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Freight services commence on Itapke-Warri rail line

Freight services commence on Itapke-Warri rail line The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has commenced freight services on the Itapke-Warri rail…

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Here are top investments, business opportunities in Nigeria’s maritime sector

Here are top investments, business opportunities in Nigeria’s maritime sector Over the years, maritime transportation has made the movement of…

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NIMASA to ensure availability of sulphur compliant fuel

NIMASA to ensure availability of sulphur compliant fuel The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is determined to ensure…

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Nigeria’s inflation worsens, hits four year high

Nigeria’s inflation worsens, hits four year high The consumer price index, which measures the rate of increase in the price…

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Eto no work anything — Truck drivers lament collapse of NPA’s e-call up system

Eto no work anything — Truck drivers lament collapse of NPA’s e-call up system Truck drivers working at the Lagos…

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Cruise Lines Help Evacuate Citizens After Eruption on St. Vincent

Cruise Lines Help Evacuate Citizens After Eruption on St. Vincent When a volcanic eruption threatened local residents on the Caribbean…

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SCA: Egypt Will Hold Ever Given Until Damage Claim is Resolved

SCA: Egypt Will Hold Ever Given Until Damage Claim is Resolved The container ship Ever Given is still anchored in…

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Leading Greek shipowner John Angelicoussis is dead

Leading Greek shipowner John Angelicoussis is dead The shipping industry is mourning John Angelicoussis, Greece’s largest shipowner, who died in…

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FG alerts Nigerians on plans to attack Lagos, other airports

FG alerts Nigerians on plans to attack Lagos, other airports The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has raised the…

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Funds stall repair of Tin Can port road

Funds stall repair of Tin Can port road Non-release of funds by the Federal Government has slowed down the repair…

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It costs 40% more to build ships in Nigeria — Ogbeifun

It costs 40% more to build ships in Nigeria — Ogbeifun It is 40 per cent more expensive to build…

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Union threatens to shut ports over IOCs’ refusal to employ its members

Union threatens to shut ports over IOCs’ refusal to employ its members Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has issued…

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Ndukwe becomes first Nigerian-American commander of a U.S. warship

Ndukwe becomes first Nigerian-American commander of a U.S. warship A Nigerian-American, Kelechi Ndukwe, has taken up a role as the…

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APM Terminals MedPort Tangier commences second phase development

APM Terminals MedPort Tangier commences second phase development Read Egypt demands $1bn compensation for blockage of Suez Canal APMTerminals MedPort…

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Abandoned Dutch cargo ship at risk of sinking off Norway

Abandoned Dutch cargo ship at risk of sinking off Norway Emergency response teams scrambled on Tuesday to prevent a Dutch…

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IMF forecasts higher growth for Nigeria in 2021

IMF forecasts higher growth for Nigeria in 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected growth of 2.5 percent for…

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Two tankers run aground in Suez Canal

Two tankers run aground in Suez Canal Two tankers ran aground in the Suez Canal this morning, GAC Egypt informed….

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Back to Business at the Suez Canal

Operations on the Suez Canal have returned to normal, according to the waterway’s managers, and the 400-plus vessels that were…

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Egypt demands $1bn compensation for blockage of Suez Canal

Egypt demands $1bn compensation for blockage of Suez Canal Egypt said it may seek around $1 billion in compensation after…

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Report: Ever Given’s Crew May Risk Arrest

BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE The Indian crew of the giant boxship Ever Given are no longer stuck in the lower…

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Mozambique’s Growing Insurgency May Pose Threat to Shipping

Mozambique’s Growing Insurgency May Pose Threat to Shipping BY BRIAN GICHERU KINYUA The insurgency in Northern Mozambique is steadily morphing…

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Suez Canal clears backlog of ships

Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has said that all 422 ships stranded by the grounding of the giant container ship Ever…

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Illegal Structures” Spotted at Contested S. China Sea Reefs

Illegal Structures” Spotted at Contested S. China Sea Reefs On Thursday, the Philippine military said that it has found “illegal”…

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Apapa Gridlock: Why everyone should support ‘Eto’

Four weeks after the take off of Etó, the electronic truck call-up system introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA), it…

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Egypt begins probe of Suez Canal blockage by Ever Given

Egypt begins probe of Suez Canal blockage by Ever Given Divers inspected the hull of the Ever Given on Wednesday…

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Suez Canal traffic resumes as Ever Given is refloated

Suez Canal traffic resumes as Ever Given is refloated he MV Ever Given has been refloated and the Suez Canal…

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Group commends MAN Oron for acquiring simulators

Group commends MAN Oron for acquiring simulators President. Alumni of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Emmanuel Maiguwa (left) presenting an award…

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Attempt to refloat ship blocking Suez Canal fails

Attempt to refloat ship blocking Suez Canal fails An attempt to refloat the stranded container ship blocking the Suez Canal…

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Adeyanju re-elected MWUN President-General; says Nigeria drifting towards anarchy

Adeyanju re-elected MWUN President-General; says Nigeria drifting towards anarchy The President General, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Comrade Adewale…

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Chief Mate Stranded on Abandoned Freighter for Four Years

Chief Mate Stranded on Abandoned Freighter for Four Years When Mohammad Aisha signed on as first officer of the container…

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