106 ships arrive Lagos ports before Dec 30

One hundred and six ships are expected to berth at the Lagos ports between Dec. 20 and Dec. 30. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) indicated...

Nigerian Navy boosts camera surveillance against pirates

Nigeria’s navy has installed eight automated, camera-equipped surveillance towers in the waters just off its coast, in an effort to tackle a surge in...

Nigeria Port Authority: LNG shipment handled in 3Q down 20 pct

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) announced the results of cargo throughput for the third quarter of 2013. Report show that the total Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)...

Terminal operator celebrates PIL’s one millionth TEU

The volume of Pacific International Lines (PIL) containers handled by APM Terminals this year has reached a historic one million twenty equivalent unit (TEU). APM...

APM Terminals: Nigerian port welcomes bigger ships

The 4,500 TEU capacity Maersk Copenhagen called  at APM Terminals’ West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) in Onne (Port Harcourt), Nigeria on December 3rd, becoming...

Pacific Khamsin starts work for Chevron

Pacific Drilling S.A. announced that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Khamsin received its drilling permit and commenced its drilling contract on December 17, 2013. The...

Nigerian ports record 115% growth in 10 yrs

A total of 1,366 ocean going vessels visited the Nigerian ports with a total Gross Registered Tonnage (GRT) of 34,640,530 gross tons in third...

Maritime to contribute significantly to economic growth –FG

The Federal Government has said it is working on a policy framework that would enable the maritime industry in particular and the transport sector...

Samsung restates commitment to Nigerian content

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) of Korea has restated its commitment to Nigerian content development in the oil and gas industry, saying it would consistently...

Pirates abduct Ukrainian captain and Greek engineer

Pirates have attacked an oil products tanker off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped its Ukrainian captain and a Greek engineer, Greek coast guard...

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