Ships & Ports

LAGOS BOMB SCARE: Customs tightens security at Tin-Can Port

In the wake of the recent bomb scare in parts of Lagos State, the Tin-Can Island Port Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has deployed stringent security...

SUSPENDED LICENSE: AREFFN boss, Ukor, accuses Customs Mgt of alleged vindictiveness

The National President of the Association of Registered Freight Forwarders, Nigeria (AREFFN), Dr Frank Ukor, has accused management of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)...

Late NPA image maker, Opesanwo, for burial Friday

The remains of a one-time Assistant General Manager, Public Relations of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Rev. Samuel Adewale Opesanwo, will be interred Friday at his...

Lagos FA praises Maritime Cup Competition

The ongoing 5th Maritime Cup Competition has attracted praise from the Lagos State Football Association. Vice Chairman of the Lagos State Football Association, Mr. Tade...

Cotecna claims Lagos ports underutilise scanners

Cotecna claims Lagos ports underutilise scanners • Senators suggest more physical cargo exam There are strong indications that cargo scanning machines installed by...

Maritime journalists raise alarm over Cabotage Fund

Maritime journalists raise alarm over Cabotage Fund … Beg NIMASA to resist ‘phantom shipping coys’ gobbling accumulated N40bn CVFF As the Nigerian...

Gunmen kill Customs officer at Seme border

Unidentified gunmen penultimate Saturday shot and killed Adamawa State-born Senior Inspector of Customs Musa Bala at the Seme Border Command of the Nigeria Customs...

NAGAFF ‘determined to make statement’ – Aniebonam

Following the victory of the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) team’s first match in the ongoing 5th Maritime Cup Competition,...

LECTURE SERIES: WISTA-Nigeria launches 2nd, 3rd editions’ books

The Nigerian chapter of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA- Nigeria) has launched the second and third editions of its lecture...

ENL Consortium discharges 245 ships in 2012

ENL Consortium discharges 245 ships in 2012 • Prepares for negative growth in 2013 Leading indigenous port operator and concessionaire of Terminals C and D of the...

NCS urges FG to copy Venezuela on Cabotage, Brazil, Local Content

As the nation’s attemps at promoting greater indigenous capacity in the maritime sector, as well as the oil and gas industry suffer dislocations, the Nigerian...

FG draws stakeholders’ ire over knee-jerk approach

A recent move by the Federal Ministry of Transport to compel private terminal operators at the ports to transfer cargoes to off-dock facilities after three days of...