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Customs to commerce electronic cargo tracking in 2019- Ali

Customs Strike Force and uneasy calm at the ports

Customs Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali, has again stirred the hornet’s nest at the ports with the latest directive to his Strike Force to re-examine goods inside the...

U.S. questions COSCO’s takeover of Long Beach terminal

Cosco Shipping Ports inks deal to build $3bn port in Chancay, Peru

Cosco Shipping Ports Limited and Peruvian mining company Volcan have signed an agreement Monday in Lima to build the $3bn Chancay Multipurpose Port Terminal. The signing...

Singapore prohibits 'wash water' discharge at ports from 2020

Ukraine analyzing of ballast water in its ports

Ukraine has changed the ballast water regulations in its ports as it cancelled the control of segregated ballast, according to marine insurance provider Gard. Ecological...

Amaechi: Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll ready in June

Amaechi: We can’t force importers to use ports outside Lagos 

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday explained why importers prefer to use the seaports in Lagos and shun the ones in Port Harcourt, Calabar and...

Container volume at Shanghai rises by 12.4%

Belt and Road: China fast-tracks passport control at 18 ports

China is offering fast-track services at 18 border ports to increase support for the Belt and Road Initiative, said Qu Yunhai, deputy director of the State Immigration...

Oman opens its ports to U.S. warships, aircraft 

Oman opens its ports to U.S. warships, aircraft 

Agency Report  Oil-rich Oman says it has signed an agreement with the United States that allows the use of its sea and airports by US warships and aircraft. The deal...

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Our ports remain closed to illegal migrants — Italy Interior Minister 

“The ports have been, and remain, CLOSED”, Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini tweeted on Monday, as his office released an eight-page directive on...

Minister asks electricity agency to open offices in ports

Minister asks electricity agency to open offices in ports

The Minister of State for Power, Mustapha Shauri on Thursday directed the Nigeria Electricity Management Service Agency (NEMSA) to establish offices at the nation’s...

Egypt shuts major ports over bad weather

Egypt reopens closed ports

Red Sea Ports Authority (RSPA) said on Thursday that five ports shut during the week due to severe weather conditions have been reopened. The Head of RSPA, Ayman Saleh,...

Kuwait suspend operations at ports over bad weather

Kuwait suspend operations at ports over bad weather

Port operations have been suspended in three Kuwaiti ports due to dust storms, Kuwait Port Authority (KPA) said on Thursday. Operations were suspended at the Shuwaikh,...

Illegal migration: EU records lowest number in 5 years

Italy shuts ports against migrants

Italy on Saturday closed its ports to hundreds of migrants rescued off Libya who face a chilly Christmas at sea after a mother and newborn baby were evacuated to Malta....

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SON vows to curb substandard imports if returned to ports

Nigeria’s standardization watchdog, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Friday said if permitted to stay in the ports, it will reduce the importation of...