FG to sanction liners without advanced manifest

A new guideline to facilitate import and export trade at the seaport is being considered by Federal Government as shipping lines, which fail to transmit their advanced cargo manifest, may be denied berthing rights. BAYO AKOMOLAFE reports As the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is making efforts to collaborate with other stakeholders to further reform the import and export processes in the port industry, terminal operators now have only 12-hour notice to place cargo for examination. The guideline is part of Federal Government’s decision to reduce the time taken to import…

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