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Nigeria missing from list of top ship owning nations

Maritime and aviation markets intelligence firm, VesselsValue has released the list of top ship owning countries in the world but Nigeria is certainly not on that list. The top 10 ship owning nations, according to VesselsValue are China, Japan,...

Nigerian Shippers’ Council Bags NUJ Award

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Lagos State Council has presented an Award of Excellence to the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), for its outstanding contributions to the development of the maritime sector. At the official presentation on Monday in Lagos,...

Maersk secures logistics deal with global furniture company

Danish container shipping giant Maersk and global eCommerce furniture company Zinus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for logistics services in 2022. Specifically, Maersk is to become the preferred global integrator of logistics for Zinus, providing a stable supply...

1.4m ships transit Suez Canal in 150 years

The Suez Canal Authority (SPA) celebrated the 152nd anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal on Wednesday with over 1.4 million ships transiting the waterway since its inauguration. The Suez Canal’s actual history started with the first concession and...

Shipping rate surge threatens global economy recovery — UNCTAD

A surge in container shipping rates poses a threat to the global economic recovery, with small countries dependent on deliveries by sea expected to be hardest hit by a spike in import prices, the United Nations Conference on Trade...

Port Facility Security Officers to hold conference in Asaba next week

The Port Facility Security Officers Forum of Nigeria (PFSOFN) will hold its 2021 National Conference on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 November 2021 in Asaba, the capital of Delta State. PFSOFN is the body of government and private sector top...
Container shipping rates could take two years to return to normal

Container shipping rates could take two years to return to normal

Ocean freight rates, which have pummeled retailers and manufacturers throughout 2021, may take more than two years to return to normal levels if past market cycles are any guide, says Copenhagen-based maritime data and advisory company, Sea-Intelligence. During the past...
APM Terminals Apapa cuts plastic waste by over 400,000 bottles per year

APM Terminals Apapa cuts plastic waste by over 400,000 bottles per year

Nigeria’s largest container terminal, APM Terminals Apapa said it is reducing plastic waste at the Lagos port by more than 400,000 bottles per year. The company stated this while observing the 2021 annual Go Green Initiative from October 25 to...
Stakeholders Meeting Deadlocked, Shipping Charges Placed On Hold Till

Stakeholders Meeting Deadlocked, Shipping Charges Placed On Hold Till

The meeting of stakeholders to deliberate on freight forwarders 14 days’ notice of withdrawal of services has failed to reach a consensus on the issues that were tabled for discussion. The deadlock has led to an agreement that the controversial...
81 ships on queue as congestion ravages U.S. ports

81 ships on queue as congestion ravages U.S. ports

The number of containerships queued at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach (LA/LB) in the United States of America has crossed the 80 mark for the first time. According to the Marine Exchange of Southern California there were...

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Immigration suspends issuance of new passports

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the nationwide suspension of issuance of new passports and renewal of old ones in the country. The announcement...

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