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USCG Rescues 66 Anglers From Breakaway Ice Floe on Lake Michigan

The criminal case stemming from a 2019 accident in which the cruise ship MSC Opera hit a river cruise ship and the dock while arriving in Venice has been concluded with an agreement that will see jail time for...

United Kingdom firm tests run hovercraft in Lagos

A United Kingdom (U.K.) firm,  Griffon Hoverwork, carried out a trial of hovercraft on Lagos waterways at the weekend. Hovercraft is an amphibious boat-like vehicle that travels over water, sand and on grasses. The U.K. hovercraft design and manufacturing company, Griffon...

Osinbajo’s NPPM will tackle corruption, extortion – NIMASA DG

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday disclosed that the Nigerian Ports Process Manual (NPPM), launched by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, can tackle ports’ corruption and extortion. The manual was launched by the Vice President on Dec.10,...

Tragedy as Sailor Dies, 3 Injured on Bulker in Atlantic Storm

The recent Nor’easter that pummeled the Atlantic Coast with record snowfalls is also being blamed for the death of one seafarer and injuring three others aboard a bulk carrier that found itself caught in the developing storm. D’Amico Group’s 39,000...

NPPM will be a credible key to transparency in the Nigerian ports – Hassan Bello

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council, Mr Hassan Bello on Tuesday in Abuja, said the Nigerian Ports Process Manual (NPPM) will be a credible key to transparency in the Nigerian ports. The above disclosure was made by Hassan...

NPA boss charge youths on capacity building

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman,  assured the youths of the organisation of the support of the management at all times, especially towards developing the much-needed capacity to grow the maritime industry. The assurance was...

Nigeria Maritime Operators warn of unfriendly business environment at ports

Amidst high rate of inflation, Nigeria maritime operators have predicted a dwindling economy ahead for the country if the government does not see to the unfriendly policies affecting players in the sector. The operators warned that if the government does not...

Association of Maritime Truck Owners kick against Sanwo-Olu’s task force

The Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) has called on the federal government to  provide digital coordination of traffic on port access roads, the association urged the  government to abort plans to introduce a new task force on Apapa roads. Th...

Pirates attack cargo ship in the Gulf of Guinea 

 Pirates may have further confirmed their authority in the Gulf of Guinea as they boldly attacked a Cargo ship, around 0430UTC, on January 30, despite Government’s orchestrated anti-piracy preparations for 2021. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi had boasted last...

Gambo resumes duty as new naval chief, Ibas bows out

The immediate Chief of Naval Staff Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas on Friday in Abuja decorated Rear Adm. Awwal Gambo as the new Chief of Naval Staff. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari, had on Tuesday, announced the appointment of Rear Adm....

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How Senators have hijacked Customs’ function, detain 500 containers at ports...

A special report by Ships and Ports has revealed that over 500 containers laden with various cargoes are currently stranded at the Lagos ports...

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