Nigerian Shippers Council, has urged stakeholders in the sector to patronise
the Kaduna Inland Dry Port to enjoy its benefits.
Director who heads the office, made the call at the Abuja Shippers Association’s
2nd Quarter General Meeting on Thursday in Abuja.
stood a chance to gain more and incur less operating cost if they used the
executive meeting of stakeholders held last week deliberated on issues
bothering on the compliance of members to shipping rules and regulations.
last week and some of the issues discussed bother on compliance from shippers.
regulations guiding the shipping business and we encourage shippers to abide by
of your businesses and we encourage you to always be on the right side of the
shippers constitute major stumbling block on the clearance of the cargo.
members to sensitise the members on the need to be on the right side of the law
when conducting shipping business as this is very important.
members on the existence, operations and cost benefit of using Kaduna inland
patronising the Kaduna Inland Dry Port, you stand to gain more and you incur
less operating cost.”
for members to be aware of these things, adding that if possible, specific
programme should be organise to drive these points.
to avoid cutting corners and ensure they do the right thing at all times.
of the association said the aim of the meeting was to draw up a critical
foundation of repositioning the shippers council to achieve a credible status
like that of other global established maritime sector.
would work at ensuring ways to support the NSC to tackle the various challenges
faced by shippers.
the members for finding time to attend the meeting to deliberate on ways of
driving the sector forward.
the Association, Mr. Ifesinachi Muoneme, presented the action plan for the
association which included developing an awareness template and hosting of the
critical issues affecting shippers and shipping in Nigeria, hosting of annual
shippers conference /AGM and publication of a quarterly shipping newsletter
were also part of the action plan.
committees would be inaugurated to help drive the action plans.
conference/symposium committee, research and development committee, editorial
and membership committee.
key stakeholders in the maritime sector.
on ways of tackling shipping challenges and moving the sector forward.