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NPA moves to decongest ports

The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) has revealed that by January 2021 it will float the electronic version of its call-up system, which is expected to clear the protracted traffic around Apapa ports and decongest the terminals of bulk cargoes. The...

Nigerian Shippers’ council vows to end extortion at ports

The Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Shippers council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has vowed to put an end to extortion at the ports. He made this known after debunking reports about the withdrawal of drivers attached to the Presidential Taskforce on...

Blame Logistics issues for container equipment shortage – Drewry Shipping Consultancy

Drewry shipping consultancy revealed that  the container equipment shortage being faced by the supply chain is due to logistics and not fleet underinvestment. The shipping consultancy disclosed that container shipping remains disrupted by box equipment shortages which are restricting availability...

U.S. blacklists six companies, four ships over North Korea coal shipments

The United States has blacklisted six companies, including several based in China, and four ships accused of illicit exports of North Korean coal, the Treasury Department said. The United Nations Security Council had equally banned North Korean coal exports in...

Osinbajo vows to create enabling environment for port users

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised that the Federal Government would improve efficiency in the operations of the nation’s seaports, as an effective implementation of innovative ideas in the port sector will rapidly change the narrative, the perception,...

NPA in fresh moves to remove containers from roads

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has directed shipping companies to henceforth be responsible for the movement of empty containers from their holding bays to the port or face strict sanctions. This is coming after its intervention halted the agitations and...

Infrastructure deficit responsible for high cost of doing business in ports – Bello

The Executive Secretary Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has blamed the high cost of doing business in the country on failure of infrastructure and not increase in charges by shipping companies. Speaking during a routine visit to some shipping...

Maritime workers shut down operations at Intels over staff retrenchment

More than 600 maritime workers at the Onne seaport Wednesday closed down operations at Intels Nigeria Limited over the dismissal of a number of staff in the employ of the logistics firm. Last month, the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria...

ENL donates computers, printers, other items to NPA following destruction of headquarters

The ENL Consortium, operator of Terminals C and D of the Lagos Port Complex in Apapa, has donated various office items like desktop computers, photocopy machines, laser jet printers, and UPS backups to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to...

Maritime workers suspends proposed strike after Govt’s promise to address Apapa gridlock

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has called off its proposed three-day warning strike over the perennial gridlock on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway. Maritime workers in Nigeria had planned to commence the industrial action on Wednesday (today) in all ports...

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Maritime lawyer, Emeka Akabogu, engages Customs in war of words over...

The Nigeria Customs Service (NSC), has reacted to a social media post by top maritime lawyer, Emeka Akabogu, criticizing the Comptroller General of Customs,...

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