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Lockdown: Customs loses N2.3bn daily in Lagos

Nigeria

The lockdown imposed by the Federal Government on Lagos State to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has taken a toll on the revenue collection of the Nigeria Customs Service...

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South Africa's Commercial Ports Remain Open But Traffic Down Significantly

South Africa

Although all of South Africa's main commercial ports remain open for business and bunkering operations continue, the coronavirus outbreak has led to a significant drop in cargo volumes and...

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PHOTOS: NPA Managing Director tours Apapa, Tin Can ports

Nigeria

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, on Thursday went round the Lagos Port Complex Apapa and the Tin Can Island Port as part of efforts to keep the nation’s...

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New Cluster of Coronavirus Cases Emerges at Keppel Shipyard

Singapore

A new cluster of coronavirus infected people has been identified at Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard, Singapore’s Ministry of Health informed.At least three people with confirmed infections have been...

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New shipping service gives boost to growing breakbulk segment in Rotterdam

Netherlands

Unlike the neighbouring sea ports, Port of Rotterdam recorded breakbulk growth in 2019. In terms of combined transhipment of heavy lift, project cargo, steel, forest products, automotive and...

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Port operations will continue during lockdown, says NPA

Nigeria

Import and export operations will continue at the ports in Lagos despite a curfew declared on the state by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has announced.In a press...

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Dredging Operations Underway at the Port of Waterford

Ireland

A maintenance dredging campaign has begun in recent days at the Port of Waterford where activities will involve the waters of Duncannon Bar, Cheekpoint, and at the port's main terminal at Belview,...

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Putting Eastern Ports back to work

“THE long awaited FEW3 service, which is a direct service from the far East into Eastern Nigeria has started, and we are here to witness the first call”.With these words, the Commercial Manager of...

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Singapore terminal operators part of MoU to develop hydrogen as a fuel

Singapore

PSA Corp, Jurong Port and Singapore LNG (SLNG), have joined two other Singapore companies and two Japanese players in an agreement to develop ways of using hydrogen as a low...

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PSA, Jurong Port, Others to Launch Hydrogen Import Study

Singapore

Singapore terminal operator PSA Corporation and Jurong Port have teamed up with several compatriot companies and counterparts from Japan to explore hydrogen as a low-carbon alternative for...

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Coronavirus: MPA Singapore Softens Ban on Crew Changes

Singapore

Although the Port of Singapore suspended crew changes as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19, the port has now softened the ban.With a recent heightened risk of imported cases,...

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COVID-19: Lagos, FCT & Ogun State to go into lockdown

Nigeria

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020Fellow Nigerians,2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19...

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Yilport Holding to Make Italy’s Taranto Port Its Mediterranean Hub

Italy

Turkish container terminal and port operator Yilport Holding is working with Konecranes Ports Services to recommission 23 port cranes at Italy’s Taranto Port.The port operator plans to have the port...

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North Sumatra port debuts in global container business

Indonesia

Kuala Tanjung Port in North Sumatra made its debut in the global container market, with its first shipment on Saturday, as Indonesia bids to tap into the lucrative Strait of Malacca shipping trade...

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Nigerian ports: forging a new shipping future in West Africa

Nigeria

Nigeria holds a leading position within the West African maritime sector, for which it acts as a key gateway to Europe. But with its six seaports struggling with capacity constraints and poor...