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NPA Expects 27 Ships With Petroleum Products At Lagos Ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 27 ships to arrive at the port from April 1 to April 19. The NPA said this known in its Shipping Position made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Lagos Ports Terminal Operators Fret As Lekki Deep Seaport Nears Operation

Apparently threatened by the coming on stream of a more modern Lekki Deep Seaport, terminal operators in Lagos ports have offered to deepen the existing draft of the two ports which is currently about 12 metres for Container carriers...
President Buhari Directs Timely Completion Of Lekki Deep Sea Port, Wants Railway Link To The Port

President Buhari Directs Timely Completion Of Lekki Deep Sea Port, Wants Railway Link To...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Lagos praised the efforts of the Minister of Transportation; Mr Rotimi Amaechi towards making the Lekki Deep Sea Port a reality, and directed him to consult and bring up a memorandum to the...

ExxonMobil sells Nigerian shallow-water assets to Seplat for $1.283bn

ExxonMobil Corporation, on Friday, announced that it had reached an agreement to sell its equity interest in its shallow-water business, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, to Seplat Energy, a Nigerian independent oil and gas company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Seplat...

Biden Administration Set to Hold First Offshore Wind Lease Auction in New York Bight

The Biden Administration is set to hold its first offshore wind lease sale on Wednesday, auctioning a record of more than 480,000 acres offshore New York and New Jersey. The auction will allow offshore wind developers to bid on six...

Ethiopia to start generating electricity from Nile dam Sunday

Ethiopia will start generating electricity from its controversial dam on the river Nile on Sunday, government officials told AFP. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), set to be the largest hydroelectric project in Africa, has been at the centre of...

Using Exhaust Scrubbers to Filter Microplastics from the Ocean

The shipping industry is stepping up to address the challenge of reducing the levels of microplastics captured in the world’s oceans. In the latest development, Italy’s Grimaldi Group announced that it has tested and patented a filter system to...

Ships collide off Dutch coast in storm, rescue efforts under way

The Dutch coastguard is sending rescue boats and helicopters to evacuate 18 people from a ship that collided with another vessel in the middle of a storm off the coast of the Netherlands. PHOTO CREDIT: Offshore Energy The vessel, the Maltese...

Lake Chad can be replenished from Nubian Sandstone Aquifer — Prof Adanu

Lake Chad can be replenished with water from the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer, the Director-General (D-G) of the National Water Resources Institute, Kaduna, Prof. Emmanuel Adanu, has disclosed. The Lake with a surface area of about 26,000 square kilometers in the...

UK to Invest $42M in R&D Projects for Deep-Sea Floating Wind Farms

In an effort to maintain its leadership in offshore wind power generation and to further advance the technologies for deep-sea floating wind farms, the U.K. government announced an additional $42 million in grants to 11 projects working on the...

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FG has failed to resolve the challenges in the maritime sector...

Stakeholders have advised the Federal Government to give more attention to the maritime sector this year. According to them, maritime should be the major...

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