Nigerian shippers want NPA to do more to ease maritime hiccups

… Welcome first largest container vessel at Onne Port Ben Eguzozie, in Port Harcourt Operators of commercial shipping in Nigeria grouped under the Nigerian Shippers Association (NSA), say they welcome the successful berthing of one of the biggest gearless Maersk line vessels ever at the Federal Ocean Terminal (FOT), Onne Port complex, Rivers State. They […]

Importers, exporters seek Shippers’ Council collaboration on ECOWAS trade

Importers, exporters seek Shippers' Council collaboration on ECOWAS trade

Importers and exporters under the aegis of West African Association of Cross Border Trade have called for collaboration with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in the area of trade facilitation amongst ECOWAS countries, as well as in cross border trade data expansion and compilation. A delegation from the group led by Mohammed Abdullahi, president of […]

APM Terminals, NRC restore rail service at Apapa Port 

APM Terminals, NRC restore rail service at Apapa Port 

APM Terminals Apapa and Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) have restored the evacuation of containers by rail from the Lagos Port Complex Apapa as part of efforts to decongest the roads. APM Terminals originally restored the rail service in 2013 running three times per week to Kano and Kaduna. Speaking in Lagos on Monday, the General […]

Nigeria hands over fishing vessel suspected of piracy to Ghana 

Nigeria hands over fishing vessel suspected of piracy to Ghana 

A fishing vessel, Marine 707, suspected of illegal activities in the Gulf of Guinea, near Lagos has been handed over to Ghanaian authorities by the Nigerian government for further investigations.  According to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), also handed over to the Ghanaian authorities by the agency were 51 crew members including […]