Ships & Ports

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...

NIMASA sets to implement offshore reception facilities, disburse CVFF this month

NIMASA sets to implement offshore reception facilities, disburse CVFF this month • To hand over MT Green Dolphin to EFCC The Nigerian Maritime Administration and...

PORTS OPERATIONS- FG draws stakeholders’ ire over knee-jerk approach

PORTS OPERATIONS- FG draws stakeholders’ ire over knee-jerk approach • Monye C’ttee accused of executing bonded terminals operators’ agenda A recent...

KILLED BY A PADDLE 1

The story of the defunct Nigerian National Shipping Line (NNSL) is a fitting narrative of the topsy-turvy state of affairs of the nation’s shipping sector. The total...

Importers to pay N1,500 for e-Form ‘M’

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has mandated all Authorised Dealer Banks (ADBs) to charge N1,500 per declaration of electronic Form ‘’M’ (e-Form ‘M’) which...

Recruitment scam rocks NIMASA

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that a web-based syndicate is using its name to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians by inviting...

Reps lambast Dikko, describe Customs as a lawless agency

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday, summoned Comptroller General of Customs, Abdullahi Inde Dikko, over queries bothering on the...

98% of sugar consumed in Nigeria imported —FG

Ninety-eight per cent of the total amount of sugar consumed in the country is imported, the Federal Government has said. According to the government, the country is only...

CARGO DROP: PTML CAC scared Area Command won’t meet 2013 N90bn revenue target

The Customs Area Controller, PTML Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Apapa, Lagos, Comptroller Z. A. Jibrin, is scared that the command may not meet its 2013...

Customs operates only 3 ‘legal’ checkpoints along Seme route, says CAC

Amidst complaints by traders of alleged unbridled extortionate tendencies at the numerous checkpoints mounted by various uniformed and non-uniformed persons along the...