Customs generates N13.11 billion from Onne Port
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Area II Command, Onne Port, Rivers State, said it generated over N13.11 billion for the month of September.
Terminal operators urge customs to deploy technology for cargo examination
The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), has decried the high rate of manual examination of cargoes at the nation’s seaports urging the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to deploy technology to drive the process.
Terminal operators seek relocation of Apapa tank farms
In the wake of the recent explosion in Abule Ado area of Lagos, the Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haastrup, has urged the Federal Government to relocate the petroleum depots, otherwise called tank farms, from Apapa.
Confusion in seaports over coronavirus
The spread of the novel coronavirus in Nigeria has thrown ports operators into confusion as they continued to wobble over the presidential decision to keep the ports open at this critical period.
Terminal operators want ports to remain open
Chairman, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haastrup, has stressed the need for the nation’s seaports to remain open...
‘Manual processes, overtime goods hamper port efficiency’
The efficiency of Nigerian seaports is being hampered by poor port access roads, manual cargo examination by the Nigeria Customs Service, and the preponderance of overtime goods, according to the Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria...
Terminal operators say Lagos ports not congested
Contrary to widely held notion, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), has declared that the Lagos Port Complex, Apapa, and the Tin Can Island Port Complex, both in Lagos, are not congested.
Nigeria needs N3 trillion to fix transport infrastructure
For Nigeria to bridge the huge infrastructure deficit in the transport sector, it requires an estimated N3 trillion investment.
Maritime workers strike grounds 12,000 containers, NPA intervenes
About 12,000 containers are currently trapped in the nation’s ports, as the strike action embarked upon by the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) lingers. The union had shut all seaports nationwide to due the failure of the International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the country to pay the wages of the stevedoring workers since…
‘Nigeria needs law regulating use of plastic, protect oceans’
Considering the huge impact of plastic pollution on the oceans and aquatic lives, the Federal Government has been urged to enact a law regulating the use, disposal of plastics and protect the marines. Globally, indiscriminate disposal of plastic is at the front burner, even as the United Nations estimated that about 5.25 million plastic particles…
All concessioned terminals are ISPS Code compliant, says STOAN
The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has said that all concessioned port terminals in the country are in full compliance...