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Jonathan Nicol

15 Sep
Concerns about the inefficiencies in the country’s ports operations continue as exporters lost about N90 billion in damaged products last year. These have a knock-off effect on the growth of non-oil exports.
1 Sep
Stakeholders in the maritime sector have frowned on the non-capturing of the sector as a single contributor to the nation’s economic growth.
25 Aug
Shippers and importers have decried excessive charges paid in foreign exchange for clearing groupage containers in Nigeria. They said there are no aspects of clearance of groupage containers that would attract excessive charges.....
16 Jun
With the commissioning of the $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan railway project that links the Apapa seaports, about N140 billion that were hitherto lost to gridlock on roads will now be drastically reduced.
5 May
Nigerian shippers have expressed worry over the increase freight rate on shipments from Europe and Asia to Lagos from less about $3,500 for a 40-foot container to $13,500 due to scarcity of empty containers.
21 Apr
Nigerian shippers have expressed worry over the increase freight rate on shipments from Europe and Asia to Lagos from less about $3,500 for a 40-foot container to $13,500 due to scarcity of empty containers.
14 Apr
Port operators, especially importers and licensed agents, have expressed worry that the scarcity of foreign exchange (FOREX) is stifling the volume of cargoes entering the country.
20 Jan
Importers and exporters have continued to count losses to the inefficiencies at Nigerian seaports, as the Shippers’ Association Lagos State (SALS), estimated that operators lost an average of N2.8 trillion to irregular import procedures last year.
30 Dec 2020
Importers and exporters under the aegis of Shippers Association of Lagos State have lamented the continuous falling standards of port operations in Nigeria.
25 Dec 2020
Importers and manufacturers are currently groaning under the current congestion at the Lagos seaports with millions of cargoes currently trapped.
22 Jul 2020
The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS), has expressed concerns over the planned reintroduction of pre-destination inspection at the nation’s ports.
27 Jun 2019
Nigerians may be bracing for higher prices of commodities as the spiral effect of the sudden increase in import duty by over 6.1 per cent by the Federal Government, takes toll on prices.

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