NSC Meets with shipping Companies Over Plan to Introduce Congestion Surcharge

Barr. Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary of NSC
Posted by Maritime Newsroom

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council would on Monday, October 15, 2018, meet with Shipping Agencies in Nigeria over the planned congestion surcharges on Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports by some Shipping Companies.

The meeting which is in line with Council’s statutory function of regulating tariffs, rates, charges and other related economic services at the Nigerian Ports would afford it an opportunity to examine this contentious issue which would add to the costs of doing business at the Ports.

It would recalled that some Shipping Companies had recently issued a notice to Shippers on the introduction of congestion surcharge of $400 per container on Lagos bound cargoes

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