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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…

Germany Seizes First Russian-Owned Megayacht

German authorities have reportedly seized a megayacht belonging to the Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov, one of 26 associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin who were sanctioned by the European Union…

Containership Attacked, 6 Crew Kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea

…Danish Navy Provides Medical Attention   A 5,550 TEU containership suspected to be TONSBERG, has been attacked in Gulf of Guinea 38 nm SW of Bioko island southwest coast, Equatorial…

APM Terminals launch new Berthing Window

Nigeria’s leading container terminal operator, APM Terminals Apapa, has launched a new Berthing Window service to reduce the waiting time of ships and help consignees take prompt delivery of their…

Togo, Nigeria Pirate Convictions boost Law Enforcement in GoG

Source: The Maritime Executive New convictions of pirates caught in the Gulf of Guinea since last year are boosting the chances that law enforcement in West African waters is on…