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Ibadan Dry Port: Shippers’ Council Guarantees CRCC 

Ibadan Dry Port: Shippers' Council Guarantees CRCC 

A major milestone in dry port development in Nigeria was witnessed this week as the Federal Government and CRCC, the preferred bidders for the construction of the Ibadan Inland Dry Port met to conclude negotiations. Under the arrangement, Nigerian Shippers’ ...

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ANLCA Convinced Customs CG To Use Code 4900 At Airports – Nwabunike

Freight Agents Helped Customs Generate N500bn In Six Months- Nwabunike

By Kenneth Jukpor The respite for freight forwarders in the aviation sector following the Federal Government’s decision to suspend ‘Form M’ and Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) for cargo evacuation was attained by the leadership of the Association of Nigeria Licensed ...

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Shipping Experts To Distinguish Seafarers Culpable For Maritime Crimes

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to ascertain who wields authority and should be culpable for maritime crimes onboard vessels, Nigerian shipping experts intend to establish a distinction among seafarers. This came up during a webinar organized by the Mission ...

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Cabin Crew Should Be Equipped To Prevent Human Trafficking – ICAO

Cabin Crew Should Be Equipped To Prevent Human Trafficking - ICAO

By Ayoola Olaitan The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), has launched new online training to support the implementation of the ICAO-OHCHR Guidelines for Training Cabin Crew on identifying and responding to human trafficking on flights. ICAO in its efforts to prevent human ...

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Border Closure: Over 200,000 Jobs Lost In Customs Brokerage

Nigeria’s Land Border Confusion: Why FG Closed Land Borders

By Kenneth Jukpor The closure of Nigerian land borders has led to massive job losses with over 200,000 people losing their means of livelihood, according to the Vice President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Custom Agents (ANLCA) Mr. Kayode ...

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ANLCA Furious As Presidency Suspends ‘Form M’, PAAR On Air Freight

Air Freight Crisis: NAHCO, SAHCO Initiate Private Monopoly With 40% Hike In Charges

By Kenneth Jukpor The Federal Government’s decision to suspend Form M and Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) for cargo evacuation at the airports is a relief to freight forwarding practitioners that has also led to crisis in the leadership of the ...

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NCAA Lost 90% Revenue, Assures Bailout For Airlines – Nuhu

Lagos, Abuja, three airports to reopen June 21 – FG

By Ayoola Olaitan The Director-General of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, said the agency lost ninety percent of its revenue to the Coronavirus pandemic. Nuhu made this known at a forum yesterday, organized by the NCAA where ...

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Oil Tanker Stays Aground 3 Weeks At Lagos Beachside

Oil Tanker Stays Aground 3 Weeks On Lagos Beachside

AMCON complexities impede NIMASA’s intervention By Kenneth Jukpor An oil tanker known as ‘Breakthrough’ has been aground at the Takwabay beach in Lagos for three weeks, posing health, environmental and security challenges in the coastal area. Breakthrough (IMO: 9095723) was ...

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Editor Cries To Sanwo-Olu As Customs Boss, Omonile Hijack Land

Lagos slashes land use charge, waives N5.7bn fees

The Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of South South International magazine and former President of the League of Maritime Editors and Publishers as well as former Publicity Secretary of Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria, Ovie Edomi has cried to ...

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Mintah Emerges First Black Female ICC Global Executive Board Member

Mintah Emerges First Black Female ICC Global Executive Board Member

The Founder, West Blue Consulting, Ms. Valentina Mintah, has been elected as the first black female global Executive Board Member at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Mintah, an Information Technology (IT) guru emerged Executive Board member of the chamber ...

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NPA Welcomes House of Reps Investigation On Unity Bank Account

NPA halts licences renewal for shipping firms over holding bay crisis

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has assured that it would support the House of Representatives, as the legislative arm begins an investigation into the alleged secret bank account operated by the Authority. Following a motion of urgent national importance and the ...

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Apapa Customs Reiterates Supports For Export, Collects N227.3bn In Six Months

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to ensure exports thrives to strengthen Nigeria’s economy, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Apapa Command has reiterated commitment to support export at the nation’s premier seaport, Apapa. Meanwhile, despite the though economic times ocassioned ...

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APMT, Shippers’ Council Explore Strategies To Expedite Export Processes

APMT, Shippers' Council Explore Strategies To Expedite Export Processes

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to ensure that export processes are seamless and expeditious, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and AP Moller Terminal (APMT) Nigeria have identified avenues to ease export processes at the seaports. Both organizations made the move ...

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Why NPA’s Unity Bank Account Was Frozen, No Cloned Account

NPA halts licences renewal for shipping firms over holding bay crisis

By Kenneth Jukpor Following a petition accusing Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) of operating a covert account with over $1billion, the management of the Authority has debunked such reports. The Authority made this known in a press release signed by the ...

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Divers blame Ministry of Labour for Unregulated Practices, Foreign Dominance

Divers blame Ministry of Labour for Unregulated Practices, Foreign Dominance

Nigerian divers have blamed the stagnation of the sector on unregulated practices and increased foreign dominance fuelled by the failure of the Ministry of Labour and Employment to establish a Diving Advisory Board in line with the nation’s 2018 Diving ...

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NIMASA, NPA, Navy Activities Increase Freight Cost At Seaports – Farinto

Transporters decry lack of rail connectivity to Nigerian seaports

By Kenneth Jukpor The Vice President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) Mr. Kayode Farinto has indicted some government agencies in the maritime sector as responsible for hike in freight cost. Some of the agencies the veteran ...

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Nigeria Developing Policies To Improve Seafarers’ Training, Certification, Remuneration – NIMASA

In a bid to address the numerous challenges facing Nigerian seafarers, the nation is developing policies to improve the quality of training and certification as well as the remuneration of seafarers. The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety ...

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International Day Against Drug Abuse: 7 Million Nigerians Affected – NDLEA

International Day against Drug Abuse: Over 7million Nigerians Affected – NDLEA

By Kenneth Jukpor As the world marks 2020 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking today, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has urged Nigerians to eschew drug abuse and trafficking which already affects over 7 million Nigerians. ...

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Customs CG, DCGs Should Be Sacked For Incompetence – Farinto

Customs CG, DCGs Should Be Sacked For Incompetence - Farinto

By Kenneth Jukpor Vice President of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Dr. Kayode Farinto has called for the sack of the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hammed Ali (Rtd) and the current managerial ...

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Ocean Deep Services Donate PPE, Food Items To Seafarers At Continental Shipyard

Ocean Deep Services Donate PPE, Food Items To Seafarers At Continental Shipyard

By Kenneth Jukpor As part of efforts to celebrate the 2020 International Seafarer’s Day, Ocean Deep Services Limited donated Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) and food items to seafarers at LTT Coastal and Services, operating at the Continental Shipyard, Lagos. The ...

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