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PFSO advocates integration of maritime command control centres

THE Port Facility Security Officers, PFSO, Forum of the Lagos Maritime Security Zone, MSZ, has advocated for the integration of the various maritime command control centres across the country saying that their individuality has not helped in curbing criminal activities in the nation’s coastal and territorial waters.
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‘Five per cent duty payment not automatic for manufacturers’

‘Five per cent duty payment not automatic for manufacturers’

Give us an overview of the Customs Post Clearance Audit (PCA) Unit, Zone A  and how you achieved compliance in your task. We deal with consignments or declarations that have already been exited form the ports within the Lagos zone, that is, Zone A. So, in essence we do targeting, profiling and once we profile […] …

NLNG debunks owner’s claims over ship fire

NLNG debunks owner’s claims over ship fire

The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) has debunked claims of neglect by the Nigerian Trawler Owners Association (NITOA) and the Nigeria Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association over the fire that gutted a trawler, MV ORC IV, off Bonny Channel. According to a statement by its Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager, […] …

Why piracy persists in Nigeria’s maritime sector ― Navy

The Head, Maritime Guard Command of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Navy Capt. Yahuza Badamosi has revealed that delay in passage of the Piracy Bill and the slow judicial process in the country are major reasons piracy attacks persists on Nigerian waterways. Speaking recently when the Shipping Correspondents Association of Nigeria (SCAN) […]
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How Togo overtook Nigeria as seaport hub in West Africa

It is no longer news that Lomé now hosts West Africa’s leading container port, snatching the position from Lagos ports in Nigeria in the last quarter of 2018. According to Netherlands leading consulting firm, Dynamar, the Port of Lomé (PAL) in Togo has rapidly expanded from 311,500 twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) containers in 2013 to 1,193,800 […]
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‘How we facilitate six-hour cargo clearing’

‘How we facilitate six-hour cargo clearing’

For the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Area Comptroller of Ports Terminal Multiservice Limited (PTML) Command, Lagos, Mrs Florence Olasunbo Dixon, maximum collection of revenue at a model port dedicated to Roll-on Roll-off (RoRo) is not negotiable. This, she says, is evident in the command’s increased monthly revenue. In this interview, Mrs Dixon tells MUYIWA LUCAS that blocking leakages and persistent […] …

Maritime retirees protest ‘non-payment’ of pension

Maritime retirees protest ‘non-payment’ of pension

Pensioners of the defunct Nigeria National Shipping Line (NNSL) have protested the non-payment of their pension arrears  by the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) since last April. Their protest,  they said, was to  draw attention to  their suffering because of the non-payment of their accumulated arrears. Their President, Comrade Patrick Azu Ogobuegwu, who addressed the protesters […] …

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