Shippers Association Lagos State (SALS), Mr Jonathan Nicol, has urged the
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to simplify the call-up system of returning
overtime containers into the ports.
appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on
some transporters in Lagos paid between N20, 000 and N30,000 for 1 × 20ft
container in an off dock terminal and between N40,000 and N45,000 for 1× 40ft
thousand Naira is too much to offload an empty container and this is the reason
why those truck drivers cannot afford to pay and they prefer to remain on the
look into the issue of huge payment being charged by operators of the holding
the payment issues to be streamlined properly; not just the money but the
service that normally goes with the payment.