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Quarantine service resumes export certification at ports

  The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) on Friday disclosed full resumption of export certification activities at the nation’s ports to...

Indian allows crew changes at country’s ports

Indian allows crew changes at country’s ports

  India is to allow crew changes of Indian national seafarers for vessels docked or anchored at its ports in a move that could go small way to ease the global...

Italy shuts ports to migrant ships 

Italy shuts ports to migrant ships 

  Italian ports cannot be considered safe because of the coronavirus epidemic and will not let charity migrant boats dock, the government has ruled. The decision...

COVID-19 and exit of cargoes from the ports

  The world over, ports are regarded and treated as critical infrastructure. They are more or less the life-wire of world economy hence they are treated with utmost...

Shittu: Why corruption thrives at Nigerian ports 

Shittu: SON’s return to ports will increase cost of cargo clearance

  The immediate past National President, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Prince Olayiwola Shittu, has faulted moves by the Standards...

Ports to remain open as Buhari imposes curfew on Lagos, Abuja, Ogun

Ports to remain open as Buhari imposes curfew on Lagos, Abuja, Ogun

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday imposed 14-day curfew on Lagos and Ogun States, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with effect from 11pm on...

Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess (Dr.) Vicky Haastrup

Haastrup: It’s important ports remain open during Covid-19 crisis 

  The Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haastrup, has emphasized the need for the nation’s seaports to remain...

Keep ports open, facilitate crew changes, ICS and ITF tell UN

Keep ports open, facilitate crew changes, ICS and ITF tell UN

  The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Internatiional Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) are calling on the United Nations to keep ports open and...

Automation key to curbing corruption at ports — Bello 

Automation key to curbing corruption at ports — Bello 

  Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has said that automation remains the key to curbing corruption and ensuring efficient...

Australia bans two ships from its ports

Australia bans two ships from its ports

Two bulk carriers have been banned from Australian ports for breaching the most basic rights of seafarers, according to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)....

Hurricane Dorian disrupts ports in southern US East Coast

Hurricane Dorian disrupts ports in southern US East Coast

  All types of shipping along the southern US East Coast are facing disruption as Hurricane Dorian, which had reached Category 5 designation – sustained winds in...

Spain offers ports to stranded migrant boat

Spain offers ports to stranded migrant boat

Spain on Monday repeated its offer to allow 107 migrants stranded for more than two weeks in the Mediterranean to land in a Spanish port but it criticized Italy for...