Category: Maritime

Importers Lose Billions As Nigeria Ports Records Highest Dwell Time

The cargo dwell time in Nigeria Seaports have remained high despite government intervention through the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC). Cargo dwell time is the time cargo spends within the port or its extension awaiting clearance for transportation to owners warehouse. And after three days cargo is discharged at the port from the vessels,…

Customs Intercepts 2800 Bags Of Expired Rice In Lagos

The Seme Area command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted and destroyed 2800 bags of smuggled expired foreign parboiled rice. The expired rice which was disclosed by the Customs Area Controller of the command, Compt. Mohammed Aliyu in a press release made available to joirnalists by the Public Relations Officer, Taupyen Selchang worth N49million…

NPA’s Six Hours Export Barge Yet To Arrive Apapa Port 10 Days After Flag Off

A six hour barge conveying the first export of manganese, a solid mineral resource from the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal is yet to get to Apapa port, 10 days after flag off. Recall that the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman had on Wednesday, February 7 flag off the exportation of…

Smugglers lose N153m Banned Goods To Ogun Customs   

The Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service intercepted banned items worth N153million in the last two weeks. This was even as the Customs Area Controller, Sani Madugu  vowed to track down some car smugglers who left one of its operatives seriously injured with machetes after an attack at Ibeju River, around Ifoyintedo last…