Jite Eriabie

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Kidnappings by pirates up 40% in Gulf of Guinea 

  Kidnappings rose by 40% in the Gulf of Guinea, including Nigeria, in the first nine months of this year, and the region off West Africa’s coast now accounts for...

India arrests another Nigerian for hard drugs

India jails Nigerian, two others for drug possession

  A Nigerian national, Chukwu Simon Obinna and his two Indian accomplices have been jailed in India. A special court for the exclusive trial of drug-related cases...

Kitack Lim

IMO website hit by cyber attack

  The International Maritime Organization (IMO) said on Thursday that its website and intranet had been disabled by a sophisticated cyber attack and its IT...

8 teenage footballers die as vehicle plunges into river

8 teenage footballers die as vehicle plunges into river

    No fewer than eight teenage footballers have been confirmed dead while 30 others sustained injuries as the vehicle they were travelling in lost control and...

UK Ship Register rebrands, launches online registration

UK Ship Register rebrands, launches online registration

    The UK Ship Register has released a new look Red Ensign alongside its complete online registration system. The upgrade is part of the continued...

Alhaji Ahmed Kuru

AMCON: No plan to change Arik Air to Nigeria Eagle

  The Asset Management Corporation (AMCON) has said that it has no plans to change name of Arik Air to Nigeria Eagle. AMCON, which is Nigeria’s debt recovery...

Babandede tells immigration officers to shun corruption

Nigeria Immigration Service assures travellers of fair treatment

  The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has assured travellers of fair treatment under the new visa regime. NIS spokesman, Sunday James, who disclosed this in a...

Alhaji Ahmed Kuru

No plan to rebrand Arik Air

  The Asset Management Corporation (AMCON) has said that it has no plans to change name of Arik Air to Nigeria Eagle. AMCON, which is Nigeria’s debt recovery...

muhammed Babandede

Nigeria Immigration Service assures travellers of fair treatment

  The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has assured travellers of fair treatment under the new visa regime. NIS spokesman, Sunday James, who disclosed this in a...

PIL founder YC Chang dies at age 102

PIL founder YC Chang dies at age 102

  Chang Yun Chung (YC Chang), founder of Singapore’s Pacific International Lines (PIL), has passed away at the age of 102 in Singapore on Friday. The shipping...

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

Two crew members kidnapped from Dutch ship attacked off Lagos

  Pirates kidnapped two crew workers on a ship they attacked off Lagos on Tuesday off the coast of Laos. SHIPS & PORTS had earlier reported that the...

Kitack Lim

IMO warns of increasing casualties among seafarers stuck at sea

  Some seafarers have now been on board their ships for more than 17 months, exceeding the 11-months limit set out in the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), IMO...