Category: News

FAAN to divert Lagos Airport flights to E Wing tomorrow

Airlines suspend operations at Lagos airport over curfew 

  Flight operations at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos have been suspended following the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu....

Wakashio captain faces 60 years in jail

Mauritius denies bail to Wakashio’s captain

  Mauritius rejected an application for bail made by Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, the captain of the MV Wakashio that sunk off its southeastern coast in July. The bulk...

Danish submarine killer caught after prison escape

Danish submarine killer caught after prison escape 

  Peter Madsen, who was convicted of killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall in a self-built submarine in 2017, was caught by Danish authorities on Tuesday after he...

US sanctions Chinese entities over ties with Iranian shipping company 

US sanctions Chinese entities over ties with Iranian shipping company 

  The United States is sanctioning six Chinese entities and two individuals over business relations with Iranian shipping company IRISL and its subsidiary Hafez...

Australia evacuates ship crew infected with COVID-19 

Australia evacuates ship crew infected with COVID-19 

  Confirmed coronavirus cases have been evacuated from a livestock carrier berthed at Fremantle Port, Western Australia, and placed in quarantine. The Department of...

Chile to allow international crew change 

Chile to allow international crew change 

  Chile is to allow international crew change following IMO protocols, the first country in South America to do so. Chile’s Ministry of Transport and...

VIDEO: #EndSARS protesters block port, sack Customs in Lagos

  The #EndSARS protest spread to Apapa on Monday as several protesters carrying placards with various inscriptions stormed the Lagos Port Complex Apapa and the Tin...

Pirates kidnap seafarer from LNG carrier in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates kidnap seafarer from LNG carrier in Gulf of Guinea

  An LNG carrier has been boarded and attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, resulting in the kidnapping of one crew member. The Marshall Islands-flagged ship,...

Western Australia reports COVID-19 cases on two ships 

Western Australia reports COVID-19 cases on two ships 

  Western Australia has reported COVID-19 cases onboard two more internationally flagged vessels that are currently docked at Fremantle Port. Last week, Western...

China shipbuilding boasts $4.2bn deals galore

Chinese yards newbuilding orders decline 14% in first nine months

  China’s three main shipbuilding indexes have continued to decline during the first nine months of this year. China’s shipbuilding output for the first nine...

Pirates kidnap seafarer from LNG carrier in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates kidnap seafarer from LNG carrier in Gulf of Guinea

An LNG carrier has been boarded and attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, resulting in the kidnapping of one crew member. The Marshall Islands-flagged ship,...

Former NPA MD, Sarumi loses wife

Former NPA MD, Sarumi loses wife

  Chief (Mrs.) Oluwakemi Sarumi, wife of former Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Chief Adebayo Babatunde Sarumi, is dead. Family sources said...