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COVID 19: Shipping Charities Out with $1m Relief Fund for Seafarers

Seafarer welfare charities and shipping industry players have launched an emergency relief fund in order to support seafarers and their families devastated by the...

3 More Ever Given Crew Members Allowed to go Home

… As French CMA CGM Orders $2.3bn Ships from China Three crew members of the Ever Given containership, who are due to be relieved following...

204 Ships Broken In Q1 Globally as 76% End up In South Asia- Report

Of the 204 ships broken in the first quarter of 2021, 155 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia, notorious for poor...

Senate Probes Institute over Sale of N31m SUVs for N1.5m

The Senate has begun to investigate officials of Lake Chad Research Institute, Maiduguri, for the sale of two Prado Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) valued...

Crew Airlifted from Troubled Cargo Vessel off Norway

  All 12 crew members of the heavy-lift vessel Eemslift Hendrika were evacuated yesterday by the Norwegian coast guard after their ship started listing...

New IMO Study Shows Global Shipping Emissions Growth

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has released the Fourth IMO GHG Study which is the first iteration since the adoption of the initial GHG...

CMA CGM Cuts its CO2 Emissions by 4% in 2020

French container shipping major CMA CGM reduced the overall emissions of its fleet by 4% in 2020 compared to 2019, the company said in...

Production of Low Sulphur Fuel Vessels Rise by about 100%

Since January 1, 2020, the number of scrubber-fitted ships has nearly doubled from 2,011 ships to 3,935 by March 1, 2021, data from BIMCO...

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...

Biden Backs Jones Act in New Executive Order

Biden, US President     The U.S. President Joseph R. Biden, who took office just a week ago, is powering through very busy first days of presidency...

Mearsk Set to Beat IMO Target, to have Zero Emission Vessels by 2030

Maersk expects to resolve safety and all other issues faced by ammonia and fuel types based on alcohols in two to three years, clearing...

NGO Ship breaking: Beaching of Ships Claims More Lives

At least five workers  lost their lives while dismantling out of service ships at shipbreaking facilities in Bangladesh in the final quarter of 2020,...
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Lagos , Security Operatives to Enforce Ban on Okada from June – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has pledged that it  will go ahead with its proposed ban on commercial motorcycles, known as okada on highways and...

26 Global Firms In Alliance to Make Workforce Fit for Sustainable Maritime Future

 Industry players from across the global maritime value chain came together in Zurich on 24 May to launch the All Aboard Alliance, which will...

Okada Ban: Lagos State Gets Backing of Arewa Community

 Sequel to the Lagos State total ban  on the operation of  Okada riders in some  Local Government Areas  in the Lagos metropolis , effective...