‘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.
Yobe partners FG’s employment scheme, targets 5,000 jobs to revive moribund industries
The Yobe State Government is partnering the Federal Government’s Youth Employment and Social Operation (YESO) recovery scheme for the vulnerable and unemployed youths, targeting 2,000 youths...
To curb Inflation, Shippers’ Councils rally against surcharges by ship owners
After many years of a barrage of surcharges by foreign ship owners hiding under a number of excuses, shippers in the West and Central Africa are now crying out loud over the excesses of the ship owners. They had endured the rip-off for years just to remain in business
Piracy responsible for surcharges on consignments at ports – SIFAX Chairman
The Vice-Chairman of SIFAX Group, Dr Taiwo Afolabi, on Friday, said that piracy attacks on ships at various terminals had led to the introduction of war risk surcharges on consignments heading to Nigeria by many shipping lines.
Shippers’ council moves to curb arbitrary charges by foreign ship-owners
Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), in collaboration with its African counterpart, has initiated steps to address exorbitant charges imposed on shippers by foreign ship-owners and their agents.
Nigeria, others to lose $240 billion to spike in freight charges
There are indications that the projected increase in bunker fuel oil may cause significant increase in freight charges, and Nigeria, among other countries, may lose about $240 billion to the varying cost.
Yobe, Shippers’ Council partner to build Potiskum trailer park
The governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has met with the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council Hassan Bello, as arrangements are concluded for a foundation laying ceremony for the construction of a modern Trailer Park and Mechanics’ Village in Potiskum.
Nigeria needs N3 trillion to fix transport infrastructure
For Nigeria to bridge the huge infrastructure deficit in the transport sector, it requires an estimated N3 trillion investment.
Group urges Senate to probe cancellation of pre-shipment inspection
A Non-Governmental Organisation, Social Integrity Network (SIN), has advised the Senate, to, as a matter of urgency and national importance, set up a committee...
NSC’s cooperative society records surplus earnings
With an increase of over 98 per cent net surplus recorded in its 2018 financial statement, the Multipurpose Staff Cooperative Society of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has expressed interest to diversify its activities to agriculture in order to improve dividend to members. At the 23rd yearly general meeting/election held in Lagos, President of the…