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Expected ships in Lagos ETA Vessel Built GT DWT Size (m) Sep 30, 23:30 CLOVER Chemical/Oil Products Tanker 2007 29586 46784 183 x 32 Oct 1, 08:00 PEARL ISLAND Bulk Carrier 2018 35606 63878 200 x 32 Oct 1, 08:00 GRANDE ISLAND Bulk Carrier 2009 32413 58110 190 x 32 Oct 1, 08:00 GREEN COSTA RICA Refrigerated Cargo Ship 1992 7743 7726 131 x 20 Oct 1, 14:00 AIAS Crude Oil Tanker 2008 79048 150393 274 x 48 Oct 1, 18:00 MAERSK...

Another container ship catches fire off Indian coast

For the second time in a month, the Indian Coast Guard has been called upon to assist in fighting a fire aboard a commercial ship at sea. They are currently assisting with a container fire aboard a vessel operating...

Shipping magnate O.K. Lim faces second forgery charge

Singaporean oil and shipping magnate, Lim Oon Kuin, also known as O.K. Lim, is facing a second charge of abetment of forgery in connection with an allegedly fraudulent loan application. According to prosecutors, Lim asked an executive at his firm,...

Maersk calls for action as stranded seafarers rise to 40,000

The world’s largest container shipping company and the United Nations Secretary-General are appealing to governments to resolve a labor crisis that has stranded 400,000 seafarers on boats, according to a new estimate from the International Chamber of Shipping. “I am...

Shipping giants CMA CGM hit by Ransomware cyber-attack

CMA CGM has confirmed it has become the latest liner to suffer a cyber-attack. The company stated that it is currently dealing with a cyber-attack impacting peripheral servers. A number of the group’s websites have been down for large...

Fire-stricken vessel New Diamond to offload cargo in Gujarat

The fire-stricken tanker, New Diamond, is now bound for an offshore oil terminal at Kandla Port Trust, according to Indian media. After a long tow around India's coastline, her cargo of crude oil will be discharged safely, reducing environmental...

Sea robbery incidents on the increase in the Philippines

Philippine anchorages and ports has seen an increase in the number of incidents of sea robbery from January to September, 2020, the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre said in a special report. During the nine-month period, thirteen actual incidents were reported...

NAFDAC commences pre-shipment analysis of drugs imported from China and India

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), is to commence the pre-shipment analysis of drugs imported into Nigeria from China and India, two countries that are suspected to be the origin of most fake and...

Maritime operators accuse MSC Shipping of defrauding Nigerians

Maritime operators in Nigeria have accused the MSC Shipping line of using container trucks as its holding bay on the port access roads, sometimes for a period exceeding one month while still charging demurrage on such containers. As a result,...

Lagos to slash ferry fares by 40% from September 30

The Lagos State government has announced a slash on transport fares on the state-owned ferries by 40 percent beginning from September 30, 2020. The announcement was made by the Managing Director of Lagos Ferry Services, Abdoulbaq Ladi-Balogun, who disclosed in...