High expectations as transport commission bill awaits presidential assent
Immediately the Senate passed the National Transport Commission (NTC) Bill in March this year, all hopes were high, with expectations that the commission will herald new dawn in the much-troubled transport sector.
Stakeholders chart path to efficiency of Kaduna dryport
Major stakeholders in the maritime industry are in Lagos, to chart a path to efficient utilisation of the Kaduna Inland Dry Port (KIDP), being the first inland port in Nigeria.
Shippers and optimism for emerging infrastructure
Francis Ugwoke writes on the transport infrastructure decay, its effect on trade facilitation and the expectation that the Inland Dry Ports, Truck Transit Parks and rail...
Shippers’ Council to deploy electronic gadgets for efficient cargo handling
To ease the process of cargo handling in and outside the ports, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has unveiled plans to deploy new electronic gadgets and facilities...
Institute of Shipping honours Amaechi, Bello, others
Nigerian Institute of Shipping (NIS) is set to honour the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council, Hassan Bello and other top players in the Nigerian maritime and allied sectors with a merit award.
‘We shall soon introduce palliatives to ease business at ports’
The issue of tariff is very important. We need to have a modern tariff system and we are working towards that, at least with the shipping companies. Now, tariff must be scientifically decided. We have to look at many factors.
NSC, ICRC to collaborate on dry ports, TTP projects
The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Mr Hassan Bello, says the council will collaborate with the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) on dry ports and Truck Transit Parks (TTP) projects.
We’re making port operations, effective, competitive, says Bello
We are looking at putting the transport industry in its right pedestal, where we can say now you can go and lock the oil operations because the transport system itself can finance the budget of this country.