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Fire guts Imo cargo airport

Fire guts Imo cargo airport

There was pandemonium on Monday afternoon as fire gutted the arrival section of the Sam Mbakwe Cargo Airport, Owerri causing passengers and staff to scamper for safety....

Fire kills ex-Customs officer, wife in Birnin Kebbi

Fire kills ex-Customs officer, wife in Birnin Kebbi

A retired Customs officer, Faruk Umaru, and his wife, Nasara Yusuf, have died in a fire that gutted their house in the Nasarawa area of Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.  The...

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Fire kills ex-Customs officer, wife in Birnin Kebbi

A retired Customs officer, Faruk Umaru, and his wife, Nasara Yusuf, have died in a fire that gutted their house in the Nasarawa area of Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. The...

France battles oil slick from sunken Grande America

Insurer TT Club says one major containership fire occurs every 60 days

A major containership fire occurs every 60 days it has been estimated as insurer TT Club says the campaign for greater container safety must first focus on dangerous...

NOSDRA accuses Aiteo of blocking Bayelsa fire probe

NOSDRA accuses Aiteo of blocking Bayelsa fire probe

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has said the operators of Nembe Creek Oilfields within OML 29 is resisting its efforts to probe the cause...

6 killed in vessel fire at Durban port

Six people lost their lives on Thursday in an incident involving a vessel fire at the Port of Durban, according to the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)....

Fire breaks out in Olga Maersk’s engine room

Fire breaks out in Olga Maersk’s engine room

A fire broke out in the engine room on board Maersk’s Panamax containership Olga Maersk on Tuesday.  The incident happened while the vessel was en route from Panama...

Hapag-Lloyd says Yantian Express fire under control

Hapag-Lloyd says Yantian Express fire under control

Hapag-Lloyd says the container fire on board the Yantian Express is now ‘largely’ under control and the ship is currently under tow back to Canada. The fire on the...

One dead, two missing as fire rages on chemical tanker ablaze off Hong Kong

One dead, two missing as fire rages on chemical tanker ablaze off Hong Kong

A Vietnamese chemical tanker is on fire off Hong Kong following an explosion that has left at least crew member dead, two missing and 21 rescued. In the latest in string...

Fire guts Overland aircraft, hangar at Lagos Airport

An aircraft belonging to Overland Airways was burnt following a fire outbreak at the airline’s hangar on Friday. According to reports, the aircraft was parked at...

1,016 escape death as ferry catches fire in Greece

1,016 escape death as ferry catches fire in Greece 

A passenger ferry with 1,016 people onboard returned safely to the port of Piraeus in the early hours on Wednesday after it reported a fire while en route to Crete, the...

Fire breaks out aboard Greek ferry, 875 passengers safe

Fire breaks out aboard Greek ferry, 875 passengers safe

A fire broke out early Wednesday on a ferry sailing to the island of Crete from mainland Greece. The incident forced hundreds of passengers to don life vests and wait on...