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UK turns away Ukraine refugees at Port Of Calais

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin urged Britain on Sunday to do more to help Ukrainian refugees stuck in the French port of Calais, saying British officials were turning many away due to not having the necessary visas or paperwork. “I...

Kaduna dry port to commence export warehouse service

The Kaduna Inland Dry Port (KIDP) is ready for commencement of the Federal Government’s Domestic Export Warehouse (DEW) and the Export Expansion Facility Programme (EEFP). The General Manager of the port, Rotimi Raimi-Hassan, disclosed this ahead of full commencement of...

Ships collide off Dutch coast in storm, rescue efforts under way

The Dutch coastguard is sending rescue boats and helicopters to evacuate 18 people from a ship that collided with another vessel in the middle of a storm off the coast of the Netherlands. PHOTO CREDIT: Offshore Energy The vessel, the Maltese...

World’s largest cruise ship delivered in France

US-based cruise major Royal Caribbean International has taken delivery of Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, after three years of construction. PHOTO CREDIT: Offshore Energy A traditional flag-changing ceremony took place in Marseille, France on 27 January, with...

Shipping Line Imposes Additional Tariff On ‘Dangerous’ Goods Destined For West Africa

One of the shipping lines operating in Nigeria; CMA CGM said it is imposing an additional cost on what it termed dangerous goods being shipped into all countries in West Africa. Dangerous goods are substances and articles that have explosive,...

Malaysia to release Wakashio captain, chief mate after sentencing

The captain and first officer of the MV Wakashio are set to be released from custody in Mauritius following their sentencing Monday. Having already spent 16 months in custody, Captain Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar will be reunite with his family back...

North Korea Commissions First Domestically Built Cargo Ship in 5 Years

North Korean state media is hailing the commissioning of a new, domestically built cargo ship. By all indications, it may be the largest commercial vessel registered in North Korea and is also the first new commercial ship the regime...
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...

Dozens of vessels participate in New York Harbour procession to honour 9/11 victims

PHOTO CREDIT: Florida News Times American maritime interests held an event on Friday in New York Harbour in recognition of 20 years since the September 11 attacks, which triggered the largest maritime evacuation in U.S. history. The event included a ceremony,...

S. Korea’s big 3 shipbuilders to hike newbuilding prices

South Korea’s three major shipbuilders will raise new shipbuilding prices to enhance profitability following hefty second-quarter operating losses estimated at a combined 1.5 trillion won due to higher steel prices. Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co. (KSOE), the shipbuilding holding...

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CAC Registers 73,000 Companies In 90 Days

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has so far registered no less than 73,000 companies within three months under its cost-friendly Business Incentive Strategy (BIS)...

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