Category: News

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Ship escapes pirate attack south of Bonny Island

  Liberia-flagged containership MV Lana escaped pirate attack on Friday while sailing south of Bonny Island, Nigeria. A skiff with six people on board attacked the...

Ghana shuts borders after first coronavirus death

Nigeria COVID-19 cases hit 131

  Nigeria recorded twenty new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection on Mo, bringing the total number to 131 nationwide. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Shittu: Why corruption thrives at Nigerian ports 

Shittu: SON’s return to ports will increase cost of cargo clearance

  The immediate past National President, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Prince Olayiwola Shittu, has faulted moves by the Standards...

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...

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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...