Home / NEWS LENS

NEWS LENS

COVID-19: Govt to ban some countries from Nigeria

COVID-19: Govt to ban some countries from Nigeria

The Federal Government on Monday said it would ban citizens from some countries from gaining entry into Nigeria in order to ensure safety at Nigerian airports and the country in general. It said this was another reason why government had ...

Read More »

Absence Of Training Officers Responsible For Incessant Marine Incidents – AMES

Absence Of Training Officers Responsible For Incessant Marine Incidents - AMES

By Kenneth Jukpor In a bid to reduce the spate of marine incidents in the country, the Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES) has called for  restoration of training officers on ships and shipping companies. The General Secretary of ...

Read More »

Passengers To Arrive airport 90 Minutes Before Flights – Sirika

Passengers To Arrive airport 90 Minutes Before Flights – Sirika

The Federal Government has said passengers on domestic flight can now arrive the airport one hour, thirty minutes before their flight take-off. Prior to the announcement, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had earlier advised passengers to arrive at ...

Read More »

MTS Lagos Reiterates Commitment To Seafarers’ Welfare

MTS Lagos Reiterates Commitment To Seafarers' Welfare

By Kenneth Jukpor As the Mission to Seafarers (MTS) Lagos celebrated Sea Sunday Thanksgiving Service yesterday, the Provost of the Cathedral The Very Revd. Adebola Ojofeitimi encouraged maritime stakeholders to continue the Good Will towards seafarers. According to him, acts ...

Read More »

NAGAFF Inaugurates 100% Compliance Team To Sanitize Freight Forwarding Operations

NAGAFF Inaugurates 100% Compliance Team To Sanitize Freight Forwarding Operations

By Ayoola Olaitan   The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has inaugurated its 100% Compliance Team to sanitize freight forwarding operations, monitor activities of government agencies terminal operators, Importers and their Agents in the Ports.   The ...

Read More »

Port Congestion: Freight Forwarders Demand Apology Following APMT Boss Indictment 

Port Congestion: Freight Forwarders Demand Apology Following APMT Boss Indictment 

By Kenneth Jukpor   Freight forwarders have demanded an apology from the new Country Manager of AP Moller Terminal (APMT) Mr. Klaus Laursen after the APMT boss indicted the practitioners for the congestion at the port terminal.   Former President ...

Read More »

South-East traders protest high demurrages at ports

South-East traders protest high demurrages at ports

Traders under the aegis of South-East Amalgamated Markets Traders Association have protested high demurrage at ports across the country. They said their goods were being confiscated by clearing agencies and other authorities. As a result, they have petitioned the National ...

Read More »

Nigeria, China finalising negotiations on N43.24bn Ibadan port

Nigeria, China finalising negotiations on N43.24bn Ibadan port

Negotiations between the Federal Government and China Railway Construction Corporation Limited for the construction of the Ibadan Inland Dry Port is nearing completion, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council announced on Sunday. The CRCC is the preferred bidder for the proposed dry ...

Read More »

NPA vs Whistleblower: Exploring The Intrigues And Facts

NPA: Southern Nigeria Leads In Managerial Positions

As the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala-Usman has left no one in doubt about her resolve to right the wrongs of the past administrations, block all avenues of leakages and save more money for the ...

Read More »

AMCON Stifles Indigenous Shipping As Over 20 Wrecks Litter Waterways

AMCON Stifles Indigenous Shipping As Over 20 Wrecks Litter Waterways

· ‘MT Breakthrough’ is a threat to navigation – Iheanacho ·  AMCON operates illegally ·  Freight agents groan as Terminals, Shipping Coys seize lockdown waivers By Kenneth Jukpor As the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) reaches its 10 years ...

Read More »

Maritime Agencies Adopt Modalities To Address Overlapping Functions

Maritime Agencies Adopt Modalities To Address Overlapping Functions

Parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Transportation have agreed on modalities for handling areas of overlap in their responsibilities. Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this in Lagos after a meeting of ...

Read More »

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’ ...

Read More »

Barges, Off Dock Terminals Will Aid Port Decongestion – SIFAX

Barges, Off Dock Terminals Will Aid Port Decongestion - SIFAX

In a bid to ease traffic congestion on the port access roads whilst decongesting the seaport terminals, the Executive Director, SIFAX Off Dock, Captain Ibraheem Olugbade, has urged all the stakeholders in the maritime sector to adopt the option of ...

Read More »

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

ANLCA Convinced Customs CG To Use Code 4900 At Airports - 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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Exchange unification: MAN seeks exemption for outstanding debts

Exchange unification: MAN seeks exemption for outstanding debts

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria to exempt outstanding credit commitments to foreign suppliers of raw materials from the unified exchange rate. The President, MAN, Mansur Ahmed, in a statement issued on Thursday, ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

FG’s MoU on Ajaokuta port

FG’s MoU on Ajaokuta

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sealink Promotional Company Limited on the use of Ajaokuta jetty landing port. It said the MoU would enhance government’s bid to develop the economy and diversify the economy. The Federal ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »
× Get News Alert