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Another Grimaldi ship, Grande Europa catches fire off Spain

Grande Europa fire: Grimaldi seeks stringent controls on cargo 

Italian shipping company, the Grimaldi Group, has issued a statement addressing the fire on board its vehicle carrier named Grande Europa in the Mediterranean Sea,...

Saudi vessel leaves French coast without arms cargo

A Saudi vessel that had been due to load arms in France left the country’s Le Havre port without its cargo of weapons and is now sailing towards Santander in Spain,...

Customs gives ‘Strike Force’ powers to seize cargo inside port 

Customs gives ‘Strike Force’ powers to seize cargo inside port 

Clearing agents operating at the nation’s port have lambasted the Nigeria Customs Service over a new directive which has now given the Comptroller General Strike Force...

Saudi Ports Authority to slash container dwell time to 3 days 

Cargo volume at Saudi ports hit 22m tons in one month 

The seaports in Saudi Arabia handled more than 22 million tons of cargo and 1,010 ships in March 2019, according to local media.   The ports saw an increase of 2.78%...

Hapag-Lloyd says Yantian Express fire under control

At last, fire stricken Yantian Express starts discharging its cargo 

Containers in the fire-impacted areas of the containership Yantian Express have been discharged and are ready for transshipment to customers from Freeport, Bahamas,...

Hapag-Lloyd says Yantian Express fire under control

Discharge of damaged cargo from Yantian Express to take 5 weeks 

Offloading fire damaged cargo from the Hapag-Lloyd containership Yantian Express is expected to take another five weeks while a port is yet to be found to discharge...

Cargo volumes down 1.1% in 2016 at Port of Rotterdam

2018: Port of Rotterdam cargo throughput hits 469m tons

Cargo throughput at the Port of Rotterdam stood at 469 million tons in 2018. This represents 0.3% increase over the 467.4 million tons handled by the port in 2017.  The...

Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles sets new cargo record; handles 9.45m TEU

Container throughput at the Port of Los Angeles rose to a record 9.45 million TEU in 2018, solidifying Los Angeles’ spot as the Western Hemisphere’s top port for...

15 dead in cargo plane crash

A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, killing 15 out of the 16 people on board, the Iranian army said. A flight...

FG opposes bail for suspected illegal arms importers

Court jails two airport cargo handlers for drug peddling

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced two cargo handlers to two years imprisonment for unlawful dealing in Ephedrine, a banned narcotic substance. The...

Baro Port: NIWA urges immediate installation of cargo handling equipment

Baro Port: NIWA urges immediate installation of cargo handling equipment

The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, has directed the contractor handling the installation of the cargo handling...

Petronas delivers first LNG cargo to marine-fuel supply vessel

Petronas delivers first LNG cargo to marine-fuel supply vessel

Petroliam Nasional Bhd on Thursday supplied its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to a newly built LNG marine fuel supply vessel ahead of a new mandate for ships...