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Tanker collision: Coast Guard ends search for missing fishermen

Tanker collision: Coast Guard ends search for missing fishermen

  A unified command of the Unites States Coast Guard (USCG) has suspended the search for two missing fishermen from the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride that...

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P&I Clubs brace for wave of IMO 2020 claims

Mutual insurers are holding their breath during the early weeks of IMO 2020 regulations, as fuel compliance, scrubber performance and wash water issues present a whole...

Inflation rate dips 0.09% in July – NBS

Nigeria’s inflation hits 19 months high

  The consumer price index, which measures inflation, stood at 11.98% in December 2019,” according to a report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)...

Navy hands over suspected oil thieves, vessel to EFCC

Navy hands over suspected oil thieves, vessel to EFCC

  The Nigerian Navy Ship Delta, NNS Delta has handed over a motor vessel, MV Salvation and nine crew members allegedly involved in illegal oil deal to the Economic...

Report: Why CMA CGM ship lost 137 containers at sea 

Report: Why CMA CGM ship lost 137 containers at sea 

  Inaccurate container weight declarations were partially to blame for the loss of 137 containers overboard from a CMA CGM containership underway in the North...

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Shanghai remains world’s busiest container port 

  China’s Shanghai port has retained its rank as the world’s busiest container port, having handled 43.3 million twenty-foot equivalent units last year, Xinhua...

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Hong Kong port container volumes dip by 6.3% 

  Once the world’s largest container port, Hong Kong volumes declined last year by 6.3% to 18.36 million TEU.  In a year that saw the formation of the Seaport...

ReCAAP calls for increased patrols in Singapore Strait 

ReCAAP calls for increased patrols in Singapore Strait 

  The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) has called for increased patrols in the Singapore Strait...

Tanker collides with fishing vessel; 1 dead, 2 missing

Bow Fortune: Coast Guard intensifies search for missing fishermen 

  The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is continuing its search for two fisherman missing from a collision with the chemical tanker Bow Fortune in Galveston, which...

US, China reach phase one trade deal

US, China reach phase one trade deal

  The United States and China have signed a “phase one” economic and trade agreement that is expected to ease trade tensions between the largest two economies...

Apapa port manager, Olotu pelted with stones

  The Port Manager of Lagos Port Complex (LPC) Apapa, Mrs Fumilayo Olotu, has narrated how she was attacked and pelted with stones when she embarked on an...

WACT successfully handles PIL’s gearless containership

WACT successfully handles PIL’s gearless containership

  Barely one month after handling its first gearless vessel and the largest containership to call at Onne Port, Rivers State; leading container terminal operator,...