Ships & Ports

Customs achieves 1-hr cargo clearance at Idiroko

The Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) may have achieved an outstanding feat in streamlining the period for clearing cargoes through the...

MARITIME SECURITY: Defence Minister of State, Obada, opens 1st Gulf of Guinea RMAC

Guinea Regional Maritime Awareness Capability (RMAC) Conference which runs until tomorrow in the Cross River State capital. The Nigerian Navy (NN) is hosting the...

FG approves Customs’ PAAR scheme

The Ministry of Finance has granted approval for the commencement of the Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) pilot scheme in preparation full implementation of the...

Navy arrests alleged fake commander

The Nigerian Navy, NN, has arrested a man allegedly masquerading as a commander in the service, at Liverpool area of Apapa, Lagos. The suspect, Alfred Oniye, who could...

NDL wins AME 2013 Vessel Construction and Repair Organization Award

In strategic recognition of its construction of the first Nigerian-made warship – NNS Andoni, the Naval Dockyard Limited (NDL) has been honored with the award of...

ANLCA TIN CAN PORT CHAPTER ELECTION BOT Chair, Njoku, carpets aggrieved Farinto

The impression created by former Chairman, Tin Can Island Port (TCIP) Chapter of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Mr. Kayode Farinto, to the...

Obasanjo, a maritime hero

“History will forgive us for taking wrong decisions but will never forgive us for not taking decisions at all.” – Author unknown Notwithstanding the various...

Edike tasks importers, agents on use of Customs portal

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has advised importers and their agents to make use of the trade hub portal developed by the Service. Customs Area Controller, Apapa...

Tin Can Customs accused of littering port access road with seized containers

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) operating at the Tin Can Island Port Complex have been accused of obstructing free flow of traffic on the common user...

Agents kicked against PTML electronic port pass

Clearing agents and freight forwarders operating at the Port and Terminal Multi Services Limited (PTML), at the Tin can Island Port Complex, Apapa, have kicked against...

Operators Set up Working Committee on African Shipping, Energy

To ensure that the resolutions reached at the recent Africa shipping and oil roundtable investment forum are implemented, a ten member working committee has been set up....

Nigerians spend import N1.65 trillion on importation in Q1

Nigerians imported goods worth N1.65 trillion in the first quarter of this year, according to data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The first...