Shippers’ Council to Make Maritime New Source of Revenue
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has said that  the most important thing to it now is  to see the maritime sector become an alternative source of  revenue  for Nigeria adding that this is why it has continued to   encourage all the stakeholders to come together and initiate reforms in... Read more
How to Make Nigerian Ports Attractive – ACG Edike
The Zonal Coordinator of the Zone ‘A’ of the Nigerian Customs Service(NCS) with headquarters in Yaba , Lagos , Assistant Comptroller General Charles Eporwei Edike has said that concessionaires and customs officers must endeavor at all times to eliminate delays to reduce time and costs if the Nigerian ports... Read more
CEMA Review :Shittu Gets Customs Endorsement for ANLCA
The President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) , Prince Olayiwola Shittu has drawn the  attention of the Nigerian Customs Service(NCS) to the position  of the World Customs Organisation (WCO)  to the effect that the Service should  leverage  on the Association as a globally recognized Customs... Read more
Tin Can Customs Records N140 bn Revenue
Revenue realized by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) from all its activities at the Tin Can Island Command  between January and July 2016 fell by about 11.1 per cent compared to the level in the corresponding period of 2015. Statistics collected at the Tin Can Command showed that it... Read more
Survival of  Maritime National Carrier
The  Federal Government  through the Transportation Ministry is  again set to establish another National Carrier  21 years after the first one , the Nigerian National Shipping Line(NNSL) was scrapped  and 11 years after the second  , the National  Unity Line (NUL) also became moribund.   Already, a Ministerial Committee... Read more
NPA Certifies 12,500 Trucks Fit to Enter Lagos Seaports
Over 12,500 trucks have been duly certified by the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA)  to do business at the Lagos seaports  under its ongoing standardization inspection of trucks scheme, according to the  General Manager of the Western Ports, Chief Michael Ajayi. He told Marine&Economy in a telephone interview recently  that the... Read more
NIMASA Explains Medium Term Strategic Growth Plan
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has rolled out the Agency’s Medium Term Strategic Growth Plan for the maritime industry. The Director General who disclosed the strategy during an engagement with the maritime media in Lagos noted that the Medium... Read more
Customs Brokers Score Oyinlola High on Stewardship
Customs brokers have lauded the Chairman, Tin Can Chapter of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Custom Agents (ANLCA), Prince Kayode Oyinlola on the various measures he has put in place that have led to the progress of the Chapter . Some members of the association, which include those of... Read more
The Chief Executive Officer/ Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), the Economic Regulator of the Nigerian Seaports, Comrade Hassan Bello has proffered fresh but permanent solutions to the persistent gridlock that has characterized the major roads leading to the Lagos Seaports, Apapa and Tin Can. In an... Read more
Expectations for Shipping in Nigeria in 2016
There are strong indications that the Executive and the Legislative arms of Government will pay more attention to the development of the shipping sector in 2016 with a view to harnessing its potentials and making it to contribute more revenue to the economy following the continuous decline of oil... Read more