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Vessels grounded as inclement weather devastates Durban port 

Vessels grounded as inclement weather devastates Durban port 

By Jite Eriabie  Severe weather has wreaked havoc on the Port of Durban grounding three vessels with an MSC containership blocking the harbour entrance. South...

Bourbon laid-up offshore fleet increases to 104 vessels

Bourbon keeps 100 supply vessels stacked in H1 

By Jite Eriabie  Bourbon kept 100 offshore supply vessels in lay-up in the first half of 2017 as revenues fell. Bourbon said that it continued its proactive stacking...

Navy arrests vessel, crew for oil theft 

Court orders forfeiture of 500 vessels, others used for stealing oil 

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of about 500 vessels, boats, barges, trucks, tankers and motorcycles seized from alleged oil...

Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA faults Senate’s claim on 282 ‘missing’ vessels

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) yesterday faulted claims by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Senator Hope Uzodinma, that 282 ships went...

Senator Hope Uzodinma

282 vessels ‘disappeared’ from seaports in six years, says Uzodinma 

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, on Monday accused the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) of failing to provide records of over 280 vessels that berthed...

Hadiza Bala Usman - NPA

282 vessels disappeared from NPA terminals in six years –Senate panel

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, on Monday accused the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) of failing to provide records of over 280 vessels that berthed...

oil thieves

Navy seize 5 vessels, arrest 76 suspected oil thieves in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy says it has impounded five vessels and two metallic barges illegally transporting 1,690 metric tons of diesel, in an operation in Rivers. Flag Officer...

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Navy Seize 5 vessels, arrest 76 suspected oil thieves in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy says it has impounded five vessels and two metallic barges illegally transporting 1,690 metric tons of diesel, in an operation in Rivers. Flag Officer...

Suez Canal Chairman, Mohab Mamish

Egypt bans Qatari vessels from entering Suez Canal ports

Egypt has banned all Qatari vessels from entering the Suez Canal Economic Zone in line with the country’s decision to bar Qatari ships from Egyptian ports in the...

Illegal fishing

Eight Chinese vessels detained off West Africa for illegal fishing

Authorities in West Africa have detained eight Chinese vessels for fishing illegally and the boat owners could be subject to millions of dollars in fines, officials at...

Rotimi Amaechi

FG approves N3.8bn for NIMASA to hire vessels, N24bn for EFCC building 

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the lease of what it called “fast-going vessels” for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency...

China to build four more vessels for Thun Tankers

China to build four more vessels for Thun Tankers

Dutch coastal shipping company Thun Tankers, part of the Gothia Tanker Alliance, has contracted four 17,500 dwt IMO II product/chemical tankers to be built at China’s...