Thursday, 8th June 2023


3 Nov 2015
DANISH container shipping giant Maersk Line is yet to decide whether to order additional eight 14,000 TEU (Twentyfoot Equivalent Unit) containerships at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).
28 Oct 2015
DANISH shipping and energy conglomerate, Maersk, has lowered its expectations for Maersk Line’s business results for the year 2015 amid depressed market.
28 Oct 2015
BETWEEN January and September this year, the Apapa Area 1 command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N221.9billion revenue, an increase of 39.65 per cent when compared to N216.3billion attained within same period in 2014.
28 Oct 2015
THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced preliminary investigation to ascertain the remote and immediate circumstances surrounding the midstream collision of two vessels, MT Elixir and MT Tank near Warri, Delta State.
27 Oct 2015
THE world’s 12 largest cargo ports by volume are only using 48 per cent of their capacity in terms of throughput per quay crane.
26 Oct 2015
On 6 April 1941, Piraeus, one of the main harbours in Greece, was hit in a German bombing raid.
21 Oct 2015
THE Head of Public Relations of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Hajia Lami Tumaka has emerged the winner of the most outstanding Maritime Industry Image Maker in the 6th National Evergreen Maritime Merit Award. A statement issued by Chief Public Relation Officer, Philip Kyanet explained that Tumaka emerged winner “through a rigorous…
21 Oct 2015
THE Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Hameed Ali (rtd) has formerly commenced direct engagement with strategic stakeholders in the maritime sector. Already, the Customs boss has met with the managements of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigeria Shippers’ Council (NSC), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and…
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.


14 mins ago
African Refinery Port Harcourt Limited, the NNPC Joint Venture Partner in the 100,000 barrels per day refinery currently being developed within the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex, has lauded the bold decision to remove the premium motor spirit..
17 mins ago
Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago, has unveiled of plans to host the first ever Green Economy Summit to mark his 100 days in office. Speaking at the launch of the initiative in Minna,...
21 mins ago
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has lamented his inability to access certified true copies of Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) materials needed to prosecute his petition against ...
22 mins ago
Ibom Air, an airline owned by Akwa Ibom State, has surpassed the targets it set for its first four years of operations. This is contained in a statement to commemorate the airline’s fourth anniversary, signed by the GM, Marketing and Communication, Aniekan Essienette, and made available to newsmen in Uyo. According to the airline, which…
27 mins ago
Workers and some labour leaders have demanded that the right kind of decent wage Nigerian workers need at this critical period in the economy should be the one that is commensurate with the level of inflation that emerged as a result of government policies.