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Maritime Workers Threaten to Shut Nigerian Ports in 14 Days Over Unpaid Wages

Maritime Workers Threaten to Shut Nigerian Ports in 14 Days Over Unpaid Wages

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has issued the Federal Government a 14- day ultimatum to prevail on International Oil Companies (IOC) operating in the country to pay dockworkers entitlements or else the union…

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Cosco Shipping Container Vessel Sinks

Cosco Shipping Container Vessel Sinks

Cosco Shipping’s 5,089 teu panamax containership Tian Fu He has been stranded near Qinzhou Port for the past four days. According to a notice sent by Shanghai Pan Asia Shipping, a subsidiary of Cosco, the ship ran…

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Nigeria to Host Global Maritime Security Summit, October

Nigeria to Host Global Maritime Security Summit, October

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that Nigeria will be hosting the global maritime security summit, themed “Maritime Security and Global Trade Facilitation,” as part…

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Shipping Company Introduces Tracking Device on Reefer Containers

Shipping Company Introduces Tracking Device on Reefer Containers

Hamburg-based carrier, Hapag-Lloyd’s has said it will equip its entire fleet of roughly 100,000 refrigerated (reefer) containers with tracking devices from Danish hardware maker Globe Tracker.  This is coming few days after Maersk, CMA CGM announced…

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NIMASA Boss, Dakuku Peterside Woos Investors to Revive Nigeria’s Dead National Fleet

NIMASA Boss, Dakuku Peterside Woos Investors to Revive Nigeria’s Dead National Fleet

Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged foreigners to come and invest in Nigeria’s shipping sector, especially in reviving the collapsed national fleet. Dakuku,  who was…

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NIMASA Boss Seeks More Support For Africa’s Ocean Economy

NIMASA Boss Seeks More Support For Africa’s Ocean Economy

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NIMASA Boss; Dakuku Peterside Bags Maritime Industry Living Legends Award

NIMASA Boss; Dakuku Peterside Bags Maritime Industry Living Legends Award

The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has bagged Nigeria’s Maritime Industry Living Legends Award. The award was for his outstanding performance and contributions in the maritime sector. The awards…

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US Coast Guard Raise Fresh Alarm of Cyber Attacks

US Coast Guard Raise Fresh Alarm of Cyber Attacks

The US Coast Guard (USCG) has urged the maritime industry to stay alert after recent email phishing and malware intrusion attempts. According to a safety bulletin issued on May 24, the USCG said that “cyber…

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