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‘Badagry deep seaport project still on course’- Rep

A member of the House of Representatives, Babatunde Hunpe, has said that the proposed Badagry deep seaport project is still on course. Hunpe, who represents Badagry Federal Constituency in the lower legislative chamber, said this on Friday on the sidelines...

Asia reports 37 incidents of armed robbery against ships in six months

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Centre said a total of 37 incidents of armed robbery against ships comprising 35 actual incidents and two attempted incidents were reported...
Rescue boat with hundreds of migrants on board beg for port

Rescue boat with hundreds of migrants on board beg for port

A charity group on Tuesday asked the European Union to find a port where it can dock to disembark hundreds of migrants it has rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea over recent days. Some 572 people, including 183 minors, are...

Nigeria’s offshore rig counts hit 12 in May as demand recovers

International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), Nigeria chapter, has hinted at slight market recovery going by the rig counts, stressing the need for prioritisation of training and retraining of members to meet industry’s standards. It, however, noted that a...
World’s Largest Crane Vessels Meet for Removal of North Sea Platform

World’s Largest Crane Vessels Meet for Removal of North Sea Platform

One of the largest topside removal projects of its kind is beginning in the North Sea involved the removal of the platform from one of the area’s largest oil and gas wells after the crew left the platform nearly...

Nigeria signs oil deal to unlock $10 bn investment

Nigeria has signed an offshore oil deal with Shell, Exxon, Total and Eni, that the state says will generate millions, settle disputes and open the way to a $10 billion investment. The “Execution of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 118 (Bonga)...

Senate decries foreign dominance in Nigeria’s diving sector

Mr Folarin said the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010, provided that 70 per cent of divers in offshore energy projects must be Nigerian The Senate on Thursday decried the dominance of foreign operators in the employment...

Developing Command and Control for Unmanned Vessels

Norway is taking the helm to develop technology that will be used to send unmanned vessels to sea on assignments without a crew on board. The researchers face some daunting challenges, such as determining what kind of control systems are...
Hyperbaric Medical Society, NIMR to Conduct Study on Aftermath of COVID-19 Infection on Underwater Divers

Hyperbaric Medical Society, NIMR to Conduct Study on Aftermath of COVID-19 Infection on Underwater...

The Hyperbaric Medical Practitioners Society of Nigeria (HMPSN) on Wednesday disclosed plans to partner with the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research  (NIMR) in a study that will determine the lung function of underwater divers who have survived COVID-19. President of the group, Dr Kayode Ogunleye...

Panic as Singapore quarantines bunker tanker after COVID-19 outbreak

Singapore has put the bunker tanker New Ocean 6, operated by Palmstone Tankers & Trdg Pte Ltd, under quarantine and banned it from operating until further notice, Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore said. The move is being made...

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ENL Consortium, Chinese Firm Partner To Move Cargo From Apapa By...

ENL Consortium, operator of Terminals C and D, Lagos Port Complex, Apapa has entered into strategic partnership with a Chinese logistics giant, Sinoma...

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