Panama Canal Cut 13 million tons of CO2 in 2020
The Panama Canal contributed to a reduction of more than 13 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent emissions in 2020 by offering a shorter route to ships when compared to the most likely alternative routes. These savings are equivalent to the greenhouse gas emissions of 2.8 million passenger... Read more
UK Bello Speeds up Collection of National ID Cards in Ketare
The Kanwan Katsina and District Head of Ketare, Alhaji Usman Bello Kankara     The Kanwan Katsina and District Head of Ketare, Alhaji Usman Bello Kankara has facilitated the issuance of National Identity Cards for his subjects . The chairman of Ketare Youth Development Association (KEDEMA), Comrade Mudassiru Lawal... Read more
GDNL Visits NPA over Burnt Building, Donates Printers, UPS, others
Greenview  Development Nigeria Limited (GDNL) , a member of the Dangote Group visited the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) and donated Printers, UPS, Computers  & Accessories  to support the Authority over the attack on its headquarters recently.     The Representative of Managing Director, and the Executive Director,... Read more
Seizure of 5,200 Live Catridges :Customs FOU,Owerri Adopts Fresh Strategies
Controller, Customs FOU,’C’, Owerri, Comptroller Yussuf Lawal inspecting the live ammunition catridges it intercepted  recently.     The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) , Zone C, Owerri  has  said it has put in place preventive strategies to nab smugglers , thus warning such economy saboteurs to... Read more
NPA to Deploy Electronic Call- up System to Seaports, January 2021
Backs Maritime Workers’ Decision to Shelve Strike NPA MD, Hadiza Bala Usman (Middle) , President General Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria(MWUN) , Comrade Adeyanju  and Engineer Adams Jatto, GM, Corporate & Strategic Communications     The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is to finally introduce into the seaports,  from January... Read more
140 Migrants Drown in Shipwreck off Senegalese Coast
In an incident , which the International Organization for Migration, a United Nations agency, described as the deadliest shipwreck of 2020, at least 140 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants, sank off the Senegalese coast over the weekend . The boat had left Mbour, a coastal town in... Read more
KLT Customs Revenue Rises by 41.4 % , Seizes N229m  Worth of Tramadol, Others
By Shola Fadeyi Comptroller Nike Oladunni,(Right) Controller KLT  Customs , responding to questions from the Press, during a briefing organised by the Command  recently on its seizures and revenue generation.   Revenue collected by the Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) between January and September... Read more
Automation:COVID-19 Could Cost  Shipping Industry 40,000 Jobs
The shipping industry could lose up to 40,000 jobs as more than 50% of the people in shipping lines work from home now due to the coronavirus pandemic, Lars Jensen, CEO, SeaIntelligence Consulting believes. “COVID-19 has proven that our systems work, as we’re still able to move 85% of... Read more
League of Maritime Editors Re-elects Officers
Mr Asu Beks ,Managing Director of Maritime Media Ltd and  Publisher of the  Shipping World Newspaper and  the Returning Officer of an election held by the League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP)  at its old Secretariat in Festac , Lagos yesterday ,congratulating the re-elected President , Mr Kingsley... Read more
Bible Pirate Gets 2 Years Imprisonment from Uyo Fed. High Court
…as FG Plans to Review Copyright Act for Harsher Penalties Mr John Asein, DG, NCC The Federal High Court, Uyo, has sentenced Mr. Chinonso Ugochukwu to two years imprisonment, having convicted him on a two-count charge of selling infringing books, including Bibles, in which copyright subsists, and for being... Read more