Customs parade 5 suspects, records 38 seizures valued N72.2 m

CAC Western Marine Command, Yusuf Umar handing over the arrest report to the NSCDC Commandant, Lagos State, Mr Gabriel Abafi

The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday in Lagos paraded five foreign nationals suspected to be part of those dealing in smuggled petroleum products in Nigeria.

Chairman of drug law enforcement agency retires from service

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade has retired from the service of the agency after 10 years.

Freight forwarders seekmovement of export seats to Lilypond Customs Command

ACG Eporwei Edike  with the CAC , Mrs Ronke Olubiyi at the Customs Command,
 Lilypond, listening to the freight forwarders
Freight forwarders operating at the Lilypond Terminal has requested that the Nigeria Customs Service move the export seats within the Lagos zone to Lilypond Command.

Customs intercept narcotics concealed in food items for export

ACG Eporwei Edike(Right) Zonal Coordinator, Zone A, at the Apapa Port with DC MalantaYusuf on inspection of some export containers with suspected consignments

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday intercepted 576 kg of narcotics concealed in 17 kegs of cooking oil meant for export through Apapa port, Lagos.

NIMASA shuts Obat Oil jetty over non-compliance with ISPS Code

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday closed Obat Oil and Petroleum Ltd., jetty at Ibafon for non-compliance with provisions of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.

Association tasks freight forwarders on honest declaration

Dr Frank Ukor
Dr Frank Ukor, President, Association of Registered Freight Forwarders, Nigeria (ARFFN), has charged freight forwarders to be honest with their declaration for cargo clearance.

Navy signs MoUs with 29 private maritime security companies

Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas
 The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said the Nigerian Navy has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with 29 Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) to bridge security gap.

9th Ships & Ports Essay Competition focuses on boosting indigenous shipping

 The 9th edition of the Annual Ships and Ports National Essay Competition has taken off, the Ships and Ports Communication Company said on Monday in Lagos.

Mariners invite transport minister on physical inspection of Lagos ports

Transport Minister, Mr Rotimi Amaechi
Two master mariners has advised the Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, to visit the Lagos Ports on an–on-the-spot assessment of them.

37 ships to arrive Lagos ports with foods, petroleum products

Thirty seven ships laden with food items, petroleum products and general cargoes are expected to arrive at the Lagos ports from Nov. 23 to Dec. 18, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Monday.