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NPA: 17 ships discharge petrol, other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday said that 17 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff. The NPA made this known in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of...

Tin Can Customs generates over N346 billion revenue

The Tin Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says it generated N346,508,836,486.54 as revenue in 2019. With this figure, the Command exceeded its 2019 revenue target with an excess of N4,202,755,990.15, representing 101.21 per cent.

NPA: 60 ships with petroleum products, food items expected

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 60 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Dec. 18 to Jan. 17, 2020.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA: 27 ships with petroleum products, food items expected at Lagos port

Twenty-seven ships with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive at the Lagos port complex between Nov. 27 and Christmas eve, newsmen report.
A member of the House of Representatives, Leke Abejide, has accused terminal operators at the Apapa Port of creating extortion scheme.

Reps member accuses terminal operators, foreign shipping lines of extortion at Apapa port

A member of the House of Representatives, Leke Abejide, has accused terminal operators at the Apapa Port of creating extortion scheme.

Two escape death in Onitsha as containers fall on vehicle

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World Bank to invest $510 million in Lake Chad Basin

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FRSC arrests 45 truck drivers, prosecutes 28

The Federal Road Safety Corps Command, FRSC, Apapa, Euro 65, Otto Wharf, has said that between July and October this year, it arrested 45 truck drivers and their trucks impounded for various offences ranging from driving with unlatched containers, failure to use seat belts and driving with worn out tyres among other offences.
Maltese authorities have refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off the coast of Libya, according to SOS Mediterranee, the rescue organisation operating the ship.

Stranded migrants at sea an ‘unacceptable situation’ – rescuer

The rescue ship Ocean Viking completed a 23-day mission this week, plucking 356 migrants, mainly African, from Libya’s perilous waters, after a major stand-off with European nations.

15 ships at Lagos ports with petroleum products

Fifteen ships conveying petroleum products and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

20 ships with various products expected at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 20 ships to bring food and other goods from Aug. 14 to Aug. 30 at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

16 ships loaded with petrol, commodities arrive Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) announced on Thursday that sixteen ships conveying petrol and other commodities have arrived at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Eight ships with petrol, other commodities arrive Lagos ports

Eight ships conveying petrol and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday.
Workers open a container full of non-recyclable plastic seized by authorities at the west port in Klang, Malaysia [Vincent Thian-AP]

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to foreign nations

Malaysia will send back almost 3,000 metric tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom in a move to avoid becoming a "dumping ground" for rich nations.
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Thailand on dengue fever alert as number of cases rises

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry on Thursday put out a dengue fever alert as the country registered no less than 25 deaths from the mosquito-borne virus so far this year.
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Containers, tankers start movement with rail

Beginning from today (Tuesday) containers and oil tankers would start moving goods from Lagos ports through the newly acquired Railway wagons to the north.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

30 ships carrying various products expected at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 30 ships to with petroleum products, food and other goods between May 6 and May 17, at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

31 ships with various products expected in Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says in its daily publication, `Shipping Position’ that it is expecting 32 ships to bring petroleum products, food and other goods from May 4 to May 17, at the Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.

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