Extortion worsens Apapa gridlock
Importers, clearing agents and truck owners have expressed concerns over worsening gridlock along the access roads at the Tin Can Island Port Complex (TCIPC), accusing officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority...
NPA threatens to sanction erring terminals
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has started sanctioning erring bonded terminals, which engage in container stripping. The NPA, in a memo to stakeholders, said: “Effective, Wednesday, November 25, 2020, the Authority will sanction bonded terminals engaged in container stripping. “The Authority has been inundated with complaints from custom agents about these unacceptable actions, which contribute…
Firm supports NPA to cushion #EndSARS protests effect
The Ports and Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML), has donated a new new Toyota Hilux van to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), to cushion the effect of the destruction of its facility by hoodlums, who hijacked the recent #EndSARS protest.
NPA HQ attack: Minister says perpetrators should be punished
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday described the Oct. 21 attack by hoodlums, masquerading as EndSARS protesters, on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) headquarters as disastrous.
Heads of maritime agencies flay attack on NPA headquarters
Heads of maritime agencies have expressed shock at the attack and level of destruction that took place at the corporate headquarters of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), in Lagos, recently, when hoodlums hijacked a nationwide peaceful protest by youths.
Expert links falling container disasters to breach of safety standards
The failure of truck drivers to comply with safety standards in the process of latching containers has resulted in incessant accidents, killing scores of Nigerians on the roads, a safety expert, Julius Ugwala, has said.
Inferno did not stall NPA’s operations, says Bala Usman
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has assured that the setting ablaze of the headquarters did not stall operations of the Authority, assuring that the entire facility is comprehensively insured.
Maritime operators seek change, port, border reforms
Despite the seaports being closed for about five days, the wreck left behind by hoodlums in the aftermath of the EndSARS protests on the maritime sector are unimaginable.
Shippers’ Council seeks waiver of demurrage for importers
Following clearing agents outcry against the imposition of demurrage on cargoes that were trapped at the ports during the EndSARS protests, the Shippers Council (NSC), has called on shipping companies to ease the hardship on importers. The Head, Public Relations, NSC, Rakiya Zubairu, in a statement, said: “Nigerian Shippers Council is working with shipping companies…
Terminal operators condemn burning of NPA building, want ports reopened
The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), has condemned the looting and burning of the headquarters building of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The Chairman, STOAN, Princess Vicky Haastrup, also conveyed the sympathy of all members to the Board, Management and Staff of the Authority over the incident. The NPA building, located on Marina…