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What Happens When Containers are Lost at Sea?

There was a brisk wind blowing off Canada’s Pacific coast as the small boat approached the beach on its perilous mission. Cold, salty sea-spray was blowing back, stinging the faces of the volunteers as they were trying to steady...

Shell suspends exploration offshore South Africa after legal challenge

Shell has suspended seismic exploration activity off South Africa’s east coast, terminating a contract for the Amazon Warrior survey vessel after a High Court ordered it to pause work after a legal challenge by environmental groups. “As legal hearings about...

LASWA Empowers 100 Ijede Youths By Converting Water Hyacinth Into Wealth

The General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr Damilola Emmanuel, on Thursday said the Lagos State Government had trained 100 youths at Ijede in Ikorodu area on how to create wealth by recycling water hyacinth. Emmanuel disclosed this during...
ITF: 11 Crewmembers Abandoned on Sinking Bulker Off Somalia

ITF: 11 Crewmembers Abandoned on Sinking Bulker Off Somalia

An aging bulker and its crew have been abandoned off of a far-flung foreign port, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation, and this particular case is worse than most: the location is inside of the Somali piracy high-risk...

‘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)...

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Crude Oil Inches Above $60

Oil prices continued to rally yesterday, following reports that the United States has decided to delay the next round of tariffs that were to...

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