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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...

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...