Engineering Society advocates safety through quality shipping handling equipment

Engr. Kuzi Onyibe, Technical Adviser, Phoenix Register of Shipping

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Apapa Branch,  in a public lecture titled ‘‘Maritime Equipment Handling: A Survey and Examination of Shipping Handling Equipment’ expressed its continued readiness to ensure safety through the use of proper and quality ‘shipping handling equipment’ in maritime operations. 

Anti-Smuggling War: Customs Operatives intercept 4,500kg of marijuana worth N150 m


ACG Zone 'A', Eporwei Edike and CAC Western Marine Command, Compt. Umar Yusuf briefing Newsmen on the seizure of marijuana around Badagry Creeks in Lagos State
ACG Eporwei Edike and CAC Umar Yusuf, when the ACG visited the Command  earlier in the year

Operatives of the Western Marine Command, Nigerian Customs Service, recorded a remarkable achievement on Feb. 9, when they intercepted 48 large bundles of marijuana weighing 4, 500 kilogrammes with a street value of N150 million.

1,500 trucks so far approved for port operations by Ports Authority


The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) in its determination to enforce implementation of minimum standard of trucks operating at the ports, has reached out to the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) and the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) to help sensitize their members and solicit their cooperation in achieving desired outcome.

Cargo Airports will minimise loss of revenue from agricultural produce, says Gov. Ahmed

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed(Right) and Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers' Council, Barr. Bello Hassan

R-L: The Executive Governor, Kwara State, His Excellency Abdulfatai Ahmed; Alh. Yahaya Commissioner for Works and Transport, Kwara State; Executive Secretary/CEO, Nigerian Shippers' Council, Mr Hassan Bello,  and Mrs Dabney Shall-Holma, Director, Commercial Shipping Services,  Nigerian Shippers' Council at the One-day Summit in Ilorin recently

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has said that provision of standard cargo airports will drastically reduce loss of revenue from Nigerian agricultural produce.

States urged to ratify compensation regime for hazardous and noxious cargoes


The International Maritime Organization (IMO), together with the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds) and the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF), is urging its Member States to ratify and implement a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship.

Overtime containers of electricity equipment leave Ikorodu Terminal

ACG, Zone 'A' Eporwei Edike at the Apapa Area Command recently

 The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said that overtime containers of electricity equipment belonging to the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) were being moved out of the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal.

Shippers' Council advocates revamping Nigeria's economy through agriculture

L-R: Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers' Council, Barr. Hassan Bello; Kwara State Gov., Abdulfatah Ahmed and Director, Commercial Shipping Services, Nigerian Shippers' Council, Mrs Dabney Shall-Holma

Mrs Dabney Shall-Holma, a director with the Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) has urged the Federal Government to use agriculture to revamp Nigeria's economy.

NIMASA to clean up marine litters


Ag. DG of NIMASA,  Mr Haruna Baba Jauro
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to ensuring a safe marine environment by tackling the menace of marine litters in the nation’s territorial waters.

10 ships arrive at Lagos ports with petrol


Ten ships laden with petrol have arrive at the Lagos ports and waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) said on Tuesday in Lagos.

NAGAFF expresses fears of increased charges at Nigeria’s ports

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has expressed fears of increased service charges at the nation’s ports if the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) insists on Dollar payments from the port concessionaires.