NIGERIA has been besieged by the outbreak of violence and conflicts which have over the years claimed thousands of lives and property. This is owing to activities of kidnappers, armed robbers, sea pirates, political thugs, arms traffickers and the extremist group, Boko Haram.Read More
THE call by the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, for operationalisation of the National Single Window, NSW, for clearing imports may have received a boost as the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, plans deployment of cargo scanners in the nation’s seaports before the end of 2020.Read More
AFTER over a decade of remaining in limbo, operators of the maritime industry have urged the Board of Trustees of the Cargo Defence Fund, CDF, to re-jig the fund’s secretariat to allow stakeholders direct their complaints and apply for intervention fund to deal with myriads of issues for which the CDF was set up.
The Fund was established as limited guarantee company to mitigate losses incurred by shippers, especially small time importers and exporters, who may not have the financial muscle to pursue their legitimate maritime claims.
NATIONAL President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, Hon. Tony Nwabunike, has appealed to members and the entire freight forwarding community to key into the window provided by the Federal Government for clearance of cargo from the port during the forthcoming Easter holiday, noting that agencies of government at the ports have pledged to remain on their duty posts.Read More
•Our export system, yet to develop By Moses Nosike Uduka Udeh is the CEO, American Airsea Cargo Limited. It is a total logistics company that makes logistics services easy for individuals, small businesses and corporation organisations at an affordable rate despite the cost of running a logistics business in the country today. In this interview
CONTRARY to media reports, world’s largest container carrier, Maersk and its sister company Safmarine have denied stopping their shipping services to the ports in Lagos.Read More
NIGERIAN ship owners are pushing for the control of 50 per cent of the market share of wet cargo and 80 per cent of project cargo in the oil and gas industry.Read More
THE Federal Government, yesterday, said that henceforth, the payment of Practitioners Operation Fee, POF, will now be required to take delivery of cargoes from the ports.Read More
NIGERIA’s indigenous terminal operator, Ports and Cargo, operators of terminal C at the Tin-can Island port, Monday commissioned cargo handling equipment valued at over €20 million (N7.2 billion).Read More
Unless urgent action is taken by the Federal Government, the congestion at the ports would worsen, the National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents, NCMDLCA, has warned.Read More