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Gulf of Guinea: Cameroon begins search for abducted seafarers 

Gulf of Guinea: Cameroon begins search for abducted seafarers 

Cameroonian Navy has begun a search for an unknown number of Asian and European seamen who were kidnapped Thursday aboard a vessel in the Gulf of Guinea off the southern...

Switzerland drags U.S. to WTO over steel, aluminium tariffs

WTO quarterly trade growth indicator drops from May

The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Thursday that its latest economic barometer showed that the growth in merchandise trade was likely to weaken further in the...

Malaysia to develop bunker island

Malaysia to develop bunker island

Malaysia’s Johor Port Authority has signed an agreement with special purpose entity Smart Crest to build a MYR 2 billion (USD 477 million) oil storage and ship...

Cargo volumes rise by 4.1% at Port of Hamburg 

Cargo volumes rise by 4.1% at Port of Hamburg 

Germany’s Port of Hamburg remains on a growth course, achieving a 4.1 percent advance to 69.4 million tons in seaborne cargo handling in the first half of 2019. A...

Exports fall, imports flat as trade war hits Southern California ports

Exports fall, imports flat as trade war hits Southern California ports

The U.S.-China trade war is pounding the San Pedro Bay ports. Import volumes were essentially flat year over year in July as exports declined 5.1%. The ports of Los...

Maersk sells off $1bn stake in Total

Maersk: Trade War could hurt container business

A.P. Moller-Maersk warned a trade war between the United States and China could curb container traffic this year after the world’s largest container shipping company...

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Falana issues ultimatum on 40 Nigerians detained by Navy

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has issued 7-day ultimatum to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to secure the release of 40 Nigerians from illegal...

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Court convicts 9 oil thieves in Rivers

Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced nine oil thieves to two years imprisonment for illegal...

Navy arrests 5 suspects, seizes 370 bags of rice

Navy arrests 5 suspects, seizes 370 bags of rice

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom State has arrested five suspects and seized 370 bags of smuggled rice from them....

Nigeria accounts for 20% of India’s trade in Africa 

Nigeria accounts for 20% of India’s trade in Africa 

The High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Abhay Thakur, has said that Nigeria alone accounted for 20 per cent of India’s trade in Africa for the year 2018. He made...

NRC vows to deal with train roof top riders

NRC vows to deal with train roof top riders

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday warned rooftop riders against endangering their lives, saying the corporation would no longer treat the offence with...

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Truck drivers damage container seal, steal 14 packs of milk

Two truck drivers, Okafor Chukwuebuka (25) and Ndubuisi Eze (29), were on Thursday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrate’s Court for allegedly damaging a seal attached...

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