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Sunday, April 28, 2024
A view shows the newly-commissioned Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja
Ports

Maersk Commits $600 Million Investment In Nigeria’s Ports

ABUJA, April 28 (Reuters) – Nigeria secured a $600 million investment in seaport infrastructure from Danish shipping company

April 28, 2024
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Friday, November 24, 2023
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Shipping

Nigeria Revives Oil Tanker Tax Issue That Drove Up Freight

By Ruth Olurounbi (Bloomberg) — Nigeria again demanded that shipping companies pay outstanding tax bills totaling millions of dollars, reviving a

November 24, 2023
Total Views: 1803

Saturday, October 21, 2023
bonny nigeria lng. photo REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye
Shipping

Nigeria Turns To Tiny Tankers To Replace Big Broken Oil Pipeline

By Bill Lehane (Bloomberg) —Nigeria is turning to a fleet of tiny river-going tankers to boost its oil production because one of its key oil

October 21, 2023
Total Views: 2674

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
The Majestic rig capsized in Nigeria's Niger Delta, August 15, 2023.
Accidents

Shallow Water Rig Capsizes in Niger Delta

Nigerian oil and gas company Seplat Energy has confirmed on person has died and three others are missing after the shallow water drilling rig Majestic capsized

August 16, 2023
Total Views: 4266

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Four Nigerians, Rescued in Brazil, Survived 14 Days on a Ship’s Rudder
News

Four Nigerians, Rescued in Brazil, Survived 14 Days on a Ship’s Rudder

SAO PAULO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – On their tenth day at sea, the four Nigerian stowaways crossing the Atlantic in a tiny space above the rudder of a

August 1, 2023
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Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Stowaways Rescued After 13 Days On Ship’s Rudder
Shipping

Stowaways Rescued After 13 Days On Ship’s Rudder

Four stowaways have been found alive in the rudder trunk of a Liberian-flagged ship after a 5,000 nautical mile voyage from Nigeria to Brazil. The stowaways

July 12, 2023
Total Views: 74336

Monday, July 10, 2023
Nigeria to Destroy Tanker Caught Smuggling Crude Oil
Shipping

Nigeria to Destroy Tanker Caught Smuggling Crude Oil

LAGOS, July 10 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s state-owned oil firm NNPC Ltd said on Monday an 800,000-liter (211,338-U.S. gallon) vessel carrying stolen

July 10, 2023
Total Views: 4890

Friday, June 16, 2023
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog. Photo credit: Shutterstock/Igor Grochev
Shipping

Tanker Rates from Nigeria Soar as Owners Steer Clear

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — The cost of shipping oil from Nigeria surged the most in more than a year at the end of a week in which some owners

June 16, 2023
Total Views: 2773

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
shell nigeria oil spill satellite image
Environment

Shell Wins UK Supreme Court Case on 2011 Oil Spill Off Nigerian Coast

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – The UK Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that it was too late for Nigerian claimants to sue two

May 10, 2023
Total Views: 1153

Saturday, March 25, 2023
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Offshore

Nigeria’s Unsold Crude Glut: What’s Behind It?

By Bill Lehane (Bloomberg) Nigeria is struggling to find buyers for its oil as strikes in the French refining sector and seasonal maintenance at plants

March 25, 2023
Total Views: 4503

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
A view shows the newly-commissioned Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja
Ports

‘Game Changer’: Nigeria Opens New Deep Sea Port in Lagos

By Seun Sanni LAGOS, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Nigeria opened a billion-dollar Chinese-built deep seaport in Lagos on Monday, which is

January 24, 2023
Total Views: 2105

Sunday, January 22, 2023
Port of Lekki, Nigeria
Photo

Nigeria’s New Port Doubles Cargo Capacity

by Ayodeji Olukoju (University of Lagos) Three-quarters of the world is covered by water and up to 90% of world trade is seaborne. Seaports and shipping are

January 22, 2023
Total Views: 3440

Sunday, October 30, 2022
USAN FPSO Nigeria total
Offshore

Nigeria to Open Bidding for Deep Offshore Oil Blocks

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) –Nigeria plans to auction deep offshore oil and gas licenses for the first time in 15 years, according to a senior

October 30, 2022
Total Views: 3656

Saturday, September 24, 2022
Nigeria Pins Hopes On Deep Sea Port To End Cargo Congestion
Ports

Nigeria Pins Hopes On Deep Sea Port To End Cargo Congestion

(Bloomberg) –Nigeria is betting a deep sea port set to open early next year will help revive an economy grappling with soaring inflation, stagnating

September 24, 2022
Total Views: 3806

Saturday, February 26, 2022
bonga fpso shell oil production
Oil Spill

Shell Faces U.K. Showdown Over Delayed Impact From Cataclysmic Bonga Oil Spill

By Katharine Gemmell, Feb 26, 2022(Bloomberg) –A group of Nigerians want a trial against Royal Dutch Shell Plc in the U.K. for what they allege was a

February 26, 2022
Total Views: 2240

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Major Disaster Unfolding as FPSO Explodes Off Nigeria
Accidents

Major Disaster Unfolding as FPSO Explodes Off Nigeria

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) — An oil production ship exploded off the coast of Nigeria in what may prove to be the nation’s second major

February 3, 2022
Total Views: 20246

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
piracy pirates ship
Piracy

Will Drones And Warships Be Enough To Tackle The World’s Latest Piracy Hotspot?

By Libby George (Reuters) Helicopters hover above a patrol vessel in Nigeria’s frenetic Apapa port as attack boats zoom past. On the dock, drones

August 17, 2021
Total Views: 3106

Monday, August 16, 2021
USNS Navy Expeditionary Sea Base MSC USMC
Navy

US Seabase Completes Anti-Piracy Trials Off Nigeria

While most of the Pentagon is focused on evacuating Afghanistan, the US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea-Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams – the first

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 2885

Monday, August 9, 2021
USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams
Navy

Navy Sea Base Arrives In Nigeria For Anti-Piracy Push

By Tope Alake (Bloomberg) USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, the first ship permanently assigned to Africa, arrived in Nigeria’s commercial capital city of

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 21484

Friday, October 23, 2020
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Maritime News

Unrest in Nigeria Yet to Hit Vital Oil Industry

By Elisha Bala-Gbogbo (Bloomberg) — Escalating tensions sweeping through Nigeria haven’t yet disrupted crude flows from Africa’s biggest oil producer

October 23, 2020
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