Category: News

Maersk Line denies shipping firearms into Nigeria 

Maersk: Container volume slipped in Q3 

  The third quarter of 2019 saw growth in the global container volumes slip to 1.5% while freight rates declined an average of 3.6% according to AP Moller –...

Stakeholders differ on Buhari's rejection of maritime varsity bill

Buhari approves paperless cargo clearance 

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has obtained the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari to begin electronic clearing imported and exported goods. The...

Hameed Ali

Ali: Land borders must remain closed for long 

  The Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali said on Thursday that Nigeria’s land borders will remain shut for a long time, despite the...

Rotimi Amaechi

Amaechi: If I were not from South-South, I’d have stopped Warri port dredging 

  The Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has hit out at youths in the Niger Delta region for not supporting government projects, saying...

AIB releases reports on incidents involving Air Peace

AIB releases reports on incidents involving Air Peace

  The Accident Investigation Bureau has released three preliminary reports on serious incidents involving three aircraft of Air Peace in 2019. The bureau also...

Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in Enugu

Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in Enugu

  A training helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has crashed in the NAF Base in Enugu after returning from a routine training exercise. According...

Maersk Line to reduce cadet intakes from UK, South Africa 

Maersk’s operating results up despite lower container demand 

  Danish shipping major Maersk delivered an improvement in its operating results despite a lower global container demand seen in the quarter ended September 30,...

Sulphur charge

Drewry: Higher BAF charges to arrive ahead of IMO 2020 

  With the enforcement date of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation now only 6 weeks away, shippers and forwarders are starting to get their cheque-books out to help...

India arrests Nigerian, four others with 120g of drug

Truck driver docked for theft

  A truck driver, Chinedu Anthony, was on Thursday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing one Iveco truck and a 40-foot empty...

Train derails, catches fire in Bangladesh

Train derails, catches fire in Bangladesh

  Rail services in parts of Bangladesh including capital Dhaka were on Thursday suspended after six compartments of a train derailed following a devastating engine...

Norways doles out $4.3m for IMO GreenVoyage-2050 

Norways doles out $4.3m for IMO GreenVoyage-2050 

  Norway has provided an additional NOK40 million (USD4.3. million) to the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage-2050 project, a project aiming at supporting greenhouse gas (GHG)...

High court

Man docked for importing 13 containers of substandard cables

  A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded in police custody, a businessman, Ifeanyi Okoli, who allegedly imported 120,000 brands of substandard electric...