Top quotes of the day


“Those who are importing through Cotonou are simply smuggling.”

Habib Abdullahi, Former Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority.


“When I first arrived at the command, I could not get to my office because the whole place was blocked with tankers.”

Benjamin Aber, Customs Area Controller, Kirikiri Lighter Terminal.

“Recycling yards that want to make it on the EU list of approved facilities need to meet high environmental and safety standards.”

Ingvild Jenssen, Shipbreaking Platform.

“There is corruption in the [cargo clearance] system and one of the easiest ways to banish it is through deployment of ICT.”

Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council.


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