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Ports get harmonised support portal

  Maritime activities closed last Friday with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) saying the nation’s ports are ready to absorb increase in imported vehicles expected from government’s ban on importation of vehicles through land borders. The Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Usman, gave the indication in Lagos to mark her 100 days More...

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By hallmarknews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Port security: IMO rates Nigeria high on ISPS Code compliance

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has rated Nigeria high on compliance with International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, two years after the United States government gave Nigeria an ultimatum More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Shippers Council: Eighty percent of imports are under-disclosed

About eighty percent of goods imported through the Nigerian ports are under-disclosed, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Shippers’ Council (NSC), Hassan Bello, has said. Speaking on the activities of the More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Abdullahi, former NPA MD ran NPA like an Emperor —NPA staff

The organised labour in the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has described the recently sacked Managing Director of the agency, Habib Abdullahi as feudal lord who ruled over the agency with iron hands like an emperor. Speaking More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Freight forwarders rise against Italian shipping firm over racial practice

The Italian shipping firm, Grimaldi, operator of the Port Terminal Multi-Services Limited (PTML), Tin can Island in Apapa, Lagos, is currently battling to shake off a stigma of racial practice which the irate freight More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Congestion looms at ports as Customs scrap fast track scheme

The infraction has therefore pitted the organized Customs brokers against the Nigerian Customs service which was accused of causing distortions in the cargo clearing procedures. The crisis was kick- started by the More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Government policy has negative impact on our revenue—NPA MD 

Interview Recently, the Managing Director of   Nigeria Ports Authority, Mallam Habib Abdullahi held an interactive session with select journalists in Lagos where he shed light on the operations at the ports. He More...

By hallmarknews On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Importers call for support for Buhari’s transformation programmes

The Importers Association of Nigeria (IMAN) on Friday urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s practical transformation programmes. Dr Osita Okereke, the president of the association, said in Enugu More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, January 11th, 2016

Revenue: Maritime agencies groan under ‘target pressure’

FUNSO OLOJO|                   There is palpable anxiety within the ranks of operators of agencies in the maritime sector that are facing unprecedented pressure to deliver even more and more revenues More...

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