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Hope rises for Ibom Deep Seaport as procurement process begins

Artist impression of the Ibom Seaport project   There are indications that the construction of the Ibom Deep Seaport (IDSP) will soon start following the advertisement of the Request for Qualification (RFQ) from reputable private sector port operators in partnership with the Akwa Ibom State Government and the Federal Government. The RFQ is

Iranian tanker collides with freighter off China; 32 missing

South Korea-bound oil tanker Sanchi burns early Sunday morning after colliding with a freighter off the coast of China. BEIJING (AP) — An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China’s east coast, leaving the tanker’s entire crew of 32 missing and causing it to spill

UK’s newest, most expensive aircraft carrier needs repair

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the British navy's newest and most expensive aircraft carrier needs repairs after a faulty shaft seal was identified during sea trials, it was reported on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. LONDON (AP) — The British navy’s newest and most expensive aircraft carrier needs repairs after a faulty shaft seal

FG urged to grant zero import duty waiver for shipping

Lagos (Thisday) - The Federal Government of Nigeria has been advised that if the country wants to be reckoned with as a serious shipping nation, the shipping industry must be given the same zero duty waiver given to other industries such as aviation, telecommunications, power and agriculture. Mrs Mfon Usoro, Secretary-General of the

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