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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...

Irish dock workers demand safer work practice at ports

Irish dock workers demand safer work practice at ports

The Irish dock workers union SIPTU has called for better protection for all workers in Ireland’s ports on the back of a recent fatal incident on the Irish docks,...

Container volume at Shanghai rises by 12.4%

Shanghai tops ranking of world’s best-connected ports

China’s Shanghai port took the title of the world’s best-connected port, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) 2019 ranking,...

South Korea earmarks $35bn to boost 12 ports

South Korea earmarks $35bn to boost 12 ports

South Korea is planning to invest a total of KRW41.8tr ($35.2bn) to expand capacity at 12 ports across the country over the next 20 years, reports said. The ambitious...

Saudi Arabia license Maersk to operate in all ports

Saudi Arabia license Maersk to operate in all ports

The Saudi Ports Authority (SPA) has issued a license to the local subsidiary of Maersk to operate in all ports in the country, according to local media reports on...

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...