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Maersk MD Home Attack: Police Arrests Ade Akanbi, Olamide Adegoke

Maersk MD Home Attack: Police Arrests Ade Akanbi, Olamide Adegoke

By DAPO OLAWUNI The Nigerian Police have arrested two suspects; Ade Akanbi and Olamide Adegoke over the gruesome attack on the home of Managing Director of Maersk Nigeria Limited, Gildas Tohouo and killing his wife. Lagos State Police…

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Nigerian Institute Of Shipping Renews Pursuit for Charter, Sets to Build Shipping House

Nigerian Institute Of Shipping Renews Pursuit for Charter, Sets to Build Shipping House

The Nigeria Institute of Shipping (NIS) has said that it is set to renew its pursuit to get its charter bill which has been pending before the National Assembly (NASS) even as it revealed plans…

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285 Containers Floating On Water As Vessel Capsizes, Sank In South China

285 Containers Floating On Water As Vessel Capsizes, Sank In South China

A container ship; Vietsun Integrity has capsized and  and sank between buoys 28/30 on Long Tau river, while sailing downstream from Ho Chi Munh to Vung Tau, Vietnam, on Oct 18.  There were 285 containers…

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Ship Carrying 2,650 Tons of Steel Coils Goes Aground

Ship Carrying 2,650 Tons of Steel Coils Goes Aground

The 1998-built singledecker Rhodanus has ran aground in the Strait of Bonifacio off the French island of Corsica. The French maritime authority Premar said the incident happened on 13th October, adding that the ship did…

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UN Express Worry Over Massive Importation of Tramadol, Cocaine Through GoG

UN Express Worry Over Massive Importation of Tramadol, Cocaine Through GoG

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC), has raised an alarm over the increasing importation of hard drugs including cocaine and Tramadol into Nigeria and other West Africa countries through the Gulf of…

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Buhari Appoints Muoghalu As New NIWA MD

Buhari Appoints Muoghalu As New NIWA MD

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the National Auditor of the All Progressives Congress (APC) George  Muoghalu as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Muoghalu’s appointment is coming one month after President…

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Deck Cargo Ship Brings Bullets to Port of South Africa

Deck Cargo Ship Brings Bullets to Port of South Africa

The Tranglory Shipping-operated deck cargo ship Xin Si Lu has shipped four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage bullets for the Port of Richards Bay LPG facility. The 12,700 dwt ship delivered the 5,650 ton bullets…

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Indonesia Sends back 250 Containers of Wastes, Inspects 1,000 Others

Indonesia Sends back 250 Containers of Wastes, Inspects 1,000 Others

Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a dumping ground for foreign trash. About 250 containers…

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WIMAfrica Visits Alaafin of Oyo, As Monarch Calls for More Women in Maritime

WIMAfrica Visits Alaafin of Oyo, As Monarch Calls for More Women in Maritime

The Nigerian Chapter of Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica) led by the National Financial Secretary of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Hajia Bola Muse yesterday visited the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi,…

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Ship with 24 Crew Members Disappears

Ship with 24 Crew Members Disappears

A cargo ship and two dozen crew members have vanished in waters off Indonesia’s remote Maluku islands, the authorities said on Wednesday. The 190m vessel, carrying nickel ore, was travelling from Halmahera island to Sulawesi…

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