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Canada fines Hapag-Lloyd Boxship for violating speed limit

Canada fines Hapag-Lloyd Boxship for violating speed limit

Transport Canada has issued a CAD 6,000 penalty to a containership for alleged non-compliance while a temporary mandatory speed restriction for ships was in effect. The vessel in…

In Depth: Port of Amsterdam aims to cut shipping emissions

In Depth: Port of Amsterdam aims to cut shipping emissions

As part of its new year’s resolutions, the Port of Amsterdam has decided to reduce shipping emissions and minimise the environmental impact in the coming years. The port wants…

Union Maritime’s Tanker with 22 Crew goes missing

Union Maritime’s Tanker with 22 Crew goes missing

UK based tanker owner and operator Union Maritime said that it has not heard from one of its vessels, MT Barrett, since late Tuesday, January 9. The vessel was last…

Attorney sues companies suspected of misclassifying port truck drivers

Attorney sues companies suspected of misclassifying port truck drivers

Dive Brief: •The city of Los Angeles is suing CMI Transportation LLC, K&R Transportation California LLC and Cal Cartage Transportation Express LLC, all owned by New Jersey-based…

Report: Explosion reported on board stricken Iranian Tanker

Report: Explosion reported on board stricken Iranian Tanker

An explosion was reported on Wednesday on board the Iranian tanker Sanchi, which has been burning for four days off the eastern coast of China, CNN informed citing local authorities…

Customs $500m patrol boats rot at Marina Jetty

Customs $500m patrol boats rot at Marina Jetty

There are indications that the two specialised security patrol boats acquired at over $500 million by the Nigeria Customs service more than two years ago have been left to waste…

Rail Transportation: Amaechi  says Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line begins commercial activities in August

Rail Transportation: Amaechi says Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line begins commercial activities in August

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday said that the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri standard gauge rail lines would commence commercial activities in August. Amaechi told newsmen in Abuja that…

Customs plans expanded use of ICT to strengthen trade procedures

Customs plans expanded use of ICT to strengthen trade procedures

… Warns against trade malpractices The Nigeria Customs Service, Tincan Island Command, has said it would further expand its application of the ICT platform to enhance its capacity in the areas…

Agric exports record 160% increase in Lagos Ports

Agric exports record 160% increase in Lagos Ports

Agric products exports gained an increase of 160 per cent in the Tincan and Apapa Lagos seaports in 2017. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, who…

NPA Management sets up investigative committee on Tincan fire incidents

NPA Management sets up investigative committee on Tincan fire incidents

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has on behalf of the entire Management team of the organisation expressed a heartfelt sympathy to the Executive Committee…