Drilling Rig as a Vessel: Distinguishing the TRANSOCEAN Case Vis-a-Vis the SEADRILL Case

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The Court of Appeal in the recent Judgment of Transocean Support Services Nigeria Limited & 3 Ors v Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency & 1 Or: Appeal No:CA/L/ 503/2016, held that drilling rigs cannot be deemed to be vessels for the purpose of the Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act, 2003 and liable to the 2% surcharge as stipulated in the Cabotage Act.

E-commerce use high in Asia, Pacific – UPS report

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The 2019 UPS Industrial Buying Dynamics Asia Pacific released yesterday has shown that buyers in the region are doing much of their purchasing online, and at the same time relying heavily on offline relationships and seeking out solid after-sales service.