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Lekki deep seaport fails to take off eight years after obtaining approval

The promoters of the proposed Lekki deep seaport have been unable to get the project off the ground eight years after obtaining approval from the Federal Government. The port is located within the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos. The...

Nigeria to remain on insurers’ list of riskiest waters despite deep blue project

Nigeria will remain on a list of the world’s riskiest waters that insurers rely on to determine how much to charge ships traveling to different countries, even after the government asked to be removed. Nigeria borders on an expanse of...

Ever Given owners reach deal with Suez Canal Authority

Owners of the 20,000 TEU containership Ever Given, which has been stuck in Egypt for months following its grounding in the Suez Canal, have reached an agreement in principle with the canal authority over the compensation claim. “Together with the...

Maritime Security: Improved Regional Navy Cooperation in focus at Gulf of Guinea Forum

The Gulf of Guinea Maritime Collaboration Forum and Shared Awareness and De-confliction conference (GOG-MCF/SHADE) has identified cooperation at sea between regional and international Navies as the focus at its inaugural plenary meeting scheduled to take place in...
Navantia To Launch First S80 Submarine For Spanish Navy On April 22nd

Navantia To Launch First S80 Submarine For Spanish Navy On April 22nd

His Majesty King Felipe VI, accompanied by Her Majesty the Queen, Her Royal Highness the Princess of Asturias and Her Royal Highness Infanta Sofia will preside over the launching ceremony of S-81, the first submarine of S-80 class, in...

Six rescued, search underway for missing from capsized liftboat

Six people have been rescued and the search is on for more missing from a liftboat that capsized near Port Fourchon. US Coast Guard (USCG) said watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon notification at 4-30pm (local time) on...

Nigerian Navy boosts fleet to combat maritime crimes.

  The Nigerian Navy has recorded significant progress in the recapitalisation of its fleet, with dozens of vessels commissioned in 2020 and more on the way. These acquisitions come as the service attempts to deal with a continued spate of pirate...
Iranian ship attacked in Red Sea

Iranian ship attacked in Red Sea.

  Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday an Iranian ship, the Saviz, had been attacked in the Red Sea, a day after media reports that the vessel had been hit with limpet mines. “The explosion occurred on Tuesday morning near the...
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Top Three Takeaway Lessons From the Suez Canal Blockage

For a week the world was gripped by the extraordinary sight of a massive container ship that had run aground in the Suez Canal in Egypt. The Ever Given is 400m long (1,312ft) and weighs 200,000 tonnes, with a...

The foundation of the Badagry Deep Seaport will be laid this month – Dr....

The Director-General, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has announced that the sum of $2.6billion have been put in place for the development of Badagry Deep Seaport aimed at boosting international trade. After several delays, the...

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There Would Be No Need For Fuel Imports If My Plan...

Yakubu Gowon, a former military head of state, says Nigeria would not be dependent on fuel imports if plans by his administration to build...

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