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12 Apr 2018
As the International Maritime Organisation (IMO’s) 0.5wt per cent sulphur cap for bunker fuels kicks in, global bunker fuel costs could rise by up to $60billion yearly from 2020.
12 Mar 2018
As the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) celebrates its 70 years anniversary, the organisation has confirmed that the ship fuel oil reporting requirements and amendments...
21 Feb 2018
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has commenced moves to evaluate the prompt response to distress and safety from seafarers at sea.
22 Nov 2017
This is in a bid to ensure the country’s success in its re-election into the Category C of the IMO Council, one of the highest decision making body of an arm of the United Nation (UN), responsible for global maritime regulation.
13 Sep 2017
However, a recent report by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), said the industry would need to invest about $100billion to meet the requirement of the treaty.
12 Jul 2017
The rate of maritime piracy has assumed a downward trend on the Gulf of Guinea recording the lowest levels in five years.However, it is not fully cheery news for Nigeria, as recent report by the International Maritime Bureau...
5 Jul 2017
As the global shipbuilders jostle to meet the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) design for the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) standards, latest report has revealed that the average design efficiency of new bulk carriers, oil tankers and gas carriers was worse in 2016.
17 May 2017
Nigeria was a former member of the global maritime council before it lost the seat in 2011, and plans to resume its membership before this year runs out.
26 Apr 2017
For Nigeria, the advent of commercial oil automatically shifted the interest of Africa’s largest country away from agriculture, and maritime businesses for decades, with attendant implications on the ailing economy.
21 Apr 2017
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has disclosed that there is no single African carrier among the 35 ship-owner countries which constitute about 95 per cent of global shipping trade.
2 Nov 2016
Shipping firms across the globe are bracing up for new international reqirements aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emmission.Besides, The International Maritime Organisation....
14 Sep 2016
Accession by Finland has triggered the entry of a key international measure for environmental protection aimed at stopping the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water.

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