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British Ports Seeking Funds to Fight Coronavirus Spread

The British ports industry is requesting further support for port health authorities to prevent coronavirus spreading and impacting businesses. As the number of new confirmed cases of the Wuhan COVID-19 grows, particularly in mainland Europe, the British Ports Association (BPA)...

Shipping Lines May Lose $1.7bn To Coronavirus – Report

A Copenhagen-based analysis company, Sea-Intelligence, has predicted that international shipping lines may lose $1.7bn in revenue following the impact of coronavirus outbreak on the international shipping sector. The research agency also suggested that Maersk Line could face the worst revenue...

Airlines Lose $652 million Over Coronavirus Spread

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to ravage mainland China with spread across the globe, losses of the air transport industry has been estimated to reach $652 million already. The loss, according to OAG Aviation worldwide, was on account of cancelled...

Coronavirus: Nigeria’s N2.64tn Proposed Oil Revenue Under Threat

The Federal Government’s oil revenue projection for 2020 may be badly hit by the coronavirus outbreak in China which has sparked concerns of lower demand growth, causing oil prices to plunge. The 2020 budget, which was signed by the President,...

Coronavirus: Oil Prices May Plummet- Goldman Sachs

The outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus in China could have a negative impact on crude oil demand, Goldman Sachs has said. The Senior Commodity Strategist at Goldman Sachs, Damien Courvalin, said the global oil demand could potentially fall...

Pilot Falls To Death While Boarding Maersk Kensington

A Sandy Hook Harbor pilot fell while boarding the US-flagged containership Maersk Kensington in the early morning of December 30, 2019. The ship, part of Maersk Line’s fleet, arrived from Algeciras, Spain to the Port of New York and New...

NIMASA Reiterates Importance of Exercise For Staff Members

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has reiterated the importance of exercise for Nigerians to stay healthy and boost productivity in the workplace. Mrs Moji Jimoh, the Coordinator, Abuja Liaison office of NIMASA, said this during the monthly...

MSC Rejects Pollution Claims

Swiss container shipping major MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has reiterated its commitment to the environment after it was called out as one of the EU’s top ten polluters. Last week, the Brussels-based environmental NGO Transport & Environment said, referring to...

Global Piracy On The Decline- IMB Report

The first nine months of this year saw fewer incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships than the corresponding period of 2018, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said in its latest report. 119 incidents have been reported to...

‘Navy, NIMASA, NPA Can Secure Nigerian Waters’

  • Ports users call for secure anchorage area The Nigerian Navy (NN), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), are expected to work vigorously to access the Secured Anchorage Area (SAA), at no cost...

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Banks borrow N12 trillion from CBN in six months

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