Monthly Archives: June 2017

Maersk hit by cyber attack

Maersk hit by cyber attack

A cyber attack has shut down IT systems across multiple sites and business units owned by Danish transport and logistics major, A.P. Moller – Maersk, the company confirmed earlier on…

Drewry: West African Port Projects in uncertain waters

Drewry: West African Port Projects in uncertain waters

Most West African port projects are in uncertain waters amid a change in the location and nature of transhipment hubs serving the region’s port market, according to shipping consultancy…

Survey: Majority of seafarers lack proper Internet connectivity when at sea

Survey: Majority of seafarers lack proper Internet connectivity when at sea

Barely six percent of seafarers have sufficient internet connectivity for video calls when at sea, despite often being away from their families for months, based on a Nautilus survey of…

“There is no maritime sector without you,” Dakuku tells Seafarers

“There is no maritime sector without you,” Dakuku tells Seafarers

… As World marks Seafarers Day The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) has joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Seafarer with the…

Industry Bodies unite to tackle shipping’s CO2 emissions

Industry Bodies unite to tackle shipping’s CO2 emissions

Four major international trade associations have made a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector. In a detailed submission…

FG gives truckers 7 days to vacate Apapa

FG gives truckers 7 days to vacate Apapa

The Federal Government on Wednesday directed truck drivers blocking roads in Apapa to vacate within seven days to enable the reconstruction work on Wharf Road to start. The government also…

Nigeria, Ghana set for MoU to advance maritime sector

Nigeria, Ghana set for MoU to advance maritime sector

In continuation of its quest to make Africa compete favourably with other maritime nations in the world, the Federal Government through the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is…

Nigeria loses N140 billion to Apapa gridlock weekly, says Dangote

Nigeria loses N140 billion to Apapa gridlock weekly, says Dangote

The President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has lauded the decision of the Federal Government to reconstruct the failed Apapa-Wharf road. With its grim state serving as an embarrassment…

Lagos-Kano Rail Line ready by December, says Amaechi

Lagos-Kano Rail Line ready by December, says Amaechi

…as Kaduna inland dry port sets for commissioning soon The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, on Tuesday said that the Lagos-Kano rail line as well as the…

Abu Dhabi Ports signs concession deal for Fujairah Port

Abu Dhabi Ports signs concession deal for Fujairah Port

Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports has entered into a 35-year concession agreement to develop, manage and operate the port of Fujairah, Emirates News Agency informed. Under the…