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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...

Over 30 vessels and wrecks littering the inland waterways in Lagos State – Dr. Kayode...

The Vice President of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Dr. Kayode Farinto, has cried out that there are about 30 vessels and wrecks littering the inland waterways in Lagos State. According to information gathered by newsmen, the abandoned...

Fresh fears of piracy on Nigerian waters in 2021

Nigeria shippers have called on the government to provide adequate security to avert enormous havoc wrecked by the activities of the pirates in the Gulf of Guinea last year, the shippers reveled that they are yet to heave a...

NIMASA outlines benefits of Badagry deep seaport

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh, has revealed that the Badagry Deep Seaport project in Lagos State is a strategic step towards the development of Nigeria as a global maritime hub. Jamoh made...

India’s new Mundra LNG terminal ramps up utilisation as demand rises

Having begun operations earlier this year, India’s new liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Mundra is expected to boost utilisation from 45% currently to 55% within four to six months, a senior company official said on Friday. Jointly owned...

NIWA to partner Obat Oil in establishing fuel dump on waterways

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), says it has signed a contract with Obat Oil PLC to establish fuel dump along the waterways in four locations in Lagos State. The Lagos Area Manager of NIWA, Engr. Sarat Braimah, told journalists...

Construction begins in Finland on LNG-powered European shuttle ferry

The greening of the maritime industry is progressing with a variety of new ships either having been introduced or under construction that use technologies to be more environmentally sensitive. One sector that is moving quickly to embrace new technologies is...

Venezuela and Iran ignore US sanctions to export crude oil

An Iranian-flagged supertanker, Honey, also known as Horse, has defied United States sanctions by shipping a cargo of oil condensate to Venezuela, according to Bloomberg. The report also states that Iran is using the same ship to help the Latin...

NYK to develop ammonia-powered tugboat

Japanese outfits NYK, IHI Power Systems and ClassNK have signed an agreement for the joint research and development on the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat. The companies will proceed with R&D from both technical and operational aspects for the introduction of...

SAExploration files for bankruptcy under Chapter 11

Houston-based seismic firm, SAExploration Holdings, has voluntarily filed petitions for Chapter 11 protection in the US Bankruptcy Court after entering into a restructuring support agreement with its creditors. The CEO of SAE, Mike Faust who announced the decision of the...

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#EndSARS: Army arrests soldier for supporting  protesters, accuses him of cybercrime

A Lance Corporal with the Nigerian Army, Harrison Friday, who supported Nigerian youths protesting against the excesses of the police unit called Special Anti-Robbery...

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