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Exercise Obangame Express 2023 Kick-off: Nigeria, US, other Navies Mobilize armaments

Nigeria’s Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Auwal Gambo, yesterday at the Naval Dock Yard in Lagos, kicked off Exercise Obangame 2023 (OE23) with the US Navy leading 450 participants…

FG To Eliminate Double Taxation of Jetty Operators

Transportation Minister, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, has disclosed  the readiness  of the Federal Government to eliminate double taxation and harmonise taxes paid by jetty operators in furtherance of the Ease-of-Doing-Business policy in the country. He said this…

10 Rescued As Fishing Trawler Collides With MSC CORUNA 

The Nigerian Navy Ship Beecroft, on routine patrol in the Lagos channel, rescued 10 crew members of a Nigerian fishing trawler named OLOKUN XII which had  capsized on Monday morning after colliding with…

Court backs NIWA on inland waterways control as LASWA maintains stand on safety regulation

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt Rivers State, last week ruled that management and control of Inland waterways in Nigeria remain exclusively within the control of the National Inland…

FEC approves $2.59bn for Badagry Seaport

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved 2.59 billion dollars for the development of Badagry Deep Seaport in Lagos State. The Minister of Transport, Muazu Sambo, made this known to State House…

Lady Jane, Onne Port, and Musa Danjuma’s Comet Shipping Agencies: An Interview

The berthing of Lady Jane at Onne was the result of favourable market forces and NPA’s ready infrastructure – Danjuma The recent call of Mv Lady Jane, the largest container vessel…

Carrodano’s Review of Jean Chiazor Anishere’s Essays in Admiralty

The Resource Curse and Nigeria’s Albatross: Like Oil, Like Shipping Against the news this week of massive oil theft in the Niger Delta, we revisit the prognosis by the Group…

Felicity Ace Sinks with $400M in Lost Cars During Tow off Azores

The car carrier Felicity Ace transporting nearly 4,000 cars for the Volkswagen Group sunk this morning, March 1, near the Azores, nearly two weeks after the vessel was devastated by a fire.…

Port of Kherson Falls to Russian Advance, Mariupol Under Heavy Attack

The Ukrainian port city of Kherson has fallen to the Russian advance, mayor Igor Kolykhaev confirmed in a social media post on Tuesday. After days of bombardment and street fighting,…

Nord Stream 2 Retrench 106 Staff Due to Hard-Hitting Sanctions

The Swiss business entity behind the suspended Nord Stream 2 pipeline project has laid off all its staff, according to Swiss officials.  The Maritime Executive reports that Nord Stream 2…