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Germany seizes another 1.5tons of cocaine on boxship

Germany seizes another 1.5tons of cocaine on boxship

Following the recent record seizure of cocaine shipment at the Port of Hamburg, local customs officers have discovered a further 1.5 tons of cocaine on board a...

Customs impounds record $1.1bn cocaine in Germany 

Customs impounds record $1.1bn cocaine in Germany 

Germany’s Customs service said Friday it had seized a 4.5 tonne cocaine shipment, the country’s largest ever, with an estimated street value of $1.1 billion. The...

Nigeria inks deal with Germany, Siemens to triple power supply

Nigeria inks deal with Germany, Siemens to triple power supply

The Federal Government on Monday signed a roadmap seeking to nearly triple power in partnership with the German Government and Siemens AG. President Muhammadu Buhari,...

Germany accedes to ship recycling convention

Germany accedes to ship recycling convention

Germany is the latest country to accede to IMO’s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention. The Convention covers the...

Activists block cruise ship in Germany 

Climate activists have caused a delay in the departure of the Holland America Line-operated cruise ship Zuiderdam from Kiel, Germany. Activists from the group Smash...

Cruise company launches first LNG powered ship in Germany

Cruise company launches first LNG powered ship in Germany

In a move to reduce its carbon footprint, the world’s largest cruise operator, Carnival Corp, launched its first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered ship in Germany,...

Germany weighs financing options for LNG terminal

Germany weighs financing options for LNG terminal

The German government is looking at what funding it may be able to make available to help finance a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Germany, Government...

Spain offers to dock stranded migrant rescue ship

Portugal, Spain, France, Germany agree to take in Aquarius ship migrants

France, Portugal, Spain and Germany struck a deal on Tuesday to take in migrants from the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius sailing off the coast of Malta, the French...

Germany launches hydrogen-powered trains

Germany on Monday rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier...

Nigeria, Germany sign agreements on agriculture, commerce

Nigeria, Germany sign agreements on agriculture, commerce

Nigeria and Germany in Abuja on Friday signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) in agriculture and commerce. The first agreement was signed between the Nigerian...

Germany won't be energy-dependent on Russia, says Merkel

Germany won’t be energy-dependent on Russia, says Merkel

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, says a planned sub-sea pipeline that will bring gas directly from Russia under the Baltic Sea will not make Germany dependent on Russia...

Germany seals deal with Spain to return migrants

Germany seals deal with Spain to return migrants

The German government has agreed with Madrid that it can send back to Spain, migrants who have already applied for asylum there. A spokeswoman for the interior ministry...

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