US candidate Ian Saunders elected WCO Secretary-General 

  Ian Saunders, the United States’ candidate and currently Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department…

UAE withdraws from US-led maritime coalition 

  The United Arab Emirates has withdrawn from a United States-led maritime coalition after an extensive…

Iran seizes third tanker, US boosting military presence

  Iran has detained a third tanker in the space of 19 days, as the confrontation…

US confiscates Iran oil cargo on tanker amid Tehran tensions

    The US confiscated Iranian oil on a tanker at sea in recent days in…

Eight die in US boat mishap

  No fewer than eight people have died after a panga boat capsized near the shore…

US to invest $170m in African exports, others

  Prosper Africa, the United States government initiative to increase two-way trade and investment between it…

China, US, Germany top world’s merchandise exports in 2021 

  A 2022 World Trade Statistical Review released by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has shown…

Maersk backs US Clean Shipping Act

  Container shipping major Maersk has voiced support for the Clean Shipping Act, the first stand-alone…

US Federal Maritime Commission beefs up enforcement

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is strengthening its enforcement with a new Bureau of Enforcement,…

US imposes sanctions on Russia’s largest shipping company

  Russian state-owned shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has been hit with the newest sanctions imposed…

Moving goods within Nigeria 5 times costlier than US — World Bank

  The World Bank says it costs more to move goods locally in Nigeria than in…

US strengthens ties with Israeli Navy

  US Navy and Israeli Navy have strengthened ties by conducting combined maritime security patrols in…