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A better way to recycle old ships

Shipbreaking yard. Ship. Chain. Pollution. Beach

PortandTerminal.com, September 1, 2020 Shipbreaking is among the most dangerous and environmentally damaging jobs in the world | Here’s a better to do it (World Economic Forum) – Shipbreaking is among the most dangerous jobs in the world, according to the International Labour Organisation. This is the process of breaking up huge old ships into spare parts. It almost always happens …

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Enron legacy returns in battle over $80 million yacht

White yacht. Marina

BLOOMBERG, JULY 4, 2020 Enron Nigeria says it’s owed money over suspended power deal | Company wants $22 million from sale of seized Galactica Star Almost two decades after the collapse of Enron Corp., a former unit of the energy-trading giant is sparring with US and Nigerian authorities over the proceeds of the sale of a luxury yacht. The dispute …

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Pirates kidnap 19 seafarers from VLCC off Nigeria

PortandTerminal.com, December 4, 2019 The piracy situation in West Africa worsens with a VLCC raided by armed men yesterday and 19 crew kidnapped. LAGOS, NIGERIA – Nineteen crew members of a tanker vessel identified as Nave Constellation have been kidnapped by pirates. The attack occurred while the vessel was sailing around 100 nautical miles off Bonny Island, Nigeria on December …

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Pirates ‘on speedboats’ kidnap 10 Turkish sailors off coast of Nigeria

PortandTerminal.com, July 16, 2019 Armed pirates attacked a cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped 10 of the Turkish vessel’s crew members. ABUJA, NIGERIA – A group of 10 Turkish sailors has been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, reportedly for ransom. A Turkish cargo ship was attacked by pirates off the coast Nigeria on early Tuesday with ten sailors, all Turkish …

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Port in Profile, Part 1 of 2: Tin Can Island Port, Nigeria

PortandTerminal.com, May 25, 2019 Apapa, the port district in Lagos, a once-thriving port city, has become a no-go area for visitors, hellish for those who reside and work there, and traumatic for business owners and those exporting or importing cargoes. In this two-part series, we’ll look at Tin Can Port, Nigeria’s second largest port. Nigeria Nigeria is Sub Saharan Africa’s …

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Half of stolen cars found in Canada end up at two ports

PortandTerminal.com, March 14, 2019 Every seven minutes, a car is stolen in Canada. The Insurance Bureau of Canada’s estimates that auto thefts cost $1 billion across Canada per year. While some of the tens of thousands of vehicles stolen in Canada are taken for quick joyrides or sent to local “chop shops,” many are smuggled abroad in shipping containers by …

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