Terminal operators raise alarm over imminent congestion at Lagos ports

Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN)

Seaport terminal operators say massive congestion is looming at the ports in Lagos because consignees and their agents are not taking delivery of their cargos.  The seaport concenssionaires, Monday raised the alarm that their facilities are 90 to 95 percent full, raising fears of congestion at the ports.  The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria […]

Activities continue at Lagos seaports after  lockdown

Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN)

Business activities are continuing at the seaports in Lagos, after the Nigerian Ports Authority confirmed imports and exports as essential services. The NPA, Monday sid consequent to the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari that Lagos seaports, (Apapa and Tin can Island ports), should remain open in the duration of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State, […]

Anxiety grips importers as Lagos is locked down

ANLCA meets NPA on essential cargoes after Buhari locks down Lagos Following the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to effect lockdown of the country’s trade hub for 14 days, there is palpable anxiety among mporters whose goods may be trapped at seaports in Lagos. As a result, Business […]

Customs FOU Zone A seizes poultry products worth N20.6bn

Operatives of Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit in Zone A have intercepted and destroyed poultry products worth N20.6 million. Usman Yahaya, acting controller of the unit, said the seizures were made in two separate operations within one week. Yahaya in a statement on Friday said his men had sustained round the clock patrols while […]

SIFAX, NIMASA scale down operations as coronavirus concerns rise

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and Nigeria’s mega indigenous multiservices and container port operator, SIFAX Group say they have scaled down operations following rising concerns over the Coronavirus. Global infection cases hit 509,477 with 23,004 deaths on Thursday, as Nigeria records 51 cases with one death. But concerns remained rife that the […]