FG notifies Customs, NNPC, others as ban on importation of Cabotage Vessels gets deadlines





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The Federal Government has notified its agencies including the Nigeria Customs Service, the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board amongst others of its planned total ban on the importation of some categories of vessels for cabotage trade from December 2020.

Buhari directs CBN to blacklist firms still importing palm oil

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to blacklist any firm, its owner and top management caught smuggling or dumping palm oil into the country.

MWUN threatens to halt activities at Nigeria's Ports over dockworkers' pay


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The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has vowed to shut down the nation’s ports if the International Oil Companies (IOCs) in Nigeria fail to pay the dockworkers wages in the next 14 days.

Standards for export goods: What are the PIAs doing?

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Standards for export goods have been established globally and are expected to be satisfied before such goods can be accepted into an importing country, failure for which there shall be immediate rejection and repatriation to originating country.

Congestion: Customs begins movement of overtime cargo at port


 …says Shipping Coys to pay for empties

    *Service nets over N5b daily

ACG KC Ekekezie, Coordinator Customs Zone A, with NAGAFF Founder, Chief Boniface Aniebonam
  in a group photograph with customs officers and NAGAFF executives
after an interactive session at the NAGAFF Village, Apapa

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday said it would commence the movement of overtime cargoes from the PTML Port from next week Monday, as part of its ongoing efforts in creating conducive business environment for trade promotion.

Economic Growth: NIMASA pushes 7000 new jobs in maritime



Says anti-piracy Bill Will Aid Maritime Development
 
L-R: Executive Director (ED) , Maritime Labour &
Cabotage Services, Nigerian Maritime Administration & Safety Agency
(NIMASA) Ahmed Gambo, Director General (DG), Dr Dakuku Peterside,
ED, Administration & Finance, Dr. Bashir Jamoh and the Head Planning Research and Data Management Services of NIMASA, Mrs Ronke Thomas during a meeting with media executives, in Lagos, on Thursday


The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Agency had already keyed into the vision of the President by creating over 7000 jobs in the last six months through the New Cabotage Compliance Strategy and is set to do more, as there are vast opportunities in the maritime sector.

NPA flags off Workers Wellness Programme Fair

     The Rep of the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the Executive Director, Finance and Admin. Mohammed Bello-Koko (2nd left), the Executive Director, Engineering and Technical Services, Prof. Idris Abubakar (left), the General Manager, Medical Services, Chinwe Abama (2nd right) and the Assistant General Manager, Occupational Health, Ngozi Obikili (right) during the Official flag-Off of NPA Workers Wellness Programme at the NPA Corporate Headquarters in Marina, Lagos. 

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has flagged off its annual Workers Wellness Programme Fair in which it encourages staff to pay quality attention to their health and in turn be productive on their job.

Nigeria, Benin Republic partner on bilateral connectivity for improved trade



The Nigeria Customs Service and its Benin Republic counterpart have agreed on a bilateral connectivity to create a conducive trade environment as much as they would check smuggling and other activities inimical to trade.

NPA offers 10% discount on harbour dues to encourage patronage of Eastern Ports


 
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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is offering 10 per cent discount in its harbour dues for terminals in the eastern ports including Calabar, Rivers and Delta, as a strategy to encourage patronage of the ports.