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16 Sep 2015
CHINA COSCO Holdings Company Limited has placed an order for construction of eleven 19,000 TEU container ships worth $1.5. Billion.
8 Sep 2015
CMA CGM and Ocean three partners have harmonized operations as part of measures to adapt to the current market situation between Asia and Europe. They will offer a new optimised rotation.  According to the group, the new FAL 23 service will provide perfect answers to customers’ needs, including: Transit times amongst the best on the…
8 Sep 2015
AS part of measures to promote environmental awareness and make a sustainable difference in the communities in which they operate, leading container terminal and port operators have teamed up to launch the ‘Go Green,’ described as the first ever joint industry initiative. Global marine terminal operators DP World, Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH), APM Terminals,…
8 Sep 2015
THE Kaduna Inland Container Depot (ICD) is to commence full operations before the end of this year (2015). Already, the Federal Government has declared the facility as a port of origin and final destination. The declaration is contained in a government gazette No. 60 Vol.102 of 26th of May 2015 titled Kaduna Dry Port Declaration…
8 Sep 2015
THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has advised stakeholders to take advantage of its ongoing automation processes. Meanwhile, the National Vice President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and Chairman Dala Inland Dry Port, Kano,  Ahmad Rabiu has commended NPA for the initiative. Rabiu, in a statement said: “We are happy with…
2 Sep 2015
TO accommodate larger vessels and rising global demand, container port terminals are investing significant resources to boost capacity.
2 Sep 2015
CHALLENEGS confronting the global dry bulk freight market may take another one year, the latest Platts survey of shipping market participants has said.
1 Sep 2015
Therefore, Establishment of “Maritime Examination and Certification Board” (MECB) will give more credibility to the COC issue in Nigeria and this board will be responsible for the update on seafarer training, examination and certification in line with the International Convention on standards of Training, and watch keeping for Seafarers, 1978 and the 2010 amendments referred to as the Manila amendments.
1 Sep 2015
APM Terminals Apapa has honoured thirteen retirees who worked with the company between six and nine years. Some of the retirees also worked at the Apapa Container Terminal for several years before its concession to APM Terminals in 2006.
25 Aug 2015
MARITIME transport is essential to the world’s economy as over 90% of the world’s trade is carried by sea and it is, by far, the most-effective way to move huge volumes of goods and raw materials around the world.
25 Aug 2015
AS Nigerian economy struggles with oil price volatility in the international market, stakeholders in the maritime sector are calling on the Federal Government to put measures in place to adequately harness other sources of income.
25 Aug 2015
FOR the first quarter of 2015, not less than 5,139 oceans going vessels with a total Gross Tonnage (GT) of 61,990,999 called at Nigerian Ports compared with GT of 57,034,338 recorded in 2014.

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