Ships & Ports

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...

Clearing goods at Nigerian ports require 79 signatures – Report

More facts are emerging as to why the cost of doing business at Nigerian seaports has remained high seven years after the Federal Government’s port reform programme. A...

HIV positive woman arrested for alleged drug trafficking gives birth in Customs cell

A pregnant woman arrested by operatives of the Seme Border Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for being in possession of 16 packages of Indian Hemp put to...

Importers urged to make genuine declarations during cargo clearance

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) on Wednesday in Lagos urged importers to ensure they always make genuine declarations in processing cargo...

21 vessels bring 394,055mt of refined petroleum products to Lagos ports

The 22 merchant tankers listed in the current listing of activities at the Lagos Pilotage District (LPD) released by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) are collectively...

CILT seeks support for capacity building

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), on a membership drive and support-seeking mission for human capacity development, visited the offices of two...

Bello’s confirmation as Shippers’ Council boss delights Oyo shippers

The President of Shippers’ Association of Oyo State, Dr. Ayo Omotoso, on Wednesday in Lagos that his association is happy over the confirmation of the appointment of...