CMA CGM Terminals is acquiring a 25 percent stake in Nigeria’s Lekki container terminal from Philippines-based International Container Terminal Services Inc.
15 Jan 2014
Global piracy fell to a six-year low in 2013 as international navies and private security guards significantly reduced attacks by Somali pirates, the International Maritime Bureau reported.
26 Jul 2013
APM Terminals Apapa in Nigeria is expected to receive five new rubber-tire gantry cranes out of a series of 10 in August as part of its third phase of a $135 million terminal upgrade.
15 Jul 2013
Somali pirate attacks have fallen to the lowest level since 2006, but ships face a surge in violent incidents off the coast of West Africa, the International Maritime Bureau said.
13 Jun 2013
APM Terminals officials have met with Olusegun Aganga, Nigeria’s minister of industry, trade and investment, along with a delegation of government officials and advisers, continuing talks on infrastructure investment to enhance Nigeria's logistics capabilities.
12 Jun 2013
The U.S. has threatened to ban ships from entering Nigeria unless the sub-Saharan African nation improves security in its ports and waterways, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
24 May 2013
Turkish Cargo will launch freighter services to Entebbe, Uganda, and Kigali, Rwanda, effective June 3, and one weekly flight to Karachi, Pakistan, and Singapore, starting June 5.
22 May 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Somali piracy is declining as more commercial vessels employ armed guards, foreign navies ramp-up security and courts dish out justice to offenders, but “progress is still fragile and reversible,” a State Department official warned yesterday.
14 May 2013
Sunship Schiffahrtskontor KG has confirmed that all of its five crew members who were abducted during the boarding of its container ship City of Xiamen off the coast of Nigeria on April 26 have been released.
24 Apr 2013
On behalf of the U.S. and Nigeria, Thomas S. Winkowski, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s acting commissioner, and Abdullahi Dikko Inde, Nigeria’s customs service comptroller...
12 Mar 2013
Saudi Airlines Cargo has renewed its contract with Fast Forward Cargo and will team up with them to increase air cargo frequencies to West Africa from Dubai World Center in the United Arab Emirates.