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VIDEO: NIMASA disinfects head office

VIDEO: NIMASA disinfects head office

  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has disinfected its head office at 4, Burma Road Apapa, Lagos. Sources informed SHIPS & PORTS...

Nigerian pirates kidnap 6 crew off Cotonou

Nigerian pirates kidnap 6 crew off Cotonou

  Suspected Nigerian pirates have kidnapped five Korean and a Ghanaian national from a fishing vessel, Panofi Frontier at 61 nautical miles off Cotonou waters on...

U.S. slams $20m fine on Princess Cruise Line

Cruise lines extend sailing suspension until Sept 15

  International cruise lines have extended their self-imposed sailing suspension from U.S. ports until September 15 amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The Cruise...

APM Terminals rolls out global terminal operating system 

APM Terminals rolls out global terminal operating system 

  APM Terminals has said that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought unexpected benefits to its global terminal operating system (TOS) roll-out with remote working...

Maersk Line

It’s better than expected: Maersk reports Q2 results 

  The world’s top container shipping firm, A.P. Moller-Maersk, said on Wednesday that market demand was developing “more favourable than originally expected”...

COVID-19: Singapore implements first full crew change 

Enough is enough: ITF asks seafarers to stop work over delayed crew change

  The International Maritime Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has taken the unprecedented move of telling the world’s seafarers to stop working if their...

EU Commission approves shipping support in five countries

EU tackles China’s global trade ambition with landmark tariff

  The European Union fired a warning shot at China over its global trade ambitions with an unprecedented tariff decision to counter Chinese subsidies to exporters....

Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles loses 30% cargo volumes in May 

  Cargo volume at the Port of Los Angeles fell by nearly 30% in May as trade continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and lingering trade war with China,...

IMO shuts headquarters over coronavirus

‘Keep ships moving, ports open and cross-border trade flowing’

  The world’s reliance on maritime transport makes it more important than ever to keep ships moving, ports open and cross-border trade flowing, and to support...

Dockworkers stop work in protest of George Floyd killing

Dockworkers stop work in protest of George Floyd killing

  Dockworkers with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) stopped work and laid down their tools Tuesday morning for 8 minutes and 46 seconds moment...

UN urges action against $50bn illegal funds from Africa

Crew change: Humanitarian crisis looms, ICS, others tell Guterres

  The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, has been urged by global industrial and shipping leaders to persuade his 193 member states to act...

Abu Sayyaf 'likely' behind Vietnam freighter attack

Abu Sayyaf planning attack in Malaysian waters, ReCAAP warns 

  ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre on Friday said it had received information from the Philippine Coast Guard that five Abu Sayyaf Group members armed with...