Category: Maritime

Shippers’ Council move to save shippers from excessive container deposit charges

As a way of resolving the perennial problem of container deposit refunds between shippers and shipping line agencies, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has appealed to shipping agencies to stop the collection of the deposit. Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary of the NSC admonished the shipping lines during his working visit to the agencies in Lagos.…

SIFAX Group consortium wins Warri Port Terminal Concession

The SIFAX Group-led consortium, Ocean and Cargo Terminal Services Limited, has been declared the preferred bidder of Terminal B, Warri Old Port. At a well-attended meeting yesterday at the Conference Room of the Bureau of Public Enterprises at Abuja, SIFAX Group-led consortium beat other bidders to emerge the preferred bidder of the port. The event…

Shippers’ Council Partners Oyo, Chinese Investors To Establishes Dry Port Development 

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has entered into partnership with the Oyo State Government for the development of an Inland Dry Port and Truck Transit Park (TTP) in conjunction with some Chinese investors in the state. The partnership arrangement was unfolded when the Executive Secretary/CEO of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Barrister Hassan Bello, paid a…

NIMASA, World Maritime Varsity sign MoU to develop maritime industry

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and World Maritime University (WMU), Malmo, Sweden on Monday in Lagos signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop human capacity for the industry. Dakuku Peterside Dakuku Peterside NIMASA Head of Corporate Communications, Mr Isichei Osamgbi said Dr Dakuku Peterside, director-general of NIMASA signed on behalf of…

Nigerian Shippers Council awaits 20 coaches at Kaduna inland dry port

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), says it is awaiting deployment of 20 coaches to enhance service delivery at the Kaduna Inland Dry Port. NSC said the deploym ent to be made by the Nigeria Railway Corporation, (NRC) would commence operations next month. Barrister Hassan Bello, the Executive Secretary of NSC disclosed this in an interview…