Maersk Acquires Portuguese Logistics Firm

Maersk Acquires Portuguese Logistics Firm

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller – Maersk has acquired HUUB, a Portuguese cloud-based logistics startup. World Maritime News reports on Wednesday that this is the company’s third acquisition this year within E-commerce logistics and it comes through the company’s venture activities with...
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UK Seeks Zero Global Shipping Emissions

UK Seeks Zero Global Shipping Emissions

The UK government has backed an absolute zero target for international shipping emissions by 2050, marking the start of London International Shipping Week. This target, which would need to be agreed through the International Maritime Organization, wo...
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APM Terminal Provides Over 1,000 PPE To Truck Drivers

APM Terminal Provides Over 1,000 PPE To Truck Drivers

The AP Moller Terminal (APMT), Apapa, has provided over 1,000 truck drivers in Lagos with Personal Protective Equipments (PPE), to mark the 2021 Global Safety Day.  The Chief Operating Officer and Head of Terminal, APM Terminals, Apapa, Mr Steen Knudsen,....
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Maritime Organisation Reports Drop In Piracy Within Gulf Of Guinea

Maritime Organisation Reports Drop In Piracy Within Gulf Of Guinea

Citing a recent report of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Adm. Jason Gbassa on Thursday reported a drop in piracy within the Gulf of Guinea.   Gbassa said this through the C...
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Edo To Partner NIMASA On Benin River Port

Edo To Partner NIMASA On Benin River Port

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday said the state will partner Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in actualising the Benin River port project.   He made this known when the Director-General of NIMASA, Mr...
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Tanker Crew Arrested Over Crude Oil Theft

Tanker Crew Arrested Over Crude Oil Theft

The captain and 18 crew members of oil tanker, MT Strovolos have been detained by the Indonesian Navy on suspicion of stealing nearly 300,000 barrels of crude oil. According to World Maritime News, the Bahamas-flagged tanker was seized by the...
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Maersk’s Boxships To Feature World’s Largest Methanol Dual-Fuel Engines

Maersk’s Boxships To Feature World’s Largest Methanol Dual-Fuel Engines

German engine manufacturer, MAN Energy Solutions has been contracted to supply eight methanol dual-fuel engines for new Maersk’s containerships. In connection to the latest eight-ship order of the Danish shipping giant Maersk, Hyundai’s Ship-Building ...
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APM Terminals Apapa Boosts Service Delivery With Berthing Window

APM Terminals Apapa Boosts Service Delivery With Berthing Window

Nigeria’s leading container terminal operator, APM Terminals Apapa has launched a Berthing Window service to reduce the waiting time of ships and help consignees take prompt delivery of their consignments at the port.   The first Berthing Window fo...
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Maersk Signs First Green Methanol Deal

Maersk Signs First Green Methanol Deal

A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Wednesday it had signed a contract securing green methanol as the world’s largest shipping firm gears up to operate its first carbon-neutral ship in 2023.With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accou...
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NIMASA Pledges Adequate Maintenance For Deep Blue Assets

NIMASA Pledges Adequate Maintenance For Deep Blue Assets

Deep Blue assets would be properly maintained to provide security for Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea, the Director-General,  Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh has pledged.    A statement issued on...
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Sierra Leone To Sanction Ships Violating IMO Measures From Sept 1

Sierra Leone To Sanction Ships Violating IMO Measures From Sept 1

Ships calling to ports in Sierra Leone could face serious fines if found in violation of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 measures.  From 1 September 2021, ship owners and operators risk penalties of up to $15,000 should they continue...
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APMDC Denies Alleged Arbitrary Charges

APMDC Denies Alleged Arbitrary Charges

The management of the Associated Port Marine Development Company (APMDC), has denied allegations of arbitrary charges and charging in foreign currency levelled against it by the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC).  Recall that the council had shut dow...
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Hyundai Seeks $930m To Fund Eco-Friendly Ship Technology

Hyundai Seeks $930m To Fund Eco-Friendly Ship Technology

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has decided to raise capital amounting up to$932.8 million in an effort to fund the development of eco-friendly vessel technologies. As a fundraising method, HHI, part of Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore...
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ExxonMobil Begins Barge Deliveries Of Low Sulphur Marine Fuel

ExxonMobil Begins Barge Deliveries Of Low Sulphur Marine Fuel

ExxonMobil has started barge deliveries of the International Maritime Organization-compliant, low-sulphur marine fuel in New Zealand. Under the arrangement, the company will be delivering two grades of IMO-compliant, low-sulphur marine fuel, namely, DMA 0...
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