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16 Mar 2016
Foreign Exchange (FOREX) crisis, the increase in tariff for imported automobiles, reduction in service boat operations and 50 per cent rebate on port charges...
9 Mar 2016
One of the challenges confronting trade facilitation in Nigeria and some African countries is bureaucratic hurdles associated with cargo clearance at seaports.
9 Mar 2016
The Coalition of Port Dry Cargo Transport Operators (CPDTO) has opposed the ten N10,000 electronic sticker levy introduced by the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA).
8 Mar 2016
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘C’ Owerri, has impounded a 40-foot container carrying 2,000 cartons of frozen poultry products in Benin, Edo State.
2 Mar 2016
AS part of measures to boost revenue profile in the maritime sector, the Federal Government has pledged to facilitate purchase of new trucks by relevant stakeholders in the maritime sector.
2 Mar 2016
THE Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged stakeholders in the maritime sector to come up with suggestions on how to lift the industry in terms of efficiency and revenue generation.
2 Mar 2016
THE Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has challenged members of Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) to facilitate export of non-oil products on a sustainable basis.
1 Mar 2016
THE world’s largest LNG exporter, Qatargas has signed a technical collaboration agreement with the Maersk Group to explore opportunities related to the use of LNG marine propulsion.
Customs arrest 4 Chinese
17 Feb 2016
THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tin-Can command has foiled attempt by an importer to smuggle a pistol and 980 ammunition into the country. Customs Area Comptroller (CAC), Tin-Can command, Yusuf Bashar, explained on Monday that the highly prohibitive items were hidden among personal effect of the importer. Already, the suspect has been handed over to the…
17 Feb 2016
THE Senate Committee on Marine Transport has urged agencies in the maritime sector to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s resolve to boost activities in the sector. Chairman of the committee, Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima, made the plea during the committee’s visits to maritime agencies in Lagos. Speaking during the Committee’s visit to Nigeria Maritime and Safety…
17 Feb 2016
THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has certified not less than 1,500 trucks as part of measures to enforce minimum standards for operators at Lagos seaports According to NPA, the development is expected to bring sanity to the movement of goods within and around the ports. Speaking at a meeting with representatives of Association of Nigerian…
10 Feb 2016
THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has raised a committee charged with the responsibility of investigating alleged extortion leveled against security agents by truck drivers operating at the seaports in Lagos State.

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