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Bala Usman preaches synergy for port efficiency 

A call has gone out to stakeholders in the Port industry for an improved synergy towards greater operational efficiency and proffer ways of tackling challenges, adding...

Nigerian jailed 4 years in UK for drug trafficking 

Nigerian jailed 4 years in UK for drug trafficking 

  A Nigerian, Samuel Nwankwo, living in the United Kingdom has been jailed for four years after 67 wraps of cocaine were recovered from his stomach. According to...

UK court orders forfeiture of $9bn Nigeria’s foreign reserve

Nigeria to appeal $8.9bn British court judgement

The Nigerian government said on Friday that it is considering all available options to resist the decision of a British court to grant enforcement right to an...

WCO releases 2019 edition of AEO Compedium

WCO releases 2019 edition of AEO Compedium

The World Customs Organisation (WCO) has published the 2019 edition of the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Compendium, offering a concise and structured overview of...

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...

Femi Falana

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...

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