Russian Ministry of Transport Expects More Traffic ...

  Cargo transport through the Northern Sea Route is expected to skyrocket in course of the next decade. ...

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Ships Avoid Benin Waters Due to Piracy

A spike in pirate attacks off Benin has forced dozens of ships to steer clear of the West African state’s ...

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UK: World Container Terminal Ownership Ranking

In this year’s ‘Global Container Terminal Operators’ annual report, Drewry Maritime Research has introduced an ...

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Evergreen Line to Join MITSUI O.S.K Lines Service ...

Evergreen Line will join Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) in a slot-charter agreement linking Asia to Southeast Africa. ...

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Delmar Wins Contract to Supply Mooring Equipment for ...

Delmar Systems, Inc. was awarded a contract by Noble Energy EG, Ltd. to supply an eight-leg preset mooring system ...

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Nigeria Needs About 50,000 Seafarers, Government Says

The federal government has said that the country needs about 50, 000 seafarers, and that even if the 26, 538 Niger ...

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Ocean Liners Expects 230 New Ships in 2012

Ocean liners are expected to take delivery of 230 new ships, adding 1.5 million TEUs to the world fleet, raising ...

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International Shipping Industry Makes First Steps to ...

The international shipping industry has taken its first steps to increase fuel efficiency and reduce ...

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US Warship Comes to Nigeria, Nigerian Navy Promises ...

The Nigerian Navy said it would be beefing up its forward operational bases with state-of-the-art technological ...

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Benin Navy Tears Pirates off Swedish Vessel

Pirates boarded a Swedish tanker off the coast of Benin at the weekend but were chased away by the African nation’s ...

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Mozambique: Port of Beira Opens for Large Vessels

From today on ships with capacity of more than 60,000 gross tonnes can once again use the port of Beira, ...

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Ghana Navy to Receive Patrol Boats from China

As part of measures to re-tool the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), the Ghana Navy is to receive two patrol boats from ...

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Nigeria: NPA, BPE Plan to Improve Ports Efficiency

If the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Mallam Omar Suleiman should find his way, the number of ...

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Nigeria: Apapa Container Terminal in Growth Mode

Individual crane productivity has increased by 25% in the past 12 months at the Apapa Container Terminal, with ...

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Pirates Back in Action in Gulf of Guinea

Again, pirates are back in action as they have seized another Italian tanker with 23 crewmen on board travelling ...

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DP World Expands into Suriname

Global Marine terminal operator DP World Limited announced today that it has expanded its portfolio to Suriname on ...

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Chevron: GLCC Technology Boosts Production from Takula ...

For decades, the Takula Field offshore Angola has been one of Chevron’s best producers in southern Africa. But ...

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Harvest Discovers More Oil Offshore Gabon

Harvest Natural Resources, Inc.  today announced an update to its drilling operations in the Dussafu Ruche Marin-1 ...

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TGS to Start 3D Seismic Acquisition Offshore Sierra Leone

TGS will commence acquisition of multi-client 3D seismic data in offshore Sierra Leone later this month. This ...

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Togo: Lome Port to Get New Container Terminal

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) say they have approved a €60-million loan for the ...

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Nigerian Ports in Growth Mode

Subsidiary of one of the leading global shipping lines, Maersk Nigeria Limited (MNL), has expressed delight in the ...

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Keppel Set to Deliver FPSO Aseng to Equatorial Guinea

Keppel Shipyard Ltd’s (Keppel Shipyard) conversion of the FPSO Aseng is on track to complete. The FPSO will be ...

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Nigeria: Sea Trucks Group Announces a Contract Award ...

  Sea Trucks Group, announces a contract award from Hyundai Heavy Industries for Total in Nigeria. The project ...

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RNZN Builds Key Relationships as Part of CTF Mission to ...

  The new Commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, Captain Jim Gilmour RNZN, is building key relationships ...

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Pacific Drilling Secures 1 Year Contract for Pacific ...

  Pacific Drilling S.A. announced that a Letter of Award from Total E&P Nigeria Limited has been converted ...

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Gabon: CGGVeritas Completes 3D BroadSeis Seismic Survey ...

  CGGVeritas announced that it has completed a 3D BroadSeis seismic survey for Shell over complex salt ...

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Container Capacity to Expand Next Year

  Next year will see 1.55MTEU added to the global containership fleet, an expansion of 9.5% and increasing ...

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