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China seizes troop cargo In Hong Kong  

China seizes troop cargo In Hong Kong  

Beijing on Friday warned countries against maintaining military ties with Taiwan, after Singaporean armoured troop carriers were seized en route from the island that...

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Cargo processed at Busan port dips 6.5% in Oct.

Transshipment cargo processed at South Korea’s largest seaport of Busan shrank more than 6 percent in October due mainly to a logistics disruption stemming from...

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Ports & Cargo receives largest ship to call Nigerian ports

History was made at Port & Cargo terminal, a subsidiary of Sifax group when the largest ship to call at any Nigerian port berthed at the terminal at Tin Can Island...

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Expert advises FG against floating national carrier without provision for adequate cargo

Former Director-General of the defunct Nigeria Maritime Authority (NMA), John Egesi has advised the federal government against floating a national shipping line without...

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Cargo clearing has worsened – Stakeholders

When President Buhari came to power, stakeholders were ecstatic that the impediments to cargo clearing which has remained a major setback to the growth of the Nigeria...

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You must build rail for cargo evacuation before you commence operation, Senate tells Lekki port promoters

The Senate Committee on Marine Transport has suggested that the Tolaram Group, sponsors of the Lekki Deep Seaport, should include rail transportation in their...

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Rotterdam Port ends first three quarters with lower volumes 

The plunge in dry bulk volumes at the Dutch Port of Rotterdam contributed to the 1.9 percent decrease in the port’s total cargo throughput for the first three...

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VLCC rates to stay firm on high cargo volumes 

Freight rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) could dip but are likely to remain firm next week on buoyant cargo volumes, ship brokers said on Friday. That came...

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Cargo traffic at India’s major ports up by 5.2% 

The cargo volumes at India’s Major Ports increased by 5.2 percent during the first half of the fiscal year 2016-17 as the country’s ports handled a total...

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Large scale movement of cargo by rail still a pipe dream

There are indications that the call for a more organised intermodal approach to facilitate movement of cargo in and out of the ports in the country may still remain a...

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Massive movement of cargo by rail not yet a reality

There are indications that the call for a more organised intermodal approach to facilitate movement of cargo in and out of the ports in the country may not be realisable...

To reposition the maritime industry, freight forwarding and cargo clearing policy should be reviewed

Frank Ojadi is a Maritime expert and a Lecturer at Lagos Business School. He has a thesis on how Nigerian ports could be transformed to be more efficient. This is in the...