Tags: Charges

Alleged Extortion at Port: Importers To Pay More As Truckers Increase Freight Charges

Citing alleged extortion by security agencies especially Police and Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) security men and other security operatives at the nation’s seaports, trucks owners and drivers operating at the Lagos ports – Apapa and Tin-Can – reviewed the charges on freighting containers from the seaports to importers warehouse. The truck owners/ drivers speaking under…

Ghana govt scraps terminal handling charges at seaports

The Ghanian Ministry of Transport has directed that Terminal Handling Charges (THC) should no longer be charged at any of the country’s ports. This followed an investigation into the introduction of the charges by shipping lines and agents, a situation that generated a standoff between them and shippers. The Ghanaian shippers and other stakeholders had in…