Nigerian Shippers’ Council
Stakeholders list conditions for benefits of border closure
Stakeholders in the economy have listed critical conditions that the Federal Government must meet for Nigeria to enjoy the full benefits of the border closure.
Importers, agents urged to adopt port conflict resolution portal
The Federal Government has enjoined importers, agents, and other stakeholders to exploit the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP), even as about 400 cases of conflicts and infractions at seaports were resolved in the last three years.
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
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.
Osinbajo condemns high port charges, seeks strategies to check malpractices
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has condemned the imposition of high surcharges by shipping lines in the West African region and tasked the Union of African Shippers Council to adopt common, political and diplomatic strategies to checkmate malpractices.
Nigeria losses N150 billion yearly shipping surcharge
The multiple surcharges slammed on Nigeria-bound cargoes by foreign shipping companies now costs the country over N150 billion yearly. This was revealed at the Sub-regional Summit on Shipping surcharges and High Local Shipping Charges held in Abuja yesterday.
NDLEA, Shippers’ Council flay smuggling of illicit drugs into Nigeria
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), have reviewed their synergy to halt smuggling...
FG moves to address low freight activities in Kano airport
The Federal Government on Thursday said it was set to proffer solutions to the challenges identified to be causing low airfreight activities at the Kano international airport. Mr Hassan Bello, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), disclosed this during a One-Day summit on Airfreight in Kano. The theme of the summit is: “Diversification of…
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…
FG to inaugurate rail cargo delivery in Kaduna Inland Dry Port
The Federal Government has concluded plans to introduce cargo delivery by rail to the Kaduna Inland Dry Port. Mr Tahir Idris, Director, Special Duties, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) said in statement on Sunday, in Abuja, that the inauguration was scheduled to hold on May 7, at the facility’s premises in Kakuri, Kaduna State. Idris said…