Five Abducted Maritime Workers, Others Regain Freedom

Five Abducted Maritime Workers, Others Regain Freedom

The eight Nigerians, among them five members of the Maritime Workers of Nigeria (MWUN) kidnapped by gunmen  in Rivers State waters on Monday have regained their freedom.   A statement issued by Assistant Director, Public Relations, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety...
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NIMASA DG Condemns kidnap Of Five Maritime Workers

NIMASA DG Condemns kidnap Of Five Maritime Workers

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has condemned in very strong terms the kidnap of eight Nigerians, five of them members of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), in Rivers State water...
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South African Port Operator Hit By Cyber Attack

South African Port Operator Hit By Cyber Attack

South Africa’s logistics company, Transnet SOC has announced that its IT system was hit with a “disruption” that halted operations at the port’s terminals. The company confirmed that the cyber-attack occurred early on Thursday, 22 July and that th...
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Navy Releases Impounded Vessel To Blut Logistics

Navy Releases Impounded Vessel To Blut Logistics

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta has handed over MV Platform Care I vessel to its owner,   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the impounded vessel was released to the owner on Friday at the Naval Base, Warri,...
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Air Liquide Pledges Support For World’s First Hydrogen Ship

Air Liquide Pledges Support For World’s First Hydrogen Ship

Air Liquide, French gas and technology company has announced that it will become the main partner of the Energy Observer, “the world’s first hydrogen vessel”, for the next four years.  The two partners have been working since the launch of the....
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Volkswagen Acquires Six LNG Car Carrier Ships

Volkswagen Acquires Six LNG Car Carrier Ships

Foremost automobile firm, Volkswagen Group has concluded arrangement to boosts it logistics network with six Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Ships    Under the arrangement, Volkswagen will transport most of its new vehicles overseas using ...
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Cosco Stakes $1.49b On Ten Containerships

Cosco Stakes $1.49b On Ten Containerships

Chinese shipping major, Cosco Shipping Holdings has signed an agreement with affiliate shipbuilder Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry Yangzhou for the construction of ten containerships.  On 15 July 2021, Cosco sealed the deal with the shipyard splashing out a...
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Maritime Stakeholders Task Seafarers On Capacity Building

Maritime Stakeholders Task Seafarers On Capacity Building

Maritime stakeholders have said that capacity building is key to a prosperous future for seafarers in the country.  They made the assertion on Thursday at a webinar organised by the Female Seafarers Association of Nigeria (FESAN) to commemorate the Day...
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Shipping Firms To Tackle Oil Transfers At Sea

Shipping Firms To Tackle Oil Transfers At Sea

Top oil shipping companies say they have tightened operational guidelines and deployed technology to prevent accidental breaches of sanctions, as the countries hit by ever tougher restrictions fight back with elaborate strategies to dodge them.Washington ...
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Commonwealth Countries Record $345b Trade Loss In 2020

Commonwealth Countries Record $345b Trade Loss In 2020

Commonwealth countries are estimated to have lost up to US$345 billion worth of trade in 2020, including $60 billion in intra-Commonwealth trade, according to 2021 Commonwealth Trade Review on “Energising Commonwealth Trade in a Digital World: Paths to Reco...
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Singapore Sustains Position As World’s Leading Maritime Centre

Singapore Sustains Position As World’s Leading Maritime Centre

Singapore has been ranked as the top global shipping centre for the eighth year running, a new report found. As explained, Singapore has been rated as the top location due to the size of its port, number of internationally-focused shipbrokers,...
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NIMASA: Deep Blue Project Driven by Competent Manpower

NIMASA: Deep Blue Project Driven by Competent Manpower

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Bashir Jamoh, has reiterated that assets deployed under the Deep Blue Project, recently launched by President Muhammadu Buhari, are manned by proficient officers from th...
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Shippers Council Lauds Kaduna On Inland Dry Port

Shippers Council Lauds Kaduna On Inland Dry Port

Mrs Adaku Okam, Director, Inland Transport Services, Nigeria Shipper’s Council, has commended the Kaduna State government for its support to the Kaduna Inland Dry Port. Okam made the commendation at a sensitisation workshop in Kaduna on Thursday. Represented...
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New Shippers’ Council Boss Seeks Staff Support

New Shippers’ Council Boss Seeks Staff Support

The newly appointed Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Emmanuel Jime, has solicited for support and cooperation of his members of staff to drive the agency. Jime made the call when he assumed duty at the Abuja liaison offic...
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