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Fishing Boat Capsizes As Helmsman Dozes Off

  A fishing vessel, Jan, has run aground and sank in New Zealand after crew fatigue. Its owner, Wild Fish (NZ) Limited has been fined NZ$27,200 ($18,300) following prosecution by Maritime NZ. According to maritime executive, the sole helmsman at the time...

Seven Incidents of Armed Robbery Against Ships Reported In July

  The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Centre (ISC) reported seven incidents of armed robbery against ships in the month of July, an upsurge from June when only one...

Sea Pirates Attack On Crude Oil Tankers On The Rise

The upswing in crude oil prices in the global market may have triggered sharp rise in pirates’ attacks on crude oil tankers in the Gulf of Guinea. As at yesterday, Bonny light was $73, Brent crude was $72.50. This marks...

Acting President Intervenes In Total’s $16bn Egina Oilfield Dispute

... Arrives Lagos Friday   Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will be in Lagos (Friday) as part of his efforts to resolve the ongoing dispute threatening the ongoing integration of the $3.3 billion Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) unit constructed for the...

SIFAX Changes Water Transportation in Lagos with the Launched of its Ferry Services.

SIFAX's New Ferry From its newly commissioned modern jetty at Ebute Ojo Jetty, in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State, SIFAX group is venturing out with ferry services for the teeming population of Lagos residents. The determination to change the...

EXCITEMENT AS NIMASA FLOATING DOCK ARRIVES LAGOS PORT

A Floating Dock with Vessels Excitement and satisfaction have filled the management and staff of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Agency NIMASA as its first of a kind multi-billion naira floating dock berths in Lagos port. The floating dock is the fifth...

Italy Ignores Humanitarian Ship With Over 600 Stranded Migrants

Aquarius Rescue Ship with 623 Immigrants News from Europe is to the effect that Italy is changing their pliable attitude towards immigrants under their new socialist government. This is manifesting already as the Italian has refused an immigrant ship to...

83 CONTAINERS FELL OFF A CHINESE-LIBERIAN FLAGGED VESSEL NEAR AUSTRALIA

A Yang Ming Containership While battling heavy swells off the east coast of Australia, a Yang Ming containership has lost more than 80 containers to the turbulent sea. The ship which is Liberian flagged known as Y M Efficiency was...

US WARSHIPS PROVOKED CHINA BY SAILING NEAR SOUTH CHINA SEA

USS Antietam CG 54 Chinese Government in Beijing has cried out over a perceived invasion by the United States of America warships. They are sounding an alarmed over two US warships in presence in the South China Sea which China...

SINGAPORE AUTHORITIES CAUTION SHIP CAPTAINS OVER EXCESSIVE SMOKE EMISSION AT PORTS

The Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has cautioned vessels in its maritime space over excessive smoke emissions at the port’s waters. The authority in a circular on Tuesday reminded  ship masters and owners to take all necessary measures...

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Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Others Sign New OPEC Charter

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the non-member countries of the organisation (OPEC+) on Tuesday signed a draft `Charter of Cooperation’...

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