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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...

Singapore prohibits 'wash water' discharge at ports from 2020

Singapore prohibits ‘wash water’ discharge at ports from 2020

The Maritime Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore on Friday said with effect from Jan. 1, 2020, that it is banning the discharge of “wash water” used in ships to scrub...

Bonded terminal operators condemn examination of export container at ports

Bonded terminal operators condemn examination of export container at ports

Chairman, Association of Bonded Terminal Operators of Nigeria (ABTON), Isreal Ubanga, has frowned against the practice of examining export containers at the port by...

FEC approves N1.2bn pilot cutters for Apapa, Tin Can Ports

FEC approves N1.2bn pilot cutters for Apapa, Tin Can Ports

By Patience Danjuma Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the purchase of two pilot cutters at the cost of N1.2 billion, for use at the...

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Buhari will make Nigerian ports a hub in Africa, says Peterside

Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari, had the national...

Cargo traffic rises at Polish ports

Cargo volumes at major ports up 7.2% in first half 2018

The Shanghai International Shipping Institute’s (SISI) most recent second quarter Global Port Development Report showed the effect of some of the current trade and...

Gunmen attack Libya's oil corporation headquarters

NOC attack: Libya’s oilfields, ports operating normally

  Despite a gunman attack on the headquarters at the National Oil Corp’s Tripoli headquarters on Monday, Libyan oil export ports and fields are working normally,...

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Migrants: Italy threatens to bar EU naval ships from ports

    Unless the European Union comes up with ways to share the burden of taking migrants picked up in the Mediterranean in, Italy has threatened to bar ships of...

'Ambode: FG must revive outer ports to save Lagos'

Apapa gridlock: Ambode begs FG to revive outer ports 

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has tasked the Federal Government to do everything within its powers to revive existing ports in other states of the federation as...