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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...

Saudi Ports handle 133 million tons of cargo in H1

Saudi Ports handle 133 million tons of cargo in H1 

The total tonnage cargo handled in Saudi ports during the first half of 2019 was over 133 million tons with an increase of 4.32%.  The number of handling containers...

Comptroller-Musa-Abdullahi

N68bn worth of cargo exported through Tin Can port in six months

The Tin Can Island Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it recorded a total of 150,930.7 metric tonnes of export with Free on Board (FOB) value of N68...

Hapag-Lloyd slams global vessel risk surcharge on Arabian Gulf cargo

German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has decided to implement a vessel risk surcharge (VRS) following recent maritime incidents in the Gulf of Oman. The company...

India, Maldives ink deal for passenger, cargo services

India, Maldives ink deal for passenger, cargo services

  A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed between India and the Maldives for the establishment of passenger and cargo services by sea, has received approval...

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

Customs begin transfer of overtime cargo to Ikorodu terminal

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has commenced evacuation of all overtime cargoes currently littering the ports to Ikorodu Lighter Terminal, beginning with PTML...

Hapag-Lloyd says Yantian Express fire under control

Yantian Express cargo discharge to take at 12 days

The discharge of undamaged containers from the fire hit Yantian Express has started in the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia and is expected to take at least 12 days. The...

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,...

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