailors and wounding 15 others, Iran’s navy said on Monday....

Brazil begins privatisation process of the Ports of Santos, San Sebastian

Brazil begins privatisation process of the Ports of Santos, San Sebastian

  The Brazilian Ministry of Infrastructure has signed a contract with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) to carry out studies on new...

China eyes Greek port investment

Port of Piraeus sees marginal container volume growth in Q1

  Greece’s largest port – Piraeus – saw marginal increase in the number of containers handled in the first quarter of 2020. Despite the great decline in...

Pirates board two ships; kidnap seafarers in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates board two ships; kidnap seafarers in Gulf of Guinea

  Two new pirate attacks that resulted in the kidnapping of seafarers have been reported in the Gulf of Guinea. It appears that both incidents could be related. On...

Coast Guards rescue over 120 migrants in English Channel

Coast Guards rescue over 120 migrants in English Channel

  British Coast Guards rescued more than 120 migrants trying to cross the English Channel on seven small boats, French maritime authorities said on Friday. The...

Danish group dumps plan to sell Maersk Supply Service

Maersk Supply Service to sack 55 staff on weak market  

  Maersk Supply Service (MSS) will lay off 55 staff on the back of the weak oil and gas market. The 55 people will be affected globally, with the majority being in...

APM Terminals Valencia deploys scalable virtual 4G wireless network

APM Terminals Valencia deploys scalable virtual 4G wireless network

  As part of a global roll-out, APM Terminals Valencia, Spain has launched a new Virtual Private LTE provided by Telefonica Spain. LTE (network are a...

Customs destroys N20.7m poultry in Lagos 

  The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Ikeja, Lagos, has destroyed poultry products worth N20.7 million seized by its operatives....

suez-canal

Container lines shun Suez Canal, divert to Cape of Good Hope

  At least 20 container line sailings between Asia -Europe/US East Coast have diverted to going via the Cape of Good Hope rather than the Suez Canal, according to...

Port of Los Angeles projects 25% drop container volumes 

Port of Los Angeles volumes shrink as coronavirus saps demand

  Cargo volume at the Port of Los Angeles is down 15.5% so far this year as the novel coronavirus upends economies around the globe, Executive Director of the...

South Africa Airline to sack 944 workers

South African Airways to be replaced by new carrier

  South Africa is seeking to create a new thriving national airline out of the ashes of its current state-owned carrier, which is technically insolvent and on the...

Indian allows crew changes at country’s ports

Indian allows crew changes at country’s ports

  India is to allow crew changes of Indian national seafarers for vessels docked or anchored at its ports in a move that could go small way to ease the global...