Maritime News

Cargo and Port Charges : Affecting Nigerian Maritime System

Victoria Hanson The cost of cargo and terminal handling charges is one of the factors confronting Nigerian Ports. Nigerians must acknowledge the obvious shortcomings in our ports infrastructure especially in the area of provision of adequate cargo handling gear and over bearing as well as over  zealous attitude of the numerous security agencies operating within our ports for reasons that ...

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NAFDAC Charges On Product Registration Is Too High–LCCI

Victoria Hanson The Lagos Chamber Of Commerce and Industry ( LCCI) has said that the National Agency For Food and Drugs Administration and Control ( NAFDAC) charges on products registration is too high, especially for first entry products. This was disclosed yesterday at the maiden Town Hall Meeting of Business and Maritime on ”Cargo Handling and Terminal Charges held in ...

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Let’s partner for progress – NIMASA DG urges Nigerians

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged Nigerians to partner with the Agency to ensure a virile maritime industry as the activities of the Agency impact on the lives of all Nigerians. 

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NAGAFF Courtesy visit:  SON DG solicits for synergy to tackle substandard products

Victoria Hanson The Director General of Standard Organization Of Nigeria (SON), Dr.  Osita Aboloma  has appealed for strong synergy with the National Association of Government Approved Freight  Forwarders ( NAGAFF) in order to aid tackling substandard products from the country.

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NIGERIA HOSTS AFRICA AS AAMA BECKONS

 Victoria Hanson In a bid to continue to improve on its role as a global player in the comity of maritime nations, Nigeria would be hosting the 3rd Conference of the Association of Heads of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA Conference) in Abuja, at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, from 19th -21st of April,2017.

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N6B Vehicle Rot In Customs Warehouses.

RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos Seized vehicles with Duty Paid Value worth over N6b are rotting in various customs warehouses and premises across the country following the suspension of auction by the service management since August 2015. The vehicles numbering over two thousand units most of which were seized by Nigeria Customs Service as part of its anti smuggling drive have started ...

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FREIGHT FORWARDERS MUST ABIDE BY IMPORT AND EXPORT REGULATIONS OF NIGERIA IN THE CUSTOMS PORTS AND APPROVED BORDER LOCATIONS SAYS NAGAFF

Victoria Hanson The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders ( NAGAFF) has consistently advised and encouraged freight forwarding practitioners to abide by Standard Operating Conditions of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria  and with the act establishing the administration and management of Customs laws in relation to import and export of cargo across the international ...

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PROFESSIONALISM IS KEY TO GROWTH OF MARITIME INDUSTRY – NIMASA DG

Victoria Hanson  The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that professionalism has a key role to play in the development and growth of the maritime industry in Nigeria.

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NAGAFF writes Customs on breaches on licencing regulations

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has written to call the attention of Nigeria Customs services under the leadership of Col. Hameed Ali Ibrahim (Rtd) to the misnomer in the administration of the licencing regulation of the Nigeria Customs Service.

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NPA ASSURES EFFICIENCY ON BUDGETARY PERFORMANCE

  Victoria Hanson   The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has assured stakeholders that it would ensure a most efficient budgetary implementation in all ramifications. The Executive Director Finance and Administration of the Authority, Mohammed Bello Koko gave the assurance while addressing members of the House of Representative Committee on Ports, Harbours and Waterways who visited the Corporate Headquarters ...

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