Importers, others kick against surcharge on cargoes
Nigerian importers have decried the huge surcharge imposed on them by international shipping firms for cargoes brought into the country.
Declare state of emergency on Lagos ports, clearing agents urge government
The Federal Government has been urged to declare a state of emergency on Lagos ports including Apapa and TinCan, to enhance efficiency in import and export activities.
Congestion traps 26 vessels in Lagos ports, shippers lament delays
The lingering congestion at the Lagos ports has continued to constitute a major setback for shippers, as over 26 vessels have been trapped in the Lagos Pilotage district
Rivers port seeks to attract more vessels
For Onne Port to able to perform favourably with Lagos ports, the seaports requires dredging to about 11.5 meters to be able to receive larger vessels and thereby ease the pressure on Lagos Ports.
Clearing agents call for decongestion of Lagos ports
Clearing agents under the aegis of National Council of Managing Directors of Customs Licensed Agents, (NCMDCLA), has called on the Federal Government to ensure swift...
Senate probes alleged shady deals by security outfits at Lagos ports
he Senate yesterday mandated its committees on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance to carry out a comprehensive investigation into the activities of Messrs OMLS Limited and other security agencies at the Safe Anchorage Area of the Lagos ports.
Inactive scanners induce manual clearing of 1.5 million containers at Lagos ports
Dysfunctional scanners have induced manual clearing of over 1.5 million 20-foot containers equivalent (TEUs) at the Lagos Ports yearly. Consequently, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has expressed concern over the inefficient cargo handling system and deployment of additional barriers, stating that scanners at the Lagos Ports Complex have not worked in the…
Clearing agents threaten to ground Lagos ports over multiple checkpoints
Clearing agents operating in Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos have threatened to ground the facilities over alleged multiple checkpoints.
20 vessels laden with petroleum products for Lagos ports
To boost fuel supply across the country, about 20 vessels laden with petroleum products are expected to berth in Apapa ports between now and March. The vessels are among the 34 ships being expected at the Lagos Pilotage District of the Apapa port, and billed to start arriving from February 20 to March 24.…