Nigerian Shippers’ Council
Nine years after Nigeria domesticated the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, the country has continued to witness rising security threats, which discourage global shipping businesses.
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has collaborated with the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) to establish a Consumer Protection Regime (CPR) framework to address infringement, enthrone sanity, and fair-trade practices in the shipping and ports system.
Customs agents have commended the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) over moves to enthrone efficiency at the nation’s ports.The freight forwarders said the equipment audit on terminal operators as well as checks on illegal charges by shipping lines were having positive impact in the ports.
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has charged the management of AP Moller Terminals (APMT) to see to the restoration of rail linkage in Apapa for the evacuation of cargoes from seaports to the Inland Dry Ports and hinterlands.
The Minister of Transportation, Mu'azu Sambo, has listed new conditions that must be met by respective companies before ports concession agreements with them could be renewed.