Many travails of maritime sector in 2018
Just like a fresh wind in the early morning cast, Nigeria’s maritime sector oozed towards the anticipation of a fulfilling year. Great, indeed was the journey...
‘Executive Order has no impact on seaports’
The Chairman, Seaports Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Vicky Haastrup, has said the Presidential Executive Order on Ease of Doing Business at the ports has not yielded meaningful results...
Losses mount, chaos reigns as infrastructure decay robs Lagos ports of shine
The answer is a big no, and I will give you an example with what is happening in our firm ENL Consortium Limited as I speak to you. When you have cargoes in your stacking area for a long time, your ability to handle more ships is actually incapacitated.
Ijora Bridge closure worsens ports congestion in Lagos
The closure of a section of the Ijora Bridge, outbound Apapa, has seen unprecedented number of containers at the ports, as the situation worsens an already chaotic traffic situation in the Lagos port community.
Customs plans auction of overtime cargoes at ports soon
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has begun arrangement to place some of the overtime cargoes at ports for auction in the next “few weeks.”
STOAN warns of imminent congestion on Apapa roads
The planned closure of the Marine Bridge and Wharf Road in Apapa, Lagos, concurrently from next week will completely lock down the access roads and spell further doom for the nation’s seaports.
Terminal operators waive N1.5b charges on stranded power equipment containers at port
Container terminal operators in Nigeria have waived a princely sum of N1.5 billion on more than 500 stranded power equipment containers belonging to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
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.
Gridlock on ports’ access roads will reduce in January, says Terminal Operators
The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) on Monday said it expected the Apapa gridlock to reduce before the end of January as a result of decline in importation activities.
Terminal operator explains cause of Apapa gridlock
The Chairperson, Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), Princess Haastrup, has explained the cause of Apapa road gridlock. She said the current reduction in traffic was not due to any deliberate government action, but as a result of a drop in importation. “Now that the 2017 importation peak season is over, the number of…