UAE To Introduce Green Ship Recycling Regulations In 2022

UAE To Introduce Green Ship Recycling Regulations In 2022

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is making progress with national ship recycling regulations that are expected to be unveiled during 2022.  The move is said to be in line with UAE’s commitment to responsible ship recycling practices and comes at...
read more
World’s Largest Ethane Carrier Delivered In China

World’s Largest Ethane Carrier Delivered In China

Pacific Ineos Belstaff, the world’s largest very large ethane carrier (VLEC), has been named and delivered in China.  . The naming and delivery ceremony took place at Shanghai Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry shipyard on 28 December 2021, Chi...
read more
New IMO Council To Elect Chair, Vice-Chair Wednesday

New IMO Council To Elect Chair, Vice-Chair Wednesday

The newly elected council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will meet for its 126th session on 15 December and will elect its Chair and Vice-Chair for the next two years.  The assembly normally meets once every two years in r...
read more
French Ambassador Scores Nigerian Navy High On Maritime Safety

French Ambassador Scores Nigerian Navy High On Maritime Safety

The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs Emmanuelle Blatmann, on Friday scored the Nigerian Navy high in its bid to curb maritime insecurity, especially piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. Blatmann, during a courtesy visit to the Western Naval Command, said...
read more
IMO Sets International Day For Women In Maritime

IMO Sets International Day For Women In Maritime

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council has decided to establish an International Day for Women in Maritime, to be observed on 18 May every year.  IMO’s gender program was first initiated in 1988. At that time, only a f...
read more
Shipowners Seek Sector-Dedicated Fund

Shipowners Seek Sector-Dedicated Fund

In a new policy paper, European shipowners have supported a dedicated fund to be set up under the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS) to stabilise the carbon price.  World Maritime reports that the policy paper on the EU ETS ECSA...
read more
Maersk Records $16.6b Revenue In Q3

Maersk Records $16.6b Revenue In Q3

Danish shipping and logistics giant A.P. Moller – Maersk closed the third quarter of 2021 with record earnings. Revenue grew 68 per cent to $16.6 billion in Q3 2021 from $9.9 billion posted in the corresponding quarter a year earlier. EBIT was...
read more
Nigerian Navy To Establish More Jetties

Nigerian Navy To Establish More Jetties

The Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy has solicited a special intervention fund from the House of Representatives to establish more jetties within the Command’s area of responsibility.  Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Rear Adm. S...
read more
Piracy Drops In Gulf Of Guinea, Nigerian Waters, Says IMB

Piracy Drops In Gulf Of Guinea, Nigerian Waters, Says IMB

The International Maritime Bureau (IBM), has said that cases of piracy incidents in the first nine months of 2021 were the lowest reported in 17 years.  It noted that at the other end of the scale, 51 crew members were...
read more
Jime Decries Infrastructure Gap In Nigeria’s Maritime Domain

Jime Decries Infrastructure Gap In Nigeria’s Maritime Domain

The Executive Secretary /Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Mr Emmanuel Jime, has decried a general infrastructure gap in the country’s maritime domain.Jime said this when Presidents of Shippers’ Association in Jos, Benue, Niger an...
read more
Adesina: Why Nigerian Seaports Lag Behind In Africa

Adesina: Why Nigerian Seaports Lag Behind In Africa

By Mosess Ebosele,  ebosele@hotmail.com  — Today, the leading ports for West Africa are in Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin Republic, President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has said. According to Adesina, ...
read more
Customs Takes Delivery Of Cargo Scanning Machine

Customs Takes Delivery Of Cargo Scanning Machine

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Area II Command, Onne Port, Rivers has taken delivery of a cargo scanning machine for effective examination of containers. A statement issued on Friday by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Ifeoma Ojekwu, quoted Comptr...
read more
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...
read more
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...
read more
1 2 3 5