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Cotonou slashes charges on transit vehicles to attract more Nigerian cargo 

Despite Nigerian government’s ban on importation of vehicles through land border, the volume of cars smuggled into the country from Cotonou through Seme, Idiroko and...

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Customs: What will agents come to do at night when cargo cleared during the day have not gone?

The realization of 24-hours clearance of goods at the port and implementation of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s Executive Order may still be far off, as the Nigeria...

Port of Hamburg handles more cargo in 2016

Port of Hamburg handles more cargo in 2016

Total seaborne cargo throughput at Germany’s Port of Hamburg reached 138.2 million tons in 2016, representing a growth of 0.3 percent, or 347,000 tons, compared to the...

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Trump dumps Executive Order tightening U.S. food aid cargo preference rule

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has dropped plans for an executive order that will require all U.S. food aid to be transported on American ships after...

Greece-piraeus

Greek port Piraeus agrees to ship Chinese cargo to Europe

The Piraeus Port Authority, together with China’s COSCO Shipping, the majority shareholder of PPA, and the world’s largest commercial port of Shanghai, signed two...

Maersk says it is no longer able to ship Qatar bound cargo

Maersk says it is no longer able to ship Qatar bound cargo

Maersk, the world’s biggest container shipping line, can no longer transport goods in or out of Qatar after Arab countries imposed restrictions on trade with the tiny...

Port of Los Angeles

Cargo volumes rise at Port of Los Angeles

Californian Port of Los Angeles has seen its volumes increase by 10 percent in the first quarter of 2017 as it handled a total of 2.23 million TEUs in the three-month...

Dr. Boniface Aniebonam

Challenges on the path to making cargo handling and terminal operations efficient and competitive – the freight forwarder’s perspective

By Dr. Boniface Aniebonam   Ports are no longer seen as mere gateways or doorways to nation state economies.  Globalization has launched ports into the mainstream...

Listing cargo ship found abandoned off Istanbul

Listing cargo ship found abandoned off Istanbul

A Cambodian-flagged cargo has been found abandoned and listing at an anchorage near Istanbul, and officials are wondering what exactly happened to its crew. Turkish...

Listing cargo ship found abandoned off Istanbul

Listing cargo ship found abandoned off Istanbul

A Cambodian-flagged cargo has been found abandoned and listing at an anchorage near Istanbul, and officials are wondering what exactly happened to its crew. Turkish...

Tips: How to avoid paying demurrage on that container

If you’re like most importers or exporters, you probably shuddered when reading the subject line. Oh, the horror of receiving an unexpected bill showing demurrage,...

Boniface Aniebonam

Yes, we bribe Customs officers, others to clear cargo at port – Aniebonam

Founder, National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), Dr. Boniface Aniebonam has admitted that freight forwarders give bribe to Customs and...