FG moves to actualize N43.24bn Ibadan Inland Dry Port
Talks between Federal Government and China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) on the construction...
Shippers’ Council seeks CBN’s intervention to realise N7tr maritime potential
FG unveils task force on full implementation of GIFMIS The Nigerian Shippers Council (NCS) has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to intervene in infrastructure development of the nation’s maritime sector to enable the country to realise its economic diversification potential. Executive Secretary of NCS, Hassan Bello, explained that the maritime sector, which…
Shippers’ Council raises alarm on falling exports
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), has raised an alarm over the free fall in exports at the seaports due to current lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shippers’ council seeks resumption of cargo evacuation at APM terminal through railway
For easy evacuation of cargoes, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has brokered an agreement between Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), and the APM Terminal on rail evacuation which had been temporarily suspended.
Delayed services, banks, others hinder smooth port operations
Port operations are not perfect at this critical period, as inefficient service delivery by terminal operators and shipping companies have been identified as bane for smooth operations. Besides, skeletal operations by banks is also posing a challenge to shippers and clearing agents in a bid to take delivery of cargoes.
Shippers council canvasses 30 per cent cost reduction
Amidst claims that Nigeria operates the costliest ports in the West African sub-region, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), said it is negotiating with shipping lines to cut down cost of freight forwarding by as much as 30 per cent.
‘Why manufacturers lose 50% production to high transportation’
Nigeria shippers Council (NSC), has hinged the loss of up to 50 per cent manufacturers produce to high cost of haulage, poor infrastructure and connectivity of the Nigerian transport system.
Jos, Funtua dry ports to bouy economy of Northern states
Expectations are high that the Jos and Funtua dry ports estimated at about N16.7 billion will soon be ready for inauguration and contribute significantly to the economy of Northern states.