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Congestion in Lagos: The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) To channel ships to Calabar port

Lagos, is the largest commercial business state in Nigeria as well as the largest import ship ports and international airport. The state is over populated and congested due to all in one. After several years of experiences on congestion in Apapa port, the NPA has decided to share cargo discharging with other ports in the …

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Guidelines for Autonomous Ship Operations

A leading international Classification Society “ClassNK ” has recently released a general guidelines for Automated ship operations. According to the information provided on their website, the guidelines includes; • Installations and control of Automated Operation Systems • Design development • Remote Operation Systems However, as interest in autonomous and remotely-controlled ships is growing fast, also …

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Pirates Attack: 4 Arm guards killed, 2 Russian and 1 India crew Kidnapped

It was learnt that a heavy firefighting occurred according to this information, between pirates and military armed security personnel on board. Out of six security men onboard, 4 were killed and 2 injured, pirates managed to board drdger and kidnap 3 crew, including 2 Russians and 1 Indian leaving behind five sailors. Recommended post:Five Crew …

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Joint War Committee updates the Hull War, Piracy, Terrorism and Related Perils Listed Areas

The London insurance market’s Joint War Committee (JWC) has extended the high-risk area for shipping after the Fujiarah tanker attacks. The body said the list now includes Oman, the UAE and the Persian Gulf west of longitude 58°E. The committee also said claims from the attacks will be “significant.” The Joint War Committee has reviewed …

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local fishermen rescued 11 ship crews off West Papua waters, Indonesia

local fishermen picked up life raft containing 11 crews of sank ship off West Papua waters, Indonesia. The vessel “LCT MARUNI PRATAMA, IMO-8678554,” loaded with sand and cement sank early in the morning November 10 in Manokwari Regency waters, northeast of West Papua, Indonesia. As reported, 11 crew was onboard the ship routing from Manokwari …

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