Wednesday, September 20, 2017
maritime

Nigeria’s maritime sector weathers rough economic times, vessel traffic increases in 2016

Nigeria’s maritime performance remains impressive despite the great economic recession that has hit countries across the globe. Nigeria recorded about 59.5 percent increase in vessel traffic at the various sea ports in 2016. A total...

Enhancing ports security,Nigeria Ports Authority to start ship to ship transfer of petroleum products...

Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) is set to start ship to ship transfer of petroleum products or any other cargo from July this year in a bid to enhance ports security. The NPA Management says transfer...

Container Fleet Market to Grow by 3.19 Pct over Five Years

The global container fleet market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.19% during the period 2017-2021, according to a report issued by Research and Markets. The report identified Danish shipping...
Elizabeth

South Africa’s Port of Elizabeth transitions into smart people’s port

South Africa’s Port of Elizabeth, operated by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is transitioning into a Smart people’s port and is set to open its doors to the public from 25-26 March 2017. Aligned to the...
Seco launches locally built barge in Mombasa

Seco launches locally built barge in Mombasa

Southern Engineering Company (Seco), has displayed Kenya’s first locally built barge, a flat bottomed sea vessel to be used for transportation of heavy machinery and marine cargo along the East African coast. The barge has...
Portside Freight Terminals urges for better Mombasa port facilities

Portside Freight Terminals urges for better Mombasa port facilities

Mechanical challenges are slowing operations at some sections of the Mombasa port, Salim Juma general manager of Portside Freight Terminals has said. He said that the current logistics system at the Port of Mombasa is...
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