Why Shippers’ Council is pushing for integrated automation of port services
With the problem of ports congestion in Nigeria becoming almost intractable, stakeholders in the sector are pushing for automation of all port services as the way out.
Fresh $100 million investment to boost Nigeria’s shipping sector
Fresh $100 million investment is under way by the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), to buoy Nigerian terminal handling capacity in the next three years.
FG inaugurates NPA board, cautions against parallel management
The Federal Government has inaugurated board members of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) with the charge of ensuring the board to establish a parallel management team
Terminal operators reject new port guidelines, fear congestion
The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has described the new guidelines rolled out recently by the Presidential Task Team on Apapa gridlock as a “recipe for chaos”
Customs, firm bicker over seizure of controversial spoilt rice
The closure of Nigerian borders has elicited divergent views from stakeholders, but the seizure of contraband has been a common point of agreement.
‘Officials contribute to inefficiencies at Nigerian seaports’
Among other irregularities witnessed in the Nigerian seaports, port officials have been identified as a factor that contributes to inefficiencies at the country’s ports.
Proposed Port of Ondo will change landscape when completed – Akeredolu
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo says the proposed port in Ondo will change the landscape of the state. Akeredolu made the observation in Akure on Thursday during the submission of the feasibility report on the Port of Ondo Deep Sea. He said that the Port of Ondo would be the only viable deep sea port…
10 ships arrive Lagos ports
Ten ships have arrived at the Lagos ports with various products, the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) said on Monday in Lagos.
Kenya detective gunned down in troubled port city
A senior Kenyan detective has been gunned down in the port city of Mombasa, the scene of mounting concerns over radical Islamist recruitment, police said Thursday.
ECOWAS chamber of commerce: Sea link project will ease transportation challenges
Abuja, March 24, 2015 (NAN) Federation of West African Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said the ECOWAS sea link project, when operational, would minimise the challenges of movement of goods and services in the region.