Category: News

Navy seizes 3,574 bags of smuggled rice in Calabar 

Military intercepts smuggled rice, arrests four

  The maritime component of the Nigerian military, under Operations Calm Waters and Swift Response, has arrested four suspected smugglers and impounded 894 bags of...

ITF launches $1.23m fund to support seafarers impacted by Covid-19

ITF launches $1.23m fund to support seafarers impacted by Covid-19

  A UK-based charity the ITF Seafarers’ Trust (ITFST) is launching a USD1.23 million emergency fund to address the impact of the global pandemic on seafarers and...

Covid-19: NIWA donates N10m to NCDC, Lagos State

Covid-19: NIWA donates N10m to NCDC, Lagos State

  As part of effort to contain the ravaging impact of the pandemic known as Coronavirus in the country, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has donated...

CBN asks importers to trade with yuan instead of dollar 

CBN suspends cheque clearing indefinitely

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed that cheque clearing should be suspended. CBN Director of Banking Services, Sam Okoreje, said the suspension is...

Cocaine smuggled to New Zealand on ship’s hull

5 seafarers on Maersk ship test positive for COVID-19 

  Five crew members on board a Maersk containership have tested positive for COVID-19 in China.  Maersk said seven crew members on board Gjertrud Maersk were...

Konecranes completes Terex MPHS acquisition

COVID-19: Konecranes lays off 2,000 workers 

  Finnish Konecranes has unveiled intentions to temporarily lay off some 2,000 employees as a result of coronavirus impact on the company’s operations. The...

Navy hospital ship joins frontline of U.S. coronavirus battle

Navy hospital ship joins frontline of U.S. coronavirus battle

  In a hopeful image that captured the spirit of a national mobilization against the coronavirus, a Navy hospital ship docked in New York on Monday as the city...

Expanded Panama Canal handles its largest containership ever 

Panama Canal reduces workforce, booking cancellations surge

  The Panama Canal is set to operate with a reduced workforce for at least 14 days, and there has been a surge in booking cancellations primarily from the cruise...

Ports to remain open as Buhari imposes curfew on Lagos, Abuja, Ogun

Ports to remain open as Buhari imposes curfew on Lagos, Abuja, Ogun

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday imposed 14-day curfew on Lagos and Ogun States, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with effect from 11pm on...

Mohammed Ahmed

APM Terminals Nigeria sustains operations, commits N100m to COVID-19 battle

  APM Terminals Nigeria is maintaining continuity in its operations in Apapa and Onne Ports in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, even as it has earmarked...

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SAN says shipping, port operations vital to containing COVID-19 pandemic 

  The Shipping Association of Nigeria (SAN) has added its voice to calls made by other maritime industry stakeholders on the need for the Federal Government to keep...

Chairman ENL Consortium, Vicky Haastrup

Abule Ado explosion: Haastrup seeks relocation of Apapa tank farms 

  The Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haastrup, has asked the Federal Government to create plan for the...