It is no longer news that the Federal Government entered into a seven-year contract with Destination Inspection service providers – Cotecna, Global Scan System, SGS and Web Frontaine – to provide scanning services, train Customs officers, provide and maintain Information and Communication Technology (ICT), risk management, classification, valuation and issue Risk Assessment Report in Nigerian seaports, airports and land borders.
Maersk Line, a leading global shipping conglomerate, has been awarded LG Electronics’ ‘Best Partner Award’. The award recognises the LG partner that performed the highest reliability in combination of LG’s internal carrier preference score from 30 factories, 120 branches and headquarters, and among 42 carriers.
A total of 137,540.7 metric tonnes of non-oil export commodities were exported out of the country in 2012 through the two Nigerian approved export ports (Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports).
In its determination to ensure clean and pollution-free ocean in Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has gazetted 12 new regulations.
The Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N5.3 billion at the Idi-Iroko border in Ipokia Local Government Area of the state in the year 2012, the Command has disclosed. This is as against N3.7 billion recorded in 2011 at the same border and represents 31 percent revenue increase and a cumulative difference of N1.7 billion.
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