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Do you think port users are taking enough safety measures against COVID-19 infection?

Do you think port users are taking enough safety measures against COVID-19 infection?

Not at all. A visit to many of our ports will reveal that many port users are so lackadaisical in the way they are carrying on with their duties at the port. One is...

FG reopens Leventis Bridge

Port users, residents lament hardship caused by closure of Apapa bridge 

  Port users and residents of Apapa said they are suffering untold hardship as a result of the closure of the Marine Beach Bridge, Apapa by the Lagos State...

Have Customs and other government agencies been implementing the Executive Order on Ease of Doing Business at the port?

No they have not been implementing the Executive Order. Customs have been delaying the clearance of cargo thereby making importers accrue more demurrage and storage...

Customs moves to evacuate overtime cargoes from port 

    The Tin Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service said that it is in talks with terminal operators and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on...

Brazil begins privatisation process of the Ports of Santos, San Sebastian

Coronavirus hits Brazil’s busiest port

  Brazilian port workers are starting to fall ill as the coronavirus pandemic reaches one of Latin America’s busiest shipping hubs. At least three privately-run...

Quarantine service resumes export certification at ports

  The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) on Friday disclosed full resumption of export certification activities at the nation’s ports to...

Demurrage, rent charges not suspended at the port – GPHA

Demurrage, rent charges not suspended at the port – GPHA

  The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has said that it has not suspended demurrage – fees paid for overstayed containers – and rent charges at the...

SON speaks on online portal hiccups 

Do you support moves by the Standards Organization of Nigeria to return to the port?

I am in support of it because most government agencies not officially assigned to be at the seaports are currently unofficially around or having their operatives...

Busiest port in U.S. sees 23% drop in cargo volume

Busiest port in U.S. sees 23% drop in cargo volume

  On Tuesday, the Port of Los Angeles, the United States’ busiest port and a hub for Chinese imports, said February’s TEU volumes decreased 22.9% compared to...

Do you think the ban on okada has affected cargo clearance at the port?

Do you think the ban on okada has affected cargo clearance at the port?

It has not because every freight forwarder does not go into the port by okada. We Nigerians are very resilient, people immediately found alternatives by using the ban of...

Singapore slashed port dues for passenger ships 

Singapore slashed port dues for passenger ships 

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is cutting port dues to provide relief to vessel owners and operators who have seen a drop in passenger volumes due to...

Do you think Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) will curb criminal activities in the port?

Do you think Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) will curb criminal activities in the port?

I do not think that CTN will curb criminal activities in the port. We have tried CTN years back, and for reasons best known to the regulators, it was discontinued. The...