Expert drums support for Eastern ports, lauds NPA’s feats
An industry expert and chieftain of the Association of Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Enoch Iwueze has drummed support for the nation’s seaports located in the Eastern part of the country.
Importers oppose planned reintroduction of pre-inspection of cargoes at seaports
The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS), has expressed concerns over the planned reintroduction of pre-destination inspection at the nation’s ports.
Clearing agents flay Customs over bottlenecks in cargo clearance
Clearing agents under aegis of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), have bemoaned the arbitrary demand notice slammed on importers, as they now face several bottlenecks...
Clearing agents embark on warning strike over non-compliance with demurrage waiver
Port operations were disrupted yesterday when clearing agents under the aegis of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) embarked on a warning strike and withdrew their cargo clearance services temporarily.
Traders to incur huge demurrage as markets remain shut
There are growing concerns that traders who have cargoes in the seaports may be incurring huge demurrage, as their business remained shut to avoid the spread of novel coronavirus.
Port congestion worsens as customs halts barge operations
There are indications that vessel congestions will worsen at the Lagos seaports, as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) placed ban on the usage of barges to convey containers in and out of the ports.
Government urged to avert congestion in Lagos, Port Harcourt ports
The Federal Government has been urged to urgently direct vessels on the Lagos, Port Harcourt, Onne anchorages to other seaports, to avoid looming congestion.
Stakeholders seek urgent intervention in eastern ports
Stakeholders in the maritime sector have called for Federal Government’s intervention to make the seaports situated in the Eastern parts of Nigeria to be more attractive for port users.