Saturday, March 25, 2023

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: 3423

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

‘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: 2054

Sunday, January 22, 2023
Port of Lekki, Nigeria

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: 3293

Sunday, October 30, 2022
USAN FPSO Nigeria total

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: 3617

Saturday, September 24, 2022

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: 3334

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: 2155

Thursday, February 3, 2022

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: 20186

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
piracy pirates ship

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: 3079

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

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: 2871

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

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: 21467

Friday, October 23, 2020
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
Total Views: 24

Monday, October 5, 2020
Maritime News

Nigeria to Bar Vessels Without Licenses from Operating in Nigerian Waters

ABUJA, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Nigeria plans to bar vessels without a valid licence to operate in Nigerian waters and has given shipping companies that trade

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 49

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Maritime News

Nigeria Imposes Port Restrictions to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

LAGOS, March 26 (Reuters) – Nigeria will only allow cargo vessels that have been at sea for more than two weeks to dock in its ports to prevent the

March 26, 2020
Total Views: 175

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
happy lady tanker
Maritime News

Pirates Release ‘Happy Lady’ Crew Members

Pirates have released eight crew members kidnapped from the Greek tanker Happy Lady back in December as the vessel was anchored off the port of Limboh in

January 22, 2020
Total Views: 161

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
ship at anchor
Maritime News

Nigeria Deploys Satellite Tech to Track Oil Smugglers

By Noah Browning LONDON, April 30 (Reuters) – From algorithms to track “dark” ships smuggling stolen crude oil to an online licensing

April 30, 2019
Total Views: 16

Thursday, April 4, 2019
container terminal
Maritime News

Nigeria to Build Seaports to Ease Gridlock on Lagos’s Shore

By Solape Renner and Anthony Osae-Brown (Bloomberg) — Nigeria is building a new deep-sea port and considering two additional facilities to ease

April 4, 2019
Total Views: 154

Thursday, December 20, 2018
egina field layout

Total Poised to Start Exports From Big New Oil Field in Nigeria

By Sherry Su (Bloomberg) — Total SA is poised to start exports of crude from a major new offshore field in Nigeria, adding to global supplies at a time

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 81

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
egina fpso
Maritime News

Nigeria Heads to Deep Water in Search of Future for Oil Producers

By Elisha Bala-Gbogbo (Bloomberg) — When it comes to the future of its oil industry, Nigeria is looking miles out to sea. By early next year,

October 30, 2018
Total Views: 69

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Nigerian Pirates Kidnap 12 From Swiss Bulker

by Michael Shields (Reuters) – Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship’s operator

September 22, 2018
Total Views: 21

Monday, August 27, 2018
Lagos Port

30,000 Tons Of Cocoa Stuck On Lagos Port Roads

At least 30,000 metric tons of cocoa are trapped on their way to ports in Nigeria’s main city of Lagos as roads in a state of disrepair delay access

August 27, 2018
Total Views: 37