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Shipping and carbon: EU and IMO systems to align

On 4 February 2019 the European Commission (EC) tabled a proposal concerning the amendment of Regulation (EU) 2015/757 on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport (the “EU MRV Regulation”). The main objective of the proposal is to amend the EU MRV Regulation in order to take account of the new Global Data Collection System (“IMO DCS”) for fuel oil consumption of ships that was introduced by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in March 2018. The globally applicable IMO DCS system currently runs in parallel with the EU MRV, thus duplicating regulation for shipping companies whose ships sail both inside and outside the EU. In this article we provide a recap of both data monitoring and reporting systems, comparing and contrasting the two as well as highlighting the key amendments that are being proposed by the EC.
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Customs agent released after 5years as brokers press for compensation

Chairman of the Association Electoral Commission, ASECO, of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, Onyimba Raymond Enekwechi, has been discharged and acquitted by a high court presiding in Enugu for lack of the prosecutor’s due diligence in the case.
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Union lauds CBN for zero forex on textile import

The National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, NUTGTWN, has lauded the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, for banning sales of foreign exchange to importers of textile materials, arguing that the action will not only protect efforts at reviving the local industry but protect the industry against unscrupulous elements.
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Piracy attacks in Nigeria linked to insider collusion

Piracy attacks in the country have been linked to crew members that are off duty leading others to attack their own vessels. This is even as stakeholders have called for improved safety and security training for seafarers to ward off piracy attacks on the nation’s waterways.
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Stakeholders decry high level forgery in international trade documents

PARTICIPANTS at the just concluded Borderless Alliance workshop on dissemination and launch of Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, held in Lagos have indicated that there is a high level of forgery in international trade documents.
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