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Shipping correspondents to unveil book on Buhari’s achievements

The Shipping Correspondents Association of Nigeria (SCAN) is set to unveil a new book detailing the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in...

Port of Rotterdam moves to develop autonomous navigation

Port of Rotterdam unveils incentives for climate-friendly shipping

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has launched a new financial scheme supporting projects intended to reduce the shipping sector’s CO2 emissions. Interested parties can...

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Shipping confidence slowing down, says Moore Stephens

Shipping confidence dipped slightly in the three months to end-November 2018, shipping adviser Moore Stephens said. The average confidence level expressed by respondents...

Shipping contributes more to Greek economy as markets improve

Shipping contributes more to Greek economy as markets improve

The contribution of shipping to the economy of Greece in the first nine months of the year have shown a significant recovery, according to latest Bank of Greece (BoG)...

Shipping companies to suspend demurrage for 3 months, says Task Force chief

Shipping companies to suspend demurrage for 3 months, says Task Force chief 

Starting December 1, 2018, multinational shipping companies operating in Nigeria will suspend the collection of container deposits and demurrage from importers, says...

Mozambique to start shipping coal through Mombasa port

Mozambique to start shipping coal through Mombasa port

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi has said his country will start shipping coal to Kenya through the Mombasa port. Speaking to journalists during a visit to the port,...

Russia reopens Kerch Strait to shipping amidst Ukraine standoff

Russia reopens Kerch Strait to shipping amidst Ukraine standoff

Russia in the early hours of Monday morning reopened the Kerch Strait near Crimea, to shipping after firing on and seizing three Ukrainian naval ships a day earlier. The...

Reps propose ban on fish importation in two years

Reps accuse 12 shipping firms of diverting $300m

  By Omotilewa Quadri  The House of Representatives Committee on Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has threatened 12 shipping firms with...

China urges state shipping firms to merge, consolidate

China urges state shipping firms to merge, consolidate

China will encourage mergers and consolidations among central government-held shipping companies, the Head of Asset Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC),...

Dr. Maikanta Baru

NNPC GMD says Nigerian shipping companies lack capacity to lift crude oil 

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corpoation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanta Baru has said that Nigerian shipping companies do not have the capacity to...

Maersk

Maersk, others move to end shipping of counterfeit goods

Representatives of the maritime industry have developed a set of best practices to reduce the volume of counterfeits shipped around the globe through checks on their...

North Korea: U.S. sanctions Russian shipping companies, vessels

North Korea: U.S. sanctions Russian shipping companies, vessels

The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on two Russian shipping companies and six vessels it said were involved in the transfer of refined petroleum products to...