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UN commends Nigeria over first piracy conviction in Africa

Following the first-ever successful prosecution of piracy in Africa by Nigeria, the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Ghada Fathi Wali, has applauded Nigeria for its leadership role and commitment towards curbing maritime...

India Fines Japanese Car Carrier Companies for Illegal Cartel

Indian authorities fined several of the major Japanese car carrier companies after finding the firms guilty for violations of India’s Competition Act, which prohibits anti-competitive agreements including cartels. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed a total fine of...

Some officials of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at Hajj/Cargo terminal at the Murtala Muhammed...

Some officials of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at Hajj/Cargo terminal at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, have been alleged to engage in the breaking of Airport security by forcefully opening the security...

Shippers’ Council Tasks Hapag-Lloyd On Standards

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) on Monday urged the new Country Manager of Hapag-Lloyd Nigeria Shipping Ltd., Mr Himmat Ahlawat, to abide by the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in Nigerian ports. The Executive Secretary of NSC, Mr Emmanuel Jime, made...

Banky W and Adesua Etomi celebrate their son as he turns 1

Banky W and Adesua Etomi welcomed their son in January 2021. Nigerian celebrity couple Banky W and Adesua Etomi's son turned one on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. For Adesua, she recounted her journey through pregnancy as she marked her son's birthday. "A...

Fortifying Nigeria’s Maritime Security

Lately, the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Ghada Fathi Wali, out of appreciation was left with no option but to eulogize Nigeria for the first-ever successful prosecution of piracy in Africa. In...

Complete construction before election, Amaechi tells Lekki port promoters

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged contractors of the Lekki Deep Seaport project to speed up work to enable government grant necessary approvals before the next general election in Nigeria. Amaechi made this known in a...

Shipping Line Imposes Additional Tariff On ‘Dangerous’ Goods Destined For West Africa

One of the shipping lines operating in Nigeria; CMA CGM said it is imposing an additional cost on what it termed dangerous goods being shipped into all countries in West Africa. Dangerous goods are substances and articles that have explosive,...

APM Terminals Apapa is transforming into a world-class facility, says Laursen

APM Terminals Apapa, one of the largest container terminals in West Africa, is rapidly transforming into a world-class facility. Speaking in Lagos while reviewing the performance of APM Terminals Apapa in 2021, the Country Manager, Klaus Laursen, said, “Over...

Indonesia Seeks Local Partners to Offset Beijing in South China Sea

Tensions with China over the South China Sea have prompted Indonesia to invite maritime security officials from five ASEAN member states – Brunei, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam – to meet in February to discuss a possible joint...