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Russian warship hit by Ukrainian missiles sinks in Black Sea

Russian warship hit by Ukrainian missiles sinks in Black Sea

One of Russian Navy’s most important warships has sunk in the Black Sea, a massive blow to a military struggling against Ukrainian resistance 50 days into Vladimir Putin’s invasion of his neighbour. Russian state news agency TASS reported Thursday evening...

FG begins operation to remove checkpoints on Lagos port access roads

The Federal Government on Thursday flagged off a special operation to remove illegal checkpoints and clampdown on corruption on access roads around the Apapa and Tin Can Island ports in Lagos. “Operation free the port corridor”, an initiative of the...
Igbo Maritime Practitioners Decry Activities Of ‘Fake’ Members

Igbo Maritime Practitioners Decry Activities Of ‘Fake’ Members

The President General of Association of Igbo Maritime Practitioners in Nigeria (ASIMPIN); Eze Damian Emeka Obianigwe, yesterday in Lagos, raised alarm over what he called calculated attempts by a group of disgruntled people that claim to be elders of...
Dockworkers to shut all Japanese ports on Monday

Dockworkers to shut all Japanese ports on Monday

Dockworkers in Japan are planning a one-day strike on Sunday, 17 April, as the country enters “Shunto”. Every year around February to April, Japan enters “Shunto”, which translates as “spring wage offensive” and is a series of negotiations between employees...
Music Business Academy for Africa returns

Music Business Academy for Africa returns

An Associate Professor, New York University, Dr Carlos Chirinos, has said talented artistes in Nigeria surpass the number of talent management professionals capable of helping the artistes to attain success in the music industry. Chirinos disclosed this as the Music...
477 Bulkers Are Stuck Waiting To Enter China

477 Bulkers Are Stuck Waiting To Enter China

Dotting the sea off Chinese ports are 477 bulk cargo ships waiting to deliver resources from metal ore to grain into the country. Queues of vessels carrying raw materials have jumped after Shanghai initiated a city-wide lockdown at the end...
Buhari: Nigeria set to extend its maritime boundaries without war, litigation, or purchase

Buhari: Nigeria set to extend its maritime boundaries without war, litigation, or purchase

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that Nigeria’s bid to expand its maritime territory, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), is fully on course. Buhari, who stated this when he received a progress report...
Reps Bar President From Appointing Non-Customs Officer As CG

Reps Bar President From Appointing Non-Customs Officer As CG

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, considered and adopted the report by its Committee on Customs and Excise on a bill to repeal the Customs and Excise Management Act 1958. The legislation is titled, ‘Bill for an Act to Repeal...
Port Harcourt refinery to produce 60,000 barrels/day early 2023 – FG

Port Harcourt refinery to produce 60,000 barrels/day early 2023 – FG

THE Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Tuesday, said the April 2023 completion date for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery was feasible and that the plant would refine 60,000 barrels of crude by...
Oman becomes 100th state to ratify Maritime Labour Convention

Oman becomes 100th state to ratify Maritime Labour Convention

Oman has become the 100th nation, and the first member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006, designed to ensure the right of all seafarers to decent employment. An International Labour Organisation (ILO)...