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‘We’ll be last to fly Boeing 737 Max 8 after re-certification’ 

‘We’ll be last to fly Boeing 737 Max 8 after re-certification’ 

The management of Ethiopian Airlines has said that it would be the last airline to operate the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after the model has been adjusted and...

Wendy Williams named Master of Virgin’s Scarlet Lady 

Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson has named Captain Wendy Williams as Master of Virgin Voyages’ first vessel, Scarlet Lady, set to debut in spring 2020. Once...

China container exports to US down 6.5% in five months 

China container exports to US down 6.5% in five months 

The ongoing China-US trade war has hit container volumes from China to the US, with China containerised exports to US ports dropping by 6.5% in the first five months of...

River Danube collision: Hungary grants bail to cruise ship captain

River Danube collision: Hungary grants bail to cruise ship captain

The captain of a cruise liner was released on bail on Wednesday, two weeks after his vessel was involved in a collision with a tourist boat that sank on the River Danube...

World’s biggest ship makes maiden voyage from Australia to Asia

World’s biggest ship makes maiden voyage from Australia to Asia

It’s taken almost 10-years to plan and install but the world’s biggest floating vessel, the 535-yard long liquefied natural gas (LNG) production barge Prelude has...

Customs generates N1.13bn, seizes 38 vehicles in Ogun 

Customs impounds 38 vehicles, generates N1.13bn in Ogun 

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun Area Command, says it has generated N1.131 billion revenue for the month of May. Briefing newsmen on Tuesday at the Command...

Four docked for stealing items worth N.7m at Apapa port

Court remands truck driver for manslaughter

An Apapa Magistrate’s Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday remanded a 40-year-old truck driver, Chukwuma Okechi, for allegedly causing the death of one Gabriel Isioma...

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Importer drags clearing agent to court for stealing deep freezers, others

An importer on Tuesday dragged a clearing agent before an Apapa Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing six deep freezers, 10 new microwaves and other items at Tin...

Container volume at Shanghai rises by 12.4%

Shanghai port container volumes hits 3.7m TEU in May

China’s Shanghai port has handled higher container throughput in May compared to the year-ago period, according to Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG). The...

U.S. Coast Guard beefs up Pacific fleet to counter China

U.S. Coast Guard beefs up Pacific fleet to counter China

The U.S. Coast Guard is touting increased operations in the Western Pacific, thousands of miles from American shores, as China’s coast guard and civilian fishing...

Activists block cruise ship in Germany 

Climate activists have caused a delay in the departure of the Holland America Line-operated cruise ship Zuiderdam from Kiel, Germany. Activists from the group Smash...

Customs generates N1.13bn, seizes 38 vehicles in Ogun 

Customs generates N1.13bn, seizes 38 vehicles in Ogun 

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun Area Command, says it has generated N1.131 billion revenue for the month of May. Briefing newsmen on Tuesday at the Command...

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