Importers, agents incur N200 billion demurrage over recurring server failure
Port operators have bemoaned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for the recurring server failure in its operations at the ports, which has caused importers and freight forwarders to pay over N200 billion.....
‘Discriminatory duty waivers, tariff concession detrimental to economy’
Maritime stakeholders have backed the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for insisting that Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) of Government must pay duties and taxes on imported vehicles and other equipment brought into the country.
Why seaport operations appear ‘inefficient,’ by terminal operators
Following the allegations of inefficiency at the ports, the Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) has disclosed that the dilapidated port access roads, among other factors, are a major hindrance to smooth port operations.
CBA lifts Nigerian dockworkers’ earnings to international standards, says Adeyanju
The President-General of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Adewale Adeyanju, has said the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) has helped in improving the condition of service of Nigerian dockworkers to the standards of their counterparts around the world.
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...