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hameed ali

Customs and evacuation of cargoes by barges

  The commencement of evacuation of containers by barges at the Lagos ports was a welcome development that was highly applauded by maritime industry operators....

Rotimi Amaechi

Banning road haulage of some cargoes

  The Federal Government recently made a statement that is deserving of attention, through the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. While speaking at a panel...

MSC containership reported listing at Liverpool port

MSC diverts French port bound cargoes due to strikes

  Container line MSC is re-routing some vessels from French ports due to ongoing industrial action in the country, which has paralysed multiple modes of...

Intercargo urges caution over nickel ore cargoes

Intercargo urges caution over nickel ore cargoes

  Intercargo has urged ship owners and operators “to exercise extreme caution” when accepting nickel ore and other cargoes that have the potential to liquefy....

How we’re attracting more cargoes to Onne Port – Mirza

How we’re attracting more cargoes to Onne Port – Mirza

Mr. Aamir Mirza is the Managing Director, West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), Onne Port, Rivers State. With over 21 years’ experience in the ports and shipping...

NPA urges Customs to auction overtime cargoes at Lagos ports

NPA urges Customs to auction overtime cargoes at Lagos ports

The Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) on Tuesday urged the Nigeria Customs Service to immediately commence the process of auctioning overtime cargoes at the Apapa and Tin Can...

Apapa gridlock: Lagos acquires land for trailer park in Ojo

Apapa gridlock: NARTO urges police to secure cargoes against vandalism

Vice Chairman, National Association of Road Transport Owner (NARTO) Mohammed Inuwa has urged the Nigeria Police to beam their search-light on container-laden trucks as a...

LNG: Japan seeks contract clause for resale of cargoes

LNG: Japan seeks contract clause for resale of cargoes

Japan’s trade ministry has spelt out ways that buyers and sellers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) can rework supply contracts to remove restrictions on resale of...

CG Customs Hameed Ali

Why we cannot move overtime cargoes from Apapa – Customs

The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has blamed the high cost of transportation as reason why it cannot transfer overtime cargoes from Apapa port...

Ascanio Russo

Why Nigerian ports remain uncompetitive – Russo

The Managing Director of PTML Terminal, Tin Can Island Port, Lagos, Ascanio Russo, has identified infrastructural deficit and unfavourable trade policies as some of the...

FG says palletization of cargoes mandatory from January 2018

Palletization: FG bows to stakeholders, exempts more cargoes 

One week after a Town Hall Meeting organised by Ships & Ports on the controversial cargo palletization policy, the Federal Government has announced that loading...

FG says palletization of cargoes mandatory from January 2018

Palletization: Shippers threaten to divert cargoes to neighbouring countries

More reactions have continued to trail the revised export and import guidelines enforcing usage of pallets for all Nigerian bound containerised cargo as the Shippers’...