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21 Oct 2015
THE second of United Arab Shipping Company’s (UASC) six ordered 18,800 Twenty foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) capacity Ultra-Large Container Ships (ULCS), the LNG-ready Al Muraykh, called APM Terminals Zeebrugge on October 16, 2015 on its maiden voyage to Europe. The UASC’s Asia/Europe Container Service 1 route (AEC1) vessels form part of the largest ones to be…
21 Oct 2015
STAKEHOLDERS in the maritime sector have blamed high cost of shipping in African countries on low export volume within the continent. Speaking at a forum in Lagos, they explained that the development is detrimental to intra-regional trade and economic development. They explained that the design and location of ports in African countries do not make…
20 Oct 2015
EVERGAS’ latest addition to its fleet, the 3rd ‘dragon class’ 27.500 cbm multigas LNG carrier in a series of eight has been successfully named at a ceremony at the Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (SOE) shipyard in Qidong, China. The state-of-the-art carrier was named JS INEOS INTREPID. The vessel bears a distinct dragon symbolizing its Chinese and Western heritage. The…
16 Oct 2015
MEMBERS of Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) have identified policy summersault as a major challenge confronting port operations in the country.
16 Oct 2015
Worried by the loss of productive man hours and adverse effects on port operation, Ships & Ports Communication Company has sent individual letters to the nation’s 468 Federal Lawmakers asking them to take legislative action to end the perennial Apapa gridlock.
16 Oct 2015
FORMER Executive Director, Finance and Administration of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Adetola Atekoja has been named the Chairman, Board of Directors of the Maritime Microfinance Bank (MMFB) Limited.
16 Oct 2015
AS part of measures to facilitate export activities, the Federal Government and private investors should put in place adequate ports infrastructure, the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Habib Abdullahi has said.
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16 Oct 2015
MORE stakeholders in Nigeria’s maritime sector have continued to lament the negative impact of the drop in price of crude oil in the international market.
16 Oct 2015
Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hamed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), has reiterated his commitment to tackle corruption.
16 Oct 2015
The theme for World Maritime Day 2015 is “Maritime education and training”. The theme was adopted to focus attention on the wider spectrum of maritime education and training
16 Oct 2015
THE China COSCO Holdings Company Limited has placed an order for construction of eleven 19,000 TEU (Twenty foot Equivalent Unit) container ships at compatriot shipbuilders worth a total of $ 1.5. billion.
7 Oct 2015
THE Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja has impounded a truck carrying five thousand and twenty (5,020) cartons of smuggled frozen poultry products along Sagamu-Ijebu Ode Expressway.

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