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December 17, 2018 - 03:58:23 am

  By Emeka Akabogu   Port states, however, provide an important safety net, and are in the nature of a last line of defence...

December 10, 2018 - 05:30:16 am

 By Emeka Akabogu  The flag of a ship refers to its nationality. The essence of ascribing nationality to a ship is to identify it...

December 03, 2018 - 02:56:37 am

*By Shilavadra Bhattacharjee   Checklists and Questionnaires Questionnaires, pertaining to stowaways, must be placed onboard (...

November 26, 2018 - 01:54:53 am

*By Shilavadra Bhattacharjee Wikipedia defines a stowaway as a person who secretly boards a vehicle, such as a ship, an aircraft...

November 19, 2018 - 01:02:30 am

It’s no secret  that shipping is going through a tough time. And in tough times, owners need to do everything they can to help...

November 12, 2018 - 06:42:32 am

It is always a big financial decision to lay-up a vessel and with market conditions these days it has become a more frequent...

November 05, 2018 - 01:32:17 am

As of 1 January 2020, all ships are required to burn fuel with a sulphur content of no more than 0.5% (Regulation 14.1.3, MARPOL...

November 05, 2018 - 01:32:16 am

As of 1 January 2020, all ships are required to burn fuel with a sulphur content of no more than 0.5% (Regulation 14.1.3, MARPOL...

October 29, 2018 - 02:10:52 am

Travel sickness, also known as motion sickness, is indeed not a life-threatening condition. But, of course, it has the power to...

October 22, 2018 - 01:09:10 am

It’s no secret – shipping is going through a tough time. And in tough times, owners need to do everything they can to help the...

October 15, 2018 - 01:29:51 am

No general time frame suits everyone, but sellers trading with a buyer in a new country should benchmark prices before finalising...

October 08, 2018 - 01:03:14 am

What happens when there is a strong onshore wind and you have to berth a ship without the assistance of tugs to a pier or jetty...

September 24, 2018 - 12:58:53 am

This case arose from a dispute between the Owners and Charterer of the “Houston” as to whether the vessel could be properly...

September 17, 2018 - 04:28:21 am

“General Average” is a term used in the maritime industry to define shares in a common loss during maritime accident. Defined by...

September 10, 2018 - 04:17:29 am

By Prisca Sam-Duru  Harnessing Nigeria’s Maritime Assets: Past, Present & Future is a book written by Jamoh Bashir Yusuf (Ph....

September 03, 2018 - 02:15:20 am

The International maritime organization (IMO) in 1997 adopted the guidelines for control and management of ship’s ballast water...

September 03, 2018 - 02:05:18 am

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has said that uncertainties and non-passage of the Petroleum...

August 20, 2018 - 03:13:10 am

Seafaring is a civilian occupation which imposes on seafarers particular demands not found in land-based jobs. Seafarers are...

August 13, 2018 - 03:17:41 am

Containers are the best method of ensuring safe and sound delivery when transporting cargo from one place to another, coming in...

August 06, 2018 - 03:27:17 am

 By Emeka Akabogu  The flag of a ship refers to its nationality. The essence of ascribing nationality to a ship is to identify it...

July 30, 2018 - 01:50:50 am

  Over 90% of the world’s merchant shipping tonnage is classified by the 12 member societies of the International Association of...

July 30, 2018 - 01:50:47 am

  Over 90% of the world’s merchant shipping tonnage is classified by the 12 member societies of the International Association of...

July 23, 2018 - 03:19:19 am

Containers are the best method of ensuring safe and sound delivery when transporting cargo from one place to another, coming in...

July 16, 2018 - 04:33:52 am

English law, and the jurisdiction of the English courts or arbitration in England, remains the most frequent choice for parties...

July 09, 2018 - 05:49:48 am

Ship security and safety at the sea is ensured by various maritime systems working together simultaneously. From tracking ships...

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