Category: Maritime

We will midwife economically viable inland waterways — NIWA

Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, NIWA MD The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Wednesday in Port Harcourt reassured Nigerians of its determination to midwife a safe and economically viable inland waterways in Nigeria. The NIWA’s Board Chairman, Retired Vice Adm. Ishaya Ibrahim gave the assurance when he led members of the board on inspection tour of…

Council suspends ports surcharge by Singaporean shipping company

  The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has directed Singaporean shipping giant, CMA/CGM, to suspend its planned collection of $400 port congestion surcharge imposed on cargoes berthing at Lagos ports, South-West Nigeria. The Singaporean shipping giant had recently announced that cargoes from any part of the world on any of its ships would attract extra “USD…

At Lagos Ports Complex; over 2200 export containers trapped due to improper documentations-Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Wednesday disclosed that more than 2,000 export containers at the Lagos Ports Complex (LPC) have been discontinued from being processed as results of improper documentation by the shippers.   The Apapa Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Abubakar Bashir made this known during the courtesy visit by the Executives of the…

N1.2M Fees or Benchmark Value On Cargoes introduce by Customs Tin Can Port Command causes anxiety

….. exploitative policies when the year is coming to an end in order to meet its revenue target What generally called and know as palpable tension has been cited at the Tin Can Island Port as the Nigeria Customs Service, Tin Can Command, due to the introduction of a new valuation system called ‘benchmark value’…

MARITIME SERVE AS A CATALYST FOR NIGERIA’S INDUSTRIALISATION SAYS DAKUKU

  Stakeholders Commend NIMASA’s Leadership Role in Africa   For Nigeria to effectively move away from an oil-dependent economy and industrialise, it must develop the blue economy. This was the position of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside and other top players in the maritime industry, at…

Heritage Bank, NIMASA partner to educate stakeholders about global maritime safety standards

Heritage Bank PLC and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have joined forces to educate stakeholders about the maritime enforcement global benchmarks.   The training session, which had as its theme: Maritime Enforcement Safety: Current Global Benchmarks, had representatives of these organizations present: Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Ports Authority, Lagos State Safety Council, Shippers Council,…