Nigerian Shippers’ Council
Nigeria loses $25bn to foreign ship owners in 3 yrs
The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr Hassan Bello, said on Friday that Nigeria lost 25 billion dollars to foreign ship owners between 2015 and 2017.
Shippers’ Council faults exclusion from review of ports concession agreement
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has expressed fears that the ongoing review of the ports concession agreement may not be successful unless it is involved in the process. The Executive Secretary, NSC, Hassan Bello, who disposed this on the sideline of the Sub-regional workshop on Ports Concessions in West and Central Africa and…
Importers, agents groan under 400% hike in cost of container haulage
It was a sharp rise that caught everyone unawares. The agents and importers never thought that the impact of bad road infrastructure and disorderliness at the ports will suddenly dwell on them such that the cost of transporting consignments from the Lagos ports complex to other parts of Nigeria ....
Shippers’ Council charts path to workers’ welfare
For Nigerian employees to meet future financial challenges, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has enjoined workers to embrace co-operative...
High expectations as transport commission bill awaits presidential assent
Immediately the Senate passed the National Transport Commission (NTC) Bill in March this year, all hopes were high, with expectations that the commission will herald new dawn in the much-troubled transport sector.
‘Sector’s operators need unambiguous laws’
For Nigeria to keep pace with the global standard in trade facilitation, the need for the Federal Government to simplify and avoid ambiguous laws in the maritime sector has been stressed. In view of this, stakeholders in the maritime industry have therefore called for the establishment of a strategic compliance management committee to monitor and…
Nigerian Shippers’ Council sheds litigations burden
It was a big sigh of relief for the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), as the ports economic regulator scaled through two weighty litigations against Seaports Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), and the shipping companies in separate judgments.
Inland dry ports bring economic diversification alive
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC’s) initiative of developing seven inland dry ports across the country has been described a critical move to bring alive the economic...
Shippers’ Council harps on blue economy
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has restated its commitment to the realisation of the blue economy agenda, in line with the economic diversification policy of the Federal Government.
INTELS offers scholarship to 66 physically challenged persons
The Management of oil and gas logistics giant, INTELS Nigeria Limited, has taken its community support a notch higher by offering full scholarships to about 66 physically challenged persons.