Published on 19 Mar, 2018

  A financial expert and research analyst, Johnson Chukwu, has said about 60 per cent of cargoes coming to West Africa were destined to Nigeria but only 30 per cent of the cargoes were discharged in Nigeria because of high import charges, bad port roads and rarity of port infrastructure to facility trade. He stated […]

Published on 19 Mar, 2018

  THE capacity of Mombasa, East Africa’s principal port, will soon increase after an investment of €1,46 billion by the European Investment Bank (EIB) to cut time lost in traffic jams and congested ports. The funding announced in Luxembourg on Thursday will also improve sustainable local transport. It is a portion of €8 billion of […]

Published on 16 Mar, 2018

  Finance Minister of Djibouti, Ilyas Dawaleh, said the Djibouti’s government will welcome more Chinese involvement in the nation’s ports and sees no reasons for U.S. concern that its strategic interests may be threatened. Djibouti port is situated on a global shipping choke-point that links the Red Sea and Suez Canal, the nation has become […]

Published on 28 Feb, 2018

  During the World Maritime University Alumni Association Liberia Chapter on Feb. 17, Mohamed Lavalie, became the first President of the World Maritime University Alumni Association Liberia Chapter, he has underlined the need for Liberia to fully explore its maritime potentials by allowing individuals with expertise in maritime to run the sector. acknowledging President George […]

Published on 21 Feb, 2018

  Port of Salalah has continued to deliver good achievements since January 2018 by handling 1.55 million metric tons, breaking its previous monthly volume record set just over six months ago. This is after handling record volumes of 13.58 million metric tons in 2017. Port of Salalahis located at the trade cross road between Asia […]

Published on 20 Feb, 2018

  February 7th saw to the completion of the seventh iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express. Several international organizations such as the Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe and the United States as well as several international organizations were involved in this exercise. For the year 2018, the exercise […]

Published on 19 Feb, 2018

  According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigeria’s major carrier, Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, he said the country’s aviation industry has improved drastically in the area of safety over the years. He nevertheless accredited this to the strict commitment of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) which was recommended by the Nigerian […]

Published on 7 Feb, 2018

  Recently during the facility maintenance inspection of the state of the rail lines in the ports, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman informed port users and Stakeholders of the resolution of management at enhancing the current state of infrastructure to meet up with the world’s standards in the direction […]

Published on 7 Feb, 2018

  The oil tanker ship, the merchant vessel Marine Express hijacked by pirates last Thursday has been regained. Anglo-Eastern, a ship management company made announcement of the news. The management said the merchant vessel Marine Express was carrying about 14,900 tons of gas, last Thursday. They are glad nobody was hurt and the cargos were […]

Published on 5 Feb, 2018

  Currently the South Africa’s maritime and shipping industry sector is benefiting from technological connectivity even though it requires some changes to be made to policies. As stated by Olivier Ondet, SVP IoT & Analytics, Orange Business Services put into words the digital transformation “The maritime sector is undergoing its own digital transformation. The sector […]