Sanwo-Olu seeks NASS support for more ports in Lagos
The Lagos State Government has called on National Assembly to support calls for the establishment of more ports in the state to stop gridlocks in Tin-can Island and Apapa ports.
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.
Still counting the real cost of 2019 general elections
This year’s general elections may have been concluded technically, with supplementary elections yet to be held in some states notwithstanding. The February 23 Presidential and National Assembly first leg of the exercise may have set the pattern for which subsequent ones would follow after being shifted for one week on election day, February 16, by…
Shipping firm increases freight rates to Nigeria
Fifth Largest shipping company in the world, Hapag-Lloyd, has increased its freight rate with the review of Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) on all container types originating from anywhere in the world to Tin Can Island, and Apapa ports in Lagos, Nigeria. The review it said is to enable it, “maintain a continued high level of…
21 ships carrying various products expected at Lagos ports
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 21 ships to bring petroleum products, food and other goods from Feb. 18 to Feb. 26 at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports. The NPA made the announcement on Monday in its daily publication, ‘Shipping Position’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that one of…
Stakeholders seek traffic management plan for Apapa/Wharf Road
Presenting a communiqué at the end of the meeting, the Federal Controller for Works, Lagos state, Godwin Eke and a Consultant of AG Dangote Construction Company Limited, Kayode Opeifa agreed to remove all parked trailers on the road immediately.
Customs intercepts container of Nigerian food from India
The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a 20ft container of “READY TO EAT FOODS’’ like Egusi Soup, Jollof Rice, Ogbono, Yam Porridge imported from India.
27 ships with petroleum products, others to arrive at Lagos ports
Barring any unforeseen circumstances, about 27 vessels laden with petroleum products and other commodities are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin Can Island ports, going by the facts from the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
Customs intercepts 31 containers of rice over false declaration
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tin-Can Island Command has intercepted 31 containers with 14,000 bags of rice valued at over N71 million.The Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs in charge of Enforcement, Dan Ugo...