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Apapa Customs Intercepts Tramadol, Used Clothing, Others Worth N223m

Apapa Customs Intercepts Tramadol, Used Clothing, Others Worth N223m

By Yusuf Odejobi Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Apapa Area Command, has intercepted a container with tramadol capsules concealed with ceramic tiles and other items falsely declared with total duty paid worth over N223million. The Command’s Area Controller, Comptroller Yusuf Malanta, ...

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Vessel Inspection: NPA, Shippers’ Council, Others Collaborate On Joint Exercise

Vessel Inspection: NPA, Shippers' Council, Others Collaborate On Joint Exercise

Port agencies inaugurate task team on NPPM By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to shorten the turnaround time of vessels calling at Nigerian ports, government agencies responsible for inspecting ships have agreed to collaborate for simultaneous joint vessel inspection ...

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Shipping Companies To Provide Holding Bays For 65% Annual Traffic – Usman

Shipping Companies To Provide Holding Bays For 65% Annual Traffic - Usman

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to ensure smooth operations of the impending Electronic Truck call-up system (Eto) at the ports, shipping companies have been mandated to own and utilize empty container holding bays with capacity for 65 percent of ...

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WACT Acquires 15 New Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes

WACT Acquires 15 New Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes

The West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), Onne has acquired 15 new Kone Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGs) to enhance service delivery at its terminal in Onne Port, Rivers State. The first batch of six RTGs has arrived at WACT, Onne. ...

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Truckers To Meet Lagos State Govt As Eto Kicks-off

Truckers To Meet Lagos State Govt As Eto Kicks-off

By Yusuf Odejobi Truck owners under the aegis of Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) will have a dialogue with the Special Adviser to Lagos State Government on Transportation in a bid to resolve the menace caused by Lagos State ...

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Onne Customs Applauds 10-Point Agenda Of NAGAFF Compliance Team

Onne Customs Applauds 10-Point Agenda Of NAGAFF Compliance Team

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Onne Command has commended the 10-point agenda of NAGAFF 100% Compliance Team, even as the Compliance team pledged to support and synergise  with the relevant government agencies in the maritime Industry. The Team which travelled to ...

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Ezenwa @70: Maritime Bigwigs Celebrate A New Septuagenarian

Ezenwa @70: Maritime Bigwigs Celebrate A New Septuagenarian

By Kenneth Jukpor Despite the COVID-19 scare maritime stakeholders trooped in numbers to celebrate the former Acting Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Chief Mrs. Chinwe Ezenwa on her 70th birthday celebration, on Thursday. Christened ‘Mama 70’ by ...

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Pioneer NIMASA DG ‘Usoro’ Loses Mum

Pioneer NIMASA DG 'Usoro' Loses Mum

The first Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Barr. (Mrs.) Mfon Usoro has lost her mother, Mrs. Grace Ekong. Mrs. Ekong had been an inspiration to Usoro who is also the immediate-past Secretary General of the ...

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IMO, WISTA Launch Data Tool For Women In Maritime

WIMAfrica Connection Fetched Me Onshore Job- Conteh-Khali

In a bid to examine the proportion and distribution of women working in the maritime sector, from support roles to executives, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) have launched the Women in ...

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NAGAFF 100% Compliance Team Inaugurates South East Zonal Office

NAGAFF 100% Compliance Team Inaugurates South East Zonal Office

As part of efforts to enforce trade rules on freight forwarders practising at the Eastern ports and curb delays in the clearance and release of cargoes from the ports, the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) 100% Compliance ...

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Customs Officers Aid Smuggling Into Nigeria – APFFLON

APFFLON Warns Shipping Companies, Terminals Against Arbitrary Charges

Amid concerns about increased activities of smuggling through the ports and border routes, the Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics in Nigeria (APFFLON) has indicted officers of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for the menace. In a press statement ...

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Maritime Stakeholders Raise Concerns Over Security Personnel On Port Access Roads

Extortion: Maritime Truckers To Commence Strike Tomorrow

Following the disbandment of the Presidential task force from port access roads, Maritime Stakeholders Forum (MSF) has made an appeal to all relevant government agencies and stakeholders not to allow members of the defunct task force be part of the ...

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Customs Recruitment: COVID-19 Stalls Release Of Successful Candidates

Customs Recruitment: COVID-19 Stalls Release Of Successful Candidates

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has attributed the delay in releasing the names of successful candidates for final screening into the Service to the coronavirus pandemic which started in early 2020. The Customs National Public Relation Officer, Deputy Comptroller, Joseph Attah ...

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New CAC Targets Higher Revenue Records At Apapa Customs

New CAC Targets Higher Revenue Records At Apapa Customs

By Kenneth Jukpor The newly appointed Customs Area Controller (CAC) Apapa Command, Comptroller Yusuf Malanta has set higher revenue targets for Command as he begins reign at the helm of the Command. Comptroller Malanta was speaking during the handover ceremony ...

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Talod Ocean Airfreight Receives WCO Award For Trade Compliance

By Yusuf Odejobi The World Customs Organization (WCO) has rewarded Talod Ocean Airfreight Limited, a Nigeria freight forwarding company for its international trade compliance activities. A WCO merit award was presented at the annual International Customs Day Celebration held in ...

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NPA Congratulates Dr. Mogo On Her Retirement, Marine Environment Book

Ex- NIMASA Director Donates Maritime Book, Retires From Public Service

By Kenneth Jukpor The leadership of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the entire department of Environment at the agency has congratulated Dr. Felicia Chinwe Mogo on her retirement from public service and her industry based book on Marine Environment. The ...

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NPA Boss Assures Smooth Implementation Of Truck E-Call-Up System

NPA Boss Assures Smooth Implementation Of Truck E-Call-Up System

By Kenneth Jukpor As the Nigerian port community anticipates the take off of the truck electronic call-up system recently deployed by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the Managing Director of the NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman has assured port users that the ...

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Maritime Security, Corruption Could Deter NPPM Implementation – Nwabunike

Maritime Security, Corruption Could Deter NPPM Implementation - Nwabunike

By Kenneth Jukpor As the Nigerian port community braces itself for the implementation of newly launched Nigeria Port Process Manual (NPPM), the President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Mr. Tony Iju Nwabunike has called for adequate ...

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Apapa Customs Command Gets New Clinic, Refurbished Gym Centre

Apapa Customs Command Gets New Clinic, Refurbished Gym Centre

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to enhance the performance of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) officers at the Apapa Command, the Zonal Coordinator ‘Zone A’, Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) Kaycee Ekekezie commissioned a new clinic and refurbished gym centre, ...

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Agents Query Ports & Cargo, Bollore Logistics Over 400 Trapped Containers

Apapa Access Mayhem: How NPA Fuels Port Access Crisis – NARTO

By Kenneth Jukpor Freight agents practising at the Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) in Lagos State have lampooned Ports and Cargo, a subsidiary of SIFAX Group, for seizing over 400 containers at its terminal in Tin Can Island Port for over ...

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